Happy Mothers Day to all the hard-working moms out there! To celebrate that lovely lady and get those creative juices flowing, check out our Mom’s Office Upgrade. You still have two more days to enter for a chance to win $1,000 and a Logitech prize pack to revamp mom’s office. Take a look at our top tips to help organize, glitz-up and ultimately turn mom’s office into one that she deserves.
DIY the day away with the lady of the hour:
MASON JAR MAKEOVER
ONE REMOTE TO RULE THEM ALL
Desks get cluttered too easily. Replace all of mom’s remotes with one, the Harmony Smart Control. Plus, it can talk to devices through walls and cabinets, so you can declutter mom’s TV space too. Click here to learn more.
TASSEL THIS, TASSEL THAT
TIP: Add a little sparkle to mom’s windows with easy-to-make, homemade tassels. All you’ll need is colored tissue paper, scissors and some twine/string! To learn more about Nicole from DBN’s DIY project, click here.
TIP: Desk chairs are known for imprinting carpet and scratching wood floors. Add some pizzazz to mom’s boring floor mat by using tape and spray paint to create an easy and cute chevron print. Check out Living Savvy to DIY, click here.
BEAUTIFUL OUTSIDE, EFFICIENT INSIDE
Tip: For the mom that’s always on the go, check out this handy case for her iPad that lets her take her workspace with her. With its integrated Bluetooth keyboard, her laptop might get a bit jealous. To learn more, click here.
TAPE IT UP, STRIPE IT UP
TIP: Is mom’s desk a bit boring? According to Elise from Enjoy It, all you need to add some color to her work surface is some washi tape. Choose her favorite colors, then tape them in the order of your choice. DIY here.
POLKA DOT WALL
TIP: Walls (and doors) aren’t made to be boring. Create a polka-dot wall for mom or decorate her office door with stripes – all you’ll need is contact paper and scissors. For step-by-step instructions from Darilyn Jeter of Pillow Mint, click here.
SEE IT, TYPE IT, BELIEVE IT
TIP: For the mom who loves to multi-task, this keyboard allows her to switch between devices – PC to tablet to smartphone. The backlit keys also come in handy for those nights when mom has to work late. To learn more, click here.
TIP: Piles of mail, notes and magazines always seem to be cluttering up mom’s desks and tables. Help her keep it together with a classic shutter. Charming and effective, shutters are the perfect storage solution. To learn more about this DIY, click here.
TIP: Combine creativity with function and you get this mini cork office organizer as detailed by Erin of Design for Mankind. Grab some cork trivets, glue, a drill and you’re good to go! Bonus – the cork doubles as a memo board! Want to DIY? Click here.
TIP: Speakers shouldn’t have to disrupt your style. Fill mom’s workspace full of sound and elegance with these beauties – connect up to three Bluetooth devices at the same time and stream music, online video, and movies with the switch of a button. Learn more here.
B STANDS FOR BURLAP
TIP: What better way to personalize mom’s space than with a monogrammed canvas. Click here to see what materials you’ll need for this DIY project as well as step-by-step instructions from Megan of Mama BUB.
ZERO WASTED SPACE
TIP: Desks can sometimes look cluttered or too busy. The Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 is so slim it might feel like it’s embedded into mom’s desk, ready for her to click through the business day. Plus it’s a beaut. Learn more here!
It goes without saying that once mom sees her fresh new space the smiles and hugs will follow suit. We hope your mom will love her office upgrade and the she finds it a place where she can do her best work while feeling much appreciated.
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