Do you work from home or simply need a re-vamp on your usual workspace? The best way to inject a little style into this area of the home is to purchase a few useful trinkets which not only look good, but also make life a lot easier.
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A monthly or weekly planner is an essential for someone who needs a little organisation in their life. Magnetic planners, whiteboards and chalkboards are all inexpensive pieces which are easy to update when something new pops up.
Keep all your pencils, pens, highlighters and markers looking neat and tidy with the help of a pencil holder. You could go down the traditional route and use a wooden tin, or go for something a little more modern. Either way, you’re bound to find something which fits into your design aesthetic.
If your desk is equipped with a drawer, invest in storage which will neatly organise all of your belongings. Here you can store some additional stationery such as a stapler, eraser, paper-clips and sticky tape.
Who else is guilty of leaving a myriad of sticky notes around their entire desk? Well, they are an essential! Keep them handy (next to your computer) for easy access and then transfer them easily into your weekly or monthly planner.
Even if you aren’t in a creative field, a mood board is a wonderful way to gather all your thoughts into one central place. Add pictures, quotes, deadlines and even bills (eek!) into your mood board, and keep in a place which will always catch your eye.
For those who need a little more light, a desk lamp is crucial – especially if you’re in a creative field. Choose one which matches your design aesthetic, however white or black is standard if you can’t compromise on colour.
Set a relaxing, zen mood by burning your favourite candle during the day. Not only is it perfect if for creating a homely mood to any room, but they can also be used as storage afterwards – perfect!
Who else requires a little extra motivation to get through the working week? Simply print off one of your favourite quotes and keep it in a frame on top of your desk. Instant-motivation!
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