Whether you work from home, in a corner office, in a cube, or on a big shared table, a desk organizer plays an essential role to keep you productive. To help you keep things organized and within easy access, I give you these 7 DIY desk organizer ideas! You don’t have to worry about cost or your DIY skill level because these DIY projects are easy to make and are mostly made from recycled items or inexpensive materials.
1. Recycle Empty Food Cartons To A Multi-purpose Organizer
Empty food cartons give you a perfect organizer shape. Add some patterned or colorful duct tape and you’ve got a trendy organizer to house your work essentials.
2. Minimal Wood Desk Organizer
This project may not be entry-level skill-wise, however, you surely won’t regret the finished product: a simple and minimalist organizer to hold smaller items and can also be used as your phone station. If you want it a bit fancy, drill a little hole underneath for your phone charger to go through.
3. Wood Block Modern Desk Organizer
With a bit of your creativity, transform a small wood block into a functional piece to hold your tiniest things neatly. These little things are commonly the ones that are always out of place on your desk. Now you have a perfectly chic solution!
4. Glasses Organizer
Put some old glasses to good use! Simply label them for the items you use most and then store them accordingly. Your creativity is the limit! This is one of the easiest ways to organize your desk!
5. Stack Up Empty Cans
If you are a fan of symmetry and geometry, stack up empty cans to create a clever organizer. This is a beautiful way to organize your desk. It looks simple, yet practical and eye-catching!
6. Tin Can Caddy
I can say that every hard working person loves coffee! If you are one of those who cannot live without it, most probably you already have a collection of empty coffee cans. Give them a new lease on life by using them as your desk organizer. Use your creativity to jazz it up, then simply store your supplies inside them.
7.Anthropologie-Inspired DIY Desk Organizer
At Anthropologie, this type of organizer will cost you a whopping $300, which is perfectly fine if you are willing to spend such an amount. However, if you love to do things on your own, you’ll definitely save a lot. The DIYer made her own for about one-tenth of its cost. That’s enough reason to get started with your DYing. This Scandi-style desk organizer is made from some dowels and plywood put together to look a lot more expensive.