Thursday, January 30, 2014

My Fav Thursday - Office Space

Now that business is getting really serious, I decided I really need a space to work. Too often I bring my laptop to bed with me, on the dining room table during dinner, on the couch when I'm supposed to be relaxing. One of my new year goals was to balance my time better. Work hard when it's time to work, and don't work when it's time to relax. Having a space set aside for only work seemed like a great idea.

So my office is currently underway. I can't wait to show you finished project photos, but right now, I thought I'd share with you some of my favorite items I'm keeping in my office.

1. Make 2014 the Best Ever Calendar - Nicolina Designs
I always need a quick reference to dates throughout the year, so this is probably the cutest way to display the months ever created. I just love it! It makes me smile every time I look at it. Plus the quality is unreal and she's a great person to work with.
2. Sharpie Pens - Amazon
I'm addicted to these pens! Holy cow, they are the best pens ever! Go buy them!
3. Botanicals Notebook Collection by Rifle Paper Co. - Amazon
I have a secret love affair with Rifle Paper Co. Her designs make my heart sing. Her art has inspired parts of my office even. I love these notebooks for keeping ideas for various aspects of my life organized and looking pretty. 
4. S*^t To Do Notepad - Julie Ann Art
I am the queen of to-do lists. I have so much going on, that if I don't write it down, chances are really good that I am going to forget about it. This list pretty much sums me up perfectly. It cracks me up every single time I use it and let's be real...these lists really ought to just be called the S*^t List. 
5. Elka Mug - Anthropologie
I have just recently gotten into teas. Like, really recently. Like last month. I'm not a fan of a lot of the teas out there, but I love my Tazo Passion Fruit tea. I have a cup almost every single morning when I first get up and start up the computer. I have plain white mugs I have been using but the hubs surprised me with this one for my birthday. It makes my morning a little more fun drinking out of a fancy mug. Trust me, try it!
6. Kitchen Cart - Ikea
Drawers are bad news for me. I never keep them organize and I usually just end up cramming as much as I can into them. So when we started to work on my office, I didn't want a lot of drawers. Then I saw this cart, and it was like love at first sight. I had to have it! So far, it's absolutely perfect for me. I have everything I need at arms reach and it's organized! Plus it's so cute! 

So there you have it, my office must haves! Hopefully I can get some photos of my office soon, we have a few more plans for the spare bedroom first. Anything you need while you're at work? What are your must haves?
Linking up with these lovely ladies!


  1. I'm so excited that you're linking up with us this week! You are now the fourth person that I follow that has professed their love for that IKEA cart. I think it's time to buck up and get one. You have some fantastic office faves. LOVE!

  2. You're making me want to impulse buy the Sharpie pens. I'm always looking for a new favorite writing utensil.

    PS -- welcome on board the 'My Favs' group!