5 DIY Desk Decors for Your Home Office

Hi, lovelies!

Give your desk a makeover it deserves with these 5 DIY decors 😉 The thing I really love about do-it-yourself projects is that sometimes you get to reuse some of the materials you already have around the house. Yes, it’s always nice to purchase something new, but why not save some money and get crafty at the same time?

Today, I wanted to give my desk a new look so I tried to step outside of the box to do something completely different! These accessories are unique and will definitely give your desk or office space that extra edge. If you want to see how you can also modernize your working space, click “Read More!”

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DIY #1: Hanging Pinboard

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Materials:

Cardboard

Scissors (Box cutter)

Glue gun

Fabric – choose one with a pattern that you like

Strings

Instructions:

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1.Cut out a circle piece of cardboard. I used a boxcutter, but you can simply trace a circle shape onto the cardboard and then cut it out with scissors.

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2. Lay the fabric down on a flat surface. Make sure that the wrong side is facing up. Place the circle cardboard in the center.

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3. Trace around the circle around  1 1/2 inch from the edge of the cardboard

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4. Take a hot glue gun and glue the edges down to the cardboard

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5. Cut out a piece of string and glue it down to the back of the board. Let the glue dry completely and now you can hang the board on your wall!

DIY #2: Teatime Planters

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Materials:

Old tea tin cans or tea cup

Pebbles

Succulent

Instructions:

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1. Take out your empty container and place the pebbles inside

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2. Add in the succulent. Break up the soil. This allows the plant to grow

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3. Add some pebbles on top for a nice, clean look. Be sure to water your plant about once or twice a week

DIY #3: Giant Mousepad 

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Materials:

Wooden base or cardboard

Fabric of your choice

Instructions:

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1.Lay the wooden base/cardboard onto the wrong side of your fabric

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2. Cut around the fabric by leaving one and a half inch of fabric around the base of the board. Glue the edges of the fabric onto the base

DIY #4: Calendar Clipboard

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Materials:

Clipboard

Spray paint – color of your choice

Instructions:

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1. Spray paint the top of your clipboard, followed by the bottom by creating a gradient effect

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2. Print out a calendar HERE ( calendar art by clementine creative) http://goo.gl/W1PFM7

DIY #5: Mirrored Desk Tray

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Materials:

Tray – you can find one from a local craft store

Spray paint – color of your choice

Hot glue gun

Instructions:

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1.Spray paint your tray

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2. Measure the inside of your base and bring the measurement to your local glass cutter shop. Get your glass piece customized

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3. Glue the glass to the bottom

Whether it’s a fresh change or if you just want to change your working environment, sometimes it’s nice to add a little color and spruce things up with these DIY decors. Let me know how you like it in the comments below :-)

Love,

ANN

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    These ideas are awesome! I really like the planter one. :)

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    where can I find the calendar you print?

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      SORRY! I just linked it, click the word “HERE” not he last instruction 😉

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    Carmia {Clementine Creative}

    4 months Ago

    Thank you for including my calendar in your DIY, Ann! I really love your ideas, especially the tea cup plants. So cute!

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