Install Day and Home Office Reveal

Earlier this month I shared the big news that I bought my first home!  Working on making my house a home has been, well, a struggle.  That’s why I’m so excited to be working with Levity of Levity Interiors to help create the office of my dreams.

My decision to buy a home of my own has been one in the making for years– 10 to be exact.

Moving after graduation from my hometown of Boston to Jacksonville was not the plan.  I figured I had a year or two before moving out of state.  But circumstances outside of my control brought me to Florida.

New city, new job, new friends.  It was a lot of new and I had a lot on my plate that made the idea of venturing out on my own overwhelming and scary.  And over the next decade I would start the process of getting my own place multiple times without it coming to fruition.  I ended up psyching myself out, crippled by fear and resorted to just making it work with what I had.

In that time I started Musings of a Curvy Lady as a hobby that has turned into a part-time job that I adore.

I love creating content to share on my platforms but the idea of creating over time felt more like a chore than something I would get excited about.  My feelings had a lot to do with not having a proper space of my own that I could work and grow in.

After losing my studio rental space and having to haul all of my equipment solo into my mom’s garage I made the decision right then and there; enough was enough.

At that moment I decided that I was going to buy a house so not only I would have my own living space but a creative work space that was my own.  No need to haul or store equipment on someone else’s property.

I knew once I got my house the first room that I wanted to fully furnish would be my home office.

This is where I would essentially create the career of my dreams and I needed the space to reflect that.  I wanted it to be beautiful and chic but to be honest I was so overwhelmed by the entire process I didn’t know where to begin.

I’m so fortunate to have discovered Levity Interiors via Instagram.  Levity is a local design consultant here in Jacksonville and soon after following one another on the ‘gram I fell in love with her gumption and design work.  Her and her fiancé Clayton are renovating their second home and it’s amazing to watch the transformation.

One day I decided to email Levity and ask if she would be interested in helping me design a room in my new home.

No answer.  

Crickets.

Nada.

A whole week went by.  I was bummed but could understand why.  We’re all just so busy.

But I decided to send her a DM just to follow up on the initial email and after just a few moments later, Levity wrote back with an astounding yes!  She was so excited to want to collaborate and I was so surprised she said yes.

We immediately got to work starting with answering a design questionnaire and pulling ideas onto a Pinterest board.  Levity drafted a design board and after one revision we had our final draft ready to implement.

I can’t believe this is my office!  You can watch my initial reaction to seeing it on my YouTube Channel.

WATCH THE REVEAL

 

I am just over the moon with the final result.  It’s beautiful, chic, romantic, feminine and perfectly cozy.

This office means so much more than just a work space.  This is where I’m going to make my dreams a reality.  I’m so thankful to Levity for taking the thoughts runnings around in my head and helping me create this perfect creative space.

 

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Stay Lovely,
xx
Editor's Notes

This post was not sponsored.  I saved for a long time to splurge on my home office.  Regardless of what you’re working with, be proud of you budget.  Your designer should be able to work with any budget whether big or small.

 

A special Thank You to Levity of Levity Interiors!  She’s available for design consultations both locally and out of state.  You can follow her on Instagram here.

Stay Lovely,
xx