You can easily set up a multipurpose home office with these 15 budget-friendly ideas. Use a corner of your bedroom, a closet, or a living room.
It would be great if we all had an extra room for a dedicated home office space, but sometimes that’s not the case.
I’m happy to share these alternative ideas for a multipurpose home office work area.
From flex rooms to a closet office (also called a cloffice), to an eye-catching small home office with a Murphy bed and more, these budget-friendly ideas will inspire you to create your own functional work-from-home space.
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Multipurpose Home Office
I’ve always needed a craft room combination home office work space, so I’ve had to come up with storage options that don’t take up too much space.
One thing I’ve learned is to go vertical with necessities.
Open shelves are great for a small space as they save on much needed desk space.
I’ve been eyeing this hanging file desk organizer to add to my office. I love the beautiful rose gold.
I’ve also used a spare closet as a craft closet with open shelves and affordable hanging closet organizers.
These would be perfect for office supplies as well.
Home Office Design Tips
With a few budget-friendly ideas, you can transform your spare room or living space into the perfect home office.
Start by finding a natural light area that won’t distract you while you work and can bring in natural vibes to the room.
Add an area rug to for pops of color and warmth.
You’ll also need a desk chair, preferably with comfortable padding. Did you see my favorite pink chair?
I found it at Hobby Lobby and LOVE it! Another way to add personality to your home office space is to include a gallery wall. Pick up thrift store frames to keep costs down.
Additionally, top off your space with a desk lamp and accent wall to give it flair and make it feel more inviting.
Finally, don’t forget to offset the look of the walls with white paint or wallpaper to brighten up the space.
Paint is the most cost-effective way to update any room.
With these simple yet chic elements in place, you will have your dream home office in no time!
So take a look at these home office ideas.
Hopefully, you will find some helpful design and styling tips without having to hire an interior designer.
I sure did!
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Ikea Home Office Ideas
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Create a Mobile Office Setup
With so many of us working on the go, a mobile office is a great way to stay organized.
So what do you think? Are you ready to transform a space in your home into a functional home office?
I’ve always wanted a Murphy bed in my office, rather than a sofa, which takes up more space.
The closets that were turned into desk spaces were so creative!
Have you set up a home office, or have you seen any creative ideas for a multipurpose home office?
If so, leave me a comment below and share the idea.
I also put together a collection of budget-friendly ideas with IKEA hacks that you may like.
IKEA has some great furniture that can be used in both guest rooms and home offices.
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Thursday 9th of March 2023
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Thursday 28th of October 2021
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Friday 6th of November 2020
Michelle, what a great idea! I wonder where are the things you kept in this closet? I just want to make the office as you advised but I have no place to keep my things :) Anyway many thanks for these tips!