Isn’t it amazing how clearing clutter actually CLEARS your mind too? I find it nearly impossible to work in a mess.
Especially when I MADE the mess.
Guilt trumps creativity EVERY TIME.
I spent most of Sunday working on my home office. I have a little trouble “resting” on the Sabbath, so after Mass, I’ve usually got a project going.
Remember this mess from last week?
Now it looks like this.
Not bad, for ZERO DOLLARS, huh?
Since the doors are NEVER closed, (just like the pantry and all of the closets around here), I decided to make the inside pretty AND organized. I used leftover paint from the TWENTY FIVE DOLLAR powder room to paint the interior. I used the covered shoe boxes and baskets for storage.
My textured paintable wallpaper shows up again lining the back wall.
Pens are kept in an empty food jar with a chalkboard paint label and a scrapbook paper liner.
I plan to paint the exterior black to match the book cases that flank this armoire, but that’s a project for another Sunday.
Looking for more inspiration? Or just better pictures than mine?
Here’s another home office in an armoire that you might find inspiring. Looks like this family never closes the doors either. I do love the pin-up boards inside the doors, and plan to add more cork to mine as soon as my self imposed January spending freeze has been lifted.
Needless to say, I’m loving this clean and uncluttered look. Now if I can just get the fam to keep it that way.
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