By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

11 Easy DIY Ideas For Your Home Office… That WON’T Break The Bank.

Just because your office is the place where you get your work doesn't mean that it has to feel like work. There are plenty of ways to upgrade your office space to reflect your personality -and to keep it from looking like a boring display of greys, browns, and beiges. Check out our 11 awesome DIY's below - you're going to want to make that gold pencil holder ASAP.

#1. Spruce up your old filing cabinet.

Filing cabinets can be pretty unsightly, so why not take it from drab to fab with a cool stencil? Unfortunately, we don't have any tips to upgrade the boring paperwork that goes inside.

#2. Cover your office chair.

Few things are quite so ugly in this world as the office chair. Unfortunately, the chairs are made with lumbar support in mind, and not necessarily aesthetics. However, that doesn't mean you have to live with the rolling eyesore - follow this DIY instead!

#3. Fashion a creative fabric pin board.

Hang notes and memos in stye with these cute pin boards. Use bright, rich patterns for the ultimate office statement.

#4. Upgrade your bookshelves.

Don't settle for a boring bookshelf. Instead, buy a cheap (and boring) one, and take it to the next level with this creative DIY idea. Tip: Paint the back panels of the shelf in a contrasting color for extra flair.

#5. Fashion a custom desk pad.

This prevents your desk from getting scratched and damaged, and looks pretty good while doing it.

#6. A chic pencil holder.

This pencil holder looks expensive, but it's actually really cheap to make. It would look great on a desk or mounted onto the wall.

Page 1 of 2