There are TONS of ideas out there to organize your desk so you always find what you’re looking for and make it look great in the process.
So there is really no excuse for a cluttered desk when you can easily find cheap and gorgeous ways to make your home office desk look like a real-life boss (you!) works there.
So, I scoured the internet to make you a list of the desk organization hacks to create an awesome workspace— whether you’re in college or want to revamp an old basement work area.
Check out the list of awesomeness!
The basis for this organizational hack is cylinders. Whether its mason jars, empty tin cans, or plastic piping to keep your pencils within reach in one place. Just make sure you spray paint it before you glue it all together. There is more where that genius idea came from here.
Give a new spin to a plain old paper calendar with a magnetic stip calendar. How Joyful tells you exactly how to put it together and create a unique calendar that can help you keep updated.
Keep your mail perfectly organized by decorating two “in” and “out” buckets and using them to sort your mail. This way you stop yourself from collecting junk mail and you regularly empty your bucket out. If you’re up for making these cute buckets, you can find out more about them here.
Using washi tape to organize which cord belongs to what is the perfect no hassle way to make sure you always have the right cord. Keep in mind you can also use this in the garage, the basement, or wherever you store your extra cords.
These cereal box dividers are a downright genius ways to take the boring out of organizing your desk drawers. The great thing is that you can use these DIY cereal box dividers for your sock drawer or even your junk drawer in the kitchen. Grab the complete tutorial here.
Refurbish a tin can by using some cute paper and some magnets to transform it into an origial bulletin board. This can give a great spin to the cork bulletin board and can help you repurpose old tin can you might not use anymore. Get more ideas like these here.
This is a great idea for your desk to stay tidy and organized! Just use an old/cheap spice rack and use the containers to keep your glitter, thumbtacks, clips, and stickers in a gorgeous array. Find more ideas like these here.
Use an old egg carton to organize the bits and pieces in one cute place. It’s an unconventional way to organize smaller things, and its easy to do. Learn more about it here.
Now here is a great way to add extra room to a tiny desk. Just make some clip on holders and fill them with all your office supplies. To learn how much it’ll cost and how to put them together, check out the full tutorial here.
Get nifty and use a moving cart as an add-on rolling shelf to your desk. The best part is that it doesn’t require much assembling and you can spray paint it your favorite color if you want.
This is such a creative way to give a spin to the usual pencil holder. And the best part is that it doesn’t cost much to put it all together. All you need are some tin cans and your favorite wrapping paper. And then you can fill it up with your favorite crafts supplies!
Here is a way to use old clipboards to add personality to your workspace. You can do all kinds of things like pockets and mini bulletin boards that you can blue or clip onto the boards. get the complete tutorial here.
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