20 Perfect Mail Organizers for Staring off Right in 2021

by craftyclub

We all get mail and need a place to put it.

Many of us without organization systems pile these letters and bills up on tables or desks. However, there is a better way, making your own stylish mail organizer!

These are 20 examples with links to instructions:

1. Your Modern Mail Organizer

DIY Modern Mail Organizer
DIY Modern Mail Organizer (via Anikas Diy Life)

This professional-looking mail holder is sure to keep your workspace looking modern. The bent clear acrylic also allows you to see everything in each folder. 

Bending the Acrylic may seem a little difficult, but Anika’s DIY Life explains it perfectly, making it easy to follow.

2. Wire Wall Mail Organizer

Diy Wall Mail Organizer
Diy Wall Mail Organizer (via Jenna Kate At Home)

This beautiful wall organizer adds a rustic touch to a necessary organizational object. 

It is a quick way to get mail organizers too. If you follow Jenna you should finish it in a little under an hour! As well, the basket she bought only cost her $6. If you already had a basket you could make it even cheaper!

3. Tool Box inspired Mail Organizer

DIY Wooden Tool Box Mail Organizer
DIY Wooden Tool Box Mail Organizer (via Postcards From The Ridge)

This mail organizer is another rustic piece for a farm-house look.  

Postcards From The Ridge created this from a set of free swag but explains how you could replicate it yourself, right down to the cute little label. You can customize this label in any way you want or easily paint the box any color that would match your house. 

As it shows in the picture it’s even big enough to put some other things in there as well as mail. 

4. DIY Shelf Mail and Key Organizer

How to Make a DIY Mail and Key Organizer
How to Make a DIY Mail and Key Organizer (via The Diy Plan)

If you are anything like the rest of us, you need to find a better place to take care of your keys. This is the perfect solution! It can hold your mail, keys, plants, sunglasses, and any other decor you want.  

This site offers a free PDF with the dimensions of this wonderful piece and all the instructions to make it. Perfect for the more crafty and handy of us.

5. DIY Fabric Letter Holder

DIY Mail Letter Holder
DIY Mail Letter Holder (via Restoration Beauty)

This craft is perfect for any of you with a large fabric stash you are itching to use up. It can be made with any choice of fabric. 

If you have the right stuff laying around it could be completely FREE! 

It is also quick and simple to make! According to Restoration Beauty, it only takes 10 minutes, a glue gun, fabric, and a piece of foam. 

6. Personal Mail or Recipe Card Sorter

DIY Mail Sorter or Recipe Card Holder
DIY Mail Sorter or Recipe Card Holder (via Pazzles Craft Room)

Pazzles Craft Room shows us how to create a personalized and completely DIY recipe card or mail organizer. The site makes it easy to follow the craft and to find the items needed to create it. They link to where to get every item including the basket. 

I love the look of it and can make it match whatever style you want.

7. Entryway Key and Mail Holder

DIY Entryway Key Holder with Mail Slot
DIY Entryway Key Holder with Mail Slot (via Cooper Jason)

This piece is perfect for those who don’t need to perfectly organize their mail, but still, need a place to put it. As well as people with way too many keys to keep track of. You could put as many hooks on this as you want. 

The video on the site explains every step of the way.

8. DIY Rainbow Mail Folder

DIY Rainbow Letter Holder
DIY Rainbow Letter Holder (via Thorn And Thread)

This mail holder is perfect for those who are young or young at heart! It is not only a useful organization tool, but it is also sure to light up the room and make it more playful. 

And with its simple paper mache construction, even the kids could help make it!

9. Wooden Letter Holder With an Engraved Sun

Diy Wooden Decoration: Letter Holder With Engraved Sun Motif
Diy Wooden Decoration: Letter Holder With Engraved Sun Motif (via Furniture Sense)

If you want to keep your organization sleek this one is sure to help. With two compartments you could split up your organization however you want.  

As well if you are looking for something more crafty you could engrave something else entirely to match your style! 

10. Sewn Hanging Organizer

DIY Hanging Organizer - Free Sewing Pattern
DIY Hanging Organizer – Free Sewing Pattern (via SewCanShe)

If you like to sew this organizer is for you! Sew Can She offers a free sewing pattern for you to make your own mail organizer. 

With three compartments you can easily split up your mail in whatever ways you want. Or if you want a little more personalization you could even tweak the pattern to better fit your space or needs. 

11. IKEA Organization Rack

IKEA Hack Mail Rack
IKEA Hack Mail Rack (via Instructables)

We have all heard of IKEA, but I didn’t know that they made such beautiful pieces! This piece is vintage-looking and perfect for helping with organization. 

This assembles yourself letter organizer has a shelf on top that can easily hold plants, keys, or bags you will need to take with you on the go.

12. Simple Home Mail File System

Create A Simple Home Mail Organizer Center
Create A Simple Home Mail Organizer Center (via Driven by Decor)

This DIY mail sorter can create a whole center for organization. Perfect for the home office or home business that gets a lot of mail. With as many sections as you want you can stay on top of everything. 

Driven by Decor makes it clear and easy to make.

13. DIY Magnetic Chalkboard

How to Build Your Own Magnetic Chalkboard
How to Build Your Own Magnetic Chalkboard (via Love Create Celebrate)

Love Create Celebrate shows you how to build yourself a magnetic chalkboard. This is even more useful than other mail organizers because you can do more. With this board, you can write out your plans, your children’s chores, and hold anything else your heart desires. 

The site has a list of where to buy some of the bits and bobs that are shown in the picture so you can make it as close to the original as you want. 

14. Do it Yourself Wall Organizer

Diy Wall Organizer
Diy Wall Organizer (via Shanty2 Chic)

Here is another organizer that can do more than just hold mail. This organizer sorts your mail, hats, bags, and anything else you want. All the while looking wonderful! 

Shanty2 Chic provides a video of how to put the pieces together as well as links to buy the items you’ll need. 

15. Wall Organizer: Mail, Keys, Files, and Bills

Wall Mail Organizer With Space For Keys, Files And Bills
Wall Mail Organizer With Space For Keys, Files And Bills (via Infarrantly Creative)

This DIY wall Mail and other item organizer can hold all your files, bills, mail, and anything that needs a hook. Purses, keys, and jackets can now have a home with your mail right in the entryway. 

It gives a rustic but organized look, which I love.  

The fun thing about this project is that it was created after a purchased organizer didn’t live up to standards. It couldn’t hold business envelopes, but this one can!

16. Easy Scrap Wood Wall Organizer

Super Simple Scrap Wood Wall Organizer
Super Simple Scrap Wood Wall Organizer (via A Butterfly House)

This organizer is a self-proclaimed super simple craft made of scrap wood. Perfect for those scraps leftover from another project. 

It makes a perfect farmhouse look that families will adore. It can also keep your household mail or files in order.  

A Butterfly House provides a FREE plan for how to make this DIY mail holder. As well as how they produced this project and how they felt doing it. 

17. Diy Rustic Mail Holder

Diy: Simple Rustic Mail Organizer
Diy: Simple Rustic Mail Organizer (via Rolling Richmond)

Rolling Richmond provides a simple way to make a Rustic wall mail holder. Its simple look is intriguing and would fit with any space. Because it’s so simple you could even make more than one for a multi-level rustic storage area. 

The site gives you the dimensions, images, and ideas of where to place this organizer. They even include a picture of one nailed to a tree.

18. Diy Hanging Wall Pockets

Diy: Catch-all Wall Pockets
Diy: Catch-all Wall Pockets (via Jungalow)

These little wall purses can hold whatever you want them to, especially perfect for letters or mail. The cork backing is perfect for pinning things as well. 

They look magnificent as well with a nice western-native feel. Certainly spicing up any entryway. 

19. Sibeudu Wall Organizer with Hooks

Sibeudu Mail Holder with Chalkboard and Hooks
Sibeudu Mail Holder with Chalkboard and Hooks (by August Grove)

This mail holder looks extraordinarily sleek. Its usefulness includes a place for mail, hooks, and a little chalkboard for reminders.  

I personally love the little chalkboard! It’s perfect for us that are always forgetting things.

20. Simple Personalized Organizer

Easy Personalized Mail Organizer
Easy Personalized Mail Organizer (via Her Tool Belt)

This organizer can be labeled in any way you want and thus be personalized as much as you want. You can make it any color with any text design you want. 

It can even organize things other than mail. As an example, the compartments are large enough to hold other files.  

Her Tool Belt also shows you a step by step of how to create this gorgeous project. 

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