Home Office Organization Quick Tips

Follow these easy tips to declutter your small home office.
By: Aimee Lane
Neutral Home Office With Houndstooth Wall, White Desk and Open Shelving

Stylish Home Office With Open Shelving

Keep your desk surface clear by adding a book spine to your space. This home office's open shelving allows magazines and books to be in close proximity while freeing up desk space.

Photo by: Chris Tsambis

Chris Tsambis

Hide Cords

Electrical cords can become a tangled mess inside a drawer or desktop. Use a small, stylish storage container to store and hide all the wires.

Decorative box for desk clutter

Organized Home Office Desk

Electrical cords can become a tangled mess inside a drawer or desktop. Use a small, stylish storage container to store and hide all the wires.

Use Mason Jars As Cubbies

Keep all your writing utensils organized and at hand by putting them in Mason jars right on your desk.

Stacked Mason Jars Holding Office Supplies

Mason Jar Office Supply Holder

Make your own utensil case by turning a few Mason jars on their sides and gluing them together. Each jar can hold a different type of writing utensil so you don't have to search through a messy drawer for your favorite highlighter.

Install Open Shelving

Keep the desk surface clear by adding a book spine to your space. These easy-to-build shelves allow you to stack magazines and books in close proximity while freeing up space on your desk.

White Spine Bookshelf

Vertical Book Storage

A spine bookshelf keeps books organized with a minimalist design. Books and magazines blend in to the shelf, almost giving the illusion that they're floating.

Use Drawer Dividers

Large drawers are great for storing paperwork, but small desk items should be separated into small sections with drawer dividers to help keep everything organized.

Organize desk drawers with drawer dividers

Cardboard Drawer Dividers

Large drawers are great for storing paperwork, but small desk items should be separated into small sections with drawer dividers to help keep everything organized.

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