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Home Office Makeover

Refresh a home office space using furniture you already have and some paint.

The season of change can be the perfect time to refresh a space. Decorator Amy Chalmers of the popular blog Maison Decor, updated her home office using existing flea market finds and furnishings from around her home. Amy's look has always been French inspired, but she was looking for a way to merge her love of natural elements with sophisticated filigree-inspired collections.

Home Office Makeover Step 1

Paint the Walls

First, the room needed a new paint job, courtesy of Benjamin Moore French Canvas and the Wagner SMART Flow roller .

Home Office Makeover Final

Gold is a theme in this revised space. Items were collected and sprayed gold to unify the design of the room. A gilded marble console holds an array of accessories topped with popular deer head taxidermy all displayed on a crisply painted wall. Gold, brass, reflective mirrors and shades of silver coalesce into a metallic palette that creates a rich backdrop for Amy’s hours of design work. The neutral palette keeps it all from getting too showy and overwhelming.

Light Fixture Step 1:

A sphere chandelier deemed "too masculine for the space" by Amy, was transformed using metallic copper paint. This spray job is "easy peasy" says Amy. Prep for the task by using low tack tape to hang a plastic drop cloth from the ceiling in a semi-circle.

Spraying a Light Fixture Masking Off

Light Fixture Step 2:

Use tape to cover sockets. Now you’re ready to use the Wagner FLEXiO® 3000 with detail nozzle! Rotate the fixture as needed while spraying.

Spraying Light Fixture with Flexio

Light Fixture Step 3:

Once dry, carefully remove tape and plastic sheeting.

Spraying Light Fixture Gold

Light Fixture After Painting

Cupboard Interior Makeover

Amy wanted to fling open her French-painted cupboard and show off her collections for a new look. The Wagner FLEXiO paint sprayer is a brilliant way to spray the inside of anything in just minutes. Amy used Pale Gold Metallic by Fusion to add shimmering gold to this simple cupboard.

Inside of Cabinet Sprayed Gold

Mask Off Cupboard

Cabinet Makeover Before

Spray Inside Using FLEXiO Paint Sprayer

Painting Inside of Cabinet

Spraying Cabinets with Flexio

Spray in mere minutes with no brush marks!

Spraying the inside of a cabinet

Painted Closet Doors for Stand-out Architectural Feature

Closet Doors Architectural Feature

Closet Doors Step 1:

Amy began by taping off the woodwork and covering the adjacent walls with plastic drop cloth and the floor with craft paper.

Closet Doors Prep Work

Closet Doors Step 2:

Use a step ladder to reach the top of the door.

Spray Paint Closet Doors

Closet Doors Step 3:

Finish by painting the bottom of the doors. Within minutes the doors will be painted and become a feature of interest rather then just a utilitarian necessity.

Spraying Closet Doors for Flexio Pant Sprayer

Amy Chalmers

For more inspiration like this office makeover check out Amy's deisgns at her blog Maison Decor

Office Makeover Featuring FLEXiO

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