A Frugal Study Space!
When it comes to study sessions and boring life admin, we'd rather be filling our shopping baskets than a spreadsheet. So to help you find your way to that desk chair, we're lighting up your study with a seriously beaut collection of copper and marble stationery to help you write, organise and procrastinate (Instagram editing, obviously). With the assistance of our fashionable friend Alex Stedman, of The Frugality, we're showing you how to 'do the desk'. Prepare to hit our stores with copper and marble heart-eyes, we're officially making desk dreams come true...
Copper has been catching our eye for a long while now, with jewellery, interiors, and even makeup, blinding the high street with a bright metallic edge. So, with our magpie fingertips at the ready, we’re heading for Primarket, to peruse this new range of shiny copper goodness. From A4 notebooks for dreaded essay planning, to heart-print shopping list pads for more important endeavours, ahem, we are obsessed with the collection and how perfectly it suits our copper-coated boudoirs.
Marble and copper clip set £2.50, monochrome tapes £1.50
Ms Frugality is all about delicious deskware, and with a study space as fabulous as her wardrobe, we’re all for taking her interior lessons. With expert advice on living a frugal lifestyle, from capsule wardrobes, to budget travel tips, she’s one savvy fashionista. Alex has us desperate to get our hands on the latest Primark stationery drop, as well as a ton of glossy magazines to recreate this killer moodboard – inspo much?
A4 copper blend notebook £3, heart shopping pad (in accessory set) £5
So what are our top tips for organizing that desk to interior perfection? A clean space will help you focus, so whether you’re getting to grips with mathematical sums, or catwalk style advice, clear that desk to start afresh. No one likes clutter, so prioritise a pen pot and file holder to keep mess to a minimum (leaving enough room for that necessary cuppa). Finally, keep the inspiration flowing with creative quotes or your fave images, best friends and beaut beaches are the pics that keep us motivated! Pin these to a quirky moodboard or perch on your computer screen for a constant ‘fist-punch’ reminder of your future #goals.
With some Stedman study inspiration (read all about her stationery addiction here), and our tips for an on-point desk, it’s time to pop to Primark! The range hits stores this month, so you can fill that back-to-school handbag in time for September. We know, we know, early wake up calls and thinking about anything besides buttering your toast before 11am is a struggle, but spicing up your stationery stash is sure to help. Marble crocodile clips? Leopard print tapes? Copper pen pots? Yep, for real, we’ll race you to the store shopaholics and students.