19 Awesome Office Organization Ideas – DIY It or Buy It!

Improve your health, reduce stress and fatigue, improve your focus and concentration, all while living in a more restful and restorative space. These are just some of the many benefits of having an organized home office.

So without further ado, let’s have a look at some clever ways to get a handle on your home office organization with this list of…
19 AWESOME OFFICE ORGANIZATION IDEAS

By the way, if you’re new to working from home, check out The Best Home Office Setup To Get You Up and Running.

OFFICE ORGANIZATION IDEAS

OFFICE WALL ORGANIZERS

#1 - WALL POCKETS FOR STORING DESK CLUTTER

fabric pocket hanging wall organizer office organization idea

DIY it… With this colorful fabric pocket hanging wall organizer by Design Sponge

#1 - WALL POCKETS FOR STORING DESK CLUTTER

DIY it… With this 4 pocket leather hanging wall organizer by The Lovely Drawer

#1 - WALL POCKETS FOR STORING DESK CLUTTER

BUY IT… This fabric hanging wall organizer comes in loads of different styles and has over 200 great reviews

#2 - WALL MOUNT DOCUMENT ORGANIZER

timber wall mount document office organization idea

DIY IT… With this sturdy wall file organizer made from plywood by H2O Bungalow. Decorate it to suit your home styling if butterflies don’t float your boat.

#2 - WALL MOUNT DOCUMENT ORGANIZER

old book wall document organizer

DIY IT… With this clever idea of turning old books into your wall document organizer by Beyond the Picket Fence

#2 - WALL MOUNT DOCUMENT ORGANIZER

hanging organizer as an office organization idea

BUY IT… This gold wire metal framed wall document organizer is handy with 5 cascading document slots plus the bottom section

#2 - WALL MOUNT DOCUMENT ORGANIZER

six tier wall mount office organization idea2

BUY IT… Silver or black more your style? This 6 tier office organization idea has a very high rating from over 400 reviews. Trusted.

#3 - GRID MESH MEMO BOARD (ALL THE RAGE!)

wire wall mesh as an office organization idea

DIY IT… With this tutorial by Burkatron. This one couldn’t be much easier.

#3 - GRID MESH MEMO BOARD (ALL THE RAGE!)

hanging decoration as office organization idea

BUY IT… WTrying to DIY the baskets and clips might prove tricky, so here’s an option in black or blue.

#4 - WALL STORAGE CADDY FOR ALL THE NICK NACKS

WALL CADDY INSPO… Check out this cool idea for getting all the nick nacks organised and out of the way. Photo inspo thanks Design Sponge

#4 - WALL STORAGE CADDY FOR ALL THE NICK NACKS

magnetic storage caddys

BUY IT… We envision a bunch of these scattered over the wall amongst photos and quote cards, or perhaps a cluster of them. Get creative.

#4 - WALL STORAGE CADDY FOR ALL THE NICK NACKS

plywood wall caddy

DIY it… For a more natural look, this plywood wall caddy DIY by Brit & Co is just the trick, and no power tools needed.

#4 - WALL STORAGE CADDY FOR ALL THE NICK NACKS

DIY IT… This office organization idea is the minimalists version, and very simple to DIY thanks to Passion Shake. Consider a collection of 6 or 8 cups at varying heights.

#5 - PEG BOARD WALL WITH MOVEABLE SHELVES

ply pegboard wall with shelves

DIY IT… Place of my Taste have done an awesome job turning a bare wall into a work of art that can be changed around as you like. Genius.

#5 - PEG BOARD WALL WITH MOVEABLE SHELVES

BUY IT… For a simpler solution check out this very cool product that comes in 3 colors, and with shelves and hooks.

#5 - PEG BOARD WALL WITH MOVEABLE SHELVES

wall mounted office organization idea

BUY IT… Want more options? This metal ‘pegboard’ can be black or white with black, white, blue and red shelves that really stand out.

#6 - PIN IT UP ON A BULLETIN BOARD

bulletin board

DIY IT… These boards are great for getting stuff off the desk and pinned where they won’t be burried. DIY it thanks to The Spruce Crafts.

#6 - PIN IT UP ON A BULLETIN BOARD

magnetic cork board

BUY IT… This modern look bulletin board comes in nickel or white, and has a boatload of positive reviews.

#6 - PIN IT UP ON A BULLETIN BOARD

BUY IT… Let’s not forget the age old cork board. This one will declutter your desk and look fabulous at the same time. Talented.

#7 - OVER THE DOOR HANGING ORGANIZER

door hung file organizer

BUY IT… If you don’t have much spare wall, don’t forget the door as a great hanging space. Open the door and hide the documents. One nifty office organization idea.

DESK ORGANIZER

#8 - DESK ORGANIZERS - STATIONARY CLUTTER BE GONE!

diy desk organiser

DIY IT… Did you notice it’s made from foam core board!? Clever use of simple materials to help organise your stationary clutter. It is Lovely Indeed.

#8 - DESK ORGANIZERS - STATIONARY CLUTTER BE GONE!

desk office organization idea

BUY IT… When I saw the leather at first I wasn’t blown away, but check out all 19 colors and patterns. Very cool.

#8 - DESK ORGANIZERS - STATIONARY CLUTTER BE GONE!

BUY IT… This neat little number has hundreds of very positive reviews, making it a highly rated, economical solution for desk organization.

#9 - ADJUSTABLE DESKTOP SHELVES

adjustable desktop shelves

DIY IT… I’m a big fan of being able to organise and re-organise with adjustable things like these desktop shelves DIY by The Handyman’s Daughter.

#9 - ADJUSTABLE DESKTOP SHELVES

adjustable desktop storage organizer

BUY IT… Not fussed with DIY? Fair enough. This is basically exactly the same and comes in black or white. Check their 5 suggested configurations.

#10 - FUNKY PEN CUPS TO MAKE A STATEMENT

Flamingo pen cup

DIY IT… Flamingo pink just says “I Love Work at Home” ;P DIY this little number thanks to A Kailo Chic Life and give those pencils a home.

#10 - FUNKY PEN CUPS TO MAKE A STATEMENT

pvc desk organizer

DIY IT… On the theme of pink, using simple materials like this PVC is always clever in my eyes. Designs by Studio C make this office organization idea look easy.

#10 - FUNKY PEN CUPS TO MAKE A STATEMENT

soft touch pen holder

BUY IT… For a little less (or a lot less) pink, this wave design pen holder is a highly rated product that looks cool without the popped pink effect.

#10 - FUNKY PEN CUPS TO MAKE A STATEMENT

timber pen holder

BUY IT… For the naturalists (myself included), this minimalist timber pen holder will help minimize the desk clutter… pen intended. And again, SNAP.

#11 - DESK PAD TO ADD SOME COLOR AND SHINE

DIY IT… Whether you want to add some color and shine, or just cover up an old desk like Overthrow Martha, a desk pad will work wonders.

#11 - DESK PAD TO ADD SOME COLOR AND SHINE

mouse pad office organization idea

BUY IT… This desk pad has all the desktop organization bells and whistles and comes in brown, mint, pink and pink cherry.

#11 - DESK PAD TO ADD SOME COLOR AND SHINE

leather mouse pad

BUY IT… This lush leather version comes in 6 colors and is sure to suit the minimalists approach to desk pad desktop organization.

#12 - RAISE THE ROOF… OR AT LEAST YOUR MONITOR

DIY Computer Monitor Stand

DIY IT… The Interior Frugalista has done a great job converting a footboard and spindles into a space creating solution for the home office.

#12 - RAISE THE ROOF… OR AT LEAST YOUR MONITOR

BUY IT… Now I know this product isn’t as funky as the DIY version, but with well over 800 very positive reviews, it’s got space creation in the bag.

#13 - RAISE THE ROOF, AND ORGANIZE THE SPACE TO BOOT

DIY IT… This is next level monitor stand desk organization. It stands, it stores, it charges, it keeps your desk organized. What doesn’t it do!?

#13 - RAISE THE ROOF, AND ORGANIZE THE SPACE TO BOOT

BUY IT… In black, white or silver, with 3 neat curved corner drawers, this product will keep things neat and tidy on top of the ergonomic benefits.

#14 - A DOCUMENT STAND CAN SAVE YOUR NECK

display office desk organizer idea

BUY IT… Stop leaning forward and straining your neck with this bamboo document stand in black or silver. A very stylish solution.

#15 - HIDE THAT UNSIGHTLY WEB OF CABLES

DIY IT… Binder clips feature in many DIY solutions, but I think this office organization idea is my favourite. Hide those cables and notice your improved state of mind.

#15 - HIDE THAT UNSIGHTLY WEB OF CABLES

BUY IT… Don’t like the idea of screwing into your desk? These adhesive clips with adjustable sizing is the perfect solution.

#15 - HIDE THAT UNSIGHTLY WEB OF CABLES

BUY IT… Corral those cables into one neat sleeve with this cord organizer system, then strap them down to better organize your space.

#15 - HIDE THAT UNSIGHTLY WEB OF CABLES

wire management hooks office organization idea

BUY IT… I’ve seen this done DIY with binder clips, but with great reviews and so cheap, why mess about when it can look that good.

#16 - A FILE ORGANIZER JUST HANGING OUT

under desk hanging file organizer

BUY IT… Check out the 4 configurations for this clever under desk hanging file organizer. Say bye bye paper desk clutter, ciao.

OFFICE ORGANIZER SET

#17 - DESK ORGANIZER - GAME, SET, MATCH

desk organizer set

BUY IT… What is it about matching sets that scream cute. This one comes in a range of colors to make your desktop organization tres stylish.

#17 - DESK ORGANIZER - GAME, SET, MATCH

DIY IT… Muster up your DIY skills for this one. With over 3 million views this desktop organizer set has certainly drawn some attention.

#17 - DESK ORGANIZER - GAME, SET, MATCH

BUY IT… This 5 piece desk organization set comes in rose gold, silver, black and white and has more than enough great reviews to make this list.

#18 - DRAW DIVIDER SETS

BUY IT… With well over 700 positive reviews, this clear draw divider set will look great and turn that draw disaster into an aligned angel.

#18 - DRAW DIVIDER SETS

DIY IT… Add a splash of color to your draws. The box cover options are endless and a perfect use for those rolls of wrapping paper in the closet.

#18 - DRAW DIVIDER SETS

bamboo desk drawer organizers

BUY IT… It’s hard to go past bamboo, and it’s hard to ignore 600+ positive reviews. This is style meets drawer organization.

#19 - CLEVER CHARGING STATION IDEAS

charging station

DIY IT… Check out this post by Enthusiast Home for 8 Easy and Clever Charging Station Ideas.

#19 - CLEVER CHARGING STATION IDEAS

BUY IT… Introducing The Space Cube, your desk set solution to charging, organizing and outright looking cool.

We sincerely hope you got some inspiration out of those 19 home office organization ideas. If you’re on a tight budget, you might enjoy reading 7 Smart Home Office Ideas That Don’t Break The Budget.

And, be sure to also check out our article on 18 Essentials for Your Office Setup at Home Through COVID-19 and if you know someone who would enjoy this blog we’d be endlessly grateful if you’d share it with them. 

Have a brilliant day.

Rowan and the team,
Love Work at Home

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