Update Your Office with These 40 DIYs

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    Update Your Office With These 40 DIYs

    Burkatron

    Does your office space need a refresh? We've rounded up our favorite DIY project ideas to keep your home office organized and at its best. From furniture hacks to storage solutions to office accessories, there is a project here perfect for any home office.

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    DIY Wood Desk Organizer

    DIY Wood Desk Organizer
    Make And Tell

    Limited on drawer space? Give yourself somewhere to store all of your desk essentials. This handmade wood desk organizer is perfect for holding files, your phone and pens.

    DIY Wood Desk Organizer from Make and Tell

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    DIY Wooden Business Card Holder

    DIY Wooden Business Card Holder
    The Merrythought

    Keep your stack of business cards neat and organized. This DIY makes it easy for you to quickly grab a business card to hand out the next time you need it.

    DIY Wooden Business Card Holder from The Merrythought

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    DIY Rose Gold Pencil Cup

    pencil and office supply holders
    Rita Shehan

    Recycle empty food cans and transform them into pretty office supply containers with this easy DIY project.

    DIY Office Supply Containers from The Spruce

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    DIY Ikea Desk Hack

    DIY Ikea Desk Hack
    Lovely Indeed

    Customize your desk with this clever IKEA hack. Using 3 different IKEA products, you can create this minimalistic desk to fit your space.

    DIY IKEA Desk Hack from Lovely Indeed

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    DIY Faux Fur Chair Makeover

    DIY Faux Fur Chair Makeover
    A Beautiful Mess

    Go glam with a luxurious faux fur chair that is as soft to sit on as it is easy to make. The addition of the plush fur will make your old chair much more comfortable, not to mention it will cover up any damage on the old cushion.

    DIY Faux Fur Chair Makeover from A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY Fun File Folders

    DIY Fun File Folders
    A Kailo Chic Life

    Play up your mundane paperwork with these fun file folders. Simply follow the project instructions and peel and stick the gold foil text onto brightly colored file folders.

    DIY Fun File Folders from A Kailo Chic Life

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    DIY Hanging Desk Organiser

    DIY Hanging Desk Organiser
    Passion Shake

    Ran out of room on your desk? Take advantage of vertical space with a DIY hanging organizer. These hanging cups are perfect to keep your office supplies within easy reach.

    DIY Hanging Desk Organizer from Passion Shake

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    DIY Thank You File Cabinet

    DIY Thank You File Cabinet
    Studio DIY

    This DIY is inspired by garbage cans found in fast food restaurants. Give your filing cabinet this hilarious makeover to play up your space.

    DIY Thank You File Cabinet from Studio DIY

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    DIY Flair Chair

    DIY Flair Chair
    Studio DIY

    Give your office chair some extra flair by decorating it with patches. Another way to decorate your fabric chair is with an assortment of pins.

    DIY Flair Chair from Studio DIY

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    DIY Metal Memo Board

    DIY Metal Memo Board
    Burkatron

    Hang your to-do lists, notes and photos on this modern DIY memo board. You can make one for your office using garden mesh and black spray paint.

    DIY Metal Memo Board from Burkatron

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    DIY Gold Foil Notebook

    DIY Gold Foil Notebook
    Lovely Indeed

    These chic and trendy notebooks are perfect for the office and are as nice as any notebooks you might find in stores.

    DIY Gold Foil Notebook from Lovely Indeed

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    DIY Pencil Sharpener Makeover

    DIY Pencil Sharpener Makeover
    The Merrythought

    Give your electronic pencil sharpener a modern makeover. Change its look by covering the exterior with thin pieces of wood.

    DIY Pencil Sharpener Makeover from The Merrythought

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    DIY Giant Office Calendar

    DIY Giant Office Calendar
    A Joyful Riot

    Jot down meetings and reminders on this giant calendar. It'll be difficult to ever forget a project, meeting or deadline again with this in your vicinity.

    DIY Giant Office Calendar from A Joyful Riot

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    DIY Hairpin Desk

    DIY Hairpin Desk
    A Beautiful Mess

    Making a hairpin desk is easy and it's a great way to maximize your space and make the room appear larger. From a long desk that gives you plenty of room to spread out your work, to a tiny work surface that fits your small space, you can make a custom hairpin desk to suit your needs. Get started making your desk by adding premade desk legs to a plywood board.

    DIY Hairpin Desk from A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY Confetti Wall Clock

    DIY Confetti Wall Clock
    A Kailo Chic Life

    Go ahead and add some fun to your office decor by covering a basic wall clock with confetti!

    DIY Confetti Wall Clock from A Kailo Chic Life

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    DIY Leather File Folders

    DIY Leather File Folders
    Homey Oh My

    Replace your flimsy paper file folders with a sturdy leather folder. Unlike paper folders, this handmade leather one will better protect your documents.

    DIY Leather File Folders from Homey Oh My

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    DIY Minimal Paper Storage

    DIY Minimal Paper Storage
    Burkatron

    Keep paper clutter to a minimum with a DIY paper holder. This wooden holder will keep important mail or documents front and center, standing upright on your desk.

    DIY Minimal Paper Storage from Burkatron

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    DIY Painted Storage Box

    DIY Painted Storage Box
    Tell Love And Party

    Take ordinary office supply storage boxes and spruce them up with paint so they both double as decor and are easier to distinguish from one another.

    DIY Painted Storage Box from Tell Love and Party

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    DIY Flamingo Pool Float Pencil Holder

    DIY Flamingo Pool Float Pencil Holder
    A Kailo Chic Life

    Don't let the work day get you down in the summer months with this quirky DIY flamingo pool float pencil holder.

    DIY Flamingo Pool Float Pencil Holder from A Kailo Chic Life

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    DIY Modern Desk Storage

    DIY Modern Desk Storage
    Drawn to DIY

    Can you tell that these desk organizers are actually made out of cardboard? The use of wood contact paper gives them a chic and modern look. Make matching sets for your documents, pens and succulents.

    DIY Modern Desk Storage from Drawn to DIY

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    DIY Watercolor Desk Calendar

    DIY Watercolor Desk Calendar
    Homemade By Carmona

    This beautiful DIY flip calendar will help add some color to your desk and serve as an immediate visual cue for times when you need to record the date.

    DIY Watercolor Desk Calendar from Homemade by Carmona

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    DIY Literature Organizer Makeover

    DIY Literature Organizer Makeover
    Make And Tell

    Give a modern makeover to your old literature organizer. This stylish DIY is perfect to help you sort your paperwork or craft and office supplies.

    DIY Literature Organizer Makeover from Make and Tell

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    DIY Gold Striped File Folder

    DIY Gold Striped File Folder
    Homey Oh My

    Head into your next meeting with a stylish but professional gold striped file folder. This quick project is perfect for storing your reports in a professional manner.

    DIY Gold Striped File Folder from Homey Oh My

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    DIY Monogram Cork Board

    DIY Monogram Cork Board
    Sarah Hearts

    Customize your desk with a personalized cork board in the shape of your initial.

    DIY Monogram Cork Board from Sarah Hearts

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    DIY Painted Office Chair Makeover

    DIY Painted Office Chair Makeover
    Dream a Little Bigger

    Makeover your old office chair with paint. Changing up the color of the seat and legs will give the chair a brand new look.

    DIY Painted Office Chair Makeover from Dream a Little Bigger

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    DIY Concrete Desk

    DIY Concrete Desk
    The Merrythought

    This sturdy DIY concrete desk is the perfect replacement for that old flimsy desk you've kept around since your college days.

    DIY Concrete Desk Tutorial from The Merrythought

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    DIY Grid Notebook Covers

    DIY Grid Notebook Covers
    Homey Oh My

    Print this free grid cover template to wrap around your notebooks. This is a great way to dress up generic notebooks or cover the graphic cartoon notebook you weren't really into, but the stores were all sold out of the plain ones.

    DIY Grid Notebook Covers Tutorial from Homey Oh My

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    DIY Color Blocked Office Chair

    DIY Color Blocked Office Chair
    A Joyful Riot

    A pretty color blocked chair adds a great amount of interest to any home office space. Mix up your neutral decor with pastels or bold and bright colors.

    DIY Color Blocked Office Chair from A Joyful Riots

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    DIY Patch Laptop Case

    DIY Patch Laptop Case
    A Beautiful Mess

    Showcase your personality by adding patches to your laptop case. This quick DIY is an easy way to transform a boring laptop case into something you adore.

    DIY Patch Laptop Case from A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY Wood Wall Organiser

    DIY Wood Wall Organiser
    Fish and Bull

    Sort all your supplies with this DIY wood wall organizer inspired by Anthropologie.

    DIY Wood Wall Organizer from Fish and Bull

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    DIY Boss Desk Accessory

    DIY Boss Desk Accessory
    Damask Love

    Let everyone know who's in charge with this boss desk accessory. It adds some sparkle and authority to any office space.

    DIY Boss Desk Accessory from Damask Love

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    DIY Marble Clipboard

    DIY Marble Clipboard
    Burkatron

    Use a roll of marble contact paper to give a glamorous makeover to your office clipboard. 

    DIY Marble Clipboard from Burkatron

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    DIY Hanging Leather Storage Organiser

    DIY Hanging Leather Storage Organiser
    The Lovely Drawer

    This chic pocketed wall organizer is perfect for small office spaces. Save room on your desk and keep all your pens, pencils, scissors and tape all in one place within easy reach.

    DIY Hanging Leather Storage Organizer from The Lovely Drawer

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    DIY Holographic Desk Calendar

    DIY Holographic Desk Calendar
    A Beautiful Mess

    Holographic home accents are very of-the-moment. One way to incorporate this trend into your decor is by crafting a holographic desk calendar. This DIY is perfect to keep track of your appointments and help you stay organized. 

    DIY Holographic Desk Calendar from A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY Desktop Dry Erase Board

    DIY Desktop Dry Erase Board
    Sugar and Cloth

    Instead of wasting countless sheets of paper or stacks of sticky notes, make a dry erase board for your desk to track all of your to-do lists and memos.

    DIY Desktop Dry Erase Board from Sugar and Cloth

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    DIY Ladder Shelf

    DIY Ladder Shelf
    Burkatron

    Expand your storage space by building a ladder shelf. The extra shelving is perfect for books, binders, art and anything else you keep in your office.

    DIY Ladder Shelf from Burkatron

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    DIY Faux Marble Desk

    DIY Faux Marble Desk
    Love Maegan

    Refresh your old or damaged desk by giving it a faux marble desktop makeover. Using contact paper, you can make your desk look like a brand new luxurious tabletop without much work.

    DIY Faux Marble Desk from Love Maegan

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    DIY Magnetic Desk Accessory

    DIY Magnetic Desk Accessory
    Earnest Home Co.

    Keep your paper clicks, thumb tacks, pins and more together with this DIY magnetic holder. It will keep you from losing them and within easy reach when you need them.

    DIY Magnetic Desk Accessory from Earnest Home Co.

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    DIY Stationery Organiser

    DIY Stationery Organiser
    Lovely Indeed

    This cute DIY doubles as decor and it's the perfect way to sort your office supplies so you can find them quickly.

    DIY Stationery Organizer from Lovely Indeed

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    DIY Painted Stationery Box

    DIY Painted Stationery Box
    Passion Shake

    Give your stationery box a makeover with a paint dip finish, which will also add some extra color to your desk.

    DIY Painted Stationery Box from Passion Shake