You get up, eat some breakfast, shower, get dressed (maybe) and head to your home office to start your work day (in no particular order). If you are not loving your home office space, you may not be loving your work so much, or at least not loving to do work in your space.
Making your home office into a stylish place, possibly even the most stylish room in your home, just takes a bit of re-thinking your home office environment.
So here’s some ideas to give your home office a picker-upper and make it the office you LOVE working and being in. And, most of all, an office that inspires work and creativity.
Open space doesn’t have to mean same space for home office
A stylish room divider that compliments the room while dividing the home office space is a good alternative to an open space design.
Turn home office wall space into art
Adding a bit of distinction on one wall with creative paint work or wallpaper can bring character and style to your office area.
Match your home office style with a wall art design
Get creative here and check out some specialty stores that carry wall art, or make your own!
Add functionality to your home office wall space
A chalkboard wall will let your creativity explode in your home office, and it can be a lot of fun marking up the wall.
A paper roll for the wall also works for note-taking …
A framed clipboard center can organize those special papers in style without looking like clutter.
Keep your family, friends and favorite places in view with a photo collection
Photos around the office remind you of your loved ones and/or memorable places, making work so much more pleasant.
Light up your home office space with special lighting
Office lighting is important and giving some style to your lighting solution is even better.
Create some nostalgia in the home office
What kind of article would this be if I didn’t include my own home office?! Obviously, I’m also into filmmaking and use decor that inspires me 🙂
Spice up home office bookshelves
Again, this is my home office area with a couple bookshelves that do not bore me. And I keep supplies and materials hidden in decorative storage luggage and book drawers.
And for a brighter look, white bookshelves with colored accessories add flavor to the space.
And, just for those special home office books …
Bring style to your desk with styled desk accessories
Forget boring desk accessories and go with all the cool desk accessory styles now available to us.
Maximize your desk area using the wall for office accessories
I came across this DIY accessory holder with a lot of character and had to share!
Show office file folders that have some style
Like desk accessories, file folders don’t have to be boring when they are in view in your home office space.
Stylize your home office filing system
If you can’t hide your filing cabinet, there are other solutions …
Paint your filing cabinet with chalkboard paint to write your own notes on.
Use office furniture that enhances the home office space
This is where style meets your personality or personal taste. Shop around to find the perfect fit!
Bring inspiration into the home office
If you’re like me who likes to keep things that inspire me in view, these inspiration boards are perfect ideas for the home office.
A cool office chair adds character and style to your home office space
To complete the look in your office, don’t forget the office chair!
Florals and plants will emphasize the home in home office
And lastly, let’s not forget to bring some life into your home office with florals and/or plants …
You can check out more on my Pinterest board!