01/12/2012 08:46 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Let In The Light, Get A New Chair And Treat Yourself To Some Fresh Organizational Tools For Your Office This Year

If you work from home, you know how important your home office is to your everyday life. But, just like any office space, at home or elsewhere, it's easy to let important aspects like functionality and organization fall to the wayside during hectic workdays.

If you feel like your home office is hitting a rut, it may be time to assess its current state for the new year. You may need just a simple improvement, like adding a bulletin board to corral important papers, or maybe a larger change, like replacing your desk with one more complementary to its surroundings. Here are 9 tips for improving your home office this year, via Houzz.