Make It: 7 DIY Desktop Organizers

by on Jan 27, 2014

Different types of desk organizers that can be made from materials at home.

What do cereal boxes, soup cans, cardboard, LEGO, and an old picture frame have in common? We can used them to tidy up our desktops by turning them into desktop organizers. Check out these 7 projects (plus a bonus at the end!) for the how-tos and to get inspired.

Amy used cereal boxes and toilet paper and paper towel rolls to make her organizer. "Desktop Organizers with Colorful wrappers Wrapped on Cardboard Boxes"Mod Podge Rocks

Ilda used cans and duct tape to make her wild leopard organizer. Grr.

Pen holder filled with pens and scissor.I Love Doing All Things Crafty A steady hand makes this next project a work of art. Yes, those designs were placed dot by dot by hand. (Click translate once you get there.)

Pens and art supplies sit in a black and red container.Ihtiandra

For something  a lot more minimal, this cardboard organizer will do just fine.

It displays that desktop organizers.Design for Mankind

Home Depot shows us how to use pre-made wood corbels (or brackets) to make desktop/bookshelf organizers.

Books are arranged in wooden book shelf.Home Depot

No instructions for this LEGO desk organizer, but, hey, any self-respecting LEGO fan should be able to replicate it easy enough. 

Desk organizer made with legos.Cthuliz

And, finally, my favorite (because I haven’t seen it done before), a table-top picture frame turned handy-holder.

Picture frame up-cycled to be used for organizing pens and paper.Wishful TInker

BONUS: Just HAD to add this project Capree recently found and posted here on Curbly, inspired by an Anthropologie offering.

"Copper plates used as Desktop Organizer"Marisa Mangum

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.