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  • Written by Diana Smith


Have you been feeling down lately or as if you’re stuck in a rut? Perhaps every day looks the same and you’re having a bit of a Groundhog Day period in life. This doesn’t mean you need to turn your whole life around, but you probably do need some kind of change. Some people change their hair, go on vacation or start a new hobby while others redecorate. If you’re more attracted to the latter suggestion, you’re at the right place. How about changing the interior of your home office or creating one? It has probably been a while since you’ve done it, if you’ve ever even done it. You’ll soon realize this is exactly what you need and we’re here to pitch in with a few ideas.

Office zone

Some people find it difficult to separate their work and personal life. This is why it’s important to have a designated area where you work as opposed to the place where you relax. Naturally, not all of us have a separate room for our home office. Although it would be ideal, we can’t always make those arrangements. However, what we can do is create an office zone anywhere in the house and try to utilize the space the best way possible. Regardless of how small a space it may be, it’s important for us to have a physically isolated place for working which will make us more productive.

Storage units

Considering the fact that you may not have an isolated office, it would be wise to find a way to hide your creative chaos. Some things are simply not aesthetically pleasing, but you still need to keep them. This is why you need as many storage units you can get, and a way to achieve this without taking up too much space is by putting up a bunch of wall shelves and using folders, dividers and similar handy stuff. You can find a great selection of these on winc.com.au. Shelves are a great touch when it comes to design since you can paint them and shape them anyway you like. Not to mention how useful they are. Put some mementos or anything nice or cute in a visible spot and the rest can go into storage boxes on the shelves. They look both stylish and tidy.

Hideaway

On the other hand, if you’re an extremely messy type or you’re very short on space in your home, you can use some atypical ideas for creating your office zone. It can be an old closet remodeled as an office. You can have one of those tables that fold and a chair you pull out of the closet. If you don’t have an extra closet, try to use the space under the stairs and feel a Harry Potter vibe. Anything goes, you just need to liberate your creative self and find the right spot. It can also be a mobile office just under a window in your living room. You can have a fold-down table under the window and a plant covering it when it’s not being used.

Gadgets

While we’re on the subject of practicality and small home offices, this is a great chance to use all those multifunctional gadgets you always wanted, but never really had a good reason to get them. Now is your chance to justify your enthusiasm for these silly little things. So, go ahead and get those desk organizers with a bunch of handy compartments or a USB coffee warmer that will keep your coffee hot while you brainstorm on an important task. Adding a Happy Day Calendar, a few funny posters and some boxes marked Crap and More Crap will definitely give your home office a joyous note.

Once you set your office space up, you’ll be free to organize and decorate it any way you like. So, go ahead and make it a place you’ll enjoy spending time in, as well as be able to actually work in. Any style adjustments are allowed as long as they keep the functionality of the place, since we all know that is its primary purpose. After you’re done designing your home office, everyone will just love the idea and you may even become a trendsetter for your friends and family.


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