WordPress themes which resemble an actual wooden desk are becoming a trend and its’ easy to see why so many desk themes are starting to pop up. Giving your blog readers a chance to sit down at your virtual desktop is a great way to make your blog more inviting and give it a quirky appeal. Theres always been something about a nice wooden background on a web page and the following designs have made excellent use of that.

Coffee Desk


A desk theme for the IT age complete with wireless mouse, smartphone and even a USB stick. This theme makes great use of a graphical user interface, the coffee cup is an RSS link

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Coffee Desk (again)

Another great theme entitled Coffee Desk. Thisย  theme has a truly elegant and beautiful design and makes great use of the desk / journal motif.

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Kanata

A Free wordpress theme with a Canadian motif. Complete with maple leaves, Canadian money and what might be a Canada Goose feather, all this theme is missing is a beaver tail.

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Desk Mess

Desk Mess is a 2 column theme that is widget ready and comes with Gravatar support. I don’t know that this desk actually qualifies as messy, though. I’ve never been able to see that much of my desk.

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Desk Space


This is the pinacle of desk themes for WordPress. This theme is adsense ready, FeedBurner ready, has plugins built in for Twitter, Flickr, Recent Comments, WMD Editor, and Shadowbox. Not to mention you have your choice of 3 wood finishes for the background.ย  It also inserts your gravatar into the polaroid photo at the top of the sidebar.

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