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Looking for the best home office ideas to upgrade your work from home setup? Here are all my favorite (& affordable) finds!
The shift to working from home for the last couple of years has left a lot of us prioritizing a home office space, or at least a home working space if you don’t have a designated office room. I have been on a hunt for the best, affordable home office products that will upgrade my office and keep me productive and efficient, while also looking cute (of course!).
When putting my list of home office ideas & favorites together, I wanted to keep in mind that everyone has a different home office layout and keep these products versatile to anyone’s space. Lucky for you, I have found a ton of home office ideas that upgrade your work from home setup that you can use in whatever office setup you are working with!
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This post is about the best home office ideas to upgrade your work from home setup.
Decor • Desks • Office Chairs • Organization • Storage • Health & Fitness • and More!
The Best Home Office Ideas To Upgrade Your Work From Home Setup: Decor
1. Minimalist Neutral Beige Set of 2 Art Prints
First things first, a professional Zoom background is a must! Keep it modern & neutral with this matching art set.
“Love this piece. It arrived really quickly and I can’t wait to get up at my office.”
2. Industrial Floor Lamp with Hanging Glass Shade
Lighting is key for your home office (especially with those working with limited natural light! Not only does it make the quality of your virtual meetings 100x better, but it will also wake you up on tough mornings. Plus, how cute is this modern, industrial-vibes brass lamp?!
“Easy to assemble, sturdy and simply designed. It takes up minimal space and looks great with any decor.”
3. Artificial Olive Tree
Did you know views of nature is scientifically proven to calm stress & anxiety (& it doesn’t matter if it’s fake!)? Bring some outside inside with a gorgeous olive tree to warm up your office. This one from Amazon is the best bang for your buck!
“Very nice artificial olive tree. Almost 6 feet tall with bendable branches so you can give it the look you feel seems the most realistic.”
4. Hardcover Modern Decorative Book Stack
How cute & trendy is the book set? Decorative books spice up any office and make it feel a little more elevated.
“These look so stylish on my bookcase.”
5. Bookshelf Decor from Studio Mcgee
Studio Mcgee is my absolute favorite place to go to for affordable decor! Everything they have is so modern & trendy and i’m not kidding, probably half of my home office decor is from Target’s Studio Mcgee line!
6. Parkerfield Area Rug
A gorgeous, neutral area rug really ties a home office together. This one from Boutique Rugs is a classic that will stay in style for so long!
“Gorgeous! And even much prettier in person!”
The Best Home Office Ideas To Upgrade Your Work From Home Setup: Desks
7. Picket House Furnishings Jenna Desk Transitional/White/Solid Wood
How trendy is this white, solid wood desk from Amazon?! This is a perfect desk to fit in virtually any office because of how neutral it is. Plus, you can remove the knobs & switch them out with one you prefer to put you own personal touch on it!
8. Loring Wood Writing Desk with Drawers – Project 62
This is the exact desk I have in my office and it’s so affordable and such a good size. The desk also has a hidden area to plug in your tech that helps minimize all of my cords & make everything look a bit more organized.
9. Flexispot EC1 Electric White Standing Desk Adjustable Height Desk
If you are a reader of my blog, you know how much standing desks have changed my life. While I don’t have an actual standing desk I do have a desk riser (which is a bit more affordable) & my back and neck pain is GONE.
“I’ve been looking for a standing desk to add to my workspace due to long hours of sitting. This is the PERFECT desk!”
The Best Home Office Ideas To Upgrade Your Work From Home Setup: Office Chairs
10. Furmax Ribbed Office Desk Chair
This is one of the highest rated office chairs on Amazon with 5,000+ ratings, so finding this chair for only $74 was one lucky find! The white is so nice & bright compared to traditionally black office chairs. Perfect for all my gals looking to modernize their office.
“This white leather chair is absolutely stunning! The white leather is so buttery soft! This chair was a cinch to put together.”
11. Twill Fabric Upholstered Chair
The twill! The pink! Im obsessed. It’s the perfect office chair to feminize your home office.
“Everything was perfect, it was comfortable, easy to assemble, quality is good.”
The Best Home Office Ideas To Upgrade Your Work From Home Setup: Organization
12. Cable Management Under Desk Cable Tray
This is one of my favorite home office organization finds! The under desk cable try stick right onto the bottom of my desk and helps keep all my cords organized and out of sight. Plus, the install is super easy (it’s just double-sided tape). 5/5 from me!
“Very easy to install and a perfect solution for my set up which includes no less than 30 cables of different thickness and lengths.”
13. Clear Cable Clips – Cord Holders – Self Adhesive
Going along with my first home office organization idea, these are great for your smaller cords like your phone charger. The acrylic makes these virtually invisible which I love.
“I have used this to clear up my home office space after working from home, they do a great job of sticking to all of my surfaces and when stuck to a surface they don’t seem to move!”
14. Bamboo Kitchen Drawer Dividers
Not only do I use these in my office, but I use them all over my house. My kitchen, bathroom, office, all use these bamboo drawer dividers. They’re an affordable and chic way to separate your notebooks, pens, documents, etc.
“These are wonderful, my drawers are now tidy and I can find things and the wood is an excellent match for my antique oak desk. “
15. Acrylic Memo Tablet, Dry Erase Board and Marker
Keep your to-do list organized & sustainable with this modern acrylic dry erase board. Chic & cute.
“I had been looking for one of these that wasn’t super expensive and of course Amazon had it! This is a really awesome thing for my home office, it looks modern and helps keep me up to date with my tasks!”
16. Pink Pencil Case
I’m swooning at how inexpensive and cute this is 💅 If you’re like me and always have a hard time with finding my damn pens, this is for you.
“I love it! it’s so cute and everything fits perfectly”
The Best Home Office Ideas To Upgrade Your Work From Home Setup: Storage
17. Lennon 60” TV Stand, Ivory Oak
I’m actually in love with this TV stand and would have totally bought it by now, except that the dimensions don’t fit my room. So i’m sharing with you all! How adorable is this for an office to provide trendy storage?
18. Industrial Design 4-Tier Bookcase
Is any home office ever really complete without a bookshelf? Bookshelves also work really well for storing miscellaneous items.
“These bookshelves are very well made! They’re also a lot larger than I thought they would be. I wanted bookshelves with a modern look, that were big enough for my books but didn’t visually overwhelm my wall. These are perfect! “
19. Decor Wall Mounted Shelves
On the same note as bookshelves being great for storage, so are floating shelves! I’m obsessed with these sleek black ones & they can hold up to 22 pounds.
“Hung these on either side of my desk. Wanted something that didn’t stick out too much, but was still sturdy. Mostly decorative and not for filling with heavy items and large books. Fits paperbacks prefecture m very happy so far.”
The Best Home Office Ideas To Upgrade Your Work From Home Setup: Health & Fitness
20. 32 inch Desk Converter
I got this for Christmas this last year & this changed the game for me in terms of my health. I am a workaholic (12+ hours per day) and sitting for that long was miserable. Now, in addition to walking, I stand at least 3+ hours per day.
“Very nice, especially for the price! Best value on the market. Was very straight forward to put together and is a great solution for standing while working.”
21. XTERRA Fitness TR150 Folding Treadmill
This was my FAVORITE purchase of 2021. I’m not kidding. This is by far the best treadmill on the market for the best price and I use it every. single day. I walk at least 2-5 miles per day. Just trust me, this will CHANGE your life.
“This treadmill has totally surprised me! Two years later and it still functions perfectly! The motor still sounds as new as the day I assembled it, the tread still moves smoothly, and all the buttons and programs still work flawlessly. Definitely a fabulous bang for your buck!!”
22. Doufit Upgraded 2 in 1 Under Desk Treadmill for Small Spaces
This is the attachment I put onto my treadmill to work while I walk. It’s universal & great quality so if you already have a treadmill, this is for you.
“Great for working from home. Getting in way less steps versus going to the office, so was looking at a few kinds of treadmill stands and I am glad that I went with this one.”
23. Universal Laptop Treadmill Desk
This is an amazing option if you already have a standing desk or desk riser. These slip right under your desk and you get your steps in while working.
“I wanted a simple compact treadmill, i didn’t want lots of buttons and electronics. I think I picked the perfect one. Simple, sleek and nicely made. Just walking a little everyday will help me be healthier and de-stress so far.”
24. 300ML Essential Oil Diffuser
I love essential oils for all of the calming & de-stressing benefits they bring. This one is the perfect size for an office & lasts for hours.
“I looooove this thing! So easy to use! Easy set up and instructions. Not so small that you have to refill it all the time, but not so huge that it takes over the room. It’s cute and sleek and the lights are very pleasant.”
The Best Home Office Ideas To Upgrade Your Work From Home Setup: & More!
25. 2 in 1 Dual Wireless Charging Stand
The dual charging stand charges most smart phones & your airpods. This is so nice to have on your desk for convenience and the affordability of this product is 101/0.
“It’s nice and sturdy so you can have a larger phone and it wont topple over. I travel to different offices and have bought another for my other desks. Highly recommend!”
26. 2022 Weekly & Monthly Planner, 8.5″ x 11″
If you know me, you know this is my go-to planner (purchased 3 years in a row now). This is so simple & sleek and keeps all of my scheduling in one easy place. I plan on repurchasing every year!
“This is a nice black spiral-bound book for use on a desk or open on your lap. It has a nice day calendar for writing in accomplishments, appointments, and any info that you need to keep track of. It is handy!”
27. 32 Oz Borosilicate Glass Water Bottle with Times to Drink
In 2022, one of my resolutions was to stop using so much plastic, for my health and for the environment. But I didn’t want to sacrifice my current water bottle with the hours to drink on it. Enter this cutesy glass water bottle with times to drink on it! Plus, it comes in so many different colors.
“This bottle is awesome. I have tried other bottles in the past and this is just as good if not better than some of the top products, but it comes in at a lower price than those other brands. The huge size makes it really convenient to keep at my work desk to make sure I’m staying hydrated throughout the day.”
28. Pink Wireless Keyboard Mouse Combo
How cute is this retro keyboard & mouse combo?! I’m obsessed with the style of this (& I heard the keys have great ASMR clacking noises).
“This is a very large keyboard in comparison to that of my laptop, but I love it. The clackety sounds are so satisfying when I’m working. It’s just one of those little things that brings you joy, ya know? Definitely visually appealing.”
29. Sceptre 20″ 1600 x 900 75Hz LED Monitor
If you work from home and don’t have a second monitor, you are missing out. It is so convenient and make me so productive and efficient. This is the exact one I have and I totally recommend.
“Great looking screen at a good price. I used it for work as an additional screen/monitor with my laptop, and it worked very well!”
Well, that’s it! These are all my favorite home office ideas to upgrade your work from home setup. If you liked this, be sure to subscribe to my email list & check out my top 8 apps to help you become more productive.
Do you have an home office ideas? Drop them in the comments.
We’re moving into our new house this year, and I’m so excited to furnish my new office! I love all of these ideas, especially that pink chair — saving it for future reference!
We have an extra room and I think it’s time to make a home office. Such cute decor to make the best office!
I cant wait to sprinkle in some of these decor items to my office!! Thanks!! I’m inspired now to finish creating a space I love to work in.
These are super cute ideas!!
Love these ideas! I need to add the cable grabber thing and acrylic notepad to my desk setup! Those are great ideas to help keep me organized. Thanks for the inspiration!
I like quite a few of these suggestions! Thanks for compiling this! Those book ends from Studio McGee are so cute!
Great ideas! I just finished setting up my WFH office- now I have ideas for some upgrades. Thanks for sharing!
These are such great ideas! I lovvvveee the acrylic tablet memo board! I need to get one of those.
I want all of these! I already have a standing desk insert and I can tell you it makes such a difference!
I work at home half the time and just got a stepper (it was lovely to see the treadmills!) I love the acrylic memo tablets! I need one!