It’s amazing how much difference a feature wallpaper can make to a room!

This was the “before” shot.

We emptied the room out and Mr Rackley set to work!

Ta-da! And we have wallpaper 🙂 this is part of the Henderson Interiors Chelsea Glitter range from ilovewallpaper.co.uk – I love the entire range!! It has a beautiful shimmer to it that catches the light and makes the wall reflective and shimmery! This one is called white/silver on the website and is an ivory colour.

Wallpaper (white) – Link

The other walls are crown paint in flawless fawn – the same colour as in my lounge.

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We also added some floating shelves above the desk for extra storage and because who doesn’t love a shelf to dress!

Shelves – Link

If you don’t have an IKEA near you, you can buy similar here:

Shelves (alternative) – Link

I still need to replace the grey filing cabinet with an all white one!

UPDATE: I finally found some lockable white filing cabinets that I liked! They come in a few different colours too if white isn’t for you!

White Filing Cabinets – Link

Calendar Blocks – Link

Desk – Link

Chair – Link

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The family command centre wall also got a little revamp, it still has all the same functions but with new boards and also a new storage ottoman which doubles as a seat!

Ottoman (this one is the 30″ cream version) – Link

Pen Pot – Link

I’ve just come across this one which I’m likely to replace that with though –

New Pen Pot – Link

Now for the boards:

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The bases are magnetic memo boards from IKEA with a pretty lace edge. I ordered adhesive white board paper and gridding tape to make my own whiteboard and planning board. The same can be done with adhesive chalkboard paper too!

Memo Board – Link

Adhesive Whiteboard – Link

Gridding Tape – Link

Adhesive Chalkboard – Link

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The whiteboard paper has grid lines on the back which allow you to cut it easily to the size you need – then just peel and stick into the space!

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End result! There are little ridges along the edge which I lined the paper up with

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For the planning board with days on it, I did the same steps as above but used the gridding tape to make lines along the edges as shown above.

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Then I measures the empty space and divided it by 7 so I knew how big each section could be, then used the tape to block each section off

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End result with the grid lines – this stuff was really easy to stick into place!

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Then using my trusty label maker I made some day stickers on clear tape.


And there’s the finished planning board!

UPDATE: Clear Letter Trays – Link

UPDATE: We replaced the big shelves with smaller ones either side to open the middle section up and glued metal label holders to the IKEA magazine files/boxes to make them look better.

New Shelves – Link

Metal Label Holders – Link

UPDATE: clear drawer organisers and glass monitor stand added 🙂

Drawer Organisers: Link

Monitor Stand: Link

UPDATE: these stunning paper flowers handmade by Monique Art have created a perfect statement piece in this room!

Flowers – Link

Detailed information about the actual function of the above boards and the items that were already in the study can be found on this blog post:

Study/Home Office Organisation – Link

Further information on my home organisation printables that work in combination with my boards can be found on this blog post:

Home Organisation Printables – Link

Lots of Love

Mrs Rackley xx

8 comments on “Study/Home Office Revamp”

  1. Hi, where are your net curtains from and how did you hang them? Looking for something similar for my lounge as it is street facing! xx

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