Work Happy Place

I recently got to carve out a little bit of our home for some workspace. I wanted to create a space that would allow Kelly and my  design gals to come over and brainstorm, be inspired, as well as, do real work like billing. UGH! I am constantly cutting photos out of magazines so I needed some place to easily pin them. I knew I wanted a separate desk for the billing type of work. I equate this to the feeling of not wanting my biscuits and gravy to touch my eggs on my breakfast plate. I also wanted a circular table to allow for better collaboration. And above all else I wanted to feel happy and inspired while in the space. That’s not too much to ask for…right?!

Soooo, here are a few tips to create a happy work space.

1. Simplify your desk. Key items to keep on your desktop are: iPad, file organizer, pencil/pen container, and notepad. This will provide a clean desktop which promotes creativity.

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2. Create inspiration boards. This will help you to visualize your ideas and keep the organized. There is no better way to inspire yourself and others. This is also a great place to put photos up of your dream house, car, etc.

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3. Get yourself a rolling cart. This is a must! It can go anywhere you need. It can go anywhere you need and you won’t have to worry about carrying all your “necessities” to a different.

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4. Add a circular or square table. Adding this kind of table into your space is key for a collaborative workspace! Any size, round or rectangular kitchen table will do just fine!

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5. Celebrate! Don’t forget to celebrate in your office. If you’ve had a big win in your career, bring in the people that have helped with that win and celebrate over a couple glasses of wine.

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6. Display things you work with. Keep items you use often at arms length by arranging them in jars, baskets or file organizers. This will save you a ton of time when you need to get something quickly. It is also a great decorative feature for your office.

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7. White walls and art work! If your office is very busy with colors it can be distracting. With that said, a little art work here and there that you love will relax and comfort you , which is also great for inspiration. White walls are the best way to keep the feeling of a simple and uncluttered office. (As seen in photo 1.)

Hope you find inspiration in the space you work in.

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  1. Once again…on point 🙂 I need those glass/gold shelves, too…text me where you got those haha!

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