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A Productive Space: Making Your Blogging Set-Up Beautiful

Blogging from your home office will mean that you’ll understand the importance of your environment and how it can affect your thoughts and level of creativity and inspiration. If you’re a busy mom, with all the activities of family life in the background; it can sometimes be a challenge to focus on your work, and feel productive. Therefore, it might be time to spruce up your home office environment so that your blog posts and work will get a new lease of life.

Considering how you utilize the space in the room and on your desk, and how you hope to feel when you’re in there, will help you decide on where to focus your efforts. It’s time to put some thought into those extras that will help your blogging and online journey move forward so that you’ll have a successful future ahead. The following are some tips and ideas for those who want a little inspiration to help them set-up or update a tired and lack lustre office environment, and enrich their current blogging set-up.

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The Decorative Part

However big or small your office is; you’ll want to focus on your headspace and how easy it is to relax and work from home in the interior. Light hues and pale colours on the walls and ceiling will instantly freshen up an environment, so it might be worth getting your paint brush and rollers out to cover any old, tired, and dull areas of the room. Your main focal point will be your desk; if you write, blog, and work from home, this will be the area you look and use the most throughout your day. Therefore, you’ll need to ensure you have a surface with enough space and plenty of room for your computer, stationery, and a cup of coffee.

If you have a plethora of books, magazines, and accessories; work out some clever storage solutions and keep shelving, drawers, and cabinets a light as possible. Clean, smooth lines and calm colours on your bookcases and desk will allow you to store and display a variety of items without it looking untidy or cluttered, so bear that in mind if you’re heading online or to a store to go furniture shopping.

The Functional Part 

You’ll need to ensure that you can verify identities with ease, especially if you’re a total mom boss, who sells their goods, creations, and products to customers. Therefore, it’s worth looking into companies who keep identity verification at its finest, and will ensure that you have no issue in making sure that people are who they say they are. By investing in these elements for your office set-up at home, you’ll be able to operate as any business would in a professional environment, giving you the scope to move further forward with your blog and online presence.

Make sure you’ve invested in great equipment and software so that you can make the most of the latest tech on the market. Remember that the technology is there to assist you and make you job easier, so it’s worth doing your research into where to invest. There’ll be plenty of deals come Black fFriday and if you can hold out for after the festive season; you’ll be able to grab yourself a bargain r two, and you’ll benefit from some great deals.

The Detailed Part

Now that the basis and function of your room is sorted out; you can focus on the design details and sentimental accessories that will bring your personality into the space (not to mention making it Instagram and Pinterest worthy). Family photos and your kid’s artwork are the perfect way to adorn the wall and are great for popping into frames beside your laptop on your desk. Details like vintage lamps and wall lights will make more characterful additions to the office, especially if you live in a period property.

Have a little fun with details like lampshades, chair cushions, and rugs; these are the perfect chance to add a vibrant pattern and some bright hues to the room which isn’t as permanent as your paint choices. Plants are a great way to freshen a space, and will ensure that you have plenty of fresh air to enjoy as your type, so it’s could be worth looking into low-maintenance houseplants so that you can add some greenery, with minimal effort. Whatever you choose to invest in, make sure that it makes your blogging journey more secure, enjoyable, and productive; you’ll appreciate the time you spent enhancing the space, and ensuring you have a long online future ahead.

 

Brandy Ellen is a born and raised NH resident who enjoys living life to the fullest. Raising 3 kids and a pug, Brandy spends her free time writing for her two blogs – ParentInfluence and Brandy EllenWrites. Brandy is also a ghostwriter for other blogs, click here to hire Brandy to write for you.

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