10 Decor Ideas To Give Your Basic Cubicle Actual Personality

It's just like that Blink 182 song — work sucks, I know. But your cubicle doesn't have to.

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Brittney Morgan

Decorating your cubicle is tough when you don't have a ton of creative control. It's not like you can paint or swap out the furniture, and a generic working space can make your day seem even more monotonous than it already is. But there are solutions, and they won't even cost you a ton of money. Take inspiration from these insanely cute cubicles, or try some of these desk DIYs to help your space feel a little less basic. Work still sucks, but your desk will be total goals.

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1 Contain Yourself
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The first step in having a cute cubicle is cleaning it up — and that means you need an organization system. This DIY organizer gives you a place for all your crap, so you have no excuse for your desk drowning in papers and pens every day.

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2 Save The Date
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You could just look at your iPhone everyday, but this DIY desk calendar is way more fun, and it'll pretty up your cubicle.

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3 Not So Modest Mouse
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Even if the rest of your space is blah and basic, this black and gold mousepad will jazz it up. Oh, and it's stupid simple to make.

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4 Sweet Ceramics
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We're here for storing your stuff in chic, ceramic containers, but you can do even better with these print-outs. Just wrap them around your containers and add some color and pattern to your desk.

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5 Cubicle Wall
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Courtesy of The Everygirl

It's like a gallery wall, but for your cubicle. Print out and pin up your favorite quotes, pictures, and art work to make your work space feel more like home.

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6 Take It To The Tropics
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Never again will you miss a meeting, forget your doctor appointment, or ignore your co-workers birthday thanks to this insanely cute pineapple bulletin board. Bonus — it'll have you feeling like you'r eon a tropical vaca, instead of stuck inside your cubicle.

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7 Green Thumb
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Don't worry — even if you suck at keeping plants alive, you can handle succulents. These adorbs geo planters will literally give your cubicle life.

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8 That's A Wrap
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Cords everywhere = chaos beyond. Wrap your chargers in varying shades of colored tape and the clutter instantly becomes cute.

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9 Embrace Your Inner Bookworm
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Books can totally function as decor, but you need to store them the right way. Buy a pair of cool book ends, or DIY your own. It's literally as easy as spray painting some heavy rocks.

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10 Berry Awesome
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Instead of corralling your office supplies in a standard organizer, try using something unconventional that'll add character, like berry baskets. Spray paint them gold and they'll look insanely chic.

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