Thursday

Handmade from Etsy: woodtec


{picture by woodtec}

This wooden ipod and iphone charger by woodtec is made from real cedar! Use it to charge up your apple device and to give your home a modern woodsy feel!

Re-connect with nature as you charge your apple devices. Handmade of cedar....looks, feels and smells amazing! Compatible with all iphones and all ipod devices (except the shuffle). The docking stations use a standard USB plug, so it can be used to charge and sync with a computer. If it is for an iPhone, it comes with an adapter to plug into the wall for charging. If you have any questions please check woodtec's newly updated FAQ in shop policies. If you don't find the answer you need please send woodtec a convo!

find it here: woodtec

The Pumpkin Wore Plaid by StudioZen

Thanks StudioZen for including Crown Bindery in your treasury!

'The Pumpkin Wore Plaid' by StudioZen

Fun fall finds in shades of pumpkin, green and PLAID!


Sarah Hip Belt Bag in AUTUMN...
$28.00

Pumpkin Patch Necklace for A...
$30.00

Orange Cloche Hat with Organ...
$42.00

Suzy's Purse - Orange wo...
$32.00

Orange Fingerless Gloves Kni...
$28.00

Thankful You're in My Li...
$14.50

Hand Painted Glass Egg
$22.00

Chipmunk and Fall Leaves T-S...
$28.00

Fall Time Card
$4.50

Zen Vert Orange - women line...
$65.00

BROWN Long Sleeve BODYSUIT ...
$15.00

iPhone 4 Case Pascal Handmad...
$


$

Falling Leaves Applique shir...
$15.00

3 x 4 Note Card Jotter, Oran...
$

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Wednesday

Home office on Etsy: Daiseymaysipes


{photo by Daiseymaysipes}

This beautiful multi-purpose magnet flower has a vintage- feel created by the orange fabric and hand sewn blue beads! Stick it on your refrigerator, locker, or have it custom made by the creator for a new purpose!

Layers upon layers of bright orange petals make up this flower magnet. Shiny blue seed beads have been hand sewn onto the center. The edges of the petals on this flower are left raw for that vintage feel. Put it on your fridge, your file cabinet, your computer, your message board, dorm room, locker..the possibilities are endless! Perfect for hostess, thank you gifts, for your childs teacher or a gift for yourself. This flower is securely attached to a magnet. If you would like a similar design on a different attachment let Daiseymaysipes know. She has broach pins, barrette clips, alligator clips, snap clips and bobby pins!

Find it here: Daiseymaysipes

Tuesday

Transport Lunch in a Cube



I have used these cubes for a few years now and love them! I send one out the door a few times each week with one or another daughter for the school lunch hour. I find ours at The Container Store. What I love about the lunch cube is that a full size sandwich fits on the bottom and then on top, chips, cut up fruit (or small fruit; one prob I have with the system is that an apple does not fit into the cube :)) or another smallish foods. These lunch cubes are BPA-free, made from polypropylene and have an airtight rubberized silicone seal that keeps your sandwich fresh :). Enjoy!


Find yours here: Container Store.

Monday

Junque Trunk from BungalowCo



{photo: bungalowco.com}

The home office sometimes moves to the car and I think my trunk will welcome this "junque trunk" from Washington DC's bungalowco.com. What a great idea! Here are the specifics...

Collapsible for Easy Handling and Storage
Reinforced Riveted Handles for Weight Bearing
Water Resistant
Wipe Clean

Long Description:
Junque Trunk (jahnk trahnk) n. 1. Storage solution for any and all material things. 2. Found in places where humans accumulate stuff--basements, attics and garages. 3. Keeps college kids organized.

Elvis Paisley This pattern is the perfect complement to any fall ensemble. The Elvis Paisley combines a chocolate brown palette with pink, orange, periwinkle and lime green accents, which creates a contemporary spin on the classic paisley. Designed to twin with the Graceline Stripe, it sets the stage for a chic twin set.

Find yours here: Junque Trunk

Saturday

Something too wonderful...


{Photo: Katie Goodman}

These pumpkin cinnamon rolls look too good to eat. What does that mean anyway? I mean if something looks good, we eat it over here. Nothing ever looks TOO good.

I found these over at stephmodo, one of my daily stop blogs. She led me over to another NEW fave, Katie Goodman's Good Life Eats. Good Life Eats is where the pumpkin cinnamon rolls shown above got their start. Now if the weather would change just a wee bit in Texas, I might be ready to get a can of pumpkin and get started!

Find these here: GoodLifeEats

Friday

Home Office on Etsy: BySaraLynn


{picture by BySaraLynn}

These kanzashi magnets are perfect for your refrigerator or magnetic board this fall! The beautiful fabric petals come from leftover quilting squares and are carefully crafted together. The magnets are super strong so they will keep your notes and papers stuck!

This wonderful kanzashi magnet set is just the right thing to spruce up your refrigerator or dry erase board. Three magnets are included in this warm flower set.
BySarahLynn made these kanzashi flowers by using leftover quilting squares and folding them into individual petals. The petals are then strung together and have a button added for decoration. Felt is used on the back for stability. This is where the super strong neodymium magnet is attached.
Each fabric flower is approximately 2"(5cm) in diameter and has a 1/4"(.6cm) magnet adhered to the back.

find it here: BySaraLynn

Thursday

russell+hazel


I love the russel+hazel story because it is so much like my own... Chris Plantan started making binders for her daughter at school and after a bit of hard work and some trial and error, her business soared! I love the clean and crisp look. Here is what they are featuring on their web front page... pushing the understood labor day clothing rule with a white line of beautiful office products... beautiful and wonderful for late summer/early fall... whatever you want to call these warm September days... Find Russell+Hazel here!

Thursday Threads


{photo by naturalamber}

Fun and informational threads from the etsy forums during the week ending September 23!


What's your work space look like? by krugsecologic


Enjoy!



Home Office on Etsy: valerydesignwrks


{picture by valerydesignwrks}

Keep track of time with this little birdie clock by valerydesignwrks! This adorable clock doubles as a timepiece and wall decoration for any season and place!

This is an illustrative wall hanging clock. Technical information Layer glued frame: Birch veneer, Clear acrylic lacquer, Clock face: Polypropylene, Backing: Polystyrene, Front protection: Glass, Hands: Aluminum, Dimensions: 9" x 9" x 2" (23cm x 23cm x 5cm)m, * Batteries are sold separately 1 x AA size 1.5V battery required.

Find it here: valerydesignwrks

Wednesday

Home Office on Etsy: mackenzieframes



{picture by mackenzieframes}

Use mackenzieframes' decorative square picture frame to display your favorite fall memories, like going back to school or Halloween! This bright orange frame has a distressed finish and gold detailing on the inner edge. Super cute for any home office! Click the link for sizes!

Two bright orange frames with an inner gold edge and a slightly distressed finish. The print is of mackenzieframes' young ginger cat called Billie. It comes with the frames, or perhaps you have a favorite cat picture of your own! The back of frame and strut-back are covered by them, with their textured black paper that gives a deluxe feel to the frames. The opening system are sprung steel clips for ease of use. The frame will stand or hang. (Screw-eyes and cord supplied separately in zip bag to facilitate horizontal or vertical hanging).

Find it here: mackenzieframes

Tuesday

Home Office on Etsy: aQuickStudy


{picutre by aQuickStudy}

Have fun doing your duties with aQuickStudy's to-do-list notepad! 50 sheets of 15 things to do can help you get a lot done! See how far along you are in your tasks with the percent complete bars and check each job off when you've finished!

Keep track of your to do list on this stylish, brightly colored to do list notepad, complete with percent complete bars and a fun overall success rate tracker! These extra-large, 50 sheet notepads (5.5" x 8.5") have space for 15 tasks, bars where you can keep track of how far along you are, and a extra spot to check off each item along the bottom (because checking things off is the BEST part of any to do list). Finish your list and use the blank back for doodles or notes!

find it here: aQuickStudy

Home Office on Etsy: Zipper8Design


{picture by Zipper8Design}

No desk can be complete without Mustache Bob, whose large nose and bushy eyebrows can bring a smile to any face! Made from re-purposed, sanitized tin cans, Zipper8design's pencil holder guarantees satisfaction, as the bottom is covered with felt to prevent clanging, and the rim is sealed with ribbon to prevent cuts. This unique creation comes in a variety of colors to match your home or office!

Looking for a unique pencil cup to hold your desk supplies? Then you’ll love Zipper8Design's new Funny Faces line of Pencil Cups. Shown here is Mustache Bob, known for his large nose and bushy eyebrows. (And his mustache of course!)

Mustache Bob comes in a variety of colors, as well as any custom color you might like (within reason of course). If you are interested in a specific color that you don’t see here, please send them a message and I’m sure you can work something out.

This listing is for 1 Mustache Bob Pencil Cup, in the color ORANGE. Please see their other listings for alternate color choices. (Pencils NOT included.) Each cup is 4.5 inches (11 cm) tall and the cup opening is 2.75" (7 cm) wide.

Each pencil cup is made from a re-purposed tin can. Each can has been sanitized with boiling water, completely painted, and sealed with a varnish sealant. The bottom of the interior has been covered in soft black felt to protect your pencils and pens from scratching the bottom of the can (as well as clanking too loudly!) The exterior bottom surface of the can has been covered in a layer of soft sheet foam, to protect your desk surface, and to minimize any sliding around. The rim of the can has been covered in a black ribbon, to protect you from any possible sharp edges.

Find it here: Zipper8Design

Monday

Home Office on Etsy: Wood Pond Designs


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Add some zest to your fridge or magnetic board with these adorable magnetic buttons by Wood Pond Designs! The set is covered with autumn-colored fabric and has super strength so the buttons will stick!

Handmade Fabric Covered Button Magnet Set in Autumn Colors. Jazz up your fridge or magnetic bulletin board with this set of four fabric covered magnets in burnt orange, amber yellow, and moss green. 5/8" size with SUPER strong, but tiny rare earth magnets adhered to the back.

Find them here: woodponddesigns

Saturday

Lunch Box Makeover



{photo: Dana Gallagher and Real Simple}

We are back at school and have been so now for a few weeks. Already in the dulldrums for the lunch hours, I have been searching for some new ideas for mid day! Over at Real Simple, they are one step ahead of me and have created 10 new sandwiches for lunch box makeovers! I know my home office functions better when the fam is well taken care of all day long!

Enjoy some new ideas here: Real Simple.

Home Office on Etsy: box64studios


{picture by box64studios}

Spice up your duties with box64studios' decorated clipboard! It's diligently crafted for you to use in your home, office, or home office! When you take some time off from your tasks, hang it up for decoration!

This clipboard will add a little flavor to any home or office. It is made with unique specialty paper, only the strongest adhesive, and excellent craft. Coated with a light lacquer spray to give durability and slight water-resistance.
Consider hanging a few of these in a row on your wall for functional wall art.
9 x 12.5

Find it here:
box64studios

Thursday

Happy Halloween from Crown Bindery





Fun bookmarks from The Papered Crown, one of our shops on Etsy!! Really fun for the big day... a home office alternative to candy. Well... maybe a little candy to go with the bookmark is fun, too!

Happy Halloween
Originally uploaded by crownbindery

Home Office on Etsy: chromalab


{picture by chromalab}

Chromalab's orange burst clock is the perfect way to spruce up your walls! Made from plywood with a quartz mechanism, this clock runs smoothly and is a chic touch for your home!

We say it's time your walls had more color! This is a hand made, hand painted 9.5 inch wide birch plywood clock. The quartz mechanism is made in the USA, and the clock face is made in a Boston studio. They use low VOC Benjamin Moore Aura paints for the designs. This clock is made to order and typically ships 2 weeks after ordering. Rush orders are available on request for an additional fee. Please contact them at info(at)chromalab.net with any questions you might have. They'd love to hear from you!

Find it here: chromalab

Wednesday

Home Office on Etsy: IcedMoments

{picture by IcedMoments}

Brighten up your bulletin board with these exciting orange pushpins handmade with glass by IcedMoments! Made using lampwork beading techniques, these little accessories are created lovingly and carefully. They can make any old cork board cute and add character to your display!

These cheerful glass push pins will really brighten up your cork board. Each push pin is made lovingly by hand and each one is truly unique. You will receive the nine pins shown in the photos, in a gift box. These pins are made using traditional lampwork beadmaking techniques. Start with an ordinary plastic-headed push pin. After removing the plastic head (bash it with a hammer!) the glass is directly melted on to the resulting pin shaft. The glass is shaped and decorated on the glass head using modified lampworking techniques. These are very eye-catching push pins. Think of them as jewelry for your cork board.

Find them here: IcedMoments

Tuesday

Home Office on Etsy: gingerbreadstreet

{photo by gingerbreadstreet}


Ginderbreadstreet's homey rustic chalkboard is the perfect touch for any home to start off the fall! The board comes in handy and the old-school look could add to the decor of your house or event any season of the year!


This lovely and practical wooden framed chalkboard will look great in your house! Add it to your kitchen or office for quick reminder notes, organization or use it for a wedding to message your guests.

The chalkboard frame is made of reclaimed wood.

Our chalkboard can be used hanging.Wipes clean with a damp cloth and you will receive chalk and a small eraser with your chalkboard.

Chalkboard Measures 11.5"x9"


Find it here: gingerbreadstreet

Martha Stewart Personal Study Center

{Photo: MarthaStewart.com}

This is just great for back to school! (And the back of this little boy's head reminds me of my little buddy Thomas, who is now in middle school and certainly outgrown this set up :)!

Kids are more likely to get organized and study longer, even in a busy room, when a cardboard carton is turned into a personal study center. I found this in my inbox today from the creative team at Martha Stewart!

Click here to find out more: Martha Stewart - Organizing Tip of the Day

Saturday

Put to the test: Typing Class

{photo: michelemaule}

Take a peek at Typeracer.com, a free site where you can see how effective that high school typing class really was. Put your fingers on the right keys (asdf and jkl;) and compete against others! Thanks Real Simple for telling me about this site in your September 2010 issue.

What is the fastest score? 207 words per minute. What is your score ?? :) I'll let you know mine when I am a bit more competitive!




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