The view through my office window at work. Not too bad.
But let's face it, most workplace office interiors are boring, uninspiring, or downright soul-crushing. What's a vintage-loving gal to do? Luckily for me, I have a small private office all to myself at my workplace. Furthermore, not too many people actually come to my office on a regular basis, so I have an added bit of freedom regarding what I do with it. So what did I do? I added some vintage touches that I think make a big difference.
Vintage office style tip #1 - Add vintage furniture.
I can't have a vintage desk at work, due to the need for a computer keyboard drawer, so I added this shabby vintage dresser to my office. I adore the paint peeking through on the knobs - I smile everytime I look at these knobs.
I also added this shabby wire stand - perfect for holding my journal articles.
Vintage Office Style Tip #2 - Add vintage art.
An old floral oil painting found at a junk shop.
A vintage print that husband brought back from a Seine river-side stand in Paris while on a business trip.
Vintage office style tip #3 - Add vintage lighting.
A funky lamp passed on to me from one of my mother's friends.
Vintage office style tip #4 - Display a vintage collection.
Scattered around are the vintage green pottery pots I've collected over the years. Here are are few in a vintage bookshelf that I added to the top of my filing cabinet.