Brooklin Photographer | My New Office!

After years of working on the couch and having my supplies, props, and paperwork stuffed into every corner of the house, I finally have a space of my own. Our spare room is now my very own office! Having been a guest room for many years, this space had turned into a junk room of late. I did a big purge and donated many boxes and bags to The Children’s Wish Foundation, who just happened to call at the right time for a pick up. It’s a tiny room, but I can’t believe how big it seems now, and it’s so bright with 4 windows surrounding my desk. I can’t help but be in a good mood when I walk into this room.


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Here are all the details on the room, in case you have any questions:

The paint colour is Benjamin Moore Glass Slipper, it’s a soft, pretty blue.

The desk is an old Ikea kitchen table that I painted white with Van Gogh fossil paint I purchased at Mango Reclaimed here in Whitby. I also painted the chair, and one of my prop chairs with the same paint.

Believe it or not, the inspirational quote canvas was purchased online at Walmart. Yep, Walmart.

I got the potted plant at our local florist in town, Brooklin Floral Shop.

I love, love, love the picture ledges from Ikea! I won’t take credit for this idea, I saw another photographer use them in her office and I thought it was genius. I’ll be adding photos to the ledge as the budget allows.

The little bookcase is also from Ikea, it’s the familiar Billy model.

I used a double towel bar from Ikea to hang the tissue paper I use to pack my orders for my clients, and a couple of wall hooks from Home Depot to hang my product bags.



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I got my cute little paperweight from SJ Engraving on Etsy. I didn’t even buy it, it was a surprise gift with the purchase of another item.

The frames are Ribba frames from Ikea. I LOVE them!!

The paper pompoms were purchased on Etsy from Pomtree. I use them as props at Christmas and Valentine’s.

Finally, the Martha Stewart cube storage units are available at Home Depot. I used 2 of them next to each other.

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