DIY Desk Organization – Simple Tips For Keeping Your Home Workspace Organized

One of the hardest things I have to do each day is keeping my workspace clean and organized. One way or another, there’s always something there, whether it’s a cup, tissues, pens, papers or some other things. Keeping the space organized shouldn’t be that difficult and there are plenty of things you can do to make sure that happens.

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The cords are a big problem because they always get tangled up and make a mess. Keep them organized using toilet paper rolls and washi tape.Then you can easily store them.{found on site}.

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Make an organized for your keys, phone and the other things you usually carry in your pockets. It’s quite simple actually. You need 25 pieces of cardboard all the same size, a straight edge ruler, a pencil, glue and a utility knife.{found on designformankind}.

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For those of you who have lots of little things that need to be stored and no space in the drawers, here’s how you can make a wall organizer. You need canvas, felt sheets, a needle and thread and fabric glue. Make pockets of different sizes and shapes and sew them onto the canvas.{found on designsponge}.

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Here’s a simple way in which you can keep your pencils organized and always within reach. You need a small piece of wood (this one is 2 wood slivers glued together). All you have to do is drill some holes into the wood for the pencils. Stain the wood or paint it if you want.{found on whollykao}.

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Another interesting idea is to make desk organizing cups using PVC pipes. You’ll also need some cardboard, liquid nails and spray paint. Cut the pipe in random lengths and spray paint the pieces. Then arrange them in a manner that you’re happy with and glue them together. Trace the shape onto cardboard and then glue it on the bottom.{found on designsbystudioc}.

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Here’s a somewhat similar project. For this one you’ll need tin cans, felt, a cork sheet, glue, acrylic paint and a rubber band. Glue felt circles on the bottom of the tin cans, wrap cork around the cans and glue it down. Put some polka dots and let the paint dry. Then secure the cans together with a rubber band.{found on site}.

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Keep your pens organized with this easy to make pencil holder. To make, you need 6 cork trivets, a power drill and glue. Stack the trivets and glue them together. Then drill a few holes and there you have it: your very own pencil holder.{found on site}.

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You can also store your things in jars. You could put all pencils in one jar, scissors in another and then organize all the other things too. Customize them in whatever way you want.

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If you decide to store your pencils in mason jars, then you might also want to make some labels for them. Use chalkboard paint and masking tape. You can also use craft paint to make the jars look more interesting.{found on ohshedabbles}.

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If you happen to have some Lego pieces in your home, then use them to make a desk organizer. It’s fun to make it and you get to use your imagination and make it look really cool.

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As we’ve already shown you, tin cans can be very useful. Here’s how you can use them to make a handy desk organizer. Gather 10 cans, spray paint them, let them dry and then arrange them to form a triangle. Glue all the sides that are touching each other and that’s all.{found on oregonlive}.

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You can also make a practical table organizer using a frame and some fabric. Cut pieces of fabric to make pockets and attach them to the frame. It’s that simple!{found on wishfultinker}.

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Gather all your office supplies in one place. Create compartments for them all and organize them nicely so you can easily find the thing you need. Store them all somewhere you can easily reach them.{found on site}.

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Make your own tin can caddy and personalize it in whatever way you want. Take a bunch of empty tin can, clean them and give them a makeover. Wrap fabric or decorative paper around them. Then glue them together at various heights and make an arrangement you’re happy with.{found on cynthiashaffer}.

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If you’d rather use the office supplies you already have and simply give them a makeover, here’s an interesting idea. Use colored yarn and a needle to make x stitches. You can come up with all sorts of interesting designs.{found on camillestyles}.