Our biggest compromise came when we were scouting office chairs. Although we love the metal one used in the photos above, we just can't get behind a chair that doesn't look comfortable enough to spend at least an hour in without back pain. See what we found below!
Desk: Parsons Desk for $329 , from West Elm
Desk Chair: Blu Dot Chair Chair for $139, from AllModern
Reading Chair: Curved Arm Merlot Chair for $139.99, from Overstock (plus a little white paint)
Pendant Lamp: Bamboo Pendant Lamp for $99.95 (on sale) , from CB2
Bookshelves: Henry Double Bookshelves for $204.99, from Overstock.
Task Lamp: Hamilton Table Lamp for $139, from Pottery Barn.
Clock:Oversized Black Wall Clock for $39.99, from Target. (Although we found simliar ones at Old Time Pottery for $14.99)
Barrel: Pumpkin White Ceramic Stool for $134.99 , from Overstock.
Curtains: Willa Damask Window Panel for $29.95 , from Pier 1 Imports.
Sheers: Burn Put White Curtains for $24.99, from Target.
Floor: Brazilian Walnut Hardwood for $3.39/sqft, from Lumber Liquidators.
Rug: 4'x7' Zebra Rug for $149, from Hollywood Love Rugs.
(* not including flooring)
(Image: Metropolitan Home)