Thursday, July 1, 2010

{DIY chalkboards + my new workspace}

the other week i bought some cheap clipboards from staples
and some chalkboard paint from joann fabric's
and i made myself some chalkboards
to hang above my newish desk,
as well as in our kitchen. 

they're not the prettiest, but they were super easy and cheap.
and i like that i can also clip inspiring pictures/photos on them
once those were done, i prettied up my workspace a bit
and came up with this outcome.

though still small, i would say my workspace has evolved quite a bit from 
the days of using an ikea coffee table as my desk
and sitting indian-style on the floor.
that my back and neck are no longer constantly aching is a glorious thing.

my new workspace is in our bedroom, which means our bedroom has become progressively
and utterly girlified, but joel is ok with it because he has his man cave.
one day, i will have my own woman cave, a.k.a. craft room,
for now, my little corner nook will do :)


Cole said...

It's so cute too. Love what you did.

Maggie Whitley {Gussy} said...

we have matching desks & computers :]

are you working from home now???

Stephanie said...

Thanks for this idea, it's a great gift for friends, paired up with some chalk! And I love how you have bible verses on the chalkboards :)

Kristin said...

love that little framed heart print. super cute work station. i'd want to sit here all the time!

Meg said...

love this! i've used the kitchen table, the bed, the couch, the coffee table, the side chair as "desks" since we've lived in our place... i can't wait to have my own workspace (and hopefully soon, my own iMac... i love yours!!!)

KristiMcMurry said...

those chalkboards are a neat idea!

Lillian Chang said...

Oh, I love chalkboards, and those are really convenient!! Really cool - what a nice, clean workspace you have :) Unlike mine :)

Amanda said...

your workspace looks awesome meg!! good job!

Lindsey said...

i love it! so pretty megan!

p.s. what a great idea with the clipboards!!!

house 09 said...

your little corner is adorable. and your chalk boards so creative. way to go!

molly YEH! said...

i love it! i want to try this now! i have a chalkboard wall in my apartment.. and people always brush by it and get chalk on their clothes :-O

Wild and Precious said...

love your little nook!!

mina said...

what a cute idea!

annalynnreilly said...

I'm glad you posted this! I have been in a total CLEAN OUT slash organizational kick lately and my biggest problem is my work space! I like how neat and organized this is!
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oh, hello friend. said...

aw, your workspace is soooo sweet! i love the clipboards you did, and great verse too :)

Aron said...

That's awesome!