Mouse Pad Magic: The Best of DIY

At some point during my hiatus, a good friend of mine [Pankita of The Society & Co.] asked me where she could get a cute mousepad - she needed one for her workspace at Coty. I gladly took it upon myself to do a little bit of research on her behalf.

Cue the floating lightbulb and TA-DA! After hours on the train, desperately clinging onto my 4G connection, weaving in and out of tunnels, and praying that my prehistoric iPhone wouldn't die, I did it! I had to go for the do-it-yourself projects, of course. After all, this is a design blog intended to inspire the Kathryn Irelands of the world.  

Rounded up and neatly wrapped, this is your inspiration for a new desktop [or at least the start of it]. 


1. Gold Striped Mousepad by Homey Oh My!

2. Suede & Gold Leaf Polka Dot Mousepad by Lovely in Deed

3. Cubed Mousepad by Craft Hunter


Leather is a great way to add texture to a boring desk. Go for soft pastel colors to ring in the spring season. Winter is over and there's no reason to loom over lost snow days and crazy blizzards. 


For those who'd rather not haul out the man power to get the DIY projects done, the following are a few fabulous Etsy vendors who have done the work for you. All you have to do is click and add it to your shopping bag. 

  1. Handmade Mouse Mat with Wrist Rest by KonceptLeather
  2. Minimal Vegetable-Tanned Leather Mouse Pad by khadesign
  3. Pink Leather Mouse Pad by SiroganeLeatherWorks

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