Having gadgets and devices all over the house connected to various outlets is no fun, which is why we’re always keen to highlight designs for charging stations. This IKEA-based design one is affordable, mounts to your wall, and keeps everything out of the way while charging.
We’ve previously featured charging stations built from IKEA shelves, a bath container and crate. Here’s yet another variation, this time using a salad bowl.
Giving your cell phone or iPod a semi-permanent, clever-looking home on your wall doesn’t have to cost more than a couple of bucks. A used shampoo bottle and some basic tools are all that’s needed for MAKE’s outlet-mounted “charging pocket.”