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Did you know that today is “Organize Your Home Office Day”?

Having a home office is a big deal these days, but for some, organizing it to fit your needs can be even more of a problem.  Most of us have very busy schedules whether it comes to managing your home, finances, your family’s activities and schedules, your college schedules or even running a business.  Some of us may be blessed with a large home office while others may only have a corner in a room to work from.  The key is to create an environment that is efficient and works for you and whoever else you share with.  Whatever the size of your space, here are some very important things to keep in mind while organizing your home office. [click to continue…]

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Outfitting Your Home Office

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Sometimes you just gotta get your home office in order, and there comes a time when you are going to need to buy stuff to do it. Here’s some fun links to getting the job done and looking fabulous! Old Office Furniture Gets a New Life: I love love love vintage stuff, so much character […]

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Bind Them Together: Tame Your Home Office Cords

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Tip #22: Tame your home office cords with ties (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) Cords, cords everywhere!  If your electrical and data cords are out of control, it’s time to tame them.  Labelling them is a good start, but also corraling them so you don’t trip on them (or worse, […]

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Quote of the Month: How we see things

Quotes

Each month I share a quote that I hope will inspire, make you think or just make you smile.   Here is this month’s quote: “We don’t see things the way they are. We see things the way WE are.” – Talmund —– * If you’re a longtime reader of this blog, I hope you have […]

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Quote of the Week: For the good of the soul…

Quotes

On Thursdays I share a quote that I hope will inspire, make you think or just make you smile. Here is this week’s quote: “We ourselves have both the task and the pleasure of organizing and shaping our lives for the good of the soul.” – Thomas Moore

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Meeting a Stationery Designer and Pioneer

Home Office Product

Recently I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Ms. Chris Plantan, Architect and Founder of russell+hazel, at a Design Presentation & Trunk Show. The event was hosted by Office, a local retail shop and gallery in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Plantan and her VP of Sales cheerfully shared some creative processes, enlightening information about the office […]

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Problogger.net’s $54,000 Giveaway!

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Are you a blogger? Need great tips on building your blog? Darren of Problogger.net gives great information, and this month he is giving out $54,000 in prizes to his subscribers in celebration of the blog’s birthday! A variety of sponsors (including yours truly) are giving away a plethora of things. Some of them are comical […]

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“Hey Good Lookin’”, or Use Attractive Storage

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Tip #10: Use Attractive Storage on Open Shelving (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) Have open shelving that looks like piles of stuff?  Oh sure, you can find what you need, but do like looking at it?  If you happen to be a visual person, stylish storage can be just as […]

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Beautify & Personalize Your Home Office: 7 Design Tips

Home Office Design Ideas

This guest post was written by Angela Todd of Angela Todd Designs. Chances are good that your home office is one of the least esthetically pleasing rooms in your home. If you are like most homeowners, you probably spent as much time decorating your home office as your utility room. As a matter of fact, […]

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“Thinking Chair”: A Place To Unplug

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Tip #15: Match Computer & Paper Files (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) I have a chair in my office that I love to sit in.  Take a look: This chair is in the corner opposite from my desk (not outside in front of my hydrangeas, ha ha ha….).  I like […]

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