With a large portion of your time spent at work and home, it is important to keep things tidy to stay productive.
As it goes
“Tidy home, Tidy mind.”
Strive to live in a clutter-free space where you can work efficiently. Getting stressed unnecessarily over mess isn’t worth it!
Learn how to organize your desk for both your office and home with these desk organization ideas!
1. Papers & Books
A messy stack of paper lying at the sides of your office desk? And, having a hard time digging through that pile just to find your documents?
The secret to organizing your papers and books is first to store them vertically upwards.
Use file sorters to demarcate your documents. And of course, remember to label your files to make your life easier whenever you need to refer to them.
For home, your responsibility would revolve around electricity, phone bills and more. Slowly, you will end up accumulating an unsightly sight in your room too.
Gather all your papers, create one pile, remove papers from envelopes and sort them into 3 categories
- Pending – letters and bills
- Important – papers you need to keep permanently e.g insurance contracts
- Miscellaneous – papers you refer to often
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Providing a home for each category of stationery (e.g pens, markers, scissors, staplers) prevents your office/desk top from being littered with stationeries.
If you are always searching frantically under stack of papers trying to find your stationery, then its time for you to get a desk organizer to hold them!
Explore our range of Stationery Organizers here.
Tip: DIY (Do-it-yourself) a personalised stationeries holder using a a jar or a mason mug! They can double up as a useful storage solution to store any art supplies, marker pens etc.
Tangled wires can really get on your nerves isn’t it?
Not only do you have to spend time untangling them, they look unsightly on your desk.
Its time to eliminate the tangles and have them stored neatly in a cable management box.
If you often find yourself bending down to pick up sliding wires, our Deskly Cable Management Cip (8pc set) is definitely going to be your life-saving desk companion!
Tip: Handy labelling hacks! You can now identify cables easily using washi tapes and bread ties.
Remember to keep those bread ties the next time you finish your loaf of bread and reuse them as a cable labeller instead!
Explore all cable management essentials here.
4. Sentimental things
Photographs of your loved ones, gifts from colleagues certainly does add a unique personal touch to your desk.
While so, they bring clutter to your desk if you have them scattered around.
Free up space while showcasing sentimental items by putting walls to work!
Utilising wall holders or simply DIY (Do-it-yourself) using a a clipboard as seen below.
Tip: Spice things up with wrapping paper (use those from your Christmas presents) to brighten up basic clipboards.
5. Makeup & Cosmetics
Owning a never-ending collection of makeup (those itchy hands are too blame!) can be overwhelming when you struggle to keep things in order.
With the help of makeup organizers, it is possible to bring tidiness to your stash of beauty products!
Organizing by category is made easy with dedicated slots for lipsticks, brushes, bottles of foundations built into the organizers.
Explore our range of Makeup Organizers here.
Having a view of an organized desk each time you start work or wake up in the morning certainly does brighten up your mood.
Moreover, you do not need to flip your table (literally!) to find your documents and other stationeries.
Find the best way to display your items so that it makes them easily retrievable!