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10 Genius DIY Organization Hacks

March 9th, 2018

If we don’t keep up, our homes can quickly become overwhelmed with clutter. And having a cluttered home is the perfect recipe for anxiety. Knowing a few tricks you can help you to easily clear away clutter and keep up with the mess so it doesn’t overwhelm you.

We’ve scoured the internet to find some of the most brilliant DIY organization hacks that will help create a zen-like atmosphere

Here are 15 genius organization hacks:

1) Cell Phone Charging Cradle

Wires everywhere are just maddening. Get rid of all those hanging wires by creating a cradle to hold your phone close to the charging port. You can make one from a lotion bottle by following the directions here.

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2) Mark Your Plugs

Instead of unplugging everything until you find what you’re looking for, you can mark your plugs with bread bag tags that have the item they belong to written on the tag.

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3) Store Silverware Vertically

This is an absolute genius idea and makes it way easier to retrieve your silverware. Just place a divider into one of your deeper drawers.

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4) Magazine Holder in the Bathroom

Screw a magazine holder to the inside of your bathroom cabinet. You can slip your blow drier or curling iron inside so it stays tidy in place.

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5) Over-the-Door Shelf Organizers

Use an over-the-door-shelf organizer, which are sometimes used for shoes, in the closet to organize all your cleaning products and things like toilet paper and paper towels.

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6) Hang Your Boots

Use pants hangers to hang your boots in your closet. This will keep them from making a mess on the floor and will help them keep their shape.

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7) Use Pegboard

Attach some pegboard (which you can decorate with contact paper or self-sticking wallpaper) on a wall or the inside of a closet and use “S” hooks to hang and organize items. You can also hang baskets from “S” hooks for further organization.

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8) Twine Keeper

Use sugar shaker to store twine, ribbons, or string to prevent it from getting tangled. You can also use a mason jar with a hole poked into the top.

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9) Laundry Storage

Create a laundry organizer from an old dresser by removing the drawers and using laundry hampers in their place. This way everyone can come and grab their own laundry and no one’s clothes will get mixed up.

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10) Under the Bed Storage

Put some wheels on an old dresser drawer or some bins and use it as under the bed storage.

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11) Wine Rack

If you want to store several towels in the bathroom with a storage rack try using an inexpensive wine rack that can be mounted to the wall. It saves spaces and looks nice!

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12) Pallet Your Garden Tools

Use a wooden pallet to organize your garden and outdoor tools.

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13) Milk Crate Shelving

Use dollar store plastic crates to make a shelf that can easily be hung on your wall to store lightweight items.

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14) Hang It

If you have a space that needs some extra storage you can hang a rod and hang baskets and other items from it to keep things organized.

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15) Tension Rods

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Use tension rods on the inside of a drawer or cabinet to hang, divide, and organization items.

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