Ask The Decorating Files. Several readers have written in asking what can be done when lack of space forces you to put a home office in the bedroom or one of the main living areas. When living in a small space, you don’t always have the luxury of a separate office space. However, you still need a dedicated work space that is ready when you are and hides everything when you’re finished. And it should look nice when its all tucked away. The perfect solution is a home office armoire. You can purchase an armoire that was designed to work as a home office. Or you can repurpose a TV armoire and deck it out yourself. When working with a small space like this, it’s important to keep everything organized. Set things up so that they work for you, including your filing system. For your inspiration, here are a few home office ideas that fit nicely in an armoire.
Home Office Ideas
1 Everything you need is at your finger tips. Love the convenient pockets on the doors. Great for holding important documents or folders. The baskets on the bottom make attractive storage space.
2 This organized center even has a chalkboard to keep little ones busy while you work.
3 A contemporary take on the traditional secretary allows for plenty of workspace.
4 A pullout keyboard drawer in vibrant yellow adds a pop of color in this home office armoire.
5 Criss-crossing ribbon on fabric bulletin boards gives a handy spot to quickly place an important note or cherished photo.
6 A rustic style armoire holds all the latest modern tech in one small space.
7 Louvered doors bring even more style to this traditional piece.
8 The open back of this repurposed TV armoire has been closed off with a fabric covered panel. Adding the same type of panel to the interior doors as bulletin board is such a nice touch.
9 This armoire was designed as a computer desk and even includes a file cabinet drawer.
10 This corner desk packs a lot of function into a small space. And it started life as an Ikea cabinet!
Even in a small space you can have a fully functional home office. It’s not about the size of the space, but how efficiently you use it. Which one of these home office armoires do you like the best?