We all could be more organized in some aspect of our lives, and keeping our homes put together is something many people struggle with. There is tons of advice out there, but much of it isn’t very reasonable.
I’m sure you’ve seen lists and sites that purport to be able to organize your home to perfection and solve all your problems, then you look at their suggestions and they are so unreasonably unaffordable, ridiculously difficult, or completely dependent on a room having a very specific type of layout. However, we’ve gathered dozens of reasonable, easy to implement, and affordable suggestions to help you organize your home right here.
Sheets can be stored in their corresponding pillowcases.
Use this trick to keep your clothes under control.
IKEA Grundtal kitchen items work wonderfully for craft storage.
Give yourself more fridge space and ease-of-access with wire shelves and turn-tables.
Use a magnetic pallet to store your make-up.
Or if you have too much make-up for a palette, use a board. You can make one yourself.
Tension rods can be used as handy shelf dividers.
A magnet inside your medicine cabinet can keep those tweezers out of the way.
Just get some little jars and magnets to keep your spice rack on your fridge.
Craft Supplies can be stored on a pegboard.
Use a magazine rack to store and organize your wraps and liners.
Keep your cables nice and tidy with this.
Staples like flour, sugar, etc., can be kept in easily stackable, labeled bins.
If you have a lot of cords in one place, label them so you know what goes with what.
A magnet strip is a great way to store your knives.
With this simple tutorial you can neatly store and organize your yarn.
Shower curtain hooks are great to make bags easily hang-able.
Use Vertical Space
These handy under-shelves can give you more cabinet space to store things.
Use a shoe organizer on the inside of your cabinet doors for extra storage space.
A magazine rack can work to store your lids!
Get a little extra space with an ottoman that comes with storage.
Keep your boots neat, organized, and out of the way with pants hangers.
Hang utensils from a trellis for organization and flare.
Keep your kitchen staples in labeled jars.
Crown molding is a great place to store heels!
Use a tension rod for extra organization under the sink.
With a pressing surface, you don’t need an ironing board.
Install dividers on your closet shelves to better organize your sweaters.
Storage Bin Storage
So you have all your stuff stored neatly in storage bins, but now don’t know where to put the bins? Try on the ceiling of your garage!
A shelf above the door can serve as storage for things you rarely need.
Cleaning Supply Organization
A shoe organizer works for cleaning supplies too.
Bathroom Odds and Ends
A magnetic strip can store all your metallic bathroom odds and ends.
Little Item Organization
Store small items in labeled Altoids containers.
Baskets are a great way to store bathroom towels and supplies.
If you still have records, window seat cubbies are great places to store them.
A sliding rack is great to store both belts and ties. You can buy them here.
Keep your dryer and washer clean and put your washing machine and dryer on a shelf like this one, so you can tuck clothes baskets underneath. Likewise, you could put the basket shelves over top the washer and dryer.
Command hooks are a great way to organize necklaces and bracelets.
Use boxes to store and organize DVDs.
Hair Tool Storage
PVC pipes are inexpensive and efficient ways to store your hairstyling equipment.
Nuts and Bolts
For little things like screws and bolts, organize them in jars.
Label clothing that is similar but not exactly the same (like jeans), so you don’t have to take a bunch of stuff off the hanger to check.
Hanging an old ladder from the ceiling allows for a convenient place to hang those clothes that need to be air-dried. It’s totally a DIY project.
Use a peg board to organize your cooking instruments.
Put bags and cans of food in labeled bins to keep things organized.
To save a bit of space with your shoes, make sure to store them this way.
For your eyeware, just use a hanger.
Store sports balls in the garage using cables.
Mason jars make good bathroom storage.
Creatively hanging pots overhead can save you space and add some personality to your kitchen.
Repurposes old tins as magnets and to store pens and pencils.
Glass bottles are a trendy way to store bracelets.
Store your silverware more efficiently using this trick.
Peg Board Sports
Use a peg board to organize your sports stuff in your garage.
Use pool noodles to keep your boots standing upright.
Don’t forget to share these awesome organizational ideas (and this page) with your friends!