Can Organization Be Stylish….You Bet

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So please tell me…

Can you pat your head and rub your belly at the same time?

Is the grass really greener on the other side?

Did “Gnarly” really mean very cool in the 1980s?

Do you count your chickens before they hatch?

Can you really have your cake and eat it too?

When saying good bye to others, do you find yourself saying, “Catch you on the flip side?”

The apple doesn’t fall too far off the tree, does it?

Are you one who uses “groovy” to describe something

so excellent?

Can you really gag someone with a spoon?

Do you think you can be organized and stylish at the same time?  Do you think that something that looks so good can take minutes to put together?

You bet… And my Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery Wall Manager proves that it is possible.

I have tried for a while to find something that fit the “look” of my office aesthetically, at the same time being completely functional. I mean who doesn’t need a place to write notes, jot important events on a calendar, and store bills that need to get paid all while looking stylish?   Besides, being organized also helps me be productive. To achieve this stylish, organized and productive system, I started with an open frame that I painted to coordinate with the room.

Next, I cut a piece of foam board to fit inside the frame and covered it with fabric, using spray adhesive to secure to the foam board.


I placed my Martha Stewart Home Office Wall Manager – available in black and white, exclusively from Staples – on my board to determine the placement before securing it with the nails that were provided with the kit. There is also a built-in level to help keep things straight. This is perfect for people like me who tend to “eyeball” when hanging things on the wall. Is that you too?

As soon as the board went up, I immediately started to feel more organized because everything now has a place on the wall and is visible to me when sitting at my desk… and paying bills.


Oh and for the record… the grass is only greener on the other side if it gets more water and fertilizer.

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