Sparkling Home Office

Personalize your office décor with this easy DIY project
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Sparkling Home Office

Personalize your office décor with this easy DIY project. Dazzling yet useful desk accessories will help you stay inspired and organized no matter what the task.


  • Foamboard
  • Glitter
  • Modge Podge
  • Paintbrush
  • Utility knife
  • Ruler
  • Cutting mat
  • Pencil



How to make your desk shine

Step 1: 

To make a glittery magazine holder and accessory cup, cut a your foamboard into the following dimensions:

Accessory cup:
  • 3 x 4 inches (cut 4)
  • 3 x 3.5 inches (cut 1)

Magazine holder:

  • 10 x 12 inches (cut 2)
  • 3.5 x 5 inches (cut 1)
  • 3.5 x 12 inches (cut 1)
  • 3.5 x 10.5 inches (cut 1)


Step 2: 

Take the two 10 x 12 inch foamboard pieces of the magazine holder, draw marks 5 inches up from the bottom on the long side and 4 inches in from the top on the short side. Cut the foamboard diagonally between these marks.

Step 3: 

Assemble the foamboard pieces for the pen cup and magazine holder, and glue them in place with a hot glue gun.

Step 4: 

With a wide flat paintbrush, paint the outside of the foamboard with Modge Podge one side at a time.

Step 5: 

While the Modge Podge is still wet, sprinkle glitter over your foamboard. Tap the excess glitter onto a sheet of scrap paper and return it to the bottle. Repeat these last 2 steps for all sides except the bottom.


  • To prevent loose glitter from flaking off, varnish your desk accessories with another coat of gloss Modge Podge
  • Clean up with soap and water