I spent this first week of the New Year cleaning out, sprucing up and organizing our office space, thanks to Laura at OrgJunkie.com (and 6 other terrific organizing bloggers).
Are you ready? Heeeeeeeeere's The Office!
|This is what it looks like today.|
|This is what it looked like at the beginning of the week.|
You can learn more about how I went about getting started in the BEFORE post with an introduction and pictures.
And then you can see how things came together DURING the whole process in the next post.
And now, let's take a look at some close-up-and-personal photos showing the Befores and Afters.
|Cabinet under the Aquarium|
Bottom shelves hold stationery and greeting cards on the left (purged and re-ordered) and phone books and directories (purged and contained in a magazine holder)
|Cords! Cables! Connections!|
|The desktop - Before on the left, After on the right (just in case you couldn't see for yourself)|
You can see my "new" Landing Pad on the wall in the bottom right photo. We had this clear acrylic file box sitting behind the printer, but now it's up and accessible and ready to receive incoming mail and hold the bills until payday.
|My 3 Drawers (to the left of the computer), BEFORE|
|My 3 Drawers, AFTER|
|File Drawers (under printer)|
Bottom file drawer is where we keep household files and important papers. Hubby will spend some time purging the banking folder this weekend, but I condensed the others. More work is needed here, but we are off to a good start. The extra copy paper fits nicely at the back.
This task was undertaken with a budget of $0 and a little planning. Thanks to Laura's PROCESS, it was a
|One Last Look|
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