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Well hello, friends!  Sorry it's been so long.  Between my new job and getting ready for my trip to New York City, I've had little time to sit down and write.  But on the upside, my new job has given me some major inspiration...and inspiration=blog posts!

I've been overwhelmed by the amount of beautiful things at my fingertips lately--from product samples to furniture catalogs to stacks and stacks of fabrics.  The options are endless.  And with abundance should come organization.  Organization is key to creating an efficient and creative work environment as well as a pleasing "show" room for clients.  Success is achieved where style and function meet.  Here are a few successes in my book.

Ahh catalog organization with style.  The pops of accessories bring life to the rows and rows of books. For artwork, frame a client thank you note or a preliminary room sketch.  Make it personal, not just a library.

Why yes, I'd love to pin beautiful things on this amazing pinboard.

This one is more on the traditional side but the large light, wall art gallery and bookshelves for project baskets had me at "hello".

Who wouldn't want to meet in here?

This office has place for everything--resource books and a comfortable and clever client presentation area.  Look at that huge mood board!

This office space is obviously more fit for a home, but I still love the built-in storage and mix of old and new pieces.  Oh so inspiring.

Time to pack for New York!  I have a feeling there will be a lot inspiration there too :)

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