VIP Home: Transforming a Closet to an Office, Part 1

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Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to the blog!

This January, I am kicking off a month-long home series of my Closet-to-Office transformation! I am going to talk about each aspect–the inspiration + color, organization + Pinterest ideas, and a full reveal! So, be sure to come back each Monday to see a little bit more of the transformation *wink*

Now, for this week’s VIP Home post, I am going to chat about the color + inspiration behind going pink with my closet-now-office space :)

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For starters, I never had a pink room growing up because I was a huge tomboy and was “too cool” for a pink room *wink* Now, a feminine fashionista, I decided it was time for a pink room…but not my bedroom…nor my kitchen (although I thought about it *wink*)…and not my closet. So, that only left my kwirky office space. 

One reason I think pink is such a fitting color for my office/blogging headquarters is because pink is universal for the love of oneself and of others. How fitting for a space where I want to sit down and write to spread positivity while expressing myself! Pink is also synonymously associated with the words sweet, nice, playful, cute, charming, and feminine. 

The chaos shortly after moving in, and after painting + installing the counter top in the office space.
The chaos shortly after moving in, and after painting + installing the countertop in the office space.

I knew I needed a place to blog, but my apartment is a bit cramped. So, I did what my Gran did in one of her spare bedrooms and converted the closet into an office with “technical” help from my dad, of course *wink* I mentioned the organizing of my closet on a blog several months ago; however, things have changed since then…Like I learned wire shelves were financially a great idea…but not functionally a great idea haha So, I have changed some shelving, added DIY organization (which will be featured later), and other knick knacks.

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After much rearranging, redoing, and probably a few tears *wink*, my office space is finally starting to feel like a real office space:) *sigh of relief*

Now, I am off to put the finishing touches on a DIY tack board. Be sure to come back next week to see the beginnings of my closet-to-office space!

While you wait for next week’s VIP Home, be sure to check out the VIP Pinterest page for some awesome office organization + MORE!

Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

30 Day J.Crew Challenge: Give Me More Brights

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Hello, my fabulouses! What is better than a bright floral pencil skirt, hot pink V-neck, and sunshine yellow scarf? Hmm….Diet Pepsi? Maybe, but I have reached my soda limit for today. So, instead of drinking another ice cold glass of diet beverage, let’s take a sip of something tastefully styled–today’s J.Crew Challenge outfit! Come on, it’s time to get fabulous!

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Shirt: J.Crew Factory, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

(get the look here)

Skirt: J.Crew Factory, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

(get the look here)

Scarf: J.Crew Factory, The Outlet Shops of Grand River

(get the look here)

Heels: Jessica Simpson, Belk

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn