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    August 19, 2015
    Wordless Wednesday: Murphy Table Office

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    August 12, 2015
    Wordless Wednesday: Extra Tiny Workspace

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    August 4, 2015
    Where To Write

    I am the worst procrastinator in the world (or best, I suppose). If there is a distraction around when I try to write, you can bet I’ll be distracted..probably for a few hours, until it becomes time to freak out because my work isn’t done. I used to write in my bed, but of course there is my phone, a book, and the TV, not to mention the internet…or, you know, pillows and naps. Then, I wrote at the desk space in my room. Less distraction, but I still had access to procrastination enablers like my phone- plus I could still watch TV. Finally, I decided that the only way to actually get anything done at home was to get out of my room (and leave my phone there!). Now, I either write at the kitchen table, or outside on my porch. I have to have a completely distraction-free space. It also helps if I’m out in the fresh air (and if I put a temporary site blocker on my browser for Facebook and Pinterest). For tips on creating your perfect writing space, check out this post by Christy at Avoiding Atrophy:

    -Pick an area that you actually want to be in your home.

    -If you can, write by a window. Watching people, plants, and animals do their thing can be inspiring.

    -Remove all unnecessary distractions and keep the area clean.

    -Keep only things that inspire you to write- favorite pens, notebooks, stationary. Be picky and claim ownership!

    Photo Credit: Buwaneka Saranga 


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    July 22, 2015
    Wordless Wednesday: Office With Chalkboard Wall

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    July 15, 2015
    Wordless Wednesday: Clean and Neutral

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    June 17, 2015
    Wordless Wednesday: Office Space For Two

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    June 10, 2015
    Wordless Wednesday: Loft Office

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    June 3, 2015
    Wordless Wednesday: Garden Shed Work Space

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    May 20, 2015
    Wordless Wednesday: Luxury High Rise Work Space

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    April 14, 2015
    Creating Your Perfect Office Space

    Being able to work from home successfully greatly depends on how well you can focus while staying in the comforts of your own room. It’s important to create a space exclusively for working, but that also inspires and relaxes you. Personally, I love being surrounded by books, looking out the window, lighting a candle, and maybe enjoying a cup of coffee while I work. I don’t need a large space for that, but it needs to be clutter and distraction free. For tips on creating your own home office sanctuary, check out this post by Emma Banks at CamilleStyles.com:

    -Inspire- white walls with artwork will work wonders

    -Focus- create a clear division between “home” and “work”. If you don’t have a separate work room, decorate your area differently than the rest of your home.

    -Nature- bring in plants and flowers, and open a window.

    -Personalize and add finishing touches- surround yourself with what influences your creative process.

    Photo Credit: Patrick Quinn-Graham 


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