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85 Inspiring Home Office Ideas & Photos

Last Updated: Jan 30, 2018

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Decorating a home office doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice a professional appearance—quite the contrary. The right office décor can enhance the professionalism of your space and provide a more welcoming atmosphere for new ideas.

You don’t need to be a professional interior decorator to get the job done. Just a few simple tweaks can have a great impact on the ambiance of your work or home office.

From small desk nooks and cubicles to large offices, we’ve got 85 home office ideas you can use to create a space you’ll enjoy being while you work. With ideas in hand, personalized your home office with decor like custom pillows, canvas art and desk accessories.

85 Inspiring Home Office Ideas

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Office Decorating Idea by Yomi Photo and Video - Shutterfly.com

Lucite chairs are a great way to give your home office that instant modern appeal.

Photo by: Yomi Photo and Video

Via: Monique McHugh

Office Decorating Idea by Sarah Hearts - Shutterfly.com

The walls and floor are great places for some creative home office decor choices. This amazing wallpaper provides fun moment, and the floor rug gives it a pop!

Photo by: Sarah Hearts

Office Decorating Idea by Jessie Cederblom - Shutterfly.com

The large oriental rug paired with the wooden desk top and shelving creates a rustic vibe.

Photo by: Jessie Cederblom

Via: The O'Donnell Collective

Office Decorating Idea by Fantabulosity - Shutterfly.com

The lovely mix of pastels and white furniture completes the modern look of this home office.

Photo by: Fantabulosity

Office Decorating Idea by Girl Loves Glam - Shutterfly.com

Get creative with your wall design by using shapes or patterns. This Kate Spade bow-inspired wall is the star of this modern office.

Photo by: Girl Loves Glam

Office Decorating Idea by A Detailed Palette - Shutterfly.com

A new paint job and a stylish hanging gallery wall that decluttered the top of the desk totally transformed this home office.

Photo by: A Detailed Palette

Office Decorating Idea by She Does a Bunch - Shutterfly.com

See through chairs and shaggy rugs! This modern take on the home office also features a stunning gallery wall.

Photo by: She Does a Bunch

Office Decorating Idea by E. Interiors - Shutterfly.com

The dark, patterned rug in this home office looks fantastic when it is paired with the wooden legs of the table, flower pot and chairs.

Photo by: E. Interiors

Office Decorating Idea by Sweet Tea Saving Grace - Shutterfly.com

When working in a very small space, utilize the vertical space. Draw the eye upwards with a bold statement piece like this lovely canvas painting.

Photo by: Sweet Tea Saving Grace

Office Decorating Idea by Shabbyfufu - Shutterfly.com

Add a foreign touch to your home office. This modern French takes gold accents and vintage decor to new levels.

Photo by: Shabbyfufu

Office Decorating Idea by Behind the Big Green Door - Shutterfly.com

Transform your whole office wall into a corkboard. It looks great and helps add extra functionality.

Photo by: Behind the Big Green Door

Office Decorating Idea by Elysian Fine Art - Shutterfly.com

This gorgeous DIY fabric wall will help inspire you while you work.

Photo by: Elysian Fine Art

Via: Amber Oliver

Office Decorating Idea by The Cofran Home - Shutterfly.com

A large built-in desk converts an entire wall into storage while saving valuable floor space.

Photo by: The Cofran Home

Office Decorating Idea by The Homes I Have Made - Shutterfly.com

An inspiring wallpaper choice can completely change the vibe in your office, making you happier and more productive.

Photo by: The Homes I Have Made

Office Decorating Idea by Craving Some Creativity - Shutterfly.com

When designing your home office decor, it helps to choose a theme and coordinate throughout.

Photo by: Craving Some Creativity

Office Decorating Idea by Annabode + Co. - Shutterfly.com

Use colored tape to stick some of your favorite black and white photos to the wall for a vintage look.

Photo by: Annabode + Co.

Office Decorating Idea by Ashley Gieseking - Shutterfly.com

Choose a boldly patterned focal piece, then stick to solid colors for the remainder of your office décor to maintain balance.

Photo by: Ashley Gieseking

Via: Amie Corley Interiors

Office Decorating Idea by Brittany Lauren - Shutterfly.com

Decorate with bright colors to keep the creative juices flowing. Consider a small art piece or colorful lamp to spruce up your small space.

Photo by: Brittany Lauren

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Brooke Palmer - Shutterfly.com

Install a large bulletin board or corkboard above your desk as an easy place to display photos and ideas.

Photo by: Brooke Palmer

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Caroline Lima - Shutterfly.com

Design a studious home office with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves to display your collection and tuck decorations in between.

Photo by: Caroline Lima

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Christina's Adventures - Shutterfly.com

The chalkboards in this office create a symmetrical balance while offering a functional place to organize papers and ideas.

Photo by: Christina's Adventures

Office Decorating Idea by Courtney Apple - Shutterfly.com

Looking for some easy home office decorating ideas? Set a vase of fresh flowers on your desk.

Photo by: Courtney Apple

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Denise Birdsong of Modern Love Photography - Shutterfly.com

Soft colors create a mellow and calming atmosphere where you can stay focused on what’s really important.

Photo by: Denise Birdsong of Modern Love Photography

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Denise Birdsong of Modern Love Photography - Shutterfly.com

This small desk sticks to a theme of all white supplies and warm, pink decorations.

Photo by: Denise Birdsong of Modern Love Photography

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Elizabeth Ann Photography - Shutterfly.com

Add interest and eliminate blank wall space with a collection of your favorite framed art and wall décor.

Photo by: Elizabeth Ann Photography

Via: Best Friends for Frosting

Office Decorating Idea by Emily Wheeler - Shutterfly.com

A few small plants on your desk will add natural color and bring some life to your workspace.

Photo by: Emily Wheeler

Via: The House That Lars Built

Office Decorating Idea by Fabric Paper Glue - Shutterfly.com

This clever office decorating idea features a pegboard behind the desk where you can store supplies and hang decorations.

Photo by: Fabric Paper Glue

Office Decorating Idea by Fabric Paper Glue - Shutterfly.com

One home office decorating idea is to make an accent wall with a soothing wallpaper print.

Photo by: Fabric Paper Glue

Office Decorating Idea by Flying House - Shutterfly.com

Frame your computer by filling the empty wall space behind it with pictures, quotes, and decorations you love.

Photo by: Flying House

Office Decorating Idea by Fynes Designs - Shutterfly.com

This little office nook incorporates wood planks and a few vintage decorations to create a rustic theme.

Photo by: Fynes Designs

Office Decorating Idea by Gillian Stevens - Shutterfly.com

Framed art and a mix of decorations will all go together when you use a simple color scheme, like this black, white and gold office.

Photo by: Gillian Stevens

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Haneens Haven - Shutterfly.com

Create a gallery wall with a central focal piece, like this larger abstract art that color-coordinates with the wall color.

Photo by: Haneens Haven

Office Decorating Idea by Harwell Photography - Shutterfly.com

Think outside the box with your decorations. The decorator of this home office elegantly incorporated pom-poms, a watering can, and a disco ball.

Photo by: Harwell Photography

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Heather Talbert - Shutterfly.com

Keeping symmetry in mind when designing your office will allow you to combine mismatched prints, photos, and decorations.

Photo by: Heather Talbert

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Heather Talbert - Shutterfly.com

Can’t decide between two rugs? You can use both when the patterns balance each other.

Photo by: Heather Talbert

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Heather Talbert - Shutterfly.com

Sometimes office supplies themselves make for great décor! Purchase notebooks, pens, and tape dispensers in fun patterns and colors.

Photo by: Heather Talbert

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Hello Love Photography - Shutterfly.com

This easy DIY office decorating idea involves chalk, a dark, sturdy sheet of paper, and some tape.

Photo by: Hello Love Photography

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by House of Rose - Shutterfly.com

Decorate blank walls with framed art as well as floating shelves and bookshelves where you can display books and attractive knick-knacks.

Photo by: House of Rose

Office Decorating Idea by Jamie Lauren Photogrpahy - Shutterfly.com

This all-white home office creates a cohesive theme with hints of gold and pink in its décor.

Photo by: Jamie Lauren Photogrpahy

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Jeff Mindell - Shutterfly.com

Don’t be afraid to stray outside of your comfort zone when decorating your work office. Add some fun with kitschy knick-knacks.

Photo by: Jeff Mindell

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by JJ Horton Photography - Shutterfly.com

An easy work cubicle or office decorating idea is to lay down a cozy rug and display printed inspirational quotes.

Photo by: JJ Horton Photography

Via: The Every Girl

Office Decorating Idea by Jojotastic - Shutterfly.com

Add a pop of color with a throw pillow on your office chair, which will also provide extra comfort while you work.

Photo by: Jojotastic

Office Decorating Idea by Kara Hoey - Shutterfly.com

Add character to your home office with a statement piece like this unique hammered metal light fixture.

Photo by: Kara Hoey

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Kara Hoey - Shutterfly.com

Shelving units allow you to maintain a clean and organized office space and also provide extra space to display decorations.

Photo by: Kara Hoey

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Kelly Ishikawa - Shutterfly.com

Make a statement with bold, decorative light fixtures like the gold lamps in this home office.

Photo by: Kelly Ishikawa

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Kiel James Patrick - Shutterfly.com

This custom upholstered chair is a great way to decorate and add a pop of color to the workspace.

Photo by: Kiel James Patrick

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Kimberly Chau Photography - Shutterfly.com

In an open work office, display matching inspirational quotes above each desk to serve as decoration as well as motivation.

Photo by: Kimberly Chau Photography

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Kindred Creative Interiors - Shutterfly.com

Not all stripes have to go the same direction. Mix it up to create a beautiful, abstract accent wall.

Photo by: Kindred Creative Interiors

Via: Better Homes and Gardens

Office Decorating Idea by Krista A. Jones - Shutterfly.com

Incorporate symmetry into your office design to maintain balance, like these symmetrical storage containers and bulletin boards.

Photo by: Krista A. Jones

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Lark & Linen - Shutterfly.com

Define a small workspace with bold stripes to add the illusion of a larger space while inspiring bold ideas.

Photo by: Lark & Linen

Office Decorating Idea by Laurel and Wolf - Shutterfly.com

Take your office design up a notch with a flashy light fixture like this glitzy, disco ball chandelier.

Photo by: Laurel and Wolf

Via: My Domaine

Office Decorating Idea by Leila Brewster - Shutterfly.com

Add a few cozy touches like a soft rug and a throw pillow to create a space in which you’ll enjoy working every day.

Photo by: Leila Brewster

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Lolly Jane - Shutterfly.com

Spruce up a plain bookshelf by using paint or wallpaper to add a touch of color.

Photo by: Lolly Jane

Office Decorating Idea by Love & Light Photographs - Shutterfly.com

In a small office, less is more. Avoid clutter by limiting your decorations to a few key pieces.

Photo by: Love & Light Photographs

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Love Grows Wild - Shutterfly.com

In a spacious office, balance a display of many small decorations with one larger, less detailed decoration like this antique door.

Photo by: Love Grows Wild

Office Decorating Idea by Matt and Julie Weddings - Shutterfly.com

Set a few decorative pieces atop a plain file cabinet as an easy office decorating idea.

Photo by: Matt and Julie Weddings

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Melissa Oholendt - Shutterfly.com

Add character to your work office with decorations like floating shelves with framed pictures and plants.

Photo by: Melissa Oholendt

Via: The Every Girl

Office Decorating Idea by Modish & Main - Shutterfly.com

If you’re stumped for home office decorating ideas, a little bit of paint is a great way to add a pop of color.

Photo by: Modish & Main

Office Decorating Idea by Monica Wang - Shutterfly.com

Balance a quiet, simple desk with a vibrant piece of abstract art in your home office.

Photo by: Monica Wang

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Monica Wang - Shutterfly.com

This dull concrete work office was brightened up with pinks in the rug, flowers, and art piece against the wall.

Photo by: Monica Wang

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Monica Wang - Shutterfly.com

One idea to add a pop of color to your work office or cubicle is to add a few potted plants.

Photo by: Monica Wang

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Morning Lavender - Shutterfly.com

Elegant pieces of furniture make great decorations for a work office and project a professional first impression.

Photo by: Morning Lavender

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Natalie Franke - Shutterfly.com

Purchase matching furniture or get hands-on and paint each piece the same color for a cohesive office design.

Photo by: Natalie Franke

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Olivia Rae James - Shutterfly.com

Turn your office clutter into decoration by pinning all of your spare notes and pictures onto a board.

Photo by: Olivia Rae James

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Our Fifth House - Shutterfly.com

A large home office often means extra wall space, so take advantage by making an oversized DIY wall calendar.

Photo by: Our Fifth House

Office Decorating Idea by Prodigal Pieces - Shutterfly.com

Decorate your small home office with vintage, antique store finds to create a cozy, old-timey atmosphere.

Photo by: Prodigal Pieces

Office Decorating Idea by Rina Jordan Photography - Shutterfly.com

Surround your workspace with visuals of your work achievements and goals to serve as inspiration.

Photo by: Rina Jordan Photography

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by Ruth Eileen Photography - Shutterfly.com

This easy office decoration idea features framed floral prints to add a feminine backdrop to the workspace.

Photo by: Ruth Eileen Photography

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Ruth Eileen Photography - Shutterfly.com

A small, colorful patterned rug is an easy decorating idea to brighten up any office space.

Photo by: Ruth Eileen Photography

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Sabra Lattos - Shutterfly.com

Contain small decorative items on your office desk with a tray to help keep things tidy.

Photo by: Sabra Lattos

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Salt and Pepper Moms - Shutterfly.com

Take the gallery wall to another level with your large home office by filling the entire office wall with decorations.

Photo by: Salt and Pepper Moms

Office Decorating Idea by Simplified Bee - Shutterfly.com

Use dark paint, abstract art and rich leather to create a powerful, masculine office space.

Photo by: Simplified Bee

Office Decorating Idea by Sita Montgomery - Shutterfly.com

Hints of gold in the furniture and decorations in this office help to tie everything together.

Photo by: Sita Montgomery

Via: Gallerie B

Office Decorating Idea by Studio McGee - Shutterfly.com

A large rug and decorative light fixtures make this work office more comfortable and homey.

Photo by: Studio McGee

Office Decorating Idea by Style Me Pretty - Shutterfly.com

Having a hard time choosing which picture to hang? Choose nine of your favorites and place them in matching frames to decorate your office.

Photo by: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Taylor Morrow - Shutterfly.com

A reclaimed wood accent wall adds texture and interest to an otherwise plain and flat wall.

Photo by: Taylor Morrow

Via: The Glitter Guide

Office Decorating Idea by The Blissful Bee - Shutterfly.com

This office combines black and white with hot pink for a cohesive design that really pops.

Photo by: The Blissful Bee

Office Decorating Idea by The Fashionista's Diary - Shutterfly.com

Choose a base color to weave throughout your office decorations like the gold accents in this home office.

Photo by: The Fashionista's Diary

Office Decorating Idea by The Southern Thing - Shutterfly.com

Decorate your office with a collection of coordinating art and décor to create a gallery wall.

Photo by: The Southern Thing

Office Decorating Idea by Troy Thies Photography - Shutterfly.com

Rather than trying to find many small decorations that match, pick out a few larger decorations that will really stand out in your office.

Photo by: Troy Thies Photography

Via: Martha O'Hara Interiors

Office Decorating Idea by Jenn Pablo - Shutterfly.com

Adding a few vases with freshly cut flowers is a simple idea to decorate your work office.

Photo by: Jenn Pablo

Via: Twofold LA

Office Decorating Idea by Valorie Darling - Shutterfly.com

This work office exudes pizzazz with bold patterns and big letters incorporated into the office décor.

Photo by: Valorie Darling

Via: Inspired by This

Office Decorating Idea by Valorie Darling - Shutterfly.com

Hang a pom-pom garland above your office desk and every day at work will feel like a party.

Photo by: Valorie Darling

Via: Inspired by This

Office Decorating Idea by Valorie Darling - Shutterfly.com

A corkboard is an easy office decoration idea to display your photos. Take it up a notch and line your corkboards with wrapping paper or glitter for a little extra flair.

Photo by: Valorie Darling

Via: Inspired by This

Office Decorating Idea by Yazy Jo Photography - Shutterfly.com

An easy DIY office decorating idea is to cover a foam board with an attractive fabric to make your own bulletin board.

Photo by: Yazy Jo Photography

Via: Style Me Pretty

Office Decorating Idea by Shutterfly.com

Add a motivational quote to your office to keep you focused on the daily grind.

Via: Shutterfly