Create a modern and motivating home work space for less than you think

Inject a bit of cool into your home office with some new and inexpensive pieces.

Neutral rooms in shades of cream, off-white, grey and taupe can be restyled seasonally. Work in some modern on trend pieces, and you’ll have a stylish home office that'll motivate you to pull up a chair and get to work!

Like the look? Create it for less than you think.

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The Desk

Start by selecting a desk that will have enough surface space to meet your needs but is on smart and stylish. A clear desk always makes for an organised work space so avoid cluttering or over-styling the work area.
Scandi Tiered Desk, Kmart $59.95

The Chair

Select something you can comfortably sit on. If you usually sit at your desk for longer periods of time, go for something that is height adjustable and perhaps extra lumbar support.
If the chair is a little too boring, drape over a gorgeous textured throw.

VÅGSBERG / SPORREN Swivel chair, Ikea $69



Choose an ultra contemporary designer inspired lamp that won’t take up too much desk space. Or opt for a tall and slender minimalist floor lamp to save desk space in tighter spaces.
Position your desk close to windows to maximise natural light and fresh air for a free uplift.

Quentin Table Lamp, Kmart $15


Use a low line bookcase or funky sideboard to store office supplies, stationary and filing. The more you can store away the easier it will be to keep your space organised and clutter free.

Timeless Sideboard, Kmart $49

If your lacking on space, go up. Make use of floating shelves to store papers, and other office essentials.

Flexi Storage 1200 x 240 x 38mm Oak Floating Shelf, Bunnings $38.90


Always consider texture. Select a rug with classic and simple designs to add visual interest without overpowering the room. Or add a luxe looking lumbar cushion to your office chair.
Extra comfort and extra style.

Monochrome Stripe Rug, Kmart $29



Nothing says organised like a stylish and tidy work space. For effective solutions, opt for a basic desk organisers or inexpensive vessels.

Pen Cup Future Perfect, Kmart $3

Time Management

Select a wall calendar or planner to help you manage your time and stay on top of things. Choose colours that match your colour scheme and furnishings.

Black Weekly Wall Planner - Landscape, Siisti $69.95

Styling decor

If your budget allows, look for some extra office embellishments that will make your space sing. Some ideas are scented candles, indoor plants in stylish pots, and artwork.

Vanilla Fragrant Candle, $6

Ivy Plant in Black Pot, Kmart $15

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