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Buying a Home Office Laptop? 5 Top Picks
Review this selection of the best laptops for home offices and see which will suit your needs. Look for features that will let you accomplish your tasks.
Buying a New Laptop? Read This First
Buying a new laptop can be a difficult and expensive decision. Here is the information you need to make sure you get the right hardware for your home office.
The Top 5 Computers for the Home Office
Not every home office needs the same PC. Here are five PCs, from travel-friendly notebooks to powerful desktop workstations, for every need.
Design Your Dream Home Office with These 5 Tools
These online tools provide you with a way to test ideas without costing a fortune. You can play with layouts and see what will work for your home office.
Best Desktop Computers for Home Offices
Selecting a desktop computer for your home office provides many options for your to consider. Review this list of desktop computers to see which model may suit your needs best.
Arms on Home Office Chairs: Why Are They So...
You may not realize how important the arms can be on your home office chair and why find the right style of arms can be beneficial to you.
Essential Software Programs for Your Home Office
Learn about the variety of software programs you may have to consider purchasing when you work from your home office. You may not need all these programs but you will need some and you must know what you are looking for and why you need that software.
Before You Buy: Home Office Computers
What factors do you need to know before you buy a home office computer? Find out what specifications you should consider before purchasing.
How to Create a Windows 7 Screen Resolution...
Create a Windows 7 shortcut for your Taskbar that lets you access the Control Panel's Screen Resolution window with a single click.
10 Things to Ask Before Designing a Home Office
If you are planning to create your own home office, there are some important factors that you need to consider before you even begin to design your home office. Learn what these factors are and learn how you can create your ideal home office.
Design and Build a Home Office Desk: 6...
Get inspiration from these examples of DIY to create your own home office desk.
Cluttered Cable Wires? 5 Ways to Keep Them...
Disorganized piles of power, data and phones cables can becomes a visual blight in your home office. Here are five simple tips for getting your cables under control.
Get Your Smart Phone Working for You
Using your smart phone can help you get things accomplished from a variety of locations. Learn more about smart phone apps that will help you work better in your home office.
Creating a Home Office in a Small Space
We may not always have a large room for our home office so here are some ideas that you can incorporate for small spaces for your home office.
Common Problems with Home Office Chairs
When you run into a problem with your home office chair there may be an affordable solution other than replacing the chair and giving up the one you love.
Sample Home Office Layouts
Some sample home office layouts to help you create your own dream home office. Not all spaces are square and you may have to share your home office with another room. Use these examples of home office layouts to spark your creativity.
7 Home Office Desk Styles: Which Is Right for...
When you begin to look at home office desks you'll find that their styles vary and the functionality each style offers will vary as well. Learn more about the different styles of home office desks so that you can select the best home office desk suited to your needs.
Getting Your Home Office Organized
Factors to consider when going to purchase a file cabinet for your home office.
Safety and Security for Home Office Documents
A variety of 4 drawer vertical file cabinets to consider for your home office.
Want Better Home Office Lighting? Check Out...
Proper lighting is a critical part of any home office.
Purchasing a Laptop
If you are looking at purchasing a laptop as either your primary computer or as an additional computer then there are several factors you need to thing about. Learning about the different features each style of laptop offers and what features are necessary for your to work will enable you to make the best decision.
Selecting a Home Office Chair Style
Finding the right chair for your home office begins with knowing what style of home office chair you need. Learn more about the styles of home office chairs that are available.
Before You Buy: A Home Office Desk
Let's look at some of the factors you need to consider before you buy a home office desk.
DIY: Cork-Board Creativity for your Home Office
In an office space, your cork-board shouldn’t be boring. In fact, there are a lot of creative and easy ways to transform these boards that will make an impact in your office space. Whether you use the boards as an inspiration board or as a place to keep track of your to-do list, cork-boards are an easy and cost effective way to stay organized in your office.
Building Your Home Office Chair
Here are the steps to building your home office chair. It doesn't take long to assemble a home office chair but it does require patience.
5 Stylish Ways to Banish Ugly Cords
There are so many options for hiding, disguising, or transforming the cords that give power to your work. Good cords should neither be seen nor heard, they should just fuel your devices. Here are some of my favorite ways to transform those pesky necessities.
Hands-On Home Office: Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500...
The Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500 is an impressive, compact, sheetfed scanner that can turn piles of unruly paper into fully searchable PDFs.
Wireless Keyboards for Your Home Office
The keyboard that may come with your desktop computer may not always be the best style to suit your work needs and here are a selection of wireless keyboards to help you stay productive and work more ergonomically.
Improving Posture with a Kneeling Chair
An overview of available kneeling chairs to help improve the ergonomics of your home office.
5 Office Hacks That Could Change Your Work Life...
Office Lifehacks: Tips and tricks to hack your way into a better office + work life.
Chair Mats for Home Office Carpets
A chair mat on a carpeted floor not only provides protection for your carpet but allows you to move more easily around your home office.
5 Lighting Fixtures that Will Upgrade Any Space
Lighting is everything in a space. It is not something to be overlooked. No matter how gorgeous your space looks, if the lighting is off, then everything is off. When designing or styling a space, make sure to consider different lighting options that will maximize your space.
Getting a Different View on Your Work
Using a recessed monitor desk can help ease neck pain and potentially reduce the risk of strain to your neck and back. Get a new perspective on how this alternative style of desk may help you.
Perfect closet offices
If you've got a spare closet (or one that isn't being utilized to its fullest potential), it could make the perfect home to your office-away-from-the-office workspace.
Thinking Outside the Box for a Home Office Desk
Your choices for a home office desk don't have to be limited to the traditional style of desk, there are other alternative options which may work better in your home office. Review some of the different options available for home office desks.
How to Personalize Built Ins
Though they’re not as common in corporate office spaces (but that’s not to say they’re never there), the room you use as your home office could very likely have a built-in. For some, this is even more of a letdown since you usually have a bit more creative freedom in your home than in an externally owned space.
10 Things to Know Before Designing a Home Office
A lot goes into successful home office design. These are 10 things to consider before you get started if you're looking to build the ideal workspace.
Chair Mats for Home Office Hardwood Floors
If you have a hardwood floor in your home office then you want to do everything that you can do to protect that flooring from damage. A hardwood chair mat will also provide you with a better surface for moving around your home office.
How to create the perfect mood board
I believe that even the self-described least creative people can incorporate a mood board into their office's design scheme: it's all a matter of figuring out how to pick a style that works best for you.
How to pick the best desk for your office needs
When we're office furniture shopping, we have to consider our actual needs when it comes to picking out furniture. Desks are not one-size-fits-all, and trying to guess which one has everything we need is a feat in and of itself.
Highlighting your Office Focal Point
Well-designed spaces usually have a definite focal point around which the rest of the room is arranged – it’s basically the center of attention. Here's how to highlight your office focal point, tips and tricks from the office stylist herself.
How to Make Your Temporary Cubicle Feel Like Home
Are you dreaming of that corner office with those large windows? Do you have the cubicle blues? Just because you are using a temporary cubicle doesn’t mean you can’t make it personal and chic!
Preventing Damage to Your Laptop
Here are 9 common sense tips to practice weekly to ensure that you are using your laptop safely and preventing damage.
Seven Ways to Make Your Office Prettier
After what seems like the longest summer in recent history, Fall has finally sprung and winter is fast approaching. It’s finally time to pile on a few layers and spruce up your space for the colder months. Here are seven of my favorite ways to make your office prettier this season
Why Working from Home is Not for Everyone
I'll admit, it's not always easy working from home. There are tons of distractions, you don't get to interact with humans and if you don't get dressed for the day, you start to feel like a frumpy alien of some kind. I know some people struggle with work and then there are some people who literally can't work from home. Here are some ways to tell if working from home isn't going to work for you.
DIY Mason Jar Pencil Holders
One of my favorites probably has to be the pencil holder just because of the millions of possibilities it has. I feel like every chic workspace you see on Instagram has a really fabulous one – it’s totally an essential for your office desk. You can buy one, repurpose another item as one, or my personal favorite option, DIY one. I’m not into the major price tags that some of them carry – after all, it’s just a glorified cup!
How to choose a paint color
One of the easiest ways of transforming a space is repainting the walls, but choosing the perfect color can be really tricky.
Alternative Photo Displays for the Office
There are so many other options to displaying pictures than basic frames on your desk or hung on a wall (much as I love a good gallery wall). In fact, I’ve seen lots of awesome offices that don’t have a frame anywhere in sight! If you’re on the hunt for a way to customize your office while adding some serious style, look no further.
The Essentials For Your Office Desk
Your desk space is an important area of your office. Try to keep the decorations and the clutter to a minimum. This will increase your productivity tremendously and for more tips on bringing style to your desk, home office or workspace, keep following along here on about.com.
Before You Buy: a Home Office Chair
Looking at home office chairs can be overwhelming and you need to know what factors to consider before you purchase your chair for your home office. Learn more about buying a home office chair so that you select the right one for you.
Decorative Uses for Wrapping Paper
I’ve thought up of a few ways to give your giftwrap a second life. The ultra chic designs can give anyone’s office space a total facelift – plus, it’s way cheaper than buying something premade that’s often not as cute.
Martha Stewart Stack+Fit™ Desk Accessories
The Martha Stewart Stack+Fit™ Desk Accessories are an easy way to get your home office desk organized and stay organized. This sytem can grow with your needs and help keep you organized and working productively.
How to Know you've Outgrown your Home Office
Home offices are great when it comes to convenience. You have no commute, you could (but shouldn't) work in your pajamas and in general it seems like a dream. Let's not forget that you get to work beside your pet (if you have one) and don't have to worry about dressing up because you're not running into anyone. With all this home office magic, there comes a time when it doesn't work anymore.
Cute + Trendy Office Supplies and Where to Buy...
When I first started TheOfficeStylist.com back in 2009, the choices for cute and stylish office supplies were VERY limited. It's amazing to me how many new companies, lines and even big box stores now cary cute and colorful desk accessories, supplies and other office furniture. If you're not quite sure where to find stylish supplies, look no further. Here's a list of places that will instantly upgrade your home office and other places around your house as well.
Protecting Your Home Office Electronics
Prevent damage and loss of data in your home office by having and using surge protectors. It's an easy way to protect your valuable home office electronics.
Solid Wood
Definition of solid wood. Solid wood can be used to make desks, cabinets and other useful home office furnishings.
Age AND Beauty: How to Find (and Use) Vintage...
Intimated by flea markets? Scared to stand your ground for a good bargain? Well, once you look past these fears, you’ll discover all the amazing treasures that can be found at local antique shops and flea markets. Flea market shopping is a fun pastime and one of my favorite things to do on weekends.
Good habits for a consistently organized office
The key to always having a clean office isn't to clear it periodically; it's to make it so no cleaning needs to happen in the first place. Adapting some simple organization habits is a surefire way to maintain a consistently tidy office.
Should you care about what you wear when you...
Something not a lot of people think about or address is what to wear when you work from home full time. A lot of people thing it's a free pass (it ISN'T) and so they wear whatever they want including pajamas. As fun as I'm sure it is for your partner to come home and see that you haven't even showered for the day, you need to think about how to dress for work when you work from home. Here is where I would start....
Get Out of Your Chair More Often
A standing desk provides an interesting alternative for a tradition styled desk. You can also use a standing desk in combination with a traditional desk for increasing your movement and to prevent you from sitting for too long in one position.
Best Spray Paint Crafts
If you're at all familiar with the DIY world, you know all about the transformative power of spray paint.
Painting tips no one tells you
The transformative power of paint is amazing, and while painting a wall or is pretty intuitive, there are definitely some necessary information that you can only learn with time and experience.
3 Ways to Pet Proof your Home Office
You've heard the term baby proofing but something new to me is pet proofing. I haven't thought about it before until recently (read the story here) and so I thought it's time everyone jump on the pet proofing band wagon. Whether you have a dog or cat, any pet that's allowed to roam your house freely; you need to pet proof your home office.
Lighting Your Home Office
Learn more about the different types of lighting that you have available for your home office so that you can work better.
Anthropologie accessories for a stylish home...
I've said it before and I'll say it again: I love unique decor ideas! There are few worse things than having an office that's just like everyone else's, so I'm always on the hunt for off-kilter ways to design my space when I'm out shopping, which brings me to one of my favorite stores: Anthropologie!
How to Split Up an Open Office
Why a co-working space is perfect for those who are sick of working from home full time.
Want to convince your boss to let you work from...
Many people DREAM of working from home but it's not a dream everyone gets to see happen. Not all businesses make sense to work from home, like in retail for example. Or your boss would rather just see you IN the office rather than thinking you're sleeping rather than working at home.
How to have a chic white office
A white office definitely isn’t for everybody, but I do believe that more people can pull it off than you’d think! I’ll never pass up an opportunity to make a strong impression. The only other thing you need that isn’t on this list is some confidence!
How to Incorporate Chevron in your Office Space
How to decorate your office with chevron print, tips tricks and how-to advice from The Office Stylist.
Feeling un-motivated working from home? Here...
It happens to all of us at some point and for some of us, a lot of the time. You know the feeling, when you dread even turning on your computer to get down to work. When days or weeks will go by where you just don't feel like you have your work mojo. Something is off, you're tired and you just don't FEEL like working. I've been there, we all have and especially when you work from home everyday.
A Dash of Marsala-Adding Pantone's color of the...
How to incorporate Pantone's color of the year into your office. This year it's Marsala and adding a touch can create a great look in your office space.
The Many Uses of Post It Notes-Creative ways to...
I know that there are a ton of apps, computer programs, and electronic substitutes that could technically do the same job as a post-it, but for me, nothing works quite as well as writing something down by hand and really seeing it in front of you – not just on a screen. Read on for a list of the many uses of post-it notes.
How To Make Your Apartment Office Chic and...
Having an apartment that is big enough to set up an office area is prime real estate, especially in New York City or Los Angeles. However, your creative design juices may be crushed by apartment restrictions and guidelines.
Do it with confidence
Do it with confidence Like any bold look, do it confidently or don't do it at all. Page 4.
One piece, big effect
Add one colorful piece to a neutral room Adding one exceptionally colorful piece to an otherwise neutral room doesn't seem like it would do much, but it actually makes a huge statement! Page 2.
How to style a record player
I love how vinyl records have made a resurgence in the past few years, and I especially appreciate all the modern ways to style something that was once exclusively considered an ancient artifact.
3 Easy Ways to Change your Office Space without...
If you're tired of your office space but don't have the budget for a complete overhaul, you need to look at what you can change in your space right now. Or maybe you have the budget but your partner is saying you can't buy ANOTHER desk for your office when you've only had this one a year. You understand and so you want to make a change without spending money. There are easy ways to update your space without having to spend a dime and here are just a few ways.
L-Shaped Desks for Home Offices
A selection of some of my favorite L-shaped desks for home offices.
Creative Ways to Deal With Clutter in your Home...
Organizing your home office can be hard to do and most importantly, not pretty. Here are easy and creative ways to organize the clutter and make your home office beautiful and productive.
It's all in the accessories
It's all in the accessories If you're not quite ready to commit to a paint color yet, adding a collection of accessories in various tones of your favorite color. Page 3.
3 Work from Home Traps to Avoid
Oh the magical land of working from home! Of waking up when you want to, doing what you want, working on what you want and basically it's like being home alone as a teenager. Or is it? There are so many misconceptions about working from home and that's generally what people see. If you tell someone you work from home they think you've hit the lotto.
How to use closet accessories in the office
While I definitely take a look at the office section of any website when I'm in need of something for my workspace, my search doesn't end there.
Add subtle accents
Add subtle accents Even changing something as small as the the back of a bookcase can revitalize a room...
Adjustable Keyboard Trays
Creating an ergonomic workstation in your home office is possible with the use of an adjustable keyboard tray. It will provide you with a better and more comfortable way of working and your body will thank you in the long run.
How to Clean out your Office without Going Crazy
You should never go into any task without having at least a semi-specific goal. “Clean out your office” can mean five different things to five different people. Do you want to sort through the files that have been sitting in your drawer for the past two years?
How to NOT burn out when working from home
Burning out is something everyone who works from home or owns their own company is familiar with. It's where you've finally hit your limit, said yes to WAY too much and not enough down time. The thing is, people who work from home suffer from burn out more often than those who don't. Why?
Home Office File Organization Made Easy
A 2 drawer filing cabinet is an excellent addition to any home office and provides you with a secure method of keeping your work safe and out of harms way.
Desk stains got you down? How to cover up those...
We have all experienced that moment of sheer irritation when your hot coffee mug leaves a bad water ring on your office desk. It feels like the universe is punishing you for starting your morning with a hot caramel macchiato at your office desk, instead of drinking it in the kitchen.
How to Make Your Office More Pinteresting
How to make your office more pinnable-tips and tricks to a drool worthy, social sharing obsessed office space.
Working from home with Pets-How to Limit the...
Working from home definitely has it's perks. Though you shouldn't you could just wakeup and work in your pajamas, because hey-it's your home after all. You could also do laundry, organize your closet and play with your dog but that's not really going to help you actually WORK thought right?
5 steps to decluttering your office
Here's how to declutter your office in five simple steps.
Three Reasons Why Your Home Office Needs Plants
Succulents, cacti, tillandsia, herbs: there is a plant for every home office worker’s taste. Not only do they look pretty, but they have TONS of health benefits that you may have not even known about. Looks good and makes you feel better? What more could you ask for in your office?
Well styled waiting rooms
Before you even make an appearance, your guest has probably formed some sort of opinion based on his or her waiting room experience. Aside from putting in a couch and some old magazines, when’s the last time you decorated your office waiting room? Chances are you haven’t touched it more than once. If that’s the case, it’s probably due for a revamp!
How to incorporate any color in your office, no...
I've talked to people who get bummed out because they're under the impression that their favorite color
Creating a Wirelss Home Network
Here are some of the wireless routers available for you to use in your home office.
Why Your Home Office Needs a Chalkboard Wall
Have an empty wall you don’t know what to do with? Well, I have the perfect solution. Chalkboard paint! Not only is it super easy to do yourself and budget-friendly, it makes a major impact in a home office.
5 Ways to Glam up your Desk
Here are a few ways at making your desk more GLAM.Too many people leave their desks barren and devoid of fabulousness. Just because you meet deadlines while you’re there doesn’t mean your desk can’t look chic.
New ways to personalize your office
I love personalizing my spaces - what better way to show people that it's yours? But if you're like me, you may not want your monogram covering every decorative object in your office.
Plantronics Calisto Pro Series DECT 6.0...
The Plantronics Calisto Pro Series phone offers an innovative, Bluetooth-centric take on traditional the cordless office phone.
My Main Home Office Equipment
Here is a listing of my main home office electronics and the gear that I use the most on a daily basis.
How To Make your Family Room a Functional...
Trying to maximize space in a tight area isn’t always an easy task. If you are trying to be space efficient, you need to think outside the box. Even though a space may be a designated as a living room, you can always add multi-functional pieces to make the space better suited for your needs.
Create your own planner
You know what they say, if you want something done…do it yourself! If you’re cost-conscious and as particular as me when it comes to selecting an agenda, I’ve got some great DIY tips for creating your own planner that suits your own tastes perfectly.
Chic Office Lighting Alternative-Christmas...
I know there’s a stigma attached to those people who keep their Christmas lights up year-round (they think they’re keeping the spirit alive, everyone else thinks they’re lazy), but I think Christmas lights, or their more affectionate term, “fairy lights,” have a place in the home beyond the month of December.
Can't We All Just Get Along? How to Make a...
One space. Multiple people? No problem. There are a lot of tips and tricks to making a space universally work for all occupants.
Texture, oh my! Decorating your office with...
From maple to cherry wood, I love the earthy and rustic vibe that these textures add in a space. Here are tips and tricks on how to use it in your office space.
Lighten Up: Stylish Lighting Choices for Your...
Office lighting design can be tricky. Ask anybody worth her weight in décor and she’ll tell you that nothing can make or break a space like lighting. It plays a vital, supporting role in your office. Not only does a great lighting fixture brighten up the room’s best features, it should play nice with the rest pieces in your space.
5 Habits of the Successful Home Office
Working from a home office is fraught with risk. Here are five tips for improving your home office health and productivity.
Wired Home Office Network
Wired routers are another option to consider for your home office network.
Creating an Eclectic Home Office
If you want to know more about eclectic design style and how you can incorporate it into your home office then here are tips and resources to help you create an eclectic home office.
Transforming your wall with a unique gallery wall
In an office, wall space is prime real estate. It is an opportunity to incorporate your own personal style by using artwork or bold accent wall colors-here are some tips and tricks.
Design cheats for super small spaces
These days, the story of a lot of interior decor is so much design, so little space. While small rooms can seem like a prison sentence for design aficionados, the challenge of fitting what's necessary in a limited area can actually lead more impressive spaces than those with larger rooms.
How to Make a Dark Office Work
While a lot of people like the look of a dark office, they find them too difficult to design. However, I've got some great, simple tips to follow for how to make a dark office work.
Office furniture: when to splurge and when to...
With all the hype around DIYs, IKEA hacks, and alternative design options, it's hard to know if it's ever worth it to shell out a lot of money for office furniture.
Best Laser Printers for Your Home Office
An overview of the top laser printers for home offices.
Height Adjustable Desks
Height Adjustable Desks
Fast and Easy Office Updates
There are a ton of easy ways to change up your office that don't take up much of your precious time, and have still have a big impact on your space.
Tighten Up: How To Make an Office in Cramped...
Space maximization is one of the most important things when designing a home office. In a tight space, you need to use every inch and corner you have to make a comfortable space, where you feel productive to work.
Trends in the Office: What’s Hot,...
Designing your home office with trends from the runway, what NOT to do and what to do. Sometimes a passé trend, like a bad employee, just has to go when it’s not pulling its weight. But don’t worry: I’ve rounded up the five must-know trends for this season
Easy Ways to Update your Office
Quick and easy ways to upgrade your office look.
Fashion Rules that DO and DON'T work for your...
Since clothing and interiors can be so closely related, they also share some of the same guidelines. However, there are a few rules that do not work in a space and should be left to your closet. Read on for my list of fashion dos and don’ts for the home décor world.
Checkerboard Prints for a Fun Office Update
The next time you want to add life to your office space easily and on a budget, try incorporating checkerboard. This fun and bold pattern will add character and dimension to your space.
Understanding Upholstery for Home Office Chairs
When you are looking at different home office chairs, you'll notice that they have various types of upholstery. Learn more about the different types of upholstery and why they are different.
Steampunk - Old is New Again
Steampunk is growing as a design style and it's an interesting way to decorate your home office.
Creating a Network for Your Home Office
Creating a network in your home office can make it easier to share files between devices and share peripherals such as printers. Learn more about creating your home office network.
DIY your Office Art
Love DIY projects, even more so when they allow me to save some serious money. You probably know by now that I’m all about office art (what space would be complete without it?) and love spending only a little money to get huge results.
How to make a small office look big
This is a very common problem in the office, but as the Office Stylist, I have found a few key tricks for making a small office look big. Read on for my favorite tips to combat this popular challenge!
Office upgrades under \$50
Most people would be surprised to learn that it doesn't take much to update an office; just some motivation and a good eye for stylish decor.
How to get your office ready for Spring!
Just think of how reluctant you can be to get out of bed on a rainy day. That’s why it’s super important to brighten up your surroundings as much as you can, regardless of how accurately it matches what’s outside. Here are my top tips for getting your office ready for spring.
How to design the perfect desk
Hooray, you've finally made it out of the cubicle circuit and are moving up to the big desk life. I've figured out the the basic building blocks of the ideal desk that you can use to assemble your quintessential workplace setup.
DIY Office Storage
Having a chic and organized office can come at quite the cost! Fortunately, I've got some great DIY office storage ideas that are equally as fabulous as they are functional.
Luxe Additions for a Glamorous Office Space
I've found that there are a few key elements that when added to an office, elevate the aesthetic to the millionth degree. Here are some easy ideas you can follow that will give your co-workers some serious office envy!
Creative Ways to Display Flowers in the Office
There is no better feeling than receiving a large bouquet of flowers from a loved one. Although I may not always be the biggest fan of flowers, I do love the look of fresh blooms in an office. Displaying an arrangement of flowers at your desk can add a pop of color and dimension to your space.
Ways to Organize Your Home Office
Review the factors you need to consider when creating an action plan to organize your home office. Learn what needs to be organized and how you can create organization from the chaos.
Managing Pets in the Home Office
Studies have shown that pets offer proven health benefits, including helping reduce symptoms of stress. Here are some things to consider if you want to open your home office to a pet.
Enabling Easier Communication
Headset microphones allow you the ability to control your output. You can adjust the microphone for optimum usage while having the mic in a comfortable position. If you are tight on desk space, this could be your solution. Many headset microphones also have speakers combined with them. If you use voice recognition software, be sure the mic you choose is compatible with the software.
How to incorporate any print in your office
There's a myth that there are certain prints that aren't "office appropriate." But with the hundreds
Reusable containers for the office
You don't have to be a chef or a DIY master to make use of these clever (and environmentally friendly) ideas on the top re-purposable food containers to find around the house.
Organizing Cables in Your Home Office
Keeping all the cables and cords in your home offie organized is a wise safety measure and a great way to keep your home office tidy and organized.
Keeping Your Home Office Secure
When you work from home you must not forget that you have to take responsibility for the safety and security of not just your computer equipment but the data you have on your system and even access to your employer's network. Learn to work safely and securely from your home office.
Monitor Risers for Your Desktop
A variety of desktop monitor risers to help you view your monitor in a healthier way and keep your work space better organized.
Lateral Storage Solutions
A 4-drawer lateral file cabinet can be an excellent storage solution for your home office.
How to choose your office art-tips and tricks
What’s a room without a great piece of art? Your office should be no exception. I find it as necessary to the room as a desk is. Seriously! Art is not only a cornerstone of great design, it also adds texture, personality, and sophistication to a room, as well as serves as a great source of visual stimulation and inspiration.
How to make vintage pieces work in the office
Though you may not realize, vintage items totally have a place in the office as well; it just takes a little bit of creativity.
Desks Under \$150 for Your Home Office
Here is a selection of home office desks that are under $150. These home office desks provide functionality and work well in smaller spaces.
Become More Mobile in Your Home Office
A laptop cart can be very useful as it allows you more freedom in your home office and even within your home. Maybe it's time to sit in a more comfortable chair and be a part of things while you work.
How Do I Clean Gum From My Leather Home Office...
Find out how to clean gum from your leather home office chair.
How to decide if a design trend is worth it
I have to have an ever-changing office decor - but that doesn't mean I do an office overhaul once I spot a new trend I like. Following some guidelines can ensure you have a trendy office without that looming guilty feeling that comes later.
Unique Ways To Add Lighting To a Dark Home Office
To combat the dark hues, you just need to think outside the box with the lighting you pick. You spent a lot of time styling your space, so don’t be lazy when picking out the light fixtures for the space.
3 Work from Home Distractions you Need to Stop...
As someone who works form home the majority of the time, I am quite familiar with all the distractions. I mean you are at HOME so of course you're going to have to keep yourself form doing certain things that you would normally do, if it wasn't a work day. So what distractions are the worst? Here are my top 3 and why you need to stop them.
DIY Tips for Craft Novices
You don’t need to be a crafting expert to do most DIY projects, and you certainly don’t need to buy out Michael’s just to spruce up your office. Once you have the essentials, the majority of crafts only need a few extra materials to come to fruition. Here are the few basic items everyone needs in their crafting arsenal.

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