Help Meg turn her office from this...
...into something that showcases her artistic and creative personality.
I thought it might help to break down the project into 5 easy steps:
First things first: I would cover up as much of the partition wall as you can with some pretty paper, from a place like Papyrus, Blick, or Cavallini:
Next step: Fill up those shelves! I know some of your work manuals and books will have to go up there, but with any space that you have left over, use it to put things that will inspire you throughout your workday.
To add some layering and pizzazz, try some of these awesome frames from Cavallini & Co:
Shoot for an "inspiration board" kind of look, a la:
HINT: Surrounding yourself with things that make you happy and inspire you will help turn your cold office feeling into more of a home away from home.
Choose a calendar you like, to help you remember all those deadlines:
And the always-fun part: accessorizing!
Just this time of year when all the chicken littles are out back-to-school shopping, you can go shopping for some office supplies yourself! There are loads of cute options from
And don't forget a few other things that could be the frosting on your office-cake:
pretty plant, fun trash can (I know, it sounds silly), folders to keep the clutter down, hide the computer and phone wires, big clock, and the
I see you already brought in a lamp, so you're off to a good start!
I also L.O.V.E this Target lamp:
Some office frosting POLISH!:
Gallerie Z Clocks @ only $24.95
Here are some office inspiration images I thought you might like to help keep the creative juices flowing:
You could easily mimic this look on the walls using fabric or paper
I love this office! It is a great example of an
inspiring, VIBRANT office space
I love how the look of this office embraces the industrial look, with that tower file cabinet. Also: lamp, accessories, personal touches: check!
Good luck, Meg!
I know that with your artsy ways you will come up with a gorgeous office space that will leave you feeling inspired every day.
Send me pictures when you're all finished!
images via design*sponge, yvestown, paperbowlsnlemons, decor pad