So many device cords! Try one of these DIY charging station ideas to keep all your cords organized and devices charged.
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).
3) Use old pallet wood (or any reclaimed wood) to create a rustic DIY charging station (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).
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).
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).
10) Keep all of your phones and devices off the kitchen counter by adding a hollow ledge shelf to your backsplash (Bibbidi Bobbidi Beautiful).
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).
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).
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.
15) Add a “technology cabinet” to your mudroom and install an outlet on the bottom shelf (A Bowl Full Of Lemons).
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!
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).
18) Check out this DIY charging Station + wall shelf with hidden storage. Plans and tutorial by Engineer Your Space
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).
22) This tiny drawer, painted in a fun color, is turned into the perfect charging station for a teen’s room (Tatertots & Jello).
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).
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So many options! Which one will you make?
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Originally published 12.18.2015 // Updated 01.29.2021