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DIY Your Way to Your Most Inspiring Workspace Yet

published Mar 30, 2016
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Whether you use your desk for homework, writing the great American novel, or just paying a few bills, you’re a lot more likely to get things done if your workspace is organized and beautiful. And the good news is that having an attractive workspace doesn’t have to mean spending a ton of money. Check out these nine stylish DIYs for your desk.

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Above: This DIY desk from Style Me Pretty pairs the top of a LACK coffee table with some hairpin legs, but I think a LINNMON table top would work just as well. You can find the hairpin legs on Etsy.

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Conquer desktop clutter with this cute DIY organizer from Poppytalk.

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From Hither and Thither, instructions for adding a little style to a run-of-the-mill office chair.

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From Urban Outfitters, a fun idea for making a ‘bulletin board’ by outlining a section of wall above your desk with tape.

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DIY ombre pen pots from Style Me Pretty.

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Leather mousepad DIY from Curbly.

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Keep your favorite clippings on display with this DIY inspiration board from The Happy Home.

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You’ll always know what day it is with this DIY ombre desk calendar from Annabode.

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Here’s a really fun (and inexpensive!) way to dress up an existing desk, from Elise Blaha — cover the desktop in washi tape stripes. If you’re worried about the tape getting dirty or dingy, a piece of plexiglass cut to the size of your desktop would do the trick.