PUNCHY BRIGHT COLORFUL DESKS

Not to grouse that it's Monday again, but wouldn't buckling down to work or pay the bills be that much more fun if you had a punchy watermelon red or mandarine orange desk to park yourself at!?  I totally think so!

It's on my mind because I'm giving a current client a fun little vintage writing desk that I'm having lacquered in bright mandarine orange, much like this glossy Room Service desk I used in a past client's super fun and colorful office once.

It's a pretty approachable DIY project too!  Search your local thrift shops or Craigslist for an old desk (as you'll see below, almost any style from traditional to modern works for this) and slap some paint on it (both Nick Olsen and Jenny Komenda from Little Green Notebook say that Rustoleum's "Safety Red" spray enamel is a good way to go.)

rosa beltran design

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Blu Dot desk
vintage steelcase desk painted red 
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CB2 go-cart desk
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Next up this week:  I've got some great inspiration photos to share with you for how and when to use rattan chairs like that lovely little number up above, plus a great bargain shopping source for them!

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