Do you work from home, or maybe you just spend enough time in your home office that you might as well work from home? Well, if you find yourself in or even in need of a home office, then you need to make sure the environment is one that makes you happy and is also geared for being creative and productive. How, you might ask? Well, we definitely say DIY everything, of course. DIY office furniture pretty much speaks of creativity and often fun, so what better way to make a livable and usable workspace than to create your own furnishings? From chairs and desks to storage carts and printer stands, we have the best of the best when it comes to DIY office decor. Choose from these 34 ideas we handpicked for you, including ones that are easy, foolproof and inexpensive. No matter what kind of work you do in that home office of yours, you will find the perfect pieces here to assist you with the hard work you do.
1. Office Chair Makeover
Looking for a cute idea for making a plain office chair look ridiculously cute? Look no more! This is exactly what I needed right now – cozy, fluffy and ah-mazing! Such a perfect addition to a home office. The craftsmanship is incredible you have to read along the tutorial to know what I am talking about.
2. Make a Perpetual Block Calendar
Add a fun pop of color to your desk that will keep track of the day with this beautiful Perpetual Block Calendar. You can even customize with different colors and sizes. I think it will make a great gift to give your officemates too. And one of the benefits of a perpetual calendar is that you can use it year after year. What a brilliant idea!
3. Magnetic Desktop Set
Corral your pins, clips, and tacks with this simple yet cute solution from Earnest Home Co. This is so unbelievably clever that I may just have to make some for my desk. Plus the fact that I really love anything copper looking. Love this!
4. Fun File Folders
Itching to give your desk a little refresh? Craft these fun file folders to get you inspired to some work. DIY fun folders are easy to make and you can design them any way you’d like and even color code to your heart’s desire. Get inspired with the complete tutorial from A Kailo Chic Life.
5. Chalk Paint Mason Jar Office Organization
I love this gorgeous and feminine office space. Give your desk the adorable and rustic look by crafting these Chalk Paint Mason Jars. The best part is that they are super inexpensive and you’ll find that perfect balance between decorative yet functional pieces.
6. DIY Wood and White Desk Organizers
If you are the minimalist type, then this wood and white desk organizers are perfect for you. I just love how this ties up the look of this office. Simple yet chic – definitely one in the books! Putting this on my list of “to-do’s” this weekend.
7. Monogram Cork Board Wall Tiles
What a fun project! I’d love to hit the thrift store and DIY this right now. This monogram cork board tile is a simple, yet beautiful and creative idea to hang in your home office. Even if you are not super crafty, this is something that you can easily pull off.
8. Wooden Business Card Holder
Display your business cards in this clever wooden holder. Made with just plain wood and a little creativity, this storage solution would look great in your desk. The Merry Thought has the complete list of instructions to get you started so what are you waiting for?
9. Giant Cork Board
Make your office a place that is full of fun and inspiration by re-creating this giant cork board from Binti Home Blog. Never worry about lost notes since you can pin them all in this brilliant cork board. You can also create theme mood boards or simply hang up personal photos and inspiring images. You will never run out of ideas with this DIY, really.
10. DIY Desktop Dry-Erase Board
I have been really trying to be organized lately and since I stumbled upon this post from Sugar and Cloth, I have been obsessing about this DIY Desktop Dry-Erase Board. It’s so easy to make and it’s the perfect decor to the office. I super love the gold stencil that was incorporated in the frame. Such a fun touch! It would also make a fabulous gift to welcome new hires.
11. Pegboard and Rolling Cart For Home Office
12. Drop Down Hutch Desk
13. Office In A Chest
14. DIY Modern Hanging Desk Organizers
15. DIY Modern Couch That Also Doubles As A Desk
16. DIY Leather File Folders
17. Bedside Table To Printer Stand
18. DIY Marble Desk Top
19. DIY Colorblocked Office Chair
20. Make Your Own Desk Accessories
21. DIY Glass Calendar
22. DIY Office Storage Cabinet Bookcase
23. Farmhouse X Office Desk
24. Wood Desk Organizer
25. DIY Metal Memo Board
26. Chalk Painted Filing Cabinet
27. Make a Pretty Office Supply Organizer
28. DIY Floating Shelves
29. Wall Organizer Hack
30. DIY Ikea Desk Hack
31. DIY Writing Desk
32. DIY Thank You Filing Cabinet
33. DIY Bookcase
34. DIY Pencil Sharpener