The joy of vintage office supplies


In a magnificently stuffed antique shop in Royal Oak, Maryland (Eastern Shore) last week I was reminded of how much I love vintage office supplies.  They combine my love of all things patina, quality, age, and good design with office organizing.  I gasped when amongst the thousands of odd and beautiful objects, a vintage brass letter sorter jumped into my arms.  Since I already have one vintage letter sorter, sadly, I put this one back on the shelf.  Next time you run to Amazon or Staples, expand yourself to include thrift stores, vintage shops, and Etsy in your search for that perfect office supply.  If there’s a more beautiful letter sorter out there thank this one that would function just as well as any step rack, I’ve never seen one!

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Office Organizing Expert Kacy Paide loves to do what most people hate: organize offices & paper.

She works with folks who are desperate for a more functional, more beautiful, more inspiring office. Kacy has been a Professional Organizer since 2001 and has worked with over 500 clients. Call her crazy, but she loves a good mess and wants to fix yours. Learn her time-tested solutions in her eBook, The Inspired Office: Organize Your Life One Paper at a Time. Based in Silver Spring, MD, Kacy is nationally available for consulting & speaking.