... Wow. I sound scarily like an infomercial. Anyway!
NOTE: If you're a kid, and you're not sure if the desk you'd like to improve once belonged to Great Grandpa Thomas in the 1800s, I'd probably go ask my mom/dad/guardian about it.
If you do this project, and they catch you with the ol' "Johnny! This desk was Great Grandpa Thomas' desk from the 1800s! How could you?" Tell them a crazy gal from Instructables told you so.
Step 1: The Fun Part
Step One of Step One: Brace yourself.
Step Two of Step One: Violently (not too violent) discard items on desk. AKA: Move items to floor.
Step Three Of Step One: Congratulate yourself. You have completed step one!
Time to move on.
Step 2: Gather Materials
1: Duct Tape
I chose hot pink, neon orange, and purple.
Step 3: Begin!
For all of you common sense challenged, read below.
Step One of Step Three: Stretch a piece of duct tape as long as your desk.
Step Two of Step Three. Place duct tape on desk.
Step Three of Step Three: Smooth duct tape.
Step 5: If you decide to leave your "work station" at any moment...
Step 7: The Hard Part