15 DIY Desk Plans That Will Make You Want to Get Right to Work

Working from home never looked so good.

diy desk plans
David Tsay

Whether you're outfitting your home office or carving out a cute workspace for your craft room, these DIY desk plans are easy and inexpensive to build. We found desk ideas fit for every kind of space—from corner desks to standing desks and more. Some even boast smart storage for organizing all your supplies. Now get to work!

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diy wood slab desk
The Merrythought
DIY Wood Slab Desk

Leave a live edge on this floating desk for a more natural aesthetic. Mount to the wall with two simple supports.

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diy standing desk plan
Emma Chapman
DIY Standing Desk

For those that swear by the health benefits of standing desks, this simple design wraps around the room without taking up too much space. Pair it with bar stools for those times when your feet need a break.

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diy desk plan with storage
Shades of Blue Interiors
Compartment Desk Plan

The top of this rustic piece opens up to reveal three compartments. Stow away pens and paper for the office—or make it a vanity and enclose makeup and a mirror.

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diy butcher block desk
Kristin Mansky of Modish & Main
DIY Butcher Block Desk

This DIY desk plan couldn't be simpler—or sleeker! Attach hairpin legs to a butcher block slab for a mid-century modern-inspired piece of furniture that looks straight out of a catalog.

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diy concrete desk
The Merrythought for The Home Depot
DIY Concrete Desk Plan

A concrete top adds an industrial element to this sawhorse-style desk by The Merrythought for The Home Depot.

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DIY Leaning Desk Bookshelf

Incorporate your desktop work area into a leaning bookshelf where you can store both practical and pretty items.

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diy farmhouse desk
Huckleberry Ridge Furniture
DIY Farmhouse X Desk

We found the perfect desk for your farmhouse. The cute country-inspired design (courtesy of Michael and Sara of ) includes two shelves and X details.

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diy secretary desk from dresser
The Domestic Heart
DIY Secretary Desk

Turn an old dresser into a secretary-style desk with shelves for open storage. This entire transformation costs just $10 from start to finish.

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diy l shaped desk plan
Jolene of The Rustic Barn
L-Shaped Desk Plan

You'll have plenty of space to spread out your materials thanks to this L-shaped desktop. The building plans by are surprisingly simple for such a stunner.

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diy industrial pipe desk
House by Hoff
DIY Piping Table

Not only is piping a practical way to build desk legs, but it also gives the project a very "in" industrial style.

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diy corner desk
Shanty 2 Chic
DIY Corner Desk

Reclaim a corner that would otherwise go unused by installing a custom workspace. A cove moulding base makes the furniture look professionally built.

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floating desk plan
Shanty 2 Chic
DIY Floating Desk Plan

A floating desk frees up floor space in this boy's room. You don't even need to sacrifice storage: The hinged top swings open, so he can hide all his treasures inside.

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diy mounted wall desk
The Crafted Life
DIY Mounted Wall Desk

A system of shelves and brackets mounted on twin tracks allows for an organized desk area with enough space for you and your right-hand man or woman.

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murphy desk tutorial
Shanty 2 Chic
DIY Murphy Desk

Take cues from the Murphy beds of the past with this desk that folds away into an unassuming cabinet.

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ikea hack desk plan
Pretty Providence
IKEA Hack Desk Plan

Who says a home office has to cost a fortune? and an come together to form one seriously cute DIY desk.

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