F Simple and Serene Living: SMALL SPACE DECOR: AN OFFICE IN A CLOSET 09 10
Friday, January 30, 2015

SMALL SPACE DECOR: AN OFFICE IN A CLOSET

When I was looking at an apartment in Atlanta, I noticed that there was an alcove in the living room that looked like it might have been a closet at one time. I started thinking about what I could do with that space, and as I sat here staring at my messy desk this morning I thought how nice it would be if I could use that as a sewing table and have a tiny office somewhere else. Cue the light bulb!! Why couldn't I use that alcove for a desk and storage place for some of my Etsy things.

Time for some ideas.

This is probably the size of the space in the apartment I looked at, and as I really don't use my computer at the desk, I would have room for my printer and office and shipping supplies. 

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This is a cute "cloffice". I love that word. Not sure who originally coined it, but I am definitely going to keep using it. I like that she has added a curtain to hide the closet (I would definitely do that) and pretty wallpaper which lightens up the space.

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This is a cozy little space. Great use of white with just a pop of color. I bet this person is very organized.

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Love color? This would be the space for you. 

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Painting the back wall with chalkboard paint is a good idea, but I'm afraid if I closed the curtain, my To Do list might get lost in time.

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Well, I didn't find my perfect "cloffice", but I am getting a lot of great ideas. 


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11 comments:

  1. Cute ideas. Looks like you'd have to stay organized tho - which I'm not. I'd surely have to have a curtain and/ or door! LOL

    Judy

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    1. They definitely gave me some inspiration, Michelle.

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  3. Love those spaces! I think that's such clever way to set up an office.

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  4. What a fantastic idea, the cloffice! Perhaps that is the answer for us too. It certainly has my mind grinding! Thanks for sharing and wish you a lovely weekend. Pam xx

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    1. Don't you just love that word? Hope you have a wonderful weekend too, Pam.

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  5. Great ideas! I spend too much time behind my desk to make it in a closet, but really, the pictures are full of organisation ideas!

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