To tell you about myself, I'm going to start with an embarrassing story from my childhood. I was a huge bookworm and would stay up into the wee hours of the night reading. Therefore, my parents instituted a policy that I had to be in my room by 9pm, but I didn't have to "go to bed" (this was 3rd grade so I was 8). Now, I didn't just read after 9pm. On weekends I would also work on craft projects! 

Mother's Day was coming up and I wanted to make something special. I decided the most grown-up thing I could make my mom was a desk organizer. I went about the house looking for "supplies" to make her this gift. I worked diligently until about 3 or 4 in the morning, hot glue gunning my way to the most authentic replication of a desk set I could image. When I was satisfied with my efforts, I fell into bed imagining how impressed she would be with her desk set. 

The next morning I couldn't contain my excitement to show off my crafting skills (wayyyy before Pinterest!) and brought out her gift. Both my parents gasped in surprise and started laughing so hard I almost cried. What did I do? What was so funny??


Remember how I hunted the house for supplies? One of those "treasure chests" was the bathroom garbage where I found the "perfect" pen holders. Just the right size, made of sturdy cardboard.... how was I to know WHAT these were? At 8 years old I was still oblivious to womanhood.

This story is now a staple of my parents "funny stories"- I hope it makes you laugh the way it does us!

My love of office decor is still going strong, but don't worry - I won't be making any of the items you see on Decorate Your Desk!

Feel free to email me with any questions or comments you may have!

FANS Founder


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