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30 Easy DIY Charging Station Ideas for Hiding Cords

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No matter how many devices or cords you need to organize, one of these DIY charging station projects will be the perfect way to turn your mess into a pretty family charging station!

I’ll be honest, I can’t stand seeing cords. Like, any cords. They’re the worst! Which is why I’m so excited to share with you all of these creative ideas for making charging stations!

A charging station is one of the easiest ways to hide all the power cords you need for your array of electronic devices.

With today’s technology resulting in multiple devices per person, this need for organizing the charging process is definitely needed.

We built our DIY bread box charging station a few years ago, and love having the ability to hide our cords and keep them organized.

I hope this round up of 30 different charging station projects helps you find one that fits your needs and style!

30 DIY Charging Station Projects for Organizing Your Devices

DIY Charging Station Box Ideas

DIY Bread Box Charging Station
by Joyful Derivatives

This is our simple bread box charging station made out of a thrifted bread box! We knew we wanted to store it in our dining room hutch, so we chose the bread box for it to fit in nicely with the decor.

Decorative Box Charging Station
by Centsational Style

Turn a stylish box from TJ Maxx into a lovely charging spot anywhere in your home!

DIY Mail Sorter Charging Station
by Lil Luna

Made out of wood from the hardware store, this one is fun because you can paint and decorate it however you want! Plus, design it around the exact sized devices you have so it’s perfect for your needs.

DIY Box Charging Station
by Mom Tails

Hiding your electronic cords can be as simple as wrapping a shoe box in pretty paper and cutting holes for the cords to slip through!

DIY Desk Organizer
by Se7en for Red Ted Art

I love how customizable this DIY desk organizer is! You can paint it any color you want, create holes for whatever devices you know you have.

It’s not only a great idea for any time of the year, but would make an awesome back-to-school project or a Father’s Day gift!

DIY Wall Mounted Charging Station Ideas

DIY Device Charging Station
by Tidbits

A wall-mounted charging station with free plans and customizable by different stain colors or paint!

Technology Cabinet
by A Bowl Full of Lemons

Create a cabinet in your mudroom for all your electronic devices to charge alongside your extra keys and such!

DIY Shelf and Charging Station Combo
by Engineer Your Space

A floating shelf with chord storage inside – brilliant!

Simple Wall-Mounted Charging Station
by Bibbidi Bobbidi Beautiful

Hang a floating shelf using 3M hooks, and you’ve got an instant charging station! This is great for the kitchen because it can go directly over the outlet too. ๐Ÿ™‚

DIY Charging Dock Ideas

Simple Knock-off Phone Dock
by Home Made by Carmona on Remodelaholic

Use a piece of scrap wood for this sleek and modern phone charging dock! Use a wider piece of wood for multiple devices. ๐Ÿ™‚

DIY Charging Dock
by Homedit

This charging dock is made from a simple wooden box and some fun cork!

DIY iPad Charging Dock from a Magazine Rack
by 100 Things 2 Do

Doesn’t get much simpler than this! Turning a pre-built magazine rack on its side and drilling holes! Love it!

Shadow Box Turned Charging Station
by Lookie What I Did

Turn a shadow box on its side, add labels and an iPad dock and your kitchen counter is now a stylish charging dock!

Family Charging Station Ideas

DIY Family Charging Station
by Driven by Decor

Not only does Kris show you how to make the charging station, but she also teaches you how to change a traditional outlet into a 4-port USB charger!

Family Charging Station
by Happy Go Lucky

Turn a simple mail organizer into a simple, but pretty family charging station!

DIY Family Charging Station in a Drawer
by Repurpose and Upcycle

I think what I love most about this drawer design is that it’s COMPLETELY hidden! And, a drawer can be large enough to house a lot of cords.

Give this one a try if you have a large family!

DIY Family Charging Station
by One Good Thing

Throw all the cords in a nicely decorated shoe box and you’re good to go!

Single Phone Charging Stations

DIY Accessory Holder/Phone Charger
by Made by Carli

A stylish addition to your nightstand or bathroom counter, this accessory holder is a great spot to drop your things at night.

DIY Fabric Phone Charging Station
by Positively Splendid

If you’re a seamstress, this is a great project to try!

DIY “Book” Charging Station
by Caught on a Whim

What a creative way to hide your phone while it’s charging! Hollow out a book and cover it with fun paper. ๐Ÿ™‚

Phone Holder Charging Station
by Make It Love It

Can you believe this handy little DIY charging station phone holder was made out of a lotion bottle?! How creative! And keeps your phone off the ground or counter while it’s charging. ๐Ÿ™‚

Wood Charging Stations for Multiple Devices

DIY Wooden Charging Station
by House Becoming Home for The House of Wood

With free plans and clear step-by-step instructions, this DIY wood working project is a lovely one!

Wood Charging Station for Multiple Devices
by Unique Creation by Anita

A simple, but lovely looking wood charging spot for many devices! And, since it’s custom built, you can make it fit the exact devices you own.

Creative Ideas for Organizing Devices

Counter Top Phone Charger out of a Frame
by The DIY Mommy

A simple DIY project that keeps your electronics up off the counter and charging on a stylish display!

DIY Charging Spot from IKEA’s Fintorp System
by HomeTalk

A fun way to add a bit of farmhouse style AND keep your phone near the outlet on your island!

DIY Bedside Charging Station
by The DIY Play Book

Casey turned a thrift store box into a fabulous charging station for her nightstand!

DIY Wedding Cell Phone Charging Station
by A Coastal Bride

Planning a wedding or hosting a party? This creative idea gives your guests a spot to charge their devices between dances!

iPad Charging Station
by She Hearts Pretty

What a creative way to use a metal paper sorter! And you can even add name labels to each shelf so everyone knows where their devices go.

DIY Device Charging Station
by Make Something Mondays

Have a desk organizer lying around? Turn it on its side, cut some holes, and voila!

Charging Station Basket
by Show and Tell U

While basic, this basket idea is an easy way to organize the cords.

So, which of these fabulous charging station ideas strikes your fancy? I’d encourage you to give it a shot and see how awesome it is to not have to look at all the cord clutter anymore! ๐Ÿ˜‰




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