Working from home doesn’t have to be boring; style your space so it inspires and motivates you to be the best that you can be. There are so many affordable options to make your home office a gorgeous, inviting and creative space that you won’t want to go to your usual office again.
The right plant can make all the different and a little greenery in your space can make you feel like you’re in a more open space, even if the room is small. Choose an easy to care for, fragrant and dramatic plant that will make you smile every time you see it.
There are so many options now when it comes to choosing a desk but you want something sleek, practical and stylish enough to stand the test of a time. Standing and adjustable desks are all the rage right now and are said to have some very positive health benefits if you get bored of sitting down all day. Ensure you have a good quality chair that supports your back too, there are some great posture support add-ons available too.
Bring a pop of colour or something snuggly to rest your feet on in an otherwise bare room with a colourful and inviting rug. If you’re transforming your spare room but don’t want the hassle of changing the flooring then a new rug can really make all the difference.
As with the rug, the right art can totally transform a room and make your space personal to you. Choose prints that inspire you and fit the mood for what you want to do in your office; if you have a demanding job that requires a lot of concentration then pick something muted and simple whereas if you need a spark of creativity pick something vibrant and eye catching.
Lighting is so important, you don’t want anything that’s going to be too harsh but at the same time you want to set the mood so that you can see exactly what you’re doing and won’t be distracted with having to fiddle around with it. Choose funky lamps that you can adjust and don’t forget to put a screen protector on your monitor so that you don’t have to strain your eyes.
It’s important that your office space is inviting and encourages you to spend time in, there’s nothing worse that having an office that is cluttered where documents can go missing and where you’re constantly struggling to find things. Looking for smart storage solutions so that everything has its place and try to keep clutter to a minimum. It could be worth investing in shelving and a filing cabinet if you deal with a lot of paperwork too.
It’s not always easy to get fresh air, especially if you live in a city so an essential oil diffuser is a really nice touch and could help kick-start your day. Essential oils are said to help us with our moods and keep us focused and it’s always nice to be in a room that smells nice.