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The office desk. The one place in the whole house that seems to be in a perpetual state of clutter. It’s not like you don’t care about it. You just have other things and projects that are higher priority. Because let’s be honest, how many guests do you take into your office when entertaining? But as long as we’re being honest, we know that we are much more productive in an organized space. So what can we do to ensure we maximize our productivity while exerting minimum effort? You guessed it, ORGANIZE. “But how can I get started? What should I do?” I’m so glad you asked because I have 16 desk organization ideas that you’re going to love because they’re not only functional, but downright pretty.
16 Ideas for the Most Organized Desk Ever

Desk Organization Ideas

Hot glue some mason jars together to create this desk organizer for your pens and other office supplies.

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Compartmentalize your drawers to keep things tidier. It’s also a good idea to label the compartments if you share the desk with your family.

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Can’t find an organizer to suit your desk? Make your own out of mini loaf pans. Smart!

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Or make some dividers out of cereal boxes. What a frugal idea! (Here are more cereal box organizers you should try!)

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This DIY Desk Organizer houses office supplies and has a cork board for pinning important notes.

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Instead of cluttering up your desk with knick-knacks and office supplies, use the space above it! These floating shelves are the perfect solution.

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Slide an ice cube tray into your desk drawer to hold paperclips, binder clips, thumb tacks and other small items.

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This pegboard desk organizer can hold your phone, pens and a notebook and is totally customizeable. Love it. Take a look at our other pegboard ideas!

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Better yet, install a large pegboard behind your desk to house all your things.

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Use magazine files to corral notes, magazines and catalogs until you find a permanent place for them.

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Make some clip-on organizers to attach your writing tools, etc. to the side of your desk.

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Clear your hard drives off your desk. Use velcro to secure them to the bottom of the desk where they’re out of sight and out of your way.

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Make some wall files to sort paperwork until you file it away permanently.

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Hide your printer in a drawer or cabinet. You’ll love how much desk space it frees up!

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If your desk is super tiny, a desk-side cart beside it can be your saving grace.

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Create a quick desk organizer out of wooden boxes or crates.

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Save you’re sanity and your time all while making the most of the space you have. By getting (and keeping) you desk organized, you’ll be able to find everything you need quickly so you can go back to doing life with the ones you love.

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