Whether you're working from home or at your company's office, having an organized workspace is the key to getting things done. With these cute and functional ways for keeping your office supplies organized, you won't have any excuse to procrastinate by cleaning your desk. Spend an afternoon making one of these fun DIYs and enjoy working a little bit more.
1. Fabric Memo Board
You'll never miss an appointment or lose a business card again when you have a memo board to post your calendar, notes and to-do list. Bonus: A fabric memo board also doubles as wall decor for a blank wall.
2. Modern Desk Organizer
Don't waste time searching for a paper clip, pencil or your scissors. Instead, display them beautifully and within plain sight with a desk organizer. Since you're working with a blank slate (a piece of wood), you can customize the number and size of the nooks to fit your needs.
3. Gilded Oyster Shells
Jewelry, thumbtacks, binder clips — we all have little knickknacks lying around our workspace that need a home. Put those oyster shells from your last beach trip to good use by turning them into organizers.
4. Desk Magazine Holder
Most of us don't want to throw our favorite magazines away, but there is only so much space on our coffee table to display them. Turn a cereal box into a desk magazine holder instead and show off your favorite covers to spark your creativity.
5. Oversized Peg Board
You'll wonder how you ever lived without a peg board once you make this one. It's a functional and attractive way to display an inspirational poster, stow your scissors or even hang an air plant holder to liven up your deskscape.
6. Personalized Resin Paperweights
It's nice to work near an open window, but not when all of your papers fly away. Encase your old bric-a-brac in resin to give it new life as a paperweight.
7. Decorated Glass Jars
A quick and simple way to easily organize your workspace is to (finally) make a home for all the pens, pencils and markers lying around on your desk. Give new life to old glass jars by turning them into pen holders by decorating them with porcelain paint pens.
8. Faux Succulent Pen Planter
Add some life to your workspace by adding a succulent to your desk. Since it's a faux succulent, you won't have to worry about watering it, getting it enough sun, or worse, letting it die.
9. DIY Etched Glass Jars
Keep craft supplies, snacks and more organized in your workspace with a pretty etched and painted jar. It's an easy way to add personality to your desk without much work or money spent.
10. Cardboard Box Desk Drawer Organizers
Don't let your desk get unruly. Create desk drawer organizers to keep things in their rightful places. You'll find your productivity soar once you're no longer digging through your drawers to find supplies.
11. Wire Baskets
Wire baskets are an easy way to keep things that might not have a home all in one place and organized. Making your own wire basket is an easy way to make it the exact size and shape you want to fit your needs.
12. Office Command Center
If you have limited space and a limited budget, this DIY is for you. Head to your local flea market or yard sale and repurpose an old china hutch into your office command center. This command center will make you excited to get started on your work every day!