mini suitcase
Courtesy of Kate's Paperie

Pack It Up

Corral everything you can't part with into one of these vintage-inspired suitcases. No one will ever know what's inside -- the'll be too busy complimenting your retro-looking desk organizers.

Mini Suitcases
$10 to $15
Available at Kate's Paperie

date book
Courtesy of Paper Source

Put It in Pen

The soothing simple look of this date book will make sure you stay on top of 2009's big events. This one-stop planner includes a diary section, wedding anniversary listings, stickers to mark dates, and the all important astrology guide -- for when life gets really hairy.

2009 Date Book
Available at Paper Source

Blossom Linen File Folder Holder
Courtesy of Paper Source

Rank and File

It's the bland manila folder that makes you procrastinate, right? Not anymore. With file folders as pretty as these, you won't be able to resist working through what's inside. This decorative filing set includes a linen covered file holder with six coordinating folders.

Blossom Linen File Folder Holder
Available at Paper Source

Silver Card Index
Courtesy of See Jane Work

Contact Points

Say good-bye to the purely functional Rolodex and hello to an index with both form and function in mind. Case in point, keep your contacts in tip-top shape inside this sleek index. This little chrome number will launch a revival of the old-school desk accessory.

Silver Card Index
Available at See Jane Work

the strap
Courtesy of Retro Modern

Stick It

You'll ask, "Why didn't I think of this?" Incredibly simple, incredibly smart, incredibly versatile, this strap is made out of silicone and hangs outstretched on a wall just waiting to store anything from towels to shoes to magazines.

NL Architects Straps
Available at Retro Modern

Thomas Paul Paper Mouse Pad
Courtesy of Velocity Art and Design

Drop a Note

You may have seen Thomas Paul's designs on pillows and rugs, but now you can bring that style to your desk with a dual-purpose paper mouse pad. With 50 tear-off sheets printed in five different designs, you'll stay on top of your to-do list without cluttering your space.

Thomas Paul Paper Mouse Pad
Available at Velocity Art and Design

Snow and Graham Wall 2009 Wall Calendar
Courtesy of Luxe Paperie

Save the Date

By hanging this calendar on the wall, you'll instantly appear more organized! Plus, because every month is a beautifully designed oversized page, you’ll actually look forward to the passing of time.

Snow and Graham 2009 Wall Calendar
Available at Luxe Paperie

Trig Filing Cabinet
Courtesy of CB2

Filed Under Fabulous

"The only way to avoid piles of paper accumulating around your home is to have a home for your papers," says organizing expert Jodie Watson.

And what a better way to house your papers than in a flashy filing cabinet? Just slide this under your desk, and keep all your important documents in one safe place.

Trig Filing Cabinet
Available at CB2

Concealed Bookshelf
Courtesy of MoMA Store

Hidden Bookshelf

If the traditional bookcase seems a bit boring, look to these wall-mounted brackets to hold and display your collection. When filled with books (up to 15 pounds) the metal brackets virtually disappear and leave only the book spines visible.

Concealed Bookshelf
Available at MoMA Store

Hanging Label Holders
Courtesy of Ballard Designs

Label Maker

A set of these bronze-finish label holders will help tame any unruly bins or baskets. Use them for the home office, front entry, or anywhere you need to distinguish the bills to be paid from the permission slips to be signed.

Hanging Label Holders
$16 (set of 12)
Available at Ballard Designs

White and Sycamore elfa Office
Courtesy of The Container Store

Instant Office

If you have the wall space and the budget, this shelving system is just what the doctor ordered to cure your chronic case of clutter. With adjustable shelves and a sycamore veneer finish, everything you need can be easily accessible.

White and Sycamore elfa Office
Available at The Container Store

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