Small Living – Study

Location: Frisco, TX

Designer Credits: Dee Frazier

Project Overview:

The study is a space that will be used for simple everyday activities. Since our homeowner is retired, she did not have a lot of items that needed storage.

For this space, I decided to paint the walls in a blue tone that was grayed down so it would not be took dark for the room. This is a small space but it is flooded with natural light with the windows. Of the few items my client was bringing with her from Washington was a Waterford chandelier that she had had for years. Once I saw a picture of the chandlier, I knew the study would be perfect place for it. Since it is a smaller space and storage was not a necessity, I opted to use a writing desk. The silverleaf finish on the writing desk adds a touch of elegance to the room while also reflecting light in the room. The desk chair has a fun fabric with blues and golds, with an accent chair in gray linen fabric to finish the area. I added contrast to the room with a darker finish on the shelving unit and there we displayed all her family pictures and accessories. We anchored the desk area with a vintage-look area rug in a fun pattern. This space is a great place to not only work, but to gaze outside, letting your mind wander and daydream. The space may be small, but now it is both function and gorgeous.

Small Living – Study