Dear Style Studio team,

I am going to redo our sun room and turn part of it into a home office.

Whitley DeskI really like the Whitley desk in Antique Ivory (pictured right). However, there is no lateral file or short, two-shelf bookcase available to match. I am considering those pieces from the Bourdalais collection in the Belgian Oak finish.

I wonder if you have ever seen these three pieces of furniture, and whether you think the styles and finishes would work together.

If you don’t think they would, I could order the Bourdalais desk — I just don’t like it as well as the Whitley desk.

Please advise.

Thank you,

Susan C.

-

Dear Susan,

Ballard is all about an eclectic mixture of furniture.

We think the Whitley Desk and the Bourdonnais Files and bookcase would blend together.

In tying the two finishes together, try adding some accessories that incorporate the antique ivory and the Belgian Oak colors.

We think you will have something very special and unique when you are finished!

Happy Decorating!

The Style Studio Team