10 Ways to Organize A Pretty Home Office

It’s 2016 and I still can’t find my…..Anything. I can’t find a damn thing. That’s probably because I’m a disorganized hot mess. On my 2016 goals and projects list, the home office  piece was originally near the bottom of the barrel since I didn’t think it was a huge necessity. Until I tried to find last year’s tax info. And my car insurance. And stuff for our annual foster home review. Fine. Organizing it is. Since my other goal is to get off the sofa more often, my home office is going to be in my bedroom. I already have a desk undergoing a makeover but today I wanted to share a few ideas to make and organize a pretty home office that would fit in a master bedroom or smaller space.

10 Ways To Organize The Perfect Home Office


You can’t beat a pretty tray for corralling all that desk stuff and making it look tidy.

Home Office- Organize With a Pretty Tray

Home Office Organizing- Use trays to corral clutter

Okay. I know lighting isn’t an “organizing tool” but if you can’t see, you can’t work.

Home Office Organization- Pretty lamps


Adding shelves is a great way to maximize storage space in a small area.

Organizing a Pretty Home Office- Open shelves are great for storage in a small space

I love the idea of using clipboards to hold papers. It makes things look pretty and tidy all at the same time. #doublewin

Organizing a Pretty Home Office - Use clipboards



Pretty Home Office Organizing Ideas- Clipboards!

Bulletin boards can be DIYed to make your space look more cohesive and less like a cubicle.

Pretty Home Office Organizations- DIY Bulletin Boards

We have a wall pocket holder in the foyer to hold my sunglasses but they’re also perfect for home offices.

Pretty Ways to Organize a Home Office Space- Wall Pocket Holders


Storage boxes do double duty by looking pretty and hiding the paper clutter.

Pretty Home Office Organizing Ideas- Colorful Storage Boxes To Hide The Clutter

Under the desk storage is great way to maximize space in a small area.

Pretty Home Office Organizing Ideas- Under the desk storage

If you’ve got room for a bookshelf you’ve really hit the home office jackpot!

Pretty Home Office Organizing Ideas- A pretty bookshelf holds lots of supplies

Filing cabinets will hold all of your long term storage and they can be DIYed to look great in any office.

Pretty Home Office Organizing Ideas- DIY a filing cabinet to match your space

Now that I’ve got everything I need to get that office organized and pretty, I should probably be excused while I try to organize my stuff. So. Much. Stuff.


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10 Ways to Organize the Perfect Home Office

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  1. so many gorgeous office pics – I tend to spend most of my time on the dining room table! I do have an office with a large magnetic whiteboard that lets me put up lots of photos and inspiration and I think it’s time for a revamp!

  2. So many pretty office pictures. Makes me almost want to go create one in my home! Eventually we’re going to turn our downstairs bedroom into an office/scrapbooking room for me, but until my daughter is out of a crib, it will have to wait….so much waiting. I want to do it now! hehe 🙂 Stopping by from the link up party!

    • I think you just summed up life with little people…”So much waiting” lol. I wanted to put the office in the playroom but I realized I’d never get anything done with the amount of noise the boys make in their. Thanks for stopping by.

  3. Great tips and gorgeous pictures! I’m slightly obsessed with the black and white striped boxes and love the little pops of gold. Thank for you sharing!

  4. I love this style of decor. Chic and modern. And these are simple steps. I recently found out about the tray idea, and I’m mind blown. Thank you for giving me a whole new inspiration for my home office!

  5. Great ideas Jenna. We’re in the midst of redoing my daughter’s room and many of these ideas will work great in her space. Pinning a couple Thanks for sourcing these images.

    Hugs, Lynn

  6. What great ideas! I would love to have you post on my blog hop—the Weekend Blog Hop at My Flagstaff Home (www.myflagstaffhome.com). It begins on Thursday evenings and lasts through the weekend, if you’re interested.


  7. I love this!! I’ve been waiting for a desk (that was meant to be my Christmas gift, lol!) to be delivered that I am going to put in my bedroom. I can’t wait to set it up and make it all pretty!!

  8. Jenna, I love this post. There are so many gorgeous ways to improve your office, if my space is clean and clear I find that I can concentrate on the work, not on getting ready to work by cleaning up my space. And all of these ideas are so pretty!

  9. Hi, Jenna ~ I love this post, and it’s my feature this week on the Merry Monday Link Party! Thanks for joining the party. Hope to see you again this week!

  10. I love all of these office organization ideas!! I want them all in my house! Thank you for sharing and linking up with us over at the Welcome Home Wednesdays Link Party!!

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