Having an organized office is crucial for your productivity and business success, especially if you’re working from home. And while the comforts of home can be great (who doesn’t love rocking their pjs all day), it definitely has potential distractions as well. Your home office should encourage creative thinking and inspire you to make the most of your creative process, which is why we are sharing some of our favorite home decor and accessories that you can use to design a chic yet ultra organized office and have an even more productive year.
# 1: An inspiration board
Surrounding yourself with creative materials can spark your own creativity and problem-solving skills. Have you ever had a great idea and forgotten to write it down somewhere? You’d be surprised with how many times an “inspiring” idea goes undone simply because we keep it inside our head. This is why creating an inspiration board with your ideas, different quotes and lovely images is so important for the creative process. It can help you brainstorm new ideas, keep track of key moments, and overall just stay on track on any yearly goals.
#2: Desk organizers
Keeping your desk surface clean and organized will boost your productivity significantly. Many of us have the tendency to overload our desks with cute accessories, but this can often lead to unnecessary clutter. We recommend you just keep the essentials on your desk and consider using a desktop organizer. And with so many different ones on the market, you’ll be sure to find one that works best for your needs.
#3: Inspiring artwork
Decorating your home office with art will help you express your personality through design while also surrounding yourself with inspiring pieces. You can create a gallery wall using your painting collection, which will add character to your office, as well as elevate its décor. Another great and affordable DIY project is to print out a few of your favorite inspirational quotes, and put them in frames and hang them up. You can find frames at your local dollar store.
#4: A stylish clock
A beautifully designed clock can work as a stunning accent detail in your office. But more importantly, it prevents you from losing track of time and motivates you to stay focused on work. Now we know we have phones for our time, but there is something about having a physical clock that makes us more accountable.
#5: Drawer dividers
The beauty of drawer dividers lies in their functionality. These items will keep your drawers clutter-free, enabling you to keep everything in its place and reduce the time you spend trying to find something you need. From plastic dividers to small wooden boxes, you’ll easily find a style that fits your desk design.
#6: A label maker
Labelling is a simple yet effective habit that will make your office, and your life, more organized. You can use labels to categorize things and store them away. And if you ever need them again, you can easily find them. You can even find colorful label makers and keep your office supplies and documents organized by color. Labels can come in different shapes, styles and designs whether it’s post-its, paper and tape, stickers or tags. The options are endless.
#7: A desk lamp
Adding an intricately designed desk lamp to your home office will provide you with plenty of light while also adding to the general style of your work area. Since lighting is one of the crucial elements for work efficiency, this is a must-have accessory. You can explore different designs and choose one that fits your personal taste.
#8: The Beauty of planners
Being organized is essential for work efficiency, so it’s important that you keep all of your notes and plans down in a secure place. Planners continue to be all the rage from creatives, bloggers, students, and girl bosses alike. And there are so many fabulous planners on the market that can offer you a great way to write down your plans, ideas and to-do lists. You can also write down yearly goals, list of books and movies you want to read, and capture important memories. Having insight into your progress can boost your motivation and keep you on track.
#9: Chic storage
Storage is yet another important element on the list of important home decor that can help you create an organized ambiance in your office. From stylish boxes and wicker baskets to hidden compartments and open shelves, there’s plenty of different storage designs and ideas that can elevate your home office décor and eliminate clutter. Feel free to use vertical space or improvise with different types of storage. Metal racks for example, are not just for inside kitchen cabinets. They can work as lovely notebook holders.
Welcoming nature into your home office will help you create a healthy and inspiring work environment. By increasing indoor air quality, houseplants will create an open ambiance in your office, as well as improve your work efficiency. In addition, they will add a stylish splash of soothing green that will help you feel excited to cross of that to-do list.