DIY charging station

Manage your cables with this handy organiser

Say goodbye to tangled cables! Now you can finally put an end to the annoyance of having to search for the right charging cable. This incredibly practical box is a neat way to conceal all your cables and the accompanying multi-socket strip. It allows you to see all your leads at a glance – whether for a mobile phone, a tablet or a portable charger. And the really fun part is that you can use edding permanent markers to customise it with your own design and turn it into an eye-catching feature for your hallway or desk – much too stylish to be tucked away in a cupboard! There are different stroke widths and a wide range of smudge-proof, waterproof colours to choose from; if you like fine lines, then reach for the classic edding 3000 or edding 400, or if you prefer bolder writing we recommend the edding 500, for instance. Find out how to design your storage box with our step-by-step guide. N.B.: First check whether the multi-socket strip and charging cable plugs get hot because, if they overheat, in exceptional circumstances it may cause a fire. At most the strip and cable plugs should get lukewarm, in which case it will be safe to use the cable organiser.

Home decor
Living room
School and desk
Permanent markers
Paper, carton and cardboard
Easy peasy
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Products and materials

Other materials

  • Knife cutter (e.g. edding M18 cutter)
  • Ribbon dispenser box with small holes
  • Multi-way socket strip, slightly smaller than the box
  • Charging cables

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