Desk Inspiration – New Room

So I found a place to live in Sydney! Hallelujah! 

Of course, me being me, with a new room comes a whole new raft of decorating inspiration. So I’ve been ‘pinteresting’ away for about 48 hours straight and have come up with a list of things that I need/want to keep my desk area looking organised and stylistically fabulous. I’m planning to stick to black, metallics, whites, soft pinks and other neutrals. I want to base the decor around things I already own and love. My new Typo planner is black and gold, my to-do-list is marble-patterned, my day-to-day notebook is black, my pens are silver and gold and my MacBook is space grey. I would love to embrace the fresh and crisp white look that so many Pinterest designs exude, but as my new room comes furnished with dark black-brown coloured bed-frame, wardrobe and bed-side tables, i’ll have to work with what i’m given!

DESK ESSENTIALS

  • A stand light – In gold or black.
  • A Harry Potter themed mug for my morning coffee – I want to get just one mug that I adore. Firstly because this will keep me motivated to wash it every day and not get myself into an embarrassing rut of empty coffee mugs in my room. And secondly because I want to try out this ‘minimalism’ thing and be a little more ‘quality’ over ‘quantity.’
  • An easy-to-look-after (but real) plant – My desk will sit in front of a window so it is the perfect location for sunlight to shine in on a real plant. I also like the fact that plants are a symbol of life and growth and I think they’re something that I want to be surrounded by more.
  • A Pen holder
  • A beautiful smelling candle – Vanilla caramel or coconut scented. Glasshouse and Woodwick really are the only two brands to pick when you’re looking at mass-produced candle varieties. But if you can get yourself a locally poured soy candle, you’ve really hit the jackpot.
  • One or two inexpensive pieces of framed art – A pastel water colour, inspirational piece or sketchy piece. Something that fits with the colour scheme but also makes me happy and calm.

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I’ve also found some DIY projects i’ll post which i’d like to do also – just waiting until I get to Sydney! (my life has to be packed in just two and a half suitcases first!)

If you missed the link up the top, here’s my pinterest!

 

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Jenna Rose

Welcome to my site. I'm a 23 year old journalist from Australia, pretty much posting things I learn, love, eat and get inspired by - oh and some vlogs too! Thanks for reading and/or watching!

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