The back to school season this year is looking a little bit different than usual, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a fun and functional workspace at home! Today we’ve gathered up a bunch of our favorite ways to not only stay organized but look cool too. Keep reading for all our handy tips and tricks!
Turn Your Collections into Clutter-Free Wall Art
Gather up kids’ collections from around the house and create an interesting art piece all while eliminating the clutter! This dual-purpose DIY art project displays and showcases anything that kids love to collect, without having them taking up space on every surface of the house. Hang this DIY art above the desk in your child’s room!
DIY Recycled Toy Trucks
Dive into your recycling bin and gather up recyclable boxes and tins – with a little bit of crafting, they turn into these colorful toy trucks that double as storage for kids’ arts and craft supplies! You can make these trucks any size so that they fit nicely atop a desk or shelf in their workspace.
Store All of Your Kid’s Crafts for Under $50
Looking to make a custom work station this fall? Get everything you need for under $50 – we’re sure your kids will be thrilled with this super cool set-up.
Printable School-Style Room Signs
Decorate your doors with DIY signs in a classic schoolroom style! This simple printable project uses school maps and papers as inspiration for a fun way to craft this darling sign.
Woven Pipe Cleaner Jars
Turn recycled jars into colorful storage vessels with paint and pipe cleaners! These are perfect for storing pencils, markers, rulers, and all your school supplies.
DIY Popsicle Stick Lamp
Don’t worry, you don’t need to eat a dozen popsicles to make this DIY lampshade! If your child’s workspace is a little dim, add some light and color with this playful hanging lamp.
DIY Pop-Up Desk
Turn a few cardboard boxes into this super cute and functional workspace in less than 30 minutes!
DIY Oilcloth Storage Mug
Get organized this fall and make these minimalist storage mugs inspired by modern ceramics. They’re super easy, affordable, and quick to make, plus will store all your school supplies in style.
Bookshelf Styling for Kids’ Room
Who can deny the beauty of organizing books by color? Not us! Gather and group them together by hue for a fun visual pop. This can also be a great learning activity for kids: have them separate the books by color and then find homes for each shade on their shelves!
How To Display Kids Books
This quick and simple DIY project uses materials you likely have around the house! In this tutorial, we give boring wire coat hangers a fun new look with some bright duct tape. These hangers are a great way to display picture books on the wall, but can also be a fun way to keep notes and workbooks handy too!