Nothing is worse than having a messy desk. If you’re someone who finds themselves working in bed or at the dinner table because your desk is too destructive to handle this list is for you. Below are 15 items that will help you organize your desk and get back to work.
1. Adjustable Book Shelf
What’s nice about this book shelf is that you can reshape it to fit your needs. It is adjustable and has different ways you can place it on your desk. Another nice thing about the shelf is that because you can move it you don’t have to worry about attaching it to the wall.
If your desk doesn’t have drawers or even if it does the more drawers the better. You can easily place this underneath your desk so that way they won’t get in the way of your work area too or take up space in your office or bedroom.
3. Pencil Holders
Pencil holders are a must. Even if you just have one to hold everything it’s better than just having strewn writing tools across your desk. If you are more artsy or have an assortment of office supplies pencil holders will also help you organize your markers, pens, pencils and more.
4. Cable Holders
These little guys are a godsend. They make sure that your charger is always where it should be instead of falling into the abyss underneath your desk. They’re also just incredibly cute too. They’re a great way to organize your desk.
5. Screen Riser
If you are one of the lucky fews with an actual desktop computer having a lift can save your desk space. For one thing it will stop you from having to strain your eyes and neck by looking down. It will also give you an extra storage space on your desk.
6. Pen Drawer
What’s nifty about this little pen drawer that unlike a normal pencil holder it will take up no space on your desk. Just attach it to the bottom of your desk and you have yourself a safe little space to store your stationary.
7. Tape Dispenser
This may sound less like an organizational tool and more of a nice thing to have but it’s actually great for organizing. By having a tape dispenser you’ll never have to go searching for it again and because it will be larger than a normal piece of tape you also won’t lose it.
If you have a lot of books on your desk and want to display them nicely consider getting a pair of bookends. You can get a more simple set or you can instead go for something that will show off your taste.
9. Cable Organizer
Nothing is more annoying than when you find all of your cables tangled and out of order. With a cable organizer you won’t have to worry about trying to detangle your lamp from your phone charger.
10. Push Pin Board
Keeping papers off of your desk will help open the space up so you can actually work. The one below is easy to hang and will make your desk significantly more organized.
11. Peg Board
If you need something a little more heavy duty than a push pin board consider getting a peg board. It will offer you all of the services a push pin board has to offer with a little more hold and more ways to hang your items.
12. Paper Holder
Another great way to make sure your papers are organized is to use a paper holder. The one below will help you make sure that you know what papers are important, ones that can wait and ones that need to be shredded.
13. Wall Shelf
This is a more permanent solution but it will help alleviate the clutter on your desk. It doesn’t have to be a large or daunting task, the shelf below doesn’t require drilling into the wall it can be hung with nails.
14. Drawer Dividers
If you have enough drawers to hold all of your office needs make sure to keep them organized with drawer dividers. You can use these to make sure if you reach for the whiteout or an eraser you’ll know exactly where it is.
15. Letter Holder
This letter holder will help keep important mail away from the possibility of falling into the wrong pile or worse being thrown away. It will also serve as a great reminder for letters you actually have to mail and help you organize your desk.