9 Colorful Ways to Brighten Up Your Office Space

Add pops of color and patterns to your office décor with these 10 inspiring DIY ideas.

By Jasmine Lim

As coloring enthusiasts, we firmly believe that a little color can make any space more inspiring—whether it’s a kitchen or a creative workspace. Now, we’re bringing the power of color to the office with these nine easy DIYs that require just a few simple crafting supplies and your favorite adult coloring pages. From crafty storage boxes to adorable planters, use these ideas to transform your office space into a fabulously organized and stylish place of work.

9 DIY Coloring Crafts for Adults

Embellished Frame
Credit: Anna Petrow / Posh Coloring Studio

1. Customizable Picture Frame
Bring pops of color to your office space with this easy-to-make picture frame that’s perfect for hanging on the wall or placing on a bookcase. Use completed flower or pattern coloring pages for the frame and add embellishments for a fun finish.


Decoupage Storage Box
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2. Decoupage Storage Box
Check out this DIY that’s both decorative and useful. Similar to this tutorial, we think using flowers cut out from our “Opening Opulence” coloring page to decoupage all over the box would look super charming.

Coloring Page Cork Board
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3. DIY Coloring Page Corkboard  
If you work outside the home, painting your office walls is probably a no-no. But you can still embellish them with creative décor! Try this easy and functional corkboard DIY complete with a colorful background to hang near your desk.


Cereal Box Drawer Divider
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4. Cereal Box Drawer Dividers
Keep your desk drawers looking neat and tidy with these easy dividers. All you need to get started? Some leftover cereal boxes and completed coloring pages! We recommend printing your coloring pages onto thick 60-80lb cardstock paper for sturdiness.


Keepsake Box
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5.  Keepsake Box
A personalized keepsake box is super versatile for keeping at your desk—you can use it to keep all of your office supplies like paper clips or use it to store all of your favorite coloring and writing tools.


Letter Sorter
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6. Cereal Box Letter Sorter
A few cereal boxes, some completed coloring pages, an X-Acto knife, and glue are all you need to make this simple craft. Use it to keep your tools, letters, or important documents colorfully organized.


DIY Coloring Page Planter
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7. DIY Planters
Plants make the perfect office décor—especially when customized with beautiful coloring pages. Try this tutorial out with a mix of our fun pattern and nature coloring pages.


Mason Jar Tissue Holders

8. Mason Jar Tissue Holders
With allergy season lurking around the corner, this DIY tissue holder is a must for any desk or office space. Use completed coloring pages printed on cardstock for the lid or try using coloring pages to decoupage the jar itself. (If you go this route, we recommend using one printed on thin, 20-pound copy paper. You could follow the same technique used in our DIY Votive Candles tutorial.)


Dry Erase Board and Desktop Tray

9. DIY Dry Erase Board and Desktop Tray
We love DIYs that can be used in different ways, like this easy-to-make dry erase board that also functions as a desktop tray for office supplies. Give this craft your unique colorist touch with one of our geometric coloring pages!


Keep these DIY ideas on deck the next time you’re feeling crafty or use them as inspiration to make something new altogether!



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