Articles in: Home Office Design

Places: Organized Workstations at Home

Posted by: on January 17th, 2013 | One Comment
Image of a workstation built into a bookcase

Image via My Growing Home


For many of us, having a room dedicated to working at home is just not an option. And the thought of workstations generally bring to mind images of a somewhat messy corner in a home with a small office desk piled with computers, papers and surrounded by a tangle of cords – or worse.

When Elizabeth from My Growing Home was confronted with the need for a workspace that would provide additional wall storage, she and her husband, Jim, devised a plan to build a custom workstation and shelving unit from scratch. With plywood, paint and a few yards of eye-catching ikat print fabric, they constructed this impressive bookcase with a built-in workstation.

We did some homework and discovered quite a few more innovative and stylish solutions crafty homeowners have come up with to create productive workspaces in places you may not have considered.

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Home Office In A Box From Martha Stewart

Posted by: on January 17th, 2013 | 2 Comments


Martha Stewart and her design team are practically geniuses when it comes to all things craft, home décor or storage and organization. In this short clip, Martha will show you how to transform a simple, affordable, easy-to-install closet organizer kit into a home office.

The Martha Stewart Living Deluxe Starter Closet Kit comes in an espresso, wild cherry or white finish. By adding on a few extra accessories like file drawers, divider racks, paint cans and a galvanized message board, her team turned this ordinary wood shelving system into an extraordinary home office/workstation that can be used anywhere in the home – and so can you.

And when it comes to organizing your home — closets, kitchen, garage, wherever — The Home Depot has everything you need in our online Storage and Organization department.

We have more DIY and home improvement videos here on the Home Depot blog and on The Home Depot’s YouTube channel.


Places: The Closet Office

Posted by: on June 18th, 2012 | 3 Comments
Image of  Colorful Home Office Closet Conversion

Image via Country Living


In the 17th century wealthy French families were the first to have closets in their homes. They were typically small private spaces behind the bedroom, used for reading and relaxation. In many of today’s small homes and apartments, where space is at a premium, people are revisiting the idea of the closet as personal space to carve out functional home offices. As you can see in this small, colorful closet office we spotted on Country Living, with a couple of rolls of wallpaper, paint, a lovely chandelier and some imagination a can be quickly and easily transformed into your home office.

Read on to explore even more cleaver closet conversions …

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