Work, work, work. Seems like that is all I do sometimes, yet if you looked at my office this summer, you would think my work life was an afterthought. My office furniture certainly was, or the lack thereof, rather. I went looking for a new desk and filing system at West Elm and even Target and IKEA, but nothing looked the way I wanted, at least not for the budget I have. After scouring Pinterest for days, I made a list of the bnest DIY desks you could make, and then had trouble deciding. I settled on small farmhouse desk to go in my new rustic bedroom, but I plan to make the colorful wall mount unit for my craft room soon. Check out these awesome DIY ideas complete with step by step tutorials for homemade desks. Budget friendly but awesome DIY office furniture ideas, you can’t go wrong with any of these fun pieces in the office, kitchen, living room or craft room.
1. DIY Mounted Wall Desk
It feels great to have a little work space, plus some shelves to house my accessories. And what better way to do that than install my very own Mounted Wall Desk. I mean seriously, how cute is this DIY project from The Crafted Life? It brings a lot of character in your space and it doesn’t hurt that it looks vintage and at the same time modern.
2. DIY L-Shaped Desk
Isn’t this L-Shaped Desk look lovely? If you are a fan of the modern rustic look, then this statement piece will certainly fit the bill. I just love the contrast it makes with the white walls and how spacious it is. Truly, you can have a lot of work done with this pretty desk.
3. DIY Corner Desk
Now, this corner desk is something out of the ordinary and only involves three main steps – build the base, build the top and then attach them together. How simple is that? This is exactly the type of desk that I’m looking for – corner shelves above my desk for added storage! I am completely sold on this project.
4. Build A Standing Desk
Build a wrap around standing desk that can allow you and your partner to work in separate areas, have plenty of desktop space and essentially freeing a lot of space that is uncluttered. I just love this desk idea and I can’t wait to try it.
5. Custom Industrial Wooden Desk
This beautiful Custom Industrial Wooden Desk is the perfect piece for any home office. Typically, it would cost a fortune when you buy it at a furniture shop but you can definitely build your own with this easy tutorial from Craft Thyme.
6. Three Compartment Desk
Need a desk that is perfect for a small space that needs a little extra storage? Look no further because Shades of Blue Interior has the perfect solution. This Three compartment desk is so versatile it can even double as a vanity. How cool is that? What a fantastic turnout.
7. Industrial Sawhorse Desk
This Industrial Sawhorse Desk is an interesting and unique type of desk that breathes creativity. It’s actually the coolest thing I have seen today. I just love the look and the concept of this desk. If you’re going for the modern industrial look, this is definitely the way to go.
8. DIY Farmhouse Desk
If you’re looking for a farmhouse desk that will make your home office pop, you’re in for a real treat with this tutorial from The Creative Mom. They have a free DIY desk plan that would surely fit the bill. Add the warm rustic feeling to your home office with this farmhouse desk.
9. DIY Desk Under $60
This is a great IKEA Hack that certainly looks pretty. Totally going to steal this idea and set this up for my home office. It’s exactly what I have been looking for, classy and cheap! Such a unique creation.
10. DIY Industrial Farmhouse Desk
This desk looks absolutely gorgeous! Bring back the simplicity and rustic appeal of an old farmhouse with this easy-to