The following is a guest post
More and more people are working from home these days. Creating a space in the house to work from home or manage the household means making a home office that works for you. As long as you have electrical outlets for the computer and light fixtures to illuminate your space, a designated room or a small nook can become a beautiful, functional home office. Here are 8 home office ideas that we love and think will work for you.
Home Design Decorating (via)
Smart storage solutions will help your home office work for you. White wood file cabinets support the work surface and provide a spacious working area. Make sure to look for cabinets like the ones above that look like built in cabinets.
Decorating Ideas for Home (via)
Custom built in cabinets is the ultimate design idea for a home office that works. Tons of storage options, like open shelves and drawers, keep the space organized.
Home Klondike (via)
Multifunctional home offices can do double or triple the work. This airy country style home office is also a sewing and crafts workroom with customized storage options. A longer desk lamp is really helpful in this kind of set up to help illuminate a lot of the work space.
Home Design Decoration Ideas (via)
This well coordinated home office space shows that organization can be beautiful. Coordinate office accessories with wall or wallpaper colors to create a unified, polished space. Fabric covered bulletin boards are always fun and useful.
Home Office Decoration Ideas (via)
The best thing about a home office is that it isn’t a generic cubicle. Customize your home office to suit your taste—you’ll want to spend more time in the space and will be more productive. Notice how beautiful table lamps can provide adequate lighting for work while adding a stylish touch to the room’s design.
Home office furniture can be borrowed from other rooms in the house. This wing back chair makes a cozy office chair.
Inspiration for Home (via)
Even the smallest space can be a functional home office. A closet is a great space for a desk—you can always close the doors and hide any clutter you may have.
A soothing color palette or a monochrome color scheme create a sophisticated home office. A long work surface makes ample room for a computer and projects.