27 Awesome Ideas for Your Home Office

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27 Awesome Ideas for Your Home Office

With so many of us working from home now I thought it was a good time to do a post on how to create the perfect home office. If you're working from home now or just want to fix up your home office then this is the post for you. In this post I'll show you 11 ways to instantly improve your home office space. This include ideas to increase both style and function like the best desks, office chairs and even fun signs that every home office needs. I'll also show you 27 amazing home offices to get you inspired for your mini-makeover.

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Decide if you Need Multiple Workspaces

When setting up an office space the first thing to consider is how many workspaces you want to have. Do the kids, your spouse or roommate need to work in there too? In my house we have myself and 3 students working at the same time. If you also need to accommodate multiple workspaces check out the ideas below to do it in style whether you have a lot or a little space to work with.

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Below are some of my favorite finds for setting up an office with multiple work spaces.

HOME OFFICE FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | OFFICE SIGN

TWO | SMALL GLASS DESK

THREE | SET OF 2 WHITE MODERN CHAIRS

FOUR | SET OF 2 FAUX LEATHER CHAIRS

FIVE | MODERN DESK

Choosing the Right Home Office Desk

Now, that you have figured out how many desks you need you want to consider how much work space you will need. Do you need a huge desk to spread out all of your papers or will a small desk with a small computer work just fine? Check out the office set ups below to get ideas of how you can maximize your workspace.

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Check out the best desks in every style below

HOME OFFICE DESKS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | LARGE SAWHORSE DESK

TWO | RUSTIC 4 DRAWER DESK

THREE | WHITE MODERN DESK

FOUR | WHITE METAL DESK WITH DRAWERS

FIVE | MODERN EXPRESSO DESK

Choose the Best Spot for Your Desk

If your office has a gorgeous view like the one below then where to place your desk is a no-brainer. But for the rest of us think about whether you want to face a wall with shelves or art, or if you want your desk in the center of the room facing the door?

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Pick Your Colors for Your Home Office

Color choice is an important part of your home office that many don’t think about. Your home office color choice is a very personal decision and it depend on how you want to feel in your office. If you have a stressful job go for calming colors like neutrals, and light blues and greens. Colors found in nature work great to create calm vibes. If you want to feel energized and inspired add your favorite bright pops of color to the room. Check out some gorgeous home office below to see how they added color to make their office their own.

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Storage Solutions for Your Home Office

You have to think about storage for your home office. Luckily there are tons of beautiful storage solutions that can either conceal or display all of your stuff. You could go all out like the office below with gorgeous built in bookshelves or a simpler solution like adding floating shelves, or baskets to add extra storage.

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Storage can be beautiful and functional. Below are my favorite home office storage solutions that will provide beauty & function to your home office.

HOME OFFICE STORAGE SOLUTIONS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | WOODEN FLOATING SHELVES

TWO | WHITE 5 DRAWER STORAGE

THREE | SEAGRASS ROLLING FILE CABINET

FOUR | BLACK OFFICE STORAGE UNIT

FIVE | GREY 2 PACK STORAGE BIN

SIX | 3 PACK HANGING FILE HOLDER

SEVEN | 4 TIER BOOKSHELF

Choose the Right Lighting

Lighting in very important in your office especially if you are working from home and spending a lot of time in there. Bright overhead lights often are not the best for your eyes especially when staring at a computer screen. Try a desk lamp or softer overhead lighting or both to find what works best for you. Check out some of the home office lighting choices below.

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Check out stylish desk lamps for your home office below.

HOME OFFICE DESK LAMPS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | DESK LAMP WITH FABRIC SHADE

TWO | ARCHITECT TABLE LAMP

THREE | BLACK MODERN DESK LAMP

FOUR | BLACK ANTIQUE STYLE LAMP

FIVE | SPIRAL LAMP

SIX | EDISON TABLE LAMP

SEVEN | WHITE TOUCH CONTROL LAMP

EIGHT | FABRIC SHADE LAMP WITH CHARGER

NINE | LED LAMP WITH USB PORT

Find the Perfect Home Office Chair

You will be spending a lot of time in your home office chair so make sure you find one with the right support and comfort. A little style won’t hurt either. Below are three beautiful home offices that incorporate stylish and supportive office chairs.

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When you are picking an office chair you will want to consider both style and comfort. Check out my favorite office chairs that have both below.

HOME OFFICE CHAIRS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | WHITE LEATHER OFFICE CHAIR

TWO | GREY ARMLESS CHAIR

THREE | MID CENTURY MODERN LEATHER CHAIR

FOUR | TEAL UPHOLSTERED OFFICE CHAIR

FIVE | AQUA OFFICE CHAIR

SIX | BLACK LEATHER OFFICE CHAIR

How to Create a Home Office in a Small Space

If you have a small space to work with you can still make a beautiful home office. The key is to use every inch of that space. Above the wall where you place your desk put a bulletin board or shelves to hold papers and supplies. A desk with drawers is a must to hide the office supplies and give you as much work space as possible. Check out below this stylish home corner office to get some inspiration.

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Add Plants to Your Home Office

Plants add life and energy to your home office and make the perfect accessory. If you are starting from scratch just pick up one new succulent for your desk and you will be surprised how much it will lighten up your work space. Below check out how these home owners have incorporated beautiful plants into their home office design.

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I have picked out some of my favorite fake and real plants. Depending on your green thumb skills choose your favorite for your home office below.

HOME OFFICE PLANTS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | FAKE CACTUS OFFICE PLANTS

TWO | GLASS VASE PLANT TERRARIUM

THREE | PLANTER BULB

FOUR | CERAMIC SUCCULENT PLANTERS

FIVE | 3 PACK HOUSE PLANTS

SIX | MINI ARTIFICIAL EUCALYPTUS

SEVEN | 5 PACK SUCCULENT PLANTS

EIGHT | REAL 12 INCH PLANT

NINE | 16 INCH MONEY TREE

Surround Yourself with Inspiration

Your home office should be a place of inspiration but not only for those of us in creative fields. Inspiration will light up your mind no matter what your career is. Creating an inspirational office area may be easier than you think. Start gathering pictures of what you love this could be as easy as downloading them online. Next pick out an assortment of frames and then map out how you want to place them over your desk. You could also start off with a bulletin board and display your favorite photos and art. Check out these gorgeous inspirational office spaces below to get some more ideas to get you started.

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I have picked out my favorite frames so you can create your own office gallery wall as well as some beautiful art to inspire you in your space. Check it out below.

HOME OFFICE FRAMES & ART | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | 10 PIECE WOODEN FRAME SET

TWO | WATERCOLOR MOUNTAIN PRINT SET OF 3

THREE | MINIMALIST ART PRINTS

FOUR | 9 PIECE BLACK FRAMES

FIVE | SET OF 3 TREE RING PRINTS

SIX | MOUNTAINS ON CANVAS ART

SEVEN | PRETTY BULLETIN BOARD

Add Your Style and Personality

The last step I recommend in your home office makeover is actually the most fun, adding your style and personality to your space. Do you love boho, modern, traditional or farmhouse style? Are there certain colors that you are instantly drawn too? If so, then add this to your space. This is a place where you could be spending a lot of time so make it a spot that you love. If you don’t have time or money for a whole office rehaul just start small with some accessories that you love. Check out below how these homeowners have let their style and personality shine through their office.

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I love how in this office they added tons of personality with signs all around the work area. If you want to steal this style check out my favorite home office signs below.

HOME OFFICE STORAGE SIGNS | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | BLACK METAL OFFICE SIGN

TWO | DO MORE OF WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY SIGN

THREE | ON A CALL DO NOT DISTURB KNOB HANGER

FOUR | OFFICE SWEET OFFICE PRINTABLE

FIVE | CUSTOM MOM’S OFFICE DOOR SIGN

SIX | STAY HUMBLE WORK HARD WOOD SIGN

SEVEN | OFFICE WALL DECAL

EIGHT | ASSISTANT TO THE REGIONAL MANAGER SIGN

NINE | CUSTOM OFFICE DOOR SIGN

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If you want to add a little style with office accessories my favorites are below.

PRETTY OFFICE ACCESSORIES | WHERE TO FIND

ONE | DECORATIVE PINK FILE FOLDERS

TWO | ROSE GOLD HANGING FILE ORGANIZER

THREE | MARBLE HANGING FILE FOLDERS

FOUR | TROPICAL FILE FOLDERS

FIVE | LIGHT GREEN PAPER TRAY

SIX | ROSE GOLD TIERED PAPER ORGANIZER

SEVEN | ROSE GOLD 5 IN IN DESK ORGANIZER

If you are working from home or just have a home office that is used on occasion hopefully you have gained so inspiration from this post. I have showed you 27 amazing home offices to get you inspired to create the office of your dreams. You now have 11 steps that you can follow to create the perfect office just for you. If you don’t have time and money for a full makeover just try adding a few new accessories that you love to create that space that you will want to work in everyday! Are you working from home? Leave a comment and let me know how it’s going.

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