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New Office Space

Missy CarusoNovember 14, 2012
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.
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Dytecture
Removing the base cabinet for the chair was a smart move ! Looks much more updated.
2 Likes    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    November 14, 2012 at 8:44AM
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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    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    November 14, 2012 at 1:47PM
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PS - the white counter top looks soooooo good! Amazing you were able to paint over the hunter green!
1 Like    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    November 14, 2012 at 1:48PM
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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.
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mbiscan
Just beautiful!
1 Like    Bookmark   November 27, 2012 at 8:23AM
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Missy Caruso
Thank you! :)
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takemethere
How did you remove the cabinet?
Look really pretty. Nice job.
1 Like    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    December 8, 2012 at 9:04PM
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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.
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 6:15AM
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purehome
Gorgeous! The white is so fresh and new.
1 Like    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    December 17, 2013 at 11:07AM
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Belle Chaise
Looks great!
1 Like    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    December 17, 2013 at 11:58AM
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Studio NOO Design
A coat of paint can do wonders ! nice !
1 Like    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    December 17, 2013 at 1:54PM
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reggiesmall
So much better!
1 Like    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    December 18, 2013 at 8:35PM
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indianpatti
Wonderful transformation!
1 Like    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    December 18, 2013 at 8:39PM
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Michael Lee, Inc
Hey that is a great spot for the computer
1 Like    Bookmark   Thanked by Missy Caruso    December 19, 2013 at 5:41AM
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