Office Accent Wall and Work Station

2 Materials
6 Hours

A beautiful but functional impact in my home office.

I found these 2 brand new base cabinets on the Facebook Marketplace for a steal at $50. I knew I had to have them even though I didn't know what I wanted to do with them yet.

When I got home I just put them in my office to get them out of the way and then realized they would be great in there!

I didn't care for the color so I painted them a dark blue/gray with Benjamin Moore Advanced Paint.

I separated them on the back wall each one in a corner.

I then went to Lowe's and purchased 2 - 1x12s to fit on top of the base cabinets. This was going to be the perfect work station and awesome storage.

But I knew it needed something.

I found this awesome removable wallpaper that would look great with the color of the cabinets.

I installed it and added some shelves from wood I already had and hung them.

I just think it turned out so awesome. I created an accent wall with impact as well as great storage underneath. Something my office didn't really have in the first place.

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2 questions
  • Heje
    on Nov 12, 2019

    Did the cord fit between the wall and the top of the cabinets or did you have to cut out a notch?

  • Shawnda A. Pauig
    on Nov 13, 2019

    I love it!! This has SO many possibilities! Desk, make up bureau, craft area, sewing cabinet, gift wrapping table! I could go on and on..... my question is where did you find that wallpaper?

    • Rachel Carson
      on Nov 19, 2019

      Loved it you did a great job. I think that I would of put cork behind the wallpaper so that I could use it as a note board.

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  • Maureen
    on Nov 22, 2019

    Very creative use of 2 base cabinets.

    I love the wallpaper and the finished look. Thank you for sharing ❤️

  • Margie Hood
    on Nov 22, 2019

    OH I just absolutely love it it Tara!!

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