Pretty in Pink office accessories stapler pen drive and polka dot mug on a pink desk against a pale pink background.

Need a few fresh ideas to make your office P-O-P? Workplace feeling a teeny bit cluttered? Check out these 3 DIY office accessories that will make your office P-O-P with color, creativity, and most of all great ideas.

  1. Add a P-O-P of color.

While white walls void of color can signify a blank slate for new ideas, white office walls generally are breeding grounds for procrastination, inactivity, and most of all a lack of creativity. So, here’s a DIY P-O-P Paint Project which will give your office the makeover it needs:

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Accent Paint Color Retrieved February 2, 2016, from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/572238696382276003/

Supplies: Paint brush, Accent color

First, select a wall to be the accent wall in your office. For maximum effect, your accent wall should be the first wall a visitor would look at when walking through your office front door. Next, visit your local paint store to pick out the perfect accent color. Paint your accent wall to infuse your office with the P-O-P of creativity and color your office desperately needs.

  1. Make Office Chairs Your Statement Piece.

Who says custom designed office chairs have to be expensive? Make office chairs your statement piece by dressing up office chairs with unique patterns. Trust me, your office will  P-O-P with this DIY Project.

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Supplies: White chair cover (IKEA), black Sharpie

First, purchase white chair covers from Ikea. Next, dot the chair covers with black dots courtesy of a regular black Sharpie (I’m sure you have a hundred of Sharpie’s laying around in your office). For optimal effect the dots should vary in size – some big, some small. Finally, slip the chair covers on the chairs and voila! your office has a customized DIY P-O-P.

  1. Make Your Own Bookcase…Literally

While most bookcases are made with the one size fits all philosophy, most offices vary greatly in their measurement dimensions. Is your office too small to fit a large bookcase? Make your own bookcase and make your office P-O-P using binder clips of course!

Binder clips book case idea Retrieved 2, 2, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/207024914090822795/
Binder clips book case idea Retrieved 2, 2, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/207024914090822795/

Supplies: Binder clips, shelving blocks (IKEA)

First, arrange shelving blocks on office floor. Next attach binder clips to shelving blocks. Then, position bookcase along office wall.

Written by Candice Denise Cole, Modern Domestic Staff Writer, Founder of Cool Mom, Cool Kidz Blog

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