9 creative home office decor ideas to inspire you

Home Office Decor for the 21st century!

Are you still working in the corner of your living room on your lap? Does your home office make your tired? Mood influences the work we put out so much and unless you have a place to work that enables your to feel excited and happy about work, you probably hate it!

Here are some quick and inexpensive ways to set up your new home office to be beautiful, useful and inspiring!


What are the essentials of a home office?

  • A computer is a very basic need for your home office. It can be a lap top or a desk top, but something that you are comfortable working with.
  • You’ll need to have a computer, possibly a printer, and some file storage organizers at the very least in your home office.
  • Most of the people who work mostly from home would need a separate space that can be closed off for privacy and safety.
  • You might like to decorate your work office according to your personality and preferences. Wall arts, cushions, decorative items are all examples of decorative accents that will help you to decorate your home office according to your desired color scheme.
  • A place you can zoom or conference call without clutter in the background.

Are you thinking about working from home and you’re having trouble decorating your home office? I’ve some inspiring ideas for your home office. Here are 9 creative home office decorating ideas to inspire you.


Add some personality


If you’re going to be spending a lot of time in your home office, it’s a smart idea to keep it motivational and personal. Including pictures, a decorative light, or a beautiful rug to provide inspiration, encouragement, and something beautiful to look at as you work. Personalizing your home office will help you feel motivated to get through the day. It increases your confidence and efficiency when you love the things around you. 

I love to use office equipment to show my personality. For example I have a skin on my laptop like this

MOSISO Compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch Case 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 Release A2337 M1 A2179 A1932 Retina Display Touch ID, Plastic Peony Hard Shell Case&Keyboard Cover&Screen Protector, Black
  • Designed ONLY to be compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch with Retina Display and Touch ID 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 Release (Models: A2337 M1 A2179, A1932 - MGN63LL/A, MGND3LL/A, MGN93LL/A, MGN73LL/A, MGNE3LL/A, MGNA3LL/A, MWTJ2LL/A, MVH22LL/A, MWTL2LL/A, MWTK2LL/A, MVH52LL/A, MVH42LL/A, MVFH2LL/A, MVFM2LL/A, MVFK2LL/A, MVFJ2LL/A, MVFN2LL/A, MVFL2LL/A, MRE82LL/A, MREE2LL/A, MREA2LL/A, MRE92LL/A, MREF2LL/A, MREC2LL/A). WARNING: This case is NOT compatible with other model laptops.
  • Please kindly check the model number "Axxxx" on the back of the laptop before your purchase, make sure you choose the exact same model number as the listing title stated "A2337" or "A2179" or "A1932".
  • NO Cut Out design, transparency is different from color to color. Fully vented for safe heat disbursement, fully access to all buttons and features. Totally removable, easy to put on and take off that can protect your laptop from scrapes and scratches.
  • Peony case dimension: 12 x 8.5 x 0.62 inch, compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch with Retina Display & Touch ID with dimension: 11.97 x 8.36 x 0.61 inch (2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 Released).
  • Including 2 keyboard covers (one compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch 2022 2021 2020 release model A2337 M1 A2179 and another compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch 2019 2018 release model A1932) to protect your keyboard against spills. 1 year warranty on case, keyboard cover.

I also love beautiful office organization and I have been using this lately because rose gold is so on trend!

Hudstill Rose Gold Cute Desk Organizer Set for Women and Girls in Pretty Design with 5 Office Supplies Accessories : File Tray, Mail Sorter, Pen Cup, Holders for Sticky Notes, Business Cards or Phones
  • Get organized office supplies with this cute and stylish 5 piece desktop organizer set in a beautiful rose gold finish. Perfect for the home office, business, school dorm or kid's desk.
  • Perfect rose gold home office organizer with solid metal construction makes this more than just a cute rose gold desk organizer for women. The thick gloss coatings make for practical yet solid pieces that won’t scratch or rust easily. Simply pick a spot for these practical accessories, they are designed to stay put.
  • This rose gold desk organizer accessories set includes 5 custom pieces making it the perfect set for girls and women. To aid workflow, each item has its own useful task : Desk File Organizer Tray, Sticky Note Holder, Pen cup, Business Card or Cellphone holder and Mail Organizer. All your office supplies are easily accessible in one place.
  • Cute rose gold office decor meets style and quality with desk organizers and accessories for women to make your space your own. This desk accessories set for women, girls and teens. The fresh floral design is fashionable, fresh and exciting and is a great addition for any room, kitchen, bedroom, dorm or office.
  • Rose gold desk sets and accessories will make every teen or girl's desk pop. These desk organizers are easy to maintain too. The open design makes dusting a breeze and the easy wipe surfaces quickly bring back the sparkle to your desk set.
U Brands Hanging File Desk Organizer, Wire Metal, Copper/Rose Gold - 854U02-06
  • Add sophistication and style to your desk or office with this unique wire hanging file basket in copper/rose gold
  • Keep your files organized on top of your desk or mount on the wall to free up space on your desk (hardware not included)
  • Holds 8.5" x 11'' hanging file folders (not included)
  • Wire metal hanging file organizer measures 9.37" H, 12.2" W, 6.85" D
  • U Brands copper/rose gold colored wire desk accessories add a modern touch to any office or home desktop

However, don’t go overboard, as so much clutter will result in visual noise and it will create a variety of distractions. It may be beneficial to have some clear, space in your workspace. You’ll be surprised by how unique your office room looks after you’ve given it some personality.

It will be even more unforgettable for clients who come to see it in person or through a video call, while still giving them a glimpse of who you are as a person. It will also help you to love spending time in your home office.


Incorporate some living plants into your office decor



Having a green plant in your office room has many advantages. It provides insights about your personality depending on the green plant you choose. It would also have unexpected health benefits to your body and mind when you are at work. Having green plants in the office will boost your efficiency and imagination while still working as a stress reliever. 

The office decor you choose based on your personality will affect your enjoyment in your room as well as your ability to complete your job effectively.

If you don’t have a green thumb there are some gorgeous faux plants to buy.

Winlyn Set of 3 Mini Potted Artificial Eucalyptus Plants Plastic Fake Green Rosemary Plant for Home Decor Office Desk Shower Room Decoration
  • Quantity: Package includes 3 Mini Artificial Potted Plants. Each small Eucalyptus and Rosemary Greenery Plant comes already set in its own paper pulp pot for easy displaying.
  • Dimensions: The Artificial Potted Herbs measure appr. 9" to 10" tall, from top of the plant to the bottom of the pot and 7.9" to 9" wide, from tip to tip of the leaves. The paper pulp pots measure appr. 3.07" tall and 2.95" wide.
  • Color: The Mini Artificial Potted Greenery feature two-tone grey green eucalyptus plants and flocked green rosemary set in rustic concrete-color pots. These vibrant potted plants look so real and you might feel the urge to water it!
  • Material: Dense clusters of plastic eucalyptus leaves and rosemary foliage set in sturdy paper pulp pots with simulated soil that is made of foam. These Faux Small Houseplants require no trimming or watering and will stay fresh-looking all year long.
  • Artificial Eucalyptus & Rosemary Potted Plants are perfect for displaying on tabletop, office desk, nightstand, shelf, cabinets, windowsill, fireplace mantel, coffee tables, dining table, toilet tank, counter top, bookcase or any other little corner that needs greenery décor. They also make a great gift for housewarming parties, weddings and holidays.

Add some glamorous touches to your home office


Try to incorporate a glamorous element into your home office decor. Sitting in a plush chair in a glam-inspired office room, you’ll feel absolutely great. Instead of a plain simple office chair, choose a tufted accent chair.

This one pairs perfectly with the rose gold office decor above.

Home Office Chair Comfortable Chair, Upholstered Desk Chair Velvet Fabric Task Chair with Gold Frame for Girls, 360° Swivel Height Adjustable Reception Chair, Dusty Rose Pink M-6311
  • 💟 ELEGANCE & COMFORT : The ergonomic petal backrest design and soft padded seat provide you or your family with more comfort during office. The combination of modern and mid-century style is very suitable for living room, bedroom or any other decorative theme.
  • 💟 EXQUISITE & DURABLE : The computer chair are made of high-quality velvet fabric and filled with high-density sponge. The chair has high elasticity and is not easy to deform after long-term use. Metal legs not rust, and firm to effective protection of the floor.
  • 💟 360°ROTATION & HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE : The office chair adopts a stable star-shaped base, which can be adjusted to a comfortable height, and is equipped with 5 360-degree rotating wheels for easy work. The 21-inch ultra-wide seat is enough to bear 250 pounds of weight.
  • 💟 EASY TO ASSEMBLE & DISASSEMBLE : The package have all the assembly tools and instructions, it is simple to installation , suitable as an ideal dressing chair and gift for girls.
  • 💟 AFTER-SALE SERVICE : Free return within 30 days, please contact us know by Amazon order number, we are happy to give you a refund or exchange and no hassles. Click "Add to Cart" and order yours now.

To add to space’s rich look and feel, use a lot of beautiful and elegant flowers and shimmery metallics and jewel tones. This home office decor idea will boost your energy and build trust in you.

Books are also an essential element to a chic home office design. This office’s educational atmosphere is greatly enhanced by the presence of books. To add some glam to your home office, gold brass and glass bookshelf is a brilliant option.


Add versatile file storage organizer to your home office


You might imagine a bulky, unattractive metal box when you think of an organizer for all the stuff in your office, but there are more stylish choices available! Office organizers are available in a wide range of materials, colors, and types. So. you don’t have to opt for a boring one while decorating your home office.

Use a simple magazine rack to organize your home office

In the home office, you can store your office supplies in a versatile storage organizer. Although many people dislike seeing a lot of clutter and mess in their workplaces, the fact is that you need to keep all of your important things right at hand when you’re busy, otherwise you’ll spend a lot of time getting up and looking for them.

In your home office furniture, using a file storage organizer will be more useful. Using a versatile file storage organizer in your home office will help you to keep your workplace clutter-free.


Keep your home office classic with a neutral shade


Gray is a neutral color in terms of tone and emotion. It’s a refined, sophisticated, and adaptable background color for any interior. The majority of us desire a calm, clean environment in which we can work properly. Gray can be used to decorate a home office to soothe, relax, and calm. Gray and white are a great combination for a chic, modern look in your home office.


I love using a neutral like white, gray or pale pink and then using my office decor to change out the look!

This is a great desk that will help keep you big pieces neutral

InsifoHome White Writing Desk Vanity Desk with Drawer for Bedroom, Mid-Century Modern Home Office Desk Computer Desk
  • Home office desk made of quality medium-density fibreboard, finished in white color. The legs of the desk are constructed of solid pinewood
  • Minimalist modern look desk is ideal for enthusiasts of modern and contemporary home decor
  • This small white desk combines sleek lines and sensible practicality, which has a large drawer for your storage need. You can place many accessories to make the desktop clean and tidy
  • Demenssions: 35.5”L x 21”W x 29.5”H, this size is enough for daily use, no matter working, study or make up, especially suitable for small spaces, such as living room corner or bedroom
  • Super easy assembly, you just need twist in the legs, within 15 minutes you can get it done. Any damage item, we can give replacement or refund. Any question please feel free to contact us!

Or use wood tones to warm up the space a bit

BON AUGURE Industrial Home Office Desks, Rustic Wood Computer Desk, Farmhouse Sturdy Metal Writing Desk (60 Inch, Vintage Oak)
  • 60 Inch Large Computer Desk: Large wood desktop provides plenty of space for all your working needs. Ideal for monitors, laptops and leave enough room for books and other writing accessories. Keep clutter out of sight while lending a touch of industrial-chic charm to your office.
  • 100% NOT WOBBLES: Heavy Duty metal x-shaped legs and support mesh frame on the back, add an extra support tube under thick table top makes this writing desk super strong and sturdy. Besides 4 pcs adjustable feet will strengthen the stability and keep balance. Weight Capacity of desktop is 330 LBS.
  • Dimension and Long Lasting Material: 60”W x 23.62”D x 30.12”H. Desk top thickness: 1.18”. Craft from metal and high grade MDF with rustic wood grain. Its industrial appearance ideal for uptown lofts and modern farmhouses alike. Perfect to fit in any home office.
  • Easy Assembly: This rustic office desk takes only 20 minutes to assemble. Necessary hardware and instruction provided.
  • Carefully Polishing: Each edge and corner of this wood computer desk was carefully polished. Brings a better experience for the user.


Gray goes well for both cool and warm tone metals. This makes decorating your home office a pleasure. If you prefer cool-toned metals like polished chrome or warmer metals like rose gold or oil rubbed bronze, gray looks great with them all.

A perfect choice of colors can have a strong psychological effect on people, making them feel better. Paint one wall in a vibrant or accent color, then keep the rest of the office walls light and neutral to add some eye-catching color without distracting the senses.


Make the most of your natural light and maximize ventilation


One of the most essential parts of a well-decorated home office is good lighting. Your home office may have the most unique furniture, the finest color schemes, and trendy desks, but without proper lighting, none of it can really shine. There’s no denying the health and efficiency advantages of natural light.


Since natural lighting is always preferable, keep all window areas open to allow as much natural light into your office as possible. Open windows will also help you to maximize ventilation in your home office that will be good for your health. If you have blinds on your windows, leave them open during office hours.  You can also position your desk so that you can take in the view from it.

If you don’t get enough natural light make sure you have great task lighting!

You can add a backdrop if your home office doesn’t have a beautiful view. Amazon is a great place to look for unique backdrops, and you can search for waterproof and wrinkle-free choices.


Hang some creative wall art that inspires you


Hanging wall art will make your home office look a lot more fun, thoughtful, and spacious. If you’re looking for great small office decor ideas, try to keep it easy with black and white wall art or make a statement with vibrant colors, eye-catching artwork that will freshen and brighten your day every time you pass by. You can choose the color scheme for wall art according to your wall paint that will compliment your home office decor.

My home office is used for writing this blog and my blog at Travelswiththecrew.com 

So my home office is filled with pictures of places I’ve traveled, has beautiful home accessories and these awesome prints I created!

You can get them at my store here!

Adding some beautiful paintings to the walls of your office can be a lovely way to represent your company’s heart and mind.  You can use canvas print wall arts that will help you to make clean, aesthetic, and attractive prints of your ideal picture or artwork. The beautiful paintings will make your home office more eye-catching and attractive, and they will portray your business’s values and goals.

Focus on comfort in your home office decor


We all know that sitting for long periods is bad for our health, particularly if we’re in an awkward chair that encourages us to slouch and turn. Opt for a quality office chair that promotes proper posture, and keep the style in mind when making your selection. It can stand out against a plain wooden desk or even be the center of attention in your office.

While choosing all the basic things for your home office décor, never ignore your comfort level. It’s beneficial to be surrounded by things that make you feel comfortable and relaxed.


Mix some old and new to create a new look for your home office decor


Let’s not be hesitant to use previously used items from another part of the home to decorate your home office. Rather than feeling like a showroom, a home office with a mix of antique and traditional feels cozy and unique. You can use a beautiful rug that you already have and a pair of new black chairs.

I like to change up the art in my space as well as the desktop decor when I am feeling bored. I don’t spend a lot on either so I don’t feel bad changing it up every few years!

A home office always has a major difference from the rest of the house. On the one side, it’s a place where you can work properly in a different kind of workspace. On the other hand, you’re still at home. This duality must be reflected in the design of your home office.


I hope you’ll get inspired with home office decorating ideas in this article. Taking the time to decorate your office is always worthwhile, whether you’re working in a big room or a small nook.

Keep in mind that your home office should have a balance between form and function. Make it comfortable so you enjoy spending time there, and highly efficient so you can get your work done without being distracted.