The dream of the ’90s is alive in this adorable cord organizer! Give your desk a touch of nostalgia with this floppy disk-inspired DIY. Using just a few pieces of felt, you can keep your cords and cables from tangling – and who doesn’t love the ’90s? Check out the steps below to make your own!
Make Your Own ’90s-Inspired Cord Organizer
If you’re looking for a cord organizer that is both practical and fun, look no further! This ’90s-inspired cord organizer is a blast from the past, and it’s also a great solution to keeping your cords and cables from tangling. Check out the step-by-step tutorial below, and let us know your own DIY organization tips in the comments below!
Ready to make your ’90s-inspired cord organizer?
What you’ll need for your cord organizer:
- Three small felt squares (grey, white and light blue)
- Hot glue
- Velcro square (hook and loop)
How to make your cord organizer:
Step 1: Start with three small felt squares in grey, white and light blue.
Step 2: Fold the blue square in half, then cut it down the middle.
Step 3: Grab one of the folded halves, then cut a square from its corner.
Step 4: Cut the other corner, leaving it attached in the middle.
Step 5: Unfold the felt. It should look like the image below.
Step 6: Grab your grey felt, then cut a rectangle from the corner.
Step 7: Fold that rectangular piece about a third of the way over, then cut a small rectangle from the fold.
Step 8: Place a small dot of hot glue onto the blue felt.
Step 9: Press the small grey rectangle onto the hot glue, then hold for a few seconds.
Step 10: Grab your white felt, then cut a rectangle from the corner.
Step 11: Place another dot of glue below the grey rectangle.
Step 12: Press the white rectangle onto the hot glue, then hold for a few seconds.
Step 13: Turn the blue felt over, then dab about an inch of hot glue onto the felt.
Step 14: Press a square of Velcro onto the glue and hold for a few seconds.
Step 15: Repeat steps 13-14 on the adjacent side of the felt.
Step 16: Wrap your new cord organizer around any cable. Enjoy!