25 DIY Charging Station Ideas

So many device cords! Try one of these DIY charging station ideas to keep all your cords organized and devices charged. 

More help for devices: Installing a Wi-Fi Thermostat, 10-Minute install of a USB outlet, and DIY tablet stand for the kitchen.

DIY Charging Station Ideas To Keep Cords Organized On Remodelaholic


25 DIY Charging Stations

1) Put your collection of scrap wood to good use with this quick and easy DIY charging station project. You could use a bigger piece of wood to charge more than one device at a time (Remodelaholic).

DIY Charging Station From Scrap Wood By Home Made By Carmona For Remodelaholic

2) Turn a wooden organizer or letter sorter into a DIY charging station for all of your devices (Driven By Decor).

letter sorter diy charging station

3) Use old pallet wood (or any reclaimed wood) to create a rustic DIY charging station (Remodelaholic)

Diy Charging Station From A Pallet, Piece Of Rainbow For Remodelaholic

4) If you love wine, add some character and function to your home with a wine crate that doubles as décor and a hidden DIY charging station (eHow).

wine crate diy charging station

5) Make a unique DIY charging station with a couple of books! Grab a couple of nice-looking books from a thrift store and you’re going to want a new Xact-o knife! (Tastemade).

DIY Charging Station From A Stack Of Books By Tastemade on Remodelaholic

6) A simple bread box can be turned into an adorable charging station in the kitchen (Four Generations One Roof).

diy charging station bread box

7) With some pretty decorative paper and a little crafting, you can turn a shoe box into a cute DIY charging system for the whole family to use (One Good Thing).

diy charging station shoe box from one good thing

8) Turn a picture frame into a charging station and tablet holder with the help of some wood trim, a little chalk paint, and a whole lot of cleverness (The DIY Mommy).

diy charging station frame tablet holder from the diy mommy on Remodelaholic

9) With some paint and stain, a thrift find was turned into a chic charging station (The DIY Playbook). This desk organizer would be perfect!

diy charging station wood craft dresser from DIY Playbook on Remodelaholic

10) Keep all of your phones and devices off the kitchen counter by adding a hollow ledge shelf to your backsplash (Bibbidi Bobbidi Beautiful).

diy charging station wall mount shelf

11) A magazine rack, turned on a side, makes for a handy DIY charging station that is the perfect size for iPads and other tablets (100 Things 2 Do).

diy charging station magazine rack from 100 things to do on Remodelaholic

12) A vintage-looking shelf with dividers would be a great “dock” for all of your family’s devices and have some room left over for guests, too (An Inviting Home).

diy charging station mounted shelves by an inviting home featured on Remodelaholic

13) If you’re handy with tools and you enjoy woodworking, try this DIY wood charging station that will give you the space you need for all of your phones and tablets (Lil’ Luna).

diy charging station wood by Lil Luna on Remodelaholic

14) Free up a junk drawer and add an electrical multi-outlet strip at the back of the drawer to create a hidden charging station (Atticmag). Use our utensil drawer organizer tutorial to build your own wooden organizer. Drill the hole and cut the slit as seen at the back of each compartment.

diy charging station drawer


15) Add a “technology cabinet” to your mudroom and install an outlet on the bottom shelf (A Bowl Full Of Lemons).

diy charging stations technology cabinet

16) Sew a couple of fabric pouches, perhaps one for each person, with a favorite fabric and include pockets for electronic devices (Home Storage Solutions 101). Great for kids!

diy charging station fabric pouches

17) Cut out a hole in the back of a cabinet and add a multi-outlet plug to create a charging station with plenty of space (Wayfair).

diy charging station hidden inside cabinet from Wayfair featured on Remodelaholic

18) Check out this DIY charging Station +  wall shelf with hidden storage. Plans and tutorial by Engineer Your Space

diy charging station wall mounted shelf by engineer your space featured on Remodelaholic


19) Turn a woven basket into a compact charging station (and tiny nightstand) by mounting it on the wall and adding a shelf (Jenna Sue Design).

diy charging station basket by jenna sue design on remodelaholic

20) Use stacking letter trays to hold all of your charging devices, from smaller phones to larger tablets (So Love That, blog no longer available).

Charging Station In And Out Trays featured on Remodelaholic

21) Add a thin wood strip to a decorative box with a hinged lid to make a gorgeous charging station that you’ll be proud to display (Centsational Girl).

Diy Charging Station Decorative Box by centsational girl on Remodelaholic

22) This tiny drawer, painted in a fun color, is turned into the perfect charging station for a teen’s room (Tatertots & Jello).

diy charging station little drawer by tatertots and jello via Remodelaholic

23) This brilliantly simple charging station uses an IKEA Fintorp rail and basket to put your charger and decor right where you need them (via Hometalk).

diy-charging-station-ikea-fintorp-system by Hometalk via Remodelaholic

24) Since electronic devices are the most useful tools of our day, it only makes sense to charge them in an antique tool box (Midwest Living).

diy charging station antique toolbox by Midwest Living via Remodelaholic

25) If you have a silverware caddy that you never use, you can easily re-purpose it as a charging station (Tatertots and Jello).

diy charging station silverware caddy by tatertots & jello via Remodelaholic

26) Cut slots in the back of a wooden tray and add decorative paper to create a cute and easy DIY charging station (A Smith of All Trades). DIY your own tray with our wooden tray building tutorial.

See our collection of vintage maps to print a liner for your tray.

diy charging station lined tray by A Smith of All Trades via Remodelaholic

So many options! Which one will you make?

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Originally published 12.18.2015 // Updated 01.29.2021

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I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.

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