Keep your home neat and tidy with these genius solutions.
Don't let your home become the Bermuda Triangle where things get misplaced and lost. Try some of the smart storage solutions and genius home organization hacks below.
Put up a Pegboard
It's perfect for saving counter space and organizing office or craft supplies. The best part about a pegboard is you can add and rearrange hooks and rods as you go.
This tutorial will help you create a hidden slide-in cabinet that fits into tight spaces, and holds a ton of canned goods as well as other items.
Slide it right in between the refrigerator and the wall and double your pantry.
Hang up Clip Boards
Cute and durable clip boards will help you to organize mail, to-do lists, and whatever else you need in your office.
Practical + pretty = perfect.
Use Magazine File Holders for Storage
Magazine files can be used to store canned food and other objects. They come in all different designs and materials, and if you want to get take your organizing up a notch, you can label them.
Read all about it: Your pantry is actually organized.
Create a Magnetic Command Center on the Side of the Fridge
Organize back-to-school schedules, to-do lists and calendars in the spot that guarantees your family will see it every time they want a snack. The magnets also make it easy to rearrange.
Just buy some adhesive magnets and get to work.
Pin up recipes and hang measuring cups using a simple cork board. It will also enable easy access to your cooking tools and save space in your kitchen drawers.
There's no need to rummage through draws trying to find a teaspoon.
Attach Labeled Bread Clips to Cords
You won't ever accidentally unplug something again. When you finish a loaf of bread, just take the tab, label it with a pen and hook it on to the end of a plug.
This short tutorial will show you =how to neatly fit a roll of trash bags underneath the sink without taking up space for other cleaning materials.
Just grab and rip without knocking over anything else underneath your sink.
Use Command Hooks in Cabinets
It's so much easier to store all of your styling tools in the same place, but their bulkiness makes it hard to find a convenient spot for them. Hanging all of them on command hooks in a cabinet creates counter space and prevents them from sticking out on a wall.
Make your bathroom feel like a salon.
Having a designated place for everything will keep your house in order and give you some peace of mind.
Hang Spray Cleaners on a Tension Shower Rod
Now every spray cleaner is visible and easy to recognize.
Its like a mini closet for your cleaning supplies.
This will limit scratches on your pans, and you can stack them from largest to smallest.
This simple office supply can organize your cookware.
Hang up Plastic Bins for Toys in the Tub
With the same tension rod idea, use old shower curtain hooks to hang bins with your kids' favorite bath toys. It's the perfect height so they can grab any toy they want without getting out of the tub.
Store all the rubber duckies neatly in a row.
It's a stylish way of organizing everything you need in one place right next to your bed.
Organize everything from towels to extra blankets, books and your alarm clock.
Under bed storage is extremely convenient, and, for all of the shopaholics out there, creates space for more clothes and shoes.
Flip it over and give it some wheels.
Use a Shoe Organizer for Anything and Everything
Shoe organizers can hang conveniently on the back of a door and hold large amounts in a tight space. From makeup to cleaning products or snacks for each day of the week, just slip it right into a pocket.
Why limit it to only organizing shoes? I lose track of my lip glosses way more often than my sandals.
Everyone has cardboard boxes they plan on recycling. Cut up those boxes and organize drawers for your whole family.
It's perfect for organizing smaller garments like socks and underwear.
When you or your child feels sick, don't spend time searching through medicine cabinets. Organize everything by symptom in a simple desk top drawer set.
Older children will also be able to easily identify what medicine to take.
Craft a Mason Jar Organizer
Mason jars are a great way to organize smaller items in a cute and decorative way. Store cotton balls, makeup brushes or tooth brushes in separate jars for a neat and clean bathroom.
Mason Jars are cute, fun and cost effective.
Have a Simple DIY Chore Chart
What good does organizing your home do if you can't keep it that way? Use an open space to hang up chore charts and make cleaning more fun for your kids.
Cookie sheets and magnets can help entice your kids to keep the house neat.
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