Creating cubbies for your junk means everything will look tidy even when items wind up out of place. Choose matching bins from an office supply store, or puzzle together bottoms of cereal or pasta boxes to DIY a customized system.
Create Your Own Cardboard Box Desk Drawer Organizers
DIY drawer organizer project ~ 48 wood laths super-cheap at Home Depot, & the store will cut them for you. So simple it's not even really a tutorial :-) Would also work to make a shadowbox to display small items.