Altoids mints come in metal tins. When mints are gone use tins for storage of small items. Make label for the end of tin. Store across the front end of desk drawer. Good idea for office or teachers. Great idea when I become a teacher!
A list of 52 totally feasible ways to organize your entire home. There are some really great ideas here, like the one pictured here. Organize small items in Altoid tins so they don't get scattered around the drawer.
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.