A new addition to my home office + win a stylish office chair

home office design

Earlier this year I created a new home office in a corner of our spare room. It was the perfect nook next to a bright window and was crying out for a desk. So I repurposed an old dressing table, transforming it into a new desk, and added shelving, storage and some bright accessories to create a lovely bright and colourful space where I can blog and work on my freelance projects.

I absolutely love having my own space to work from and find that it helps me to be so much more productive than I used to be working from the sofa or the kitchen table with all of the distractions around.Home office design light blue, yellow and white

I’ve been using one of our old Ghost style dining chairs as a temporary office chair for the past six months, but to be honest it isn’t the comfiest and I’ve been meaning to update it for a while. So I was delighted when my new Charles Charles replica office chair arrived from Lakeland Furniture this week. I wanted an office chair that would be both stylish and comfortable, but not too large or bulky and I love the simple and elegant design of this one. It comes in a range of colours but I opted for it in Casino White to compliment the existing colour scheme of my home office.home officewhite office chair

I was surprised at how easy it was to put the office chair together. It only took me ten minutes after unpacking the parts and was easy to assemble with the allen key provided. Upon ordering I was worried that the chair might be a little large in proportion to my small desk, but it’s actually the perfect size and is also super lightweight, so easy to move around the house.

But the best thing about it is how comfortable it is. The padded ribbed seat is covered in faux leather with an ergonomic design to provide lower back support. This is perfect for me as I always seem to hunch forward when sat at a desk, mainly because office seats are usually too deep for my short legs! But I find that this chair really prevents me from doing this and instead encourages me to sit back into it, so no more achy backs or tense shoulders.white office chair giveawayCharles style casino white office chair

The chair also tilts backwards with a lever on the side so that you can adjust the tilt – and it really does tilt far for those moments when you just want five minutes to lean back and relax (whenever they might be!) The height of the seat can also be easily adjusted, so all members of the family can use it – even Taylor likes to sit in it and be wheeled around the house! No wonder she’s such a diva

And the castors also mean that I now get to swivel around the room like a boss (or just whenever I get bored of looking at my computer screen!) I should probably invest in a new floor protector mat as I can see me making a habit of this. Or perhaps a nice pretty rug…

Win the Casino White office chair

Lakeland Furniture have kindly offered readers of Mum in Brum the chance to win the Casino white office chair featured above worth £76.99. Just enter via the Rafflecopter below. The competition will run until 13th September and is open to UK residents only.

Disclosure: The Charles Style Casino White office chair was provided for our home office in return for an honest review


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12 Comment

  1. Halina
    August 30, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    LOVE your home office set-up! I’m crying out to do something like that but as we might be moving soon it almost seems silly to start.. x

  2. Kirsteen Mackay
    September 2, 2016 at 4:46 pm

    Your home office setup is lovely, what a great chair!

  3. tracey
    September 3, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    Love the decor. It really makes me want to sit and work there!

  4. Amy Dickson
    September 5, 2016 at 11:31 pm

    I absolutely love the simplicity of your office set up, it looks like a fantastic place to relax and focus

  5. Chloe Ciliberto
    September 9, 2016 at 8:21 pm

    Oh I love this so much!!! It’s gorgeous. Our office is all white and I’ve been looking everywhere for a good chair (at the moment I’m on a dining chair). It’s so perfect. x

  6. Tracey S Anderson
    September 9, 2016 at 11:18 pm

    Love your home office 🙂 The chair is just perfect for my Daughter’s study room and seems to be just perfect for posture and comfort 🙂 Thank you for the chance of this fantastic giveaway X x

  7. stephen holman
    September 11, 2016 at 5:31 pm

    love it – very stylish 🙂

  8. Kaye Montgomery
    September 12, 2016 at 2:31 pm

    Lovely chair, would love to win xx

  9. Wendy Malone
    September 12, 2016 at 7:33 pm

    Very modern in your’e office, I would like this for my living room.

  10. Gina Nathan
    September 12, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    What a lovely chair! My husband works from home and his office chair has seen better days, I’d love to surprise him with this! Thanks so much for the chance 🙂

  11. Claire Elizabeth Noke
    September 12, 2016 at 8:20 pm

    absolutely love this chair 🙂 so pretty and practical 🙂 x

  12. tammi nutting
    September 12, 2016 at 9:42 pm


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