10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Home Office


Working from home can be stressful; trying to squeeze writing a blog post in between loads of laundry and screaming toddler tantrums is enough to drive even the sanest mom out of her mind. Add in carpools, grocery store runs, and bedtime routines and you’re about ready to call it quits. So to help relieve you of extra stress, we rounded up some ways to spruce up your home office so you have a pretty, organized space to collect your thoughts in. After all, an organized home = an organized life, right? Hey, a mom can dream.

A Chalkboard Wall 1 of 10
Chalkboard paint is a great way to enhance that empty wall in your office. Once applied (and dried!) you can write your to-do list and important reminders in plain sight!

Get the tutorial at Hometalk
Terrariums 2 of 10
Avoid daydreaming about the outdoors while you work; add a little nature to your home office! Creating a terrarium is as easy as following these 7 simple steps!

Get the tutorial at Hometalk
Family Charging Station 3 of 10
You probably have a collection of devices in your house, right? Between the phones, tablets, and e-readers there simply aren’t enough outlets! Eliminate that struggle in your office by creating your own family charging station.

Get the tutorial at Hometalk
DIY Desk 4 of 10
The main component to a home office is having a dependable desk, which can be pretty pricey. Don’t break the bank! You can construct your own fabulous desk using IKEA products for only $60.

Get the tutorial at Pretty Providence
Cute Desktop Containers 5 of 10
Are your pens all over the place? Where do you put your paper clips? For this simple DIY, you’ll only need used cans, painters tape, and spray paint. You’ll reuse old cans and have a pretty place to keep your supplies — it's a win-win!

Get the tutorial at Simply Designing
Design Your Own Floor Mat 6 of 10
Rugs can create unwanted lint, whereas this floor mat adds decoration and keeps your office fuzz-free. All you’ll need is a standard office mat, tape, and spray paint.

Get the tutorial at Savvy Design West
Modge Podge Storage Bins 7 of 10
These storage bins will brighten up your home office space and they’re easy to make. Try out the tutorial to organize your space in style!

Get the tutorial at Mod Podge Rocks
Refreshed File Cabinets 8 of 10
Who wants to look at old file cabinets with scratches and chipped paint all day? Refresh them using some paint, spray adhesive, and heavy craft paper!

Get the tutorial at Hometalk
A Fabric Covered Pin Board Wall 9 of 10
Add a little class to your home office with this fabric covered pin board wall! All you’ll need is foam boards, duct tape, spray adhesive, and fabric. You won't regret trying out this DIY treasure.

Get the tutorial at Hometalk
Store Files in a Trunk 10 of 10
Ditch a filing cabinet altogether and instead store your paperwork and folders in a refurbished trunk!

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