Paint chips + poster frame = dry erase calendar to post students' assignments on! ***Warning*** The poster frame must be made of glass for the dry erase markers to write on it. Not as cost saving as it appears. Large glass frame do not come cheap.
Keep your desk tidy by decorating your walls with pretty clipboards. Clip all those loose papers out of your way instead of leaving them to clutter your work space. A great alternative to a bulletin board - no pin holes in your papers! I clip boards.
Cake pans and candlesticks (Dollar Tree!) Take it a couple of steps further: spray paint pans and candlesticks the same color (gold or silver come to mind). Line pans with craft paper. Great for jewelry or nail polishes, makeup, etc.