Build It on a Budget: Home Office Essentials from $20 to $299 — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

I often end up on the sofa in a nest of throw pillows and blankets when I work from home. While comfortable, this arrangement doesn’t really provide focus to the tasks at hand. It’s why experts recommend carving out a nook where you can have an established space to buckle down and work. You don’t need much to get started, just a desk, a lamp and a chair. I built a few home office setups using secondhand and vintage finds from Marketplace. Borrow a dining table chair, buy a used desk and repurpose an old lamp if you need to—but get that work space you need on a budget.

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