A new office with an ocean view

We have finally completed our basement makeover, and Catena Creations has a new office to show for it.

The color scheme was based on the photo mural we hung up in April. Three shades of turquoise/blue were used on the walls, stairs and trim. Beige carpet became the “sand” for our beach. Seven samples of my photography from our Bahamas trip add color to the walls.

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Photo mural: Always a day at the beach

Thanks to a great suggestion from a client, every day will be a day at the beach in my office.

My office with a beach view

My office with a beach view

During a meeting with Patti Adams, owner of Interiors by Patti Adams/Traditions Home Furnishings, I was telling her of my plans to decorate my basement. We’d already insulated the walls, thanks to the team at USA Insulation in Omaha. But now we needed to paint and change the decor.

The challenge was to find something that would provide a great working atmosphere for me, since my office is located in my basement, and yet be teen-friendly enough for my son and his friends to hang out and play games. Patti suggested doing a photo mural. Being a photographer, I thought that was a great idea!

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