1912 Home Office Makeover

by DIY Maven

1912 Home Office Makeover

From utterly inspirational 1912 Bungalow comes another labor of love. This time it's the bungalow's home office. The 'before' proves that old axiom about renovation: things always get worse before they get better. In this case, the worse was the condition of the plaster walls after removing the wallpaper. Ultimately, all the suffering was worth while according to Heather and David, the lucky bungalow's owners. Take a look (and, yes, they added

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How to Turn a Closet into an Office

by DIY Maven

How to Turn a Closet into an Office

Got a closet? Need a home office? No worries. With some advice from Country Living you can transform a closet--like the one pictured above--into a home office--like the one pictured below.

      

Advice from the pros:

  • Your new desk can be nothing more than a couple of standard filing cabinets (shot with Krylon) with wheeled stands attached to their bottoms for easy moving. 
  • The desk's top? A chunk of melamine.
  • When...

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The OfficePOD

by DIY Maven

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This is the OfficePOD. Think of it like a home office that you plop down in your back yard, kind of like a garden shed. Made of the highest quality and finishes, OfficePODs allow users to have a dedicated workspace at home, which means fewer distractions and fewer distractions equal higher productivity.

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Ribbon Cork Board

by Lilybee

Ribbons. I like them. A LOT (a 12-steps-in-my-near-future lot). Things with ribbons on or in them are just better. Like this:

created on: 11/23/08

A bulletin board with ribbons AND buttons. Be still my heart.

To make one, maybe for the weird space behind your desk, or you know, wherever, you'll need:

  • Cork board
  • fabric
  • RIBBON lovely lovely ribbon
  • buttons, beads or other additional embellishments

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10 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Home Office Cheaply.

by Chris Gardner

Whether you're writing your next novel, balancing your checkbook, or simply creating a killer Curbly post, it's essential to be inspired and motivated by your workspace. Here's ten ideas for making your home office a creative haven on the cheap.

 

10 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Home Office Cheaply.

 

  1. Buy a Plant
  2. Get a Recycling System
  3. Tidy Up the Wires
    • Bind cords together
    • Clamp long running wires to walls
    • Get retractable cords.
  4. Add a Filing Cabinet
  5. Organise Your Desk
  6. Get some Colour
  7. Get a Clock
  8. ...

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