We all love our electronics — our smartphones, tablets, and cameras — but charging them can be a chore. Locating the chargers, plugging them in, getting the cords tangled up, the electronics taking up space as they charge, etc. First world problems, for sure, but a problem that can be easily solved. Check out these awesome DIY charging stations, all 25 of them, and be inspired to make one for your home!
25 DIY Charging Stations
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).
Turn a wood organizer or letter sorter into a family charging station for all of your devices (Driven By Decor).
If you love wine, add some character and function to your home with a wine crate that doubles as decor and a hidden charging station (eHow).
Make an unique DIY charging station with a couple of books! If you’re nervous about cutting through your precious books, grab a couple of nice-looking books from a thrift store (Little Lovelies).
A simple bread box can be turned into an adorable charging station in the kitchen (Four Generations One Roof).
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).
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).
With some paint and stain, a thrift find was turned into a chic charging station (The DIY Playbook).
Keep all of your phones and devices off the kitchen counter by adding a ledge shelf to your backsplash (Bibbidi Bobbidi Beautiful).
diy charging stations – tablet hack
A magazine rack, turned to one side, makes for a handy charging station that is the perfect size for iPads and other tablets (100 Things 2 Do).
A vintage mounted shelf with 6 or 9 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).
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 stations – in drawers
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).
Add a “technology cabinet” to your mudroom and install an outlet on the bottom shelf (A Bowl Full Of Lemons).
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!
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).
Charging Station + Wall Shelf with Hidden Storage by Engineer Your Space