Spruced Up: 5 Quick Ideas for a Cuter Desk

Your desk at home is where you study for tests, write papers, and also relax (Pinterest and Tumblr break, anyone?). In short, it’s where you spend a lot of time! Here are five of our favorite ways to give your workspace some style.


1. Motivate yourself


Why not remind yourself how awesome you are during a homework sesh? An inspirational quote in a pretty frame will help perk up your workspace – and your motivation!

2. Accessorize

Love Desk Bookend Accessories

A few desk accessories and fresh school supplies are a quick and easy way to make the homework routine more fun. We love this personality-packed notebook, and aren’t these bookends, well, lovely? 

3. Get creative

cute way to organize pens on your desk

Add storage pieces that keep you organized and look great. This DIY pen holder from Aunt Peaches Blog is the perfect place to store pens, pencils and highlighters, while our Preppy Paper Desk Accessories keep folders, magazines and loose supplies right where they belong. (Image source: Aunt Peaches)

 4. Create an inspiration board

inspiration board above a deskHang a framed cork board or Style Tile set above your desk to pin your favorite photos, quotes and art, as well important deadlines, assignments and dates. At-a-glance reminders of the things you love plus tasks on your to-do list will help keep you motivated!  (Image via The Big Apple Girl)

5. Go petal to the metal!

flowers brighten up a desk space

Flowers will liven up your desk – and add some color, too. Try silk or paper flowers in a pretty vase for extra sparkle. (Image via Tiffany Leigh Interior Design)

What are your tips and tricks for creating your best study space? We’d love to hear in the comments below!

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