Must-Haves For Your Workspace And Home Office

When working, you need to have a nice, quiet space in which you’ll be able to solely focus on the tasks you have to complete. At the same time, you’ll want this area to look great since you’ll be spending a good amount of the day in your workspace or home office. Whether you’re working from home or from an office building, you want a space that feels good. If you’re looking for some ideas on how to spruce up your workspace or home office, you’ve come to the right place! There are many things that can be done to transform your workspace regardless of your budget. Below you’ll find some of our top recommendations for turning your workspace or home office into the fabulous place you’ve dreamed of! 

  • Plants 

Adding plants is one of the absolute easiest ways to spruce up your workspace. Not only do plants make your office look prettier, they also have countless benefits. Plants are shown to reduce stress, boost creativity, clean the air, and improve productivity! Some great plants to keep in your office include snake plants, aloe plants, and lucky bamboo. 

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  • Wall Art 

Wall art, particularly inspirational wall art, is a lovely way to add some pizazz to your office. You can really let your creativity shine when choosing wall art for your office. You can pretty much choose any wall art that you like, the possibilities are endless! During those days when you’re feeling stuck or you’ve just had a bad day, the inspirational wall art will also cheer you up. Here at Simply Shine Living, we love all positive wall art since it really boosts your mood! Seeing a reminder to follow your dreams or to believe in the impossible is absolutely essential when you’re going through those days when everything seems like it’s going wrong or you are just overwhelmed. 

  • Comfortable Chair

You don’t have to sacrifice comfort for style! Having a comfortable chair is an essential for your workspace or home office since you’re spending a majority of your day there. If your chair isn’t comfortable, you’ll experience a variety of physical ailments such as back pain and neck pain. Remember, you don’t have to break the bank for a good chair. There are a lot different options out there for many price ranges. For comfortable, stylish office chairs, check out Amazon, Overstock, Wayfair, or Pottery Barn. 

  • Desk Organizer Set

It’s super easy for a workspace to get cluttered. That’s why a desk organizer set is an extremely important accessory for your workspace or home office. There are many kinds of desk organizer sets available from the standard black or grey ones to the pink, yellow, and leopard ones. The multitude of options available ensures that you can still make it your own. A desk organizer set will keep your paper clips, post-it notes, paper, and pens organized. Also, it’ll save you lots of time since you won’t have to spend hours looking for the things you need. 

  • Clock

A clock is a very cute, useful office accessory. Sure, you can check the time on your phone or computer, but where’s the fun in that? There are so many different clocks out there, and choosing a nice clock can really brighten up your workspace. At Simply Shine Living, we absolutely love rose gold and gold clocks since they are neutral and so chic! 

  • Desk Lamp

A desk lamp is an often overlooked office necessity. When it’s dark and rainy outside or you have to work long nights to get that project done, you’ll need some extra light in your workspace, and a desk lamp will do just that. An important thing to keep in mind is that you don’t need a large desk in order to have a desk lamp. There are a variety of desk lamps available for all desk sizes. Also, there are many styles and colors available, so you’re sure to find one that you like! 

  • Calendar/Planner

A calendar or planner is a very important aspect of a workspace or home office. Having a physical calendar or planner instead of just one on your phone will help you be more efficient and organized. By keeping a planner or calendar at your desk, you’ll be able to glance at it anytime and see what you have coming up in the following days or weeks. An extra benefit of a calendar or planner is that it can be used as décor for your desk, too. There are many chic and stylish marble, silver, gold, or white planners and calendars that are neutral yet very lovely and nice-looking. 

  • Personal Touches

Personal touches help to make your workspace or home office your own. Great personal touches to include in your workspace are photos, quotes that are significant to you, memorabilia, and anything else that motivates you to work hard. The personal touches that you include in your workspace help make it feel cozier and nicer. And, it’s important for your workspace to feel great since a majority of the day is spent there.