Flickr Find: Sara's Sleek Home Office Space

In a small space there's not always a lot of room to bring in a regular sized desk; spreading out papers and magazines is a luxury normally reserved for the dining table. But what we hadn't thought of was using a long, narrow desk. Sara's home office has a nice narrow desk with some colorful walls and prints, and for a refreshing change, black expedit shelves.

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Working on a laptop we don't need a deep desk to accommodate a monitor. So looking at Sara's home office we're inspired: a long narrow desk could meet our needs without jutting into the room and taking up a lot of space. We also love that from the looks of things Sara was able to fit a filing cabinet underneath her desktop (which she says is from Ikea and looks to us like the Malm occasional table) to add some storage to help keep paperwork clutter to a minimum.

We love the deep aqua color of her walls along with prints from strawberry luna that add some orange and blue to the mix and it's a nice change to see a black expedit shelf instead of the classic white. It's also nice to see shelves that aren't overflowing with things (like our own shelves) with room for plants, tins, books and...space.

Also check out Sara's Etsy Shop filled with great hand printed tea towels, prints, totebags and notebooks.

(Image: Sara Girls Can Tell)