At home, we've got our cell phone's power cord "wired" (read: we taped it) behind the headboard, giving us just a little piece of the business end of the charger sitting on our pedestal nightstand. But when we travel, or while we're at work, a DIY caddy like this one would be perfect for tucking our 'Berry to sleep at night...By simply following the photo diagrams at Makezine.com
, you could turn an empty (and clean! lets not forget...) shampoo bottle—or any other plastic bottle that suits your needs and tastes, really—just with a razor blade.
The result is a not-a-cup, not-a-shelf cell caddy that hangs from the outlet where the power cord is plugged in. It's essentially a DIY knock-off of ThinkGeek's $20 "The Power Shelf". Your phone will be snug as a bug in a rug.
It's a brilliant idea that's not completely new to the scene (we even showed you something very similar recently), but a good tip like this one never gets old.