12 Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

by Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A well-designed and decorated home office is so important for your productivity. You wouldn’t want to work in a space that’s too messy or distracting. So when you’re planning a home office makeover, consider your personal working habits. Do you focus better in a cubicle-style space or do you appreciate an open, airy home office makeover?

Once you’ve figured out how you want your space to function, the next step of your home office makeover is, of course, finding fresh and creative ideas. Design is all about turning something functional into something beautiful at the same time. Just read on for fresh home office makeover ideas!

12 Ideas For Your Best-Ever Home Office Makeover

I always get excited when I’m about to do a home office makeover! Having the best home office ever is very important for me, because I’m my most productive self at home. And since we’re welcoming a new year, I thought it would be a good idea to do a home office makeover to kickstart my work year. If you start the year productive, chances are you’ll keep it up all throughout! So whether you work from home or you do extra work at home, whether you work best alone or in big groups, I’ve got home office makeover ideas you can use for your own space.

 

1. Green Office

Green Office | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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If you stare at a computer all day, chances are you know looking at plants and greens can help relax your eyes. So why not bring them indoors and work in a relaxing sanctuary? So when you need to take a break, you can admire the lush greens in the comfort of your own home office.

 

2. Chic Feminine

Chic Feminine | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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A home office makeover should reflect your personality and your preferences. So no matter what your age, if you want a chic and feminine room you should go for it! Black, white, gold, and touches of pink are timeless colors for every age.

 

3. Bright Traditional

Bright Traditional | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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If you want to bring a slice of country living to your hectic work life, consider doing a home office makeover and turn your space into a traditional sanctuary! Bright white furniture, a classic accent color like blue, and cozy carpets are all you need.

 

4. Boho Chic

Boho Chic | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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What I love about boho design is how warm and cozy everything always is. Wood, gold, and white work so well together in this boho home office!

 

5. Shared Space

If you work best surrounded by other people, treat your home office makeover as a chance to create workspaces for the whole family! Set up tables and corners for everyone, but don’t box yourselves up into tiny cubicles.

 

6. Scandinavian-Inspired

Scandinavian-Inspired | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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For a Scandinavian-inspired home office makeover, stick to neutral colors like black, white, and grey, and go for light or unfinished wood. Remember, less is more!

 

7. Mid-Century Luxurious

Mid-Century Luxurious | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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Mid-century style can be a bit masculine with all the dark, rich colors and hard-looking furniture. Add some softness to your home office makeover by bringing in shades of red, white, and gold!

 

8. Vintage-Inspired

Vintage-Inspired | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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A vintage desk in an ultra-modern space? Yes, it’s going to work! If you need a quick, no-fuss home office makeover idea, try bringing in contrasting styles or pops of color into your existing office.

 

9. Bright Wall Art

Bright Wall Art | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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Here’s another quick home office makeover idea I’m making sure I try out: gallery walls! They’re not just for your living room, they can also add color, texture, and interesting prints to spruce up your office. Let your personality shine in the wall art you pick out!

 

10. White and Gold

White and Gold | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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Gold and white is always a chic choice, but it’s also very bright and homey as well. The best of both worlds, if you ask me! Go traditional with painted wood and ornate chairs, or go contemporary with glass and metal furniture.

 

11. Cozy Eclectic

Cozy Ecelctic | Home Office Makeover Ideas To Start The Year Fresh

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Can’t decide on just one theme for your home office makeover? You don’t have to! Create your own unique, eclectic mix of different styles—retro, vintage, boho, mid-century, you name it. Keep a consistent theme throughout by using common materials for furniture, or even shades and colors.

 

12. Clean White

If you have a hard time concentrating and get easily distracted like I do, less is definitely more when it comes to your home office makeover! Go for clean and bright white walls, minimalist floating shelves, and a clutter-free desk.
Watch this video for even more home office makeover inspiration:

 

Whether you need a clean, blank space to work in or lots of people and a family-friendly office, make sure you do your home office makeover with both function and style in mind. After all, what’s the use of a pretty-looking space if you don’t work well in it. These ideas I’ve shared will help you strike that balance for sure!

 

Are your ready for your home office makeover? Let me know how you’re preparing by leaving me a comment below!

 

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