Projects & Improvements

Before & After: Upcycled, Vintage, Budget Office Makeover

updated Jul 15, 2020
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Dreary home office gettin’ you down? Take a cue from one of the lovely ladies of Fig & Sage who, after realizing the paint color on the walls made the office ‘depressing and lifeless’ in winter, transformed the room into…

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)


… a soothing, lavender-hued oasis with a wood door tabletop (salvaged from her basement), IKEA shelves and desk legs, two West Elm Parsons desks (scored for $15 each at an overstock warehouse), and neat, colorful organization. Almost everything was either vintage or upcycled, and everything was budget-friendly.

We’d like to work there, too!

See many more pictures and read about the full project over at Fig & Sage.

(Images: Fig & Sage)