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Beautiful WorkStations | Creative Spaces to Work, Plan & Think

If you work from home, have a desk you work from on the weekends or evenings, or simply enjoy having your own space to think, create, plan and graft from – then this post from The Good Girls Guide is definitely for you!

A workstation that calls you to it rather than frightens you off is a good workstation – so throw away your unorganised filing system, sell your outdated oversized computer monitor and invest in a good desk, some great storage and a pinboard or something for inspiration.

The best desks are often those with a clear, uncluttered surface; just your computer and what you’re working on should grace your desktop. A pinboard or moodboard is also an excellent way of displaying your ideas, photos and diagrams in what can only be described as ordered chaos.

Make sure your workstation is in a quiet area in your house: a spare bedroom, a little nook somewhere or even pulled out of your cupboard! Remember to keep yourself happy with what gets you into work-mode: the smell of coffee, soft jazz music in the background, the tinkle of a chime…

And then, it’s down to work! Check out our top inspirational workstations to keep your mind ticking, your heart happy and your soul alive:

Creative Planning

Creative Planning | source here.

Space Saver

Space Saver | source here.

Clean & White

Clean & White | source here.

Artist's Space to Create

Artist’s Space to Create | source here.

Bold & Bright

Bold & Bright | source here.

Display Case

Display Case | source here.

Let the Sun in

Let the Sun in | source here.

DIY Desk Organisation | clever idea

Many of us are workaholics, either staying long hours at the office, working on the weekends or typing furiously in between making dinner.

Really? Not ideal.

To make your workspace better, you need to organise. I’m a great believer in organised chaos, although the chaos can be contained quite easily on a pin board or white board for stressed-out scribbles (we’ve all done it, right?!).

I’ve pulled together some fairly simple DIY desk organisation ideas – whether that’s putting your crazed inspiration in one place (ie: a board above your computer), tidying your desk (like the innovative plug idea) or simply making your drawers navigable.

A tidy desk = a relaxed mind with potential to innovate, excite and perform the best it can 🙂

Happy organising!


Computer Tidy Tray | source here.

PVC Pipe Desk Organiser | source here.

Organise Your Holiday Activities on a pin board | source here.

Wire-free Sorting | source here.

Organised Desk Drawer | source here.

Clever Daily Sorting | source here.

Have you got any great DIY ideas or tips you’d like to share? Comment below or if your idea is bigger than a sentence or two, contact The Good Girls Guide to feature your idea on the blog 🙂