Guest Picks: Creating a Home Office

Creating a house office, if even a corner at the corner, can be a great way to organize everything from bills to recipe more. While any desk, chair and storage bin will burst, here are some great bits which will certainly liven up your office, transforming it into a functional yet desired space. — Annemarie from Brunch at Saks

Lacquer Office – $9

These lacquer accessories are great for organizing your space whilst still keeping a clean and polished appearance. I adore paper and the magazine butler.

Parsons Mirror Desk | West Elm – $599

Sophisticated yet chic, this Parsons mirror desk provides functionality and design to your own room in one sleek design. I like its quite subtle storage drawers and minimal appearance.


Ada Table Lamp – $59.95

Modern yet chic, this lamp looks great with nearly any decor plot, and is perfect for working late nights in your home office when overhead lights become overly abrasive.

Pottery Barn

Daily System – $12

Complete with a magnetic wall calendar, filing cabinets, and cork planks, this daily arranging system is genius. I like that you can mix and match the bits you want/need.

West Elm

Canvas Storage Boxes – $12.99

These boxes are great for storing odds and ends that you don’t have to access everyday, but still like to have readily accessible. I use mine for family photos and cards received for holidays, birthdays, etc..

West Elm

Butler Trays + Stands | west elm – $59

Though your desk is more certainly the star, there is always room for a side table or tray to help alleviate the load. Add to it a new plant and magazines, or utilize it in order to serve yourself a bite while you’re hard at work.

Ballard Designs

City Pushpins (Set of 12) – $15

Section of having your office is developing a space you feel comfortable spending a lot of time inside. These pushpins are brilliant and add a little pizazz to your not-so-pretty office tasks (see: paying bills).


Monocle Clock – $99.95

A twist on the wall clock that is ever faithful. Since looking at the time constantly worries me out, I highly enjoy the number-free surface of the Monocle.

Wood Wall Pocket – $119

I like the notion of adding extra storage by making use of vertical space on your wall. These pockets look great on their own, or accompanied with the fitting cork board.

Ballard Designs

PE Collection Paper Tray – $25

This paper is a staple in our workplace. It stores everything from unopened email to magazines perfectly, while keeping my workspace clear.

Louise Chair – $2,450

Far from the traditional office chair, this attractiveness by Serena & Lily will bring you luxurious comfort whilst working in your house office. It’s fun and not anticipated for a desk, making me like it all the more.


Orbit Arm Chair | CB2 – $119

I really like the easy, sleek look of this arm-less chair by West Elm. Not only is it esthetically pleasing, but also its spacious layout and well structured back service making working long hours per breeze.

Rifle Paper Co..

Assorted ‘Hello’ Cards – $18

No home office would be complete without a few personalized note cards. I love having these cards from Paper Rifle Co. readily available to ship out whenever the need for a “just because” notice arises.


Davis Wall Shelf – $39.95

These wall shelves create putting up art and photos a cinch. I like that they’re deep and sturdy enough to let multiple frames.

Asian Decorative Items And Figurines – $69.95

I always enjoy adding a couple of unique bits in my workplace to keep my thoughts intrigued. This origami horse would do exactly the trick (and result in a perfect paperweight also).

Eastman Secretary – $799

This secretary armoire is an excellent multifunctional piece that can act as a desk and storage space for any of your requirements. I like that it is compact and can be closed up for a clean appearance when not in use.


Vintage Numbers Stamp Set – $25

I am adding these enjoyable and quirky vintage Quotes to my wishlist as I type. These will be the perfect desk accessory for anyone — young or old — who will be using your home office .


Helix Wall Mounted Desk – $249

Another great way to incorporate a house office in the smallest of spaces, this helix wall mounted desk will provide you the comprehensive function of a workplace without the bulky furniture or storage. I like how well it looks with the accompanying bookshelves.


Brushed Silver Wall Frames – $24.95

Adding frames filled with photos of family and friends can help personalize your workplace and make it more comfy. I occasionally like to add abstract layouts or magazine clippings too.

Pottery Barn

Modular Chalkboard Tile – $34

Rather than the normal dry erase board, why not tap into your nostalgic side with a small chalkboard for your workspace? It’s functional and stylish — a win-win.

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