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  • Lindsay Stokes Kennedy

Creating an Inspiring Study Space: Design Tips for Back-to-School Success

As the temperature rises, keeping your bedroom cool and comfortable becomes essential for a restful night's sleep.

As the back-to-school season approaches, the kids are gearing up for another year of learning, growth, and academic achievements. One key aspect that greatly influences productivity and motivation is the study environment. A well-designed study space can foster creativity, focus, and a positive attitude towards learning.

We're sharing our top tips for creating an inspiring study space that will set you up for back-to-school success. Here's to starting the school year off right!



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No. 1 | Set up Your Study Area

The first step in creating an inspiring study space is to find the right location within your home. Choose an area that is quiet, well-lit, and free from distractions. We know that it can be challenging to carve out an area to be solely dedicated to studying, so we love incorporating dual-function designs so that you can focus on school when needed, and close all of the homework and papers away when it's time for a break.

No. 2 | Incorporate Organization

A cluttered study space can lead to a cluttered mind. Keep your study area neat and organized by having ample storage solutions such as shelves, drawers, or file organizers. Decorative paper trays and boxes are the perfect solution to storing away important materials, while keeping the space aesthetically pleasing.

designer tip: textbooks not quite fitting into your ideal color scheme? turn them backwards to let them blend into the background, and add in decorative bookends to dress up the space!

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No. 3 | Add Motivational Elements

Make your study space uniquely yours by adding personal touches and elements that inspire you. We love a motivational quote in a cute frame, some mellow artwork to help de-stress, or photographs of loved ones to create a positive and encouraging atmosphere. Incorporating elements that reflect your interests and passions helps keep a study space from feeling sterile, and makes it feel more like a welcome and important part of your home.

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