Aya Ishihara modern-home-office

Aya Ishihara

This home office/creative space has come a long ways since we moved into our 70's home over 3 years ago. Since it's located in our basement, we replaced the old orange carpeting with white Tundra flooring from Ikea to brighten up the space. We chose a soft, soothing gray for the accent wall, which added a nice back drop for the white floating shelves where we can display our favorite objects. We selected mostly white furniture except for the wooden bookshelf that we already had. We wanted the accessories in the room to act as splashes of color. We chose a large white work table in the center of the room, where art supplies are always available for our boys. The large painting is a piece I painted with leftover wall paint that was inspired from a fabric swatch. The foam boards below the shelves are the perfect spot to hang kids artwork or inspiration. This space has been a great place express our creativity and be inspired!

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Tim Acheson wrote:
How did you make the "foam boards?" Did you use a fabric? - Looks great!
   Comment   December 4, 2013
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This is the material used: http://www.cb2.com/takboard/s189340
You could probably find it elsewhere for cheaper.
December 4, 2013 at 10:46PM   
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Paige Phelps wrote:
white Tundra flooring - Do you like the Tundra flooring in white? How has it held up? Are shoe scuffs an issue? thx
   Comment   June 20, 2013
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yes, we love the white tundra flooring! It is much more durable than the expensive hardwood flooring we have in other parts of our home. We don't wear shoes inside our home but it has held up very well to two energetic kids!
June 23, 2013 at 9:29PM     
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usair wrote:
shelf - Where I can find this floating shelf?
   Comment   May 13, 2012
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Yes, it is the Ikea Lack shelf
May 14, 2012 at 10:43PM   
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Thank you.
May 14, 2012 at 11:40PM   
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bgreenfield wrote:
What is the material for the back splash?
     Comment   July 10, 2013

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