DIY STORAGE IDEAS – 2# DESK ORGANIZER

Allgemein, Decor, DESK ORGANIZER, Pinboard, STORAGE SOLUTIONS

My desk gets easily messed up with all the tools, materials and office supplies that I need for my DIY projects. I don’t know how you feel, but I am always getting distracted, if my desk is not organized. I feel like I need to clean it up to free up my mind before I can even start to work. If you feel the same, I found a nice DIY solution for this problem: A desk organizer helps us to find a place for all the things that are lying around the table. Follow my easy step by step instruction to get the best result.

  1. Source of inspiration

Get inspired by my DIY Desk Storage solutions board… there are many ways to get a clear head and an organized desk.

2. Required supplies

Money HDF board: 3,0 x 250 x 500 mm 1,30€ per piece

MoneyWire mesh: 150 x 500 mm = 1,50€ per piece

Money Cardboard box: 6cm x 15cm x 5cm = recycle packaging material of cometics or food

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,03€ per desk organizer

MoneyWrapping paper: 0,98€ / 70 x 200cm = ~0,04€ per desk organizer (20cm x 16cm) x 2

Total cost per desk organizer = 2,78€

search v2 Where to find: 

modulor – HDF board

modulor – Wire mesh

modulor – Cardboard box

modulor – Acrylic Paint

Søstrene Grene – Wrapping paper

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Desk Organizer – Step by step

Zeit 30-45 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Desk Organizer

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DIY Desk Organizer – Ways to organize your desk

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DIY Desk Organizer

DIY Pinboard made of straws

Decor, Pinboard

In the last few years I got a bunch of “save the date”-cards, wedding invitations, thank you cards and the like. I didn’t want to decorate my nice white walls with colored post cards that do not fit to each other and to my interior. So, I never found the right space for them and threw them away. When the couples visited me after their weddings and could not find their handmade cards, they were upset and I felt bad. This was why I was searching for a flexible and stylish solution that fits to my interior design: Pinboards are a structured way of decorating your wall. In my easy DIY approach, I demonstrate how you get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

On Pinterest I found very nicely decorated Pin Boards that inspired me to do my own one.

2. Materials needed

Money Plastic tubes: 2,99€ / (25cm x 150 = 3750 cm) =  0,39€ per pin board / (24 x 20 cm = 480 cm)

Money Hot Glue Gun sticks: 9,61€ / 20 pieces = 0,16€ per pin board  / 1/3 piece

Money Nylon thread: 2,42€ / 100m = 0,15€ / ~6m

Total cost = o,70€ (excl. Hot Glue Gun) per pin board

search v2 Where to find: 

Amazon – Plastic Tubes or Universal A.I. Sheaths

Amazon – Hot Glue GunAmazon – Hot Glue Gun Sticks

Amazon – Nylon thread

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Pin Board made of straws

Zeit 120 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Pin Board made of straws @ artCREATORblog.com