Blu Monaco Modern Premium File Box Desk Organizer Set

If you’re like me, you have a pile of papers somewhere that you’ve been meaning to get to and sort, organize or file. I have several. My home office’s desk has usually got several piles, organized by order of importance, strewn about it. So when the opportunity arose to try out a set of Premium Home Organizer boxes from Blu Monaco Modern, I was so very game, and I’m so very glad I did.

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To start, Amazon’s “Stupid Shipping Crew” threw the package in a box with a couple of air pillows, and somehow assumed that was sufficient to keep these from getting beaten up during shipping. Suffice to say, it was not. But Blu Monaco immediately shipped out a set that was packaged moderately better and arrived pristine. I would have liked a little insert that described how one put the boxes together, but thankfully I did figure it out. These File Organizers are not just made well, out of paper covered heavy-duty cardboard, and they’re a joy to look at, as they can make the unsightly piles of papers on your desk, kitchen table, or coffee table a thing of the past. With a metal-rimmed label on the outside spine, it’s also easy to organize and store things like magazines (sorted by subject matter, natch) that sometimes are of irregular sizes and make storage a nightmare. I know I have more than a few cooking magazines with recipes for days that now, instead of stacking in my bookshelf , will have a more permanent and stylish home. They’re sturdy enough that I can pack them with papers, receipts, or magazines and never have to worry about them falling apart either.

If I had one complaint, and it’s the usual one, it’s that at $25.99, they’re pricey. At $19.99 they’d be priced perfectly, and they’ll have a hard time being competitive with other brands on Amazon or your local office supply store. But they are very well made, and look very sharp on the shelf, so the value of them is really up to you. I liked them I recommend them, and the seller’s service is top-notch.

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Ohuhu 12-Slot Faux-Leather Watch Box

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My husband, bless his heart, is kind of a watch junkie. With only one wrist and many watches, it means he has to cycle through them, and store some others for special occasions. Until very recently the SOP was to wrap the ones not worn in a microfiber cloth and store them in a drawer. Which, I’m told, beats taking them in and out of their original boxes. When Ohuhu offered me their 12-Slot “Leather” Watch Box, it seemed like a match made in heaven.

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Solidly constructed out of wood and then lined in a sumptuous beige felt, it sports a glass top and contrast-stiched outside, with a black polyurethane “leather” and white stitches.  The hinged top latches at the front with a high-polished chrome latch as well. Suitable for any desktop, counter, dresser or nightstand, it looks pretty high-end but will only set you back $17.99. And, when I think about the cost of some of Hubby’s watches, under $20 to protect them seems like a pittance. The cushions are decent enough, and we’ve found that, for the few not in use, it’s a perfect place to store his wedding bands (Both the everyday beater and the nice one for when we go out!). Considering that’s the extent of Hubby’s “jewelry”, this could just as easily be called his jewelry case too, if he’d let me. Hubby has watches that range in size from 38mm all the way up to 48mm, and they all fit without a hitch. We;;, one small one: His Sector 600 has a protruding crown guard, which means he can’t store it on the extreme right of the box, but not many watches have those, and a regular crown is no issue whatsoever.

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Sometimes it’s easy to overlook how quickly something like a watch can get damaged. Especially those with automatic movements. One drop could spell disaster, and cost hundreds of dollars to fix properly, if at all. When I think of Hubby’s nice watches wrapped in a simple cloth, I shudder to think that he ever stored them in such a fashion. I would spend twice as much to keep them stored safely, but thanks to Ohuhu, I don’t have to. and because it’s an Ohuhu product, you know it’s quality and made to last.

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