Today I have been revamping the home office/library area in our home. This is really a follow up post to one I wrote in January which you can read here.
I finally moved the Australian Geographic magazines to the bottom shelf of the shelving unit in the lounge room and finally the bookcase was empty.
Meanwhile, on the opposite wall we have a folding trestle table which we use as a computer desk.
This was always only a temporary measure but it has been like this for nearly 10 years! After much searching I have found this piece at IKEA. I have only seen it online but hopefully it will measure up to my expectations.
Here are a couple of others which have also been changed around.
The office/library is a rather strange room due to the fact that the house was extended many years ago before we bought it. This room was originally the main bedroom at the end of the house, however, it is now a walk-through room to the additional bedrooms. The cupboards in the above photo would have been the original wardrobe. The right-hand side is my linen cupboard and the left-hand side holds the filing cabinet.
As you can see from the link in the first paragraph, we downsized from a 4 drawer filing cabinet to a 2 drawer one. This left plenty of space but it was not particularly functional. Today, we have cut down an offcut of melamine coated shelving and created a new shelf.