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Decorate by Number: Black & White Flair

Black and white home office look for less

In my "Decorate by Number" series, I'll be showing you how to recreate chic interior spaces with budget-friendly décor finds. This week, I'm sharing tips on achieving a black and white office space that is flat out fabulous!

I have been lusting after the Saarinen tulip table for as long as I can remember and always thought it would make such a sophisticated, yet fun office work desk. The price tag forever haunted me until I came across an almost exact replica at IKEA for 10% of the cost. Oh, IKEA, what would we do without you?!
With the tulip table as a focal point, this inspired office combines a couple of my favorite elements in any space: Streamlined masculine with feminine flair. I generally find black and white spaces to be too stark, but the floral curtains and desk plant add a layer of softness and create a welcoming feel.

Below I've rounded up some pieces that I'd want in my at-home office, but without the hefty price tag: There are black and white accent pieces, two versatile chairs, a neutral jute rug and even a faux succulent (no watering necessary!) to complete the look. These decor dupes are high on style, but low on cost so you can make a graphic black-and-white statement of your own, without going in the red.

Black and white home office look for less

1. IKEA White Frame, $19

2. Threshold Black/White Damask Curtain, $34

3. Archipelago Travel Candle, $15

4. IKEA Swivel Chair, $119

5. IKEA Docksta Table, $199

6. Threshold Gold Jewelry Box, $9

7. IKEA Adde Chair, $12.50

8. Target Lamp Shade, $34

9. Target Lamp Base, $9

10. IKEA Jute Rug, $24

11. Target Mixed Succulent Potted Arrangement, $9

12. Pier 1 Pillow Sham, $29

For even more home décor inspiration, visit my blog, A Vintage Splendor.

Inspired Office Credit: Aphro Chic
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