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4 Ways To Create a Stylish Office Desk at Home

Fill your home office with pretty and inspiring things

Photography: Miguel Nacianceno (Main Photo)

If you have a home office or study room at home, you can easily transform it into a chic space that can help you be more productive.

Whether you have a secretary desk or a plain table, you can have a comfortable work area where you can showcase your passions. Let these ideas help you come up with a work station that you will surely love.

Choose colorful storage pieces

Make your work space livelier by opting for colorful pieces like file holders in pastel colors and shelves in bright hues. These shades will work perfectly with your plain wall.

RL Tip: Do you have a plain bookshelf? Click here for ideas on how you can accessorize it.

Photo by Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions.

Add an inspiring backdrop

Whether you're studying or working on reports for work, it's nice to have a piece that will instantly inspire you to work harder. You can add photos of your family or a vision board of all your goals in life. You can set these up on the wall in front of your desk.

You can also hang a corkboard to make it easier for you to display photos and stick notes. Do you have a favorite quote or phrase from a book? You can have these words framed and displayed, too! 

Photo by Paolo Feliciano.

Use everyday items as decor pieces

Old glass vases and mason jars can hold small office supplies like paper clips, pens, and thumb tacks. When placed in clear containers, these items can serve as instant accents for your space, too!

RL Tip: Do you love displaying your books? You can craft your own bookend! Click here to learn how.

Photo by Miguel Nacianceno.

Opt for sturdy furniture

To be able to maximize every inch of space and create an efficient work area, investing on quality furniture pieces is a must. Some of the pieces that you may want to consider include: a sturdy desk, a comfortable chair, and a table lamp. Pick a chair that provides comfort while also serving as an accent to your space.

Click here to learn more about chairs.

Photo by At Maculangan.

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