powered by
Discussions
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Professionals
Users
New Office Space
Missy Caruso
November 14, 2012 in Before & After
This space is in a hallway between two bedrooms. Prior to renovation was bookshelves and cabinets which were virtually unused. We removed the one cabinet below on the right to accommodate an office chair. Installed left over wood flooring, installed new trim. We primed and painted the laminate hunter green counter a semi gloss white. Then finished painting the entire bookcase the same color of white in a satin finish. Love the new updated space, it is used on a daily basis now.
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Dytecture
Removing the base cabinet for the chair was a smart move ! Looks much more updated.
2 Likes   November 14, 2012 at 8:44AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
In many homes - these nooks for computers are needed - especially with teens! This hall unit is a fabulous transformation and glad to hear you are using it daily now!
3 Likes   November 14, 2012 at 1:47PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
PS - the white counter top looks soooooo good! Amazing you were able to paint over the hunter green!
1 Like   November 14, 2012 at 1:48PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Missy Caruso
Thank you, we refurbished this nook in Feb of this year and the counter top still looks good. You have to use a bonding primer first and let it cure for about a week. I am rather impatient ;) so I think I waited 4 days before I painted it the white semi gloss.
1 Like   November 14, 2012 at 2:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mbiscan
Just beautiful!
1 Like   November 27, 2012 at 8:23AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Missy Caruso
Thank you! :)
0 Likes   November 27, 2012 at 8:25AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
takemethere
How did you remove the cabinet?
Look really pretty. Nice job.
1 Like   December 8, 2012 at 9:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Missy Caruso
Sorry, I didn't see this question until today, we removed the cabinet by removing the screws attaching it to the wall and other cabinet. We then wedged a piece of wood under the counter to lift it slightly then pulled it out. It helped that there was no flooring under that cabinet. We laid the flooring after the cabinet was removed.
0 Likes   January 19, 2013 at 6:15AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Pure Home
Gorgeous! The white is so fresh and new.
0 Likes   December 17, 2013 at 11:07AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Belle Chaise
Looks great!
0 Likes   December 17, 2013 at 11:58AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Studio NOO Design
A coat of paint can do wonders ! nice !
0 Likes   December 17, 2013 at 1:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
reggiesmall
So much better!
0 Likes   December 18, 2013 at 8:35PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
indianpatti
Wonderful transformation!
0 Likes   December 18, 2013 at 8:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Michael Lee, Inc
Hey that is a great spot for the computer
0 Likes   December 19, 2013 at 5:41AM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
new office space in the basement
block walls, low ceiling to contend with. Looking at...
I'd like to design my new home office space
What's the approximate cost of this workstation?
Renovating our new office space - help with colors!
I am tasked with renovating our new office space. I...
New office space
New office space, in need of some furniture. Looking...
More Discussions
Small loft not working
We just moved in and the furniture I had planned to...
what color gray for baby nursery?
dark reddish wood floors with dark wood trim and crib...
ugly concrete front steps—need budget ideas
I just got beautiful new windows installed on my front...
Need help with interior walls
My husband and I just bought a new house that needs...
Need help with my attic bedroom
I'm 17 year old guy and I need help with my attic bedroom....
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.