Your college's library is dark and sleep-inducing, common rooms aren't productive, and the cafeteria is a lost cause. If you're looking for a more inviting workspace to study into the wee hours of the night, you need to create a legit desk situation in your dorm room. With these functional and trendy DIYs, you'll be able to decorate and organize
your new study station in one fell swoop. Now go hit the books!
DIY Pegboard Desk Organizer:
Say hello to the small space organizer your dorm room needs. If you stack it on the desk, it's a dorm-friendly wall hanging to corral all your notes, photos, school supplies, etc. (via Brit + Co
DIY Paper Desk Clock:
No one wears a watch anymore, but you'll always need a clock. Put this one together and keep track of time as it flies by.
(via Maritza Lisa
DIY Desk Name Plates:
Make one as a gift for your new roomie, or bring them to class with you. The decision is yours.
(via Aww Sam
DIY IKEA Desktop Organizer:
You can't go wrong with IKEA-based organization systems, especially when they're painted in lovely shades of blue.
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DIY Concrete Photo Holder:
Wall space may be tight, but with a helping hand you won't lose any note cards.
(via Paper & Stich
DIY Gold Marbled Pencils:
Just in case you're still required to use pencils for a test, these glitzy ones will do the trick.
(via Lovely Indeed
DIY Desk Organizer:
Organize all those cords, receipts, and laundry cards in this handy little desk caddy.
(via Sugar & Cloth
DIY Splatter Concrete Bookends:
All of your textbooks will take up way too much space if you lay them on your desk. Bookend them and you'll regain some real estate.
(via A Beautiful Mess
DIY Printable Standing Calendar:
Keeping track of days, exams, and papers is your top priority now. Make it easy with a giant calendar.
(via A Joyful Riot
DIY Palm Springs Pencil Holder:
Your love of all things retro should extend to your workspace. Beyond looking adorable, this hides every bit of clutter.
(via A Kailo Chic
DIY Printable Boss Lady Notebook Covers:
With a trip to the library printer, you can re-cover all the low-cost notebooks you bought. #studentlife
(via Studio DIY
DIY Post It Note Holder:
This cutie will become your new study buddy BFF in no time.
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