Australians have shown off their stunning home work stations, and while some have proven that it’s business as usual from home, others have gotten creative instead.
Office workers across the world have started working from home this week as part of efforts to stem the spread of coronavirus.
Now, thousands have posted on social media to showcase their new work stations, many of which feature budget items from Kmart, Target and IKEA.
Men and women have shown off their stunning home work stations, which are filled with budget items from the likes of Kmart and IKEA (pictured)
While some have shown that it’s business as usual from home, others have got creative with their home office stations (pictured)
Office workers across the world have started working from home this week as part of efforts to stem the spread of coronavirus (pictured: one setup in Australia)
Some established stylish and modern desks within their built-in furniture and showed just how good working from home can look (pictured)
‘Most of my home office is made up of Kmart (almost everything but the desk and chair really!)’ one woman posted, alongside a snap of her stylish grey and white interior.
‘I had mostly blush pink accessories, which I recently gave a new life to and spray painted them with the Dulux Chalky Paint in the Duck Egg colour.’
Others were quick to share their own home situations during COVID-19 – many of which have the added bonus of cosy throws, cushions, plants and in-built shelves.
‘Coronavirus has me re-thinking home office goals,’ one person posted.
‘Have finally finished my home office,’ another added, posting a snap of their slate grey and rattan interior.
Others said the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic has prompted them to finish their home office spaces and make them even better (pictured: one setup)
Many workers who are now working from home had nice views to look out on, whether they were gardens (pictured) or pools
‘Have finally finished my home office,’ another added, posting a snap of their slate grey and rattan interior (pictured)
Some had salt lamps and neat shelving units to help them with their jobs (pictured: one home office setup)
While the majority of the home office spaces were envy-inducing, not everyone had as perfect a setup as some.
Some of the home desks and work spaces were a little more imaginative and makeshift in their nature – with people placing their laptops on ironing boards, books and even wheelie bins in order to get their jobs done.
Others stuck their tablets down on the kitchen table and just tried to get on with it, while their pets moved around in the background.
While the majority of the home office spaces were envy-inducing, not everyone had as perfect a setup (pictured)
Some of the home desks and work spaces were a little more imaginative and makeshift in their nature – with some placing their laptops on ironing boards (pictured)
Others put their laptops on wheelie bins in order to create a makeshift standing desk (pictured)
According to the experts, the secret to a productive working from home space is to minimise distractions and have a designated space to work that isn’t in your bedroom.
‘Anyone who has spent a day working from home knows the temptation is real to tackle the home to-do list,’ the experts from lifestyle publication Bed Threads said.
‘If it can’t be done in your lunch break, leave it until after hours. Also consider scheduling breaks, putting your phone on silent and setting boundaries.’
The experts also said it’s a good idea to always get dressed when you’re working from home, set the scene as if you were at work and get outside to schedule breaks every now and then so you don’t get cabin fever.
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Some piled their laptops high atop several books in order to make sure it was balanced at the right height at home (pictured)
Others made sure their home office spaces were filled with plants to keep them calm at home (pictured)
While others established a second desk next to them in case their partner was working with them (pictured)
Office workers reveal their ‘new colleagues’ include their adorable (but distracting) pets
Staff from across the globe have shared pictures of their bemused pets infiltrating their work space as they make the most out of working from home.
From craving attention to taking a snooze on their working owner’s lap, these sweet pictures show the best part of being banned from the office amid the coronavirus outbreak.
As employees shared their imaginative home office set ups, others uploaded pictures of their adorable pets being the best kind of distraction on a Twitter thread. Here FEMAIL brings you some of the best.
Samoyed/Corgi mix Koda lives with his owner Mathieson in Toronto. Here he’s having a peek over the laptop keyboard to see if his master has finished working yet
Sofi Ameli, from San Francisco, shared a photograph of her golden retriever Emmett taking a nap on her husband Nate’s lap while he worked away on his laptop
Jamie Boyd D, from Yorkshire, shared this sweet image of his dog lying down between his two laptops as he worked at home
Meghan Feeley, from the US, shared this sweet snap of her pet dog resting its chin on the keyboard of her laptop
Hadley King, a senior research associate at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington DC, posted this picture of his cat taking over his office space
Broadcaster Linden Kemkaran shared a photograph of her cat sitting next to her while she worked. Apparently the cat, who lives with her in Kent, was purring so loudly she could be heard over Skype
One man from Kent posted a picture of his tortoiseshell cat joining him on the sofa where he was working with his laptop
This man from Glasgow, Scotland shared this sweet photo of his Italian Greyhound checking in to see if he’d finished working