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5 Tips for Designing a Great Home Office

September 19, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumdallas @ 4:33 pm
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A home office is a dedicated space where people work remotely, run their businesses, kickstart a passion project, or simply pay their bills and complete a to-do list. No matter what your area is used for, it should reflect the design and comfort of the rest of your home. Having a beautiful and functional workspace will make your office a place you’ll want to be in! In this blog post, we’ll cover five tips for designing a great home office.   

Create an Accent Wall

Covering your entire room with wallpaper is not everyone’s cup of tea. Luckily, you can still make a powerful statement by creating an accent wall! You can either use a bold paint color or a fun patterned wallpaper. Complete the look with a stylish accent table, daybed, and floor lamp!

Paint the Walls a Color You Love

Tired of looking at beige walls? If you need a color that’ll get your gears going, consider a bright and cheery one like orange or lime green. For those who want something more calming, a shade like botanical green or seafoam blue is a great option. Different colors can affect your mood in unique ways, which is why it’s a good idea to do your research beforehand.

Increase Lighting

You can reduce eye strain and headaches by ensuring your home office has plenty of light! Position your computer monitor in a way where there’s no glare from a window or overhead light. Add a small lamp to your desk for lighting when you’re working on tasks.

Decorate with “Homey” Accessories

It’s a good idea to decorate your home office with accessories that’ll make the space feel comfier and more inviting. For example, you can use a pretty mug as a pencil holder, get trendy notepads and sticky notes, and use a decorative waste basket. Go a step further and hang inspirational prints on the walls, like a classic painting or your kids’ framed artwork.

Repurpose an Old Desk

Have an old desk in your garage or storage room that’s collecting dust? Don’t toss it out just yet! You can turn your “trash” into treasure by adding a fresh coat of paint in a daring hue. This simple do-it-yourself project will instantly upgrade your space.

Are you thinking about redesigning your home office? Before picking up a paintbrush, review the tips outlined above. They’re great ways to turn your space into one that’s stylish and functional!

About the Practice

At Platinum Painting of Dallas, we want to turn your home into a space you’ll enjoy living in. If you want to brighten up your walls or add some wallpaper to your room, we’re ready to help. Our skilled and knowledgeable team will work hard to make your interior design visions come to life! For an estimate, visit our website or call (214) 347-7269.

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