Photograph receipts or use an expense app or scanning app Keep a cross-cut shredder close-at-hand, to shred documents immediately. Here is  an idea for keeping one hidden in plain sight. Rather than having notes all over, keep one large block style notepad on your desk to jot down notes. Use a dedicated notebook for meeting […]

The collected, well-traveled elements of Bohemian spaces are appealing, but such spaces evolve over time. Who has time for that? As it turns out, it is possible to create a highly-functional, boho-inspired workspace without the traveling or collecting. Short on both time and money? Don’t worry, this entire office cost less than $500. While I would have […]

When I started See Jane Work, in 2004, it was out of necessity.  I could not find office supplies that were functional and stylish.  A lot has changed since then (you can thank me later), computers are tiny, desk accessories are stylish, even my desk lamp has a good looking cord. Unfortunately, there are still a few […]

I make changes to my home office often, but this set-up, photographed for House Beautiful, was one of my favorite.  Except for the office supplies, nothing in my home office was specifically designed for office use.  I love the idea of buying furniture that can be used for a variety of purposes.  Just like my […]

By Laura Marshall of the blog Blue On Center.  To learn more about Laura click here. A couple of months ago, Holly, from See Jane Work, helped me get my office organized & ready for the school year. And I was certainly in need of help because I tend to make (large) piles with all my bills, […]

Life is full of change. One moment you’re single and carefree the next you have three kids and a mortgage. Well maybe it wasn’t exactly a moment, but sometimes it feels that way. About 1% of the population plans their life out perfectly; you know the ones who prepare for each chapter of their life […]

When purchasing a home, a bright airy loft space is so appealing. You fantasize about how you will turn it into a play, teenage hangout or reading area.  Then you move in to the house and reality sets in. Small children like to stay close, so they end up bringing all their toys to you, not playing up […]

Sometimes there just isn’t room for a dedicated home office, in other situations the need for balance means finding space for a dedicated home office as well and a personal workspace.  Here are some ideas that won’t require a room addition. Under-the-Stairs The space under the stairs is often closed off creating a dark, messy storage space.  Some […]

Sometimes art is the inspiration behind a room and other times it’s the last thing you need to complete a room. When outfitting an office decorating your walls becomes an even greater challenge. Whether you like it or not, you will be judged by your coworkers, clients, boss and anyone else who sets foot in […]