6 Ideas for the Perfect Home Office Makeover

6 Ideas for the Perfect Home Office Makeover
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    The author Virginia Woolf once wrote that a writer needs a little money and a room with a view in order to make it in the profession.


Fortunately, this same piece of advice carries over to freelancers working from home or anyone looking to make good use of extra space.

Three-Piece Corner Desk

Consider setting up a workspace so that your view extends out a window. Letting in natural light by setting your desk by a window and squeezing in a matching bookshelf or chair is a great way to harness extra space and complement your decor. A black, three-piece corner desk could accentuate a leather-wrapped working chair and smoky-shaded bookshelf.

Transform a Nook

If your room has an awkward nook that you’re not quite sure how to put to use, then consider snuggling a bookshelf into that nook and setting up a desk in front of it. This could be your spot for catching up on the day’s news over a cup or two of coffee. You might want to line the shelves with racks of magazines and put a reading lamp on the table. A pen holder or some flowers off to the side never hurts either.

Home Office Meet Kitchen

Alexander Brothers Ltd suggests space-strapped freelancers might want to consider setting up a home office right on the border of a kitchen’s room divider. This can work when you ensure that the wall colors you go with are tranquil and relatively neutral in both rooms. Also, matching a desk or filing cabinet with your kitchen fixtures can increase the balance between one room and the other. As a bonus, you can grab a bagel and get back to work in record time!

Formal, Old-Fashioned Look

If you do have an entire room to work with, then maybe you should roll out a Persian rug and add a desk made of distressed wood to the room’s most lit corner. A quill or horn-rimmed glasses aren’t completely necessary, but the choice is up to you.

Add a Spot of Color

Most people try to offset the blandness of wood floors or dark-hued furniture by adding brighter colors in their home office. This is fine, but maybe you should keep from matching your desk and chair and brighten the room up in a different way. Choose a red or orange chair and matching lamp or clock to make your home office really pop.

Use Floating Shelves

You don’t need a nook or separate room to set up shop: You can instantly create a home office with a few floating shelves and a small desk. Floating shelves are easy to install and just take a few standing books to make work.

There are literally dozens of ways to transform your current home to accommodate a home office. Setting up a desk in a nook or hanging up floating shelves, for instance, can put you that much closer to creating a worthy, comfortable home office.



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