BEYOND THE BOOKS: HERE IS MY BLOGGING UNIVERSE

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Hello, bloggers!  Today I would like to participate in a feature from KissinBlueKaren’s Beyond the Books.

Every week, we visit a topic, and today’s is Where I Blog.  (With photos).

So, I’m in.  I love talking about my places and spaces, and in July, I had a temporary blogging space in my dining area, due to house guests in my office.

 

 

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And on that Baker’s Rack, which you see in the right corner (above), here’s where I kept my coffee cup (below):

 

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Now, in August, and going forward, I am back in my office, blogging away at my “normal” work station:

 

 

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Here is the other side of that room, which gives you a peek into my whole blogging ambience:

 

 

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What does your blogging space look like?  Come on by and share!

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18 thoughts on “BEYOND THE BOOKS: HERE IS MY BLOGGING UNIVERSE

  1. I use a throw pillow under the laptop to get it to the right height on my lap, and I have a table w/ shelves on one side and a small tabletop on the other. Also, because it’s just me, I can leave things in reach space on the floor. When I get up that’s where the computer goes!

    I notice that not only do we like many of the same books, we also decorate in a similar style. I have a baker’s rack, thin pine corner cupboard, tan couch, etc. And I used to have a great retro dining set that I lost in a breakup. But yours has a round top, never seen that before.

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    1. Thanks, Elizabeth, and except for when I have house guests, like I did for all of July, I can leave things where I want them, too. Maybe, after seeing your set-up and those of others, I can become more flexible.

      I LOVE Baker’s Racks, and I must have looked in a dozen stores before I found this one in a shop that was going out of business. It had to fit my requirements: no glass shelves (I hate those!), and some wood as well as metal shelves. I had it in another part of the dining area, but ended up moving it so it was more visible from everywhere else when you come in the door. I wanted it to be a focal point. Of course, for me to move it on my own, I had to take everything off and then carefully slide it…LOL.

      My kids yell at me for doing things on my own, especially with a bad back…but if I waited for one of them to help, I’d still be waiting.

      The retro dining set was one I got from a consignment shop, and it was in my guest house before I sold that place. It seemed perfect for my downsized space.

      Glad you could stop by!

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  2. Your blogging spaces look so cozy! My walls are still mostly bare. I pretend I’m going through a minimalist phase, but the truth is I’m just lazy. I use busy as an excuse a lot. 🙂

    I love your retro table! My aunt loves all things Coke. I am sure she’d be jealous. 🙂

    Thank you for sharing and have a great weekend!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Wendy; I do love sharing my spaces and visiting the spaces of others.

      When my kids were little, I didn’t have much time to focus on my spaces. I started the Coca Cola collecting when I was decorating my guest house on my property in the foothills. After selling, I brought those things into my smaller space; they seemed more suitable than my larger pieces.

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    1. Thanks, Heather, I bought the Coca Cola stuff for my guest house in the foothills, and when I sold both the main house and the guest house to downsize, this furniture seemed to fit in my new space.

      I love having the more or less permanent desk, which is really just a drop leaf table that once “lived” in other rooms.

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  3. Karen Blue

    Your office is awesome with books on the left and books on the right. That would inspire me to get those reviews written so I could move on to the next. I totally need an office.
    Thanks for playing long this week!

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    1. Thanks, Karen, I do seem to need a “visual” to help motivate me, even though I also have notebooks and a blog where I track my books…

      When I first moved here, I had sooo many unread books (166), so I’m happy to have fewer print books to manage.

      The number of e-books seem to be growing, however…sigh.

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  4. katarguelles

    I love all the Coca Cola memorabilia you have and especially the table! That is a really cute room. And your blogging space is great – you have a lot of room.

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  5. Red Iza

    I love your juke-box (radio ?) on the first picture, I wish I had one like that ! And your office looks so cozy and comfortable 🙂 Thanks for sharing !

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