I am trying to come up with a plan to turn a small corner into an office space. As you know, I am currently with my 87 year old mother and trying to make do with living and running my business in a small area. That means I sit with my laptop wherever is convenient, my copier and scale etc. are on top of a dresser, and my files are on shelves in another area.
So, I am looking for ideas to turn a small area into a comfortable working space for myself.
I do have an extra closet in my room. Maybe I could do something like this?
Then again, it is a pretty small closet so I guess it would have to be something more like this and since there are no plugs or a light in there I would have to figure that out.
I like the idea of a rustic vintage table, but if I am going to have to get rid of the big shelf unit that is there now, I think I need a better storage option.
There are a lot of great ready made office armoires, but since I have taken the simple living pledge and really like and want to use a vintage piece, this may not be the right way for me to go.
Maybe I could move my reading corner
from in front of the window and put a desk there. I sure do like my little reading nest, though, but I do have a chest of drawers on the other side of the window that I could possibly move and put a desk there.
The only problem with that, is I take the photos for my shop there and I would have to be able to utilize it for both purposes. Since I use a laptop, that might not be too much of a problem and I could gaze longingly out the window while I work.
Maybe a drop leaf desk like this would work. I could close it up and still use the top for photos.
I can tell that this is going to take a lot more thought and probably there will be an aha moment when I am out at a thrift store or sitting at an auction and the perfect piece pops up. In the meantime, I would love to hear your suggestions. I'm sure you all have some great ideas and may have made your own small work space. I could really use the input.