Are you tired of clutter? These ideas will help you tidy everything up and gain some extra space in the process.
The best part is that a lot of these can be done with things you already have around the house. No shopping required!
#1 Hang bags vertically
Use vertical space to gets your bags out of the way. They’ll be easier to locate and less damaged.
#2 Keep your cookie sheets in a storage bin
Keep all of your cookie sheets upright to save space. It also makes them so much easier to look through rather than digging through a pile.
#3 Use wall space with cans
Get some use out of unused kitchen space. Install bars, hang your cans, and you’ll always have a place to put utensils.
#4 Get the most out of high ceilings
Add high shelves to get use out of high spaces. You can use them to store winter items in the summer or summer items in the winter.
#5 Spruce up your laundry basket
Take an ordinary laundry basket and make it into a rope basket. It will make the basket more aesthetically pleasing so you can keep it somewhere other than just hidden.
#6 Hang pots and pans out of the way
Save space in your cupboard for more important things. Utilize under-shelf space to hang your pots and pans out of the way while keeping them easily accessible.
#7 Hang heels on the wall
Are your shoes talking up space in the closet? Hang them on the wall instead.
#8 Put toys in bin drawers
Keeps toys out of the way and your space looking tidy by using bin drawers rather than toy boxes. IT will leave you with less clutter and more space.
#9 Use a pants hanger for organizing jewelry
Take up less space by hanging jewelry on an old pants hanger. It’s also great for hiding away jewelry in places where it’s less likely to be found.
#10 Make PVC pipe cable catcher
Never end up with cables everywhere again. This will keep them right where you left them.
#11 Get extra closet space
…outside of the closet. Add rods under bedroom shelves for an extra place to hang clothes.
#12 Use cable straps in the back of your closet
Who uses the back wall of the closet for storage? We all do now! Cable straps might be the best invention we can think of when it comes to getting extra storage space.
#13 Hang your giftwrap
Rather than cluttering up the black of the closet, hang your gift wrap on the wall. It will take up less space and prevent it from getting damaged.
#14 Add a shelf above a doorway
This is a space that is almost always left empty. Get the most from it by turning it into storage.
#15 Reuse old bead boxes
Use an old bead box to store your makeup. You’ll never have to dig around to find the right eye shadow again.
#16 Use under your bed for storage
Adding drawers under your bed will use a space that might just collect dust otherwise. It’s also really convenient if you store blankets and sheets there.
#17 Use accessory hangers for clothes
Anything with a strap can easily fit on an accessory hanger. Fill the hanger, and you have already saved an incredible amount of drawer space.
#18 Create a rolling laundry basket
Add wheels to your laundry basket and life will be that much easier. Now you can easily roll it out of the way or into the laundry room.
#19 Use a plant hanger in the bathroom
Hang one of these behind your bathroom door. You’ll have plenty of space to put your toothbrushes, lotion, hair dryer, and more.
#20 Repurpose a tissue box for bathroom storage
Is your bathroom looking cluttered? Cover an old tissue box with a paper that matches your bathroom décor, and you will instantly have somewhere to tuck away loose items. Ah, the back of the sink is clear once again!
#21 Use a diaper box to organize a closet
Cover an empty diaper box with fabric and now you have somewhere to store clothing, accessories, and anything else you can think of. It’s that easy!
#22 Add decorative and practical cups to your walls
Add these to your bathroom wall above the sink and your toothbrush and toothpaste will have a home. Who needs to put a cup on the sink? Think vertical space!
#23 Turn a bin into a toy bin
Get out the paint, fabric, glue, and glitter and get creative. You can turn a bland bin into the main attraction and a perfect place for all toys to call home.
#24 Use bins under the sink
Does beneath your sink look like an accident waiting to happen? Store everything safely and neatly in separate bins.
#25 Add a peg board to an empty wall
You will gain instant storage space. It can also add a little something extra to an otherwise boring wall.
#26 Install a rod above the kitchen counter
Now, you will have somewhere to hang things out of the way. It also looks incredibly stylish. Bonus!
#27 Make planter frames from old crates
Repurpose old crates and give them a new purpose – keeping your plants safe from harm while making your yard look amazing.
#28 Use the space under a bench for storage
Never let a good space go to waste! Use the space under an outdoor bench to create somewhere to keep extra garden or barbeque implements.
#29 Create a stacked concrete planter
All you need are concrete blocks, soil, and some seeds. Save space while creating art.
#30 Use clothespins to store jewelry
Glue or nail a row of clothespins to a board. Now you have somewhere to keep numerous small items organized and out of harm’s way.
#31 Use chicken wire for jewelry storage
Lay chicken wire over a frame, and you will instantly have somewhere to hang jewelry. Only farmers will know your secret.
#32 Get creative with nature
Hang a branch on the wall to create a rustic space for hanging jewelry or other items. All you need to do is find the perfect branch.
#33 Get more storage from your medicine cabinet
Add hooks inside of your medicine cabinet. Now, you can store small items out of the way without worrying about them getting crumbled or lost on the shelves.
#34 Create an easy earring holder
Add a foam backing and a layer of fabric to a picture frame. You’ll have somewhere easy to display all of your earrings.
#35 Add a cushion to an old crate
Create your own ottoman by adding wood and a cushion to the top to make a seat. Now, you’ll have an extra place to sit plus somewhere to store items.
#36 Use Coffee Mate containers to store food
These are the perfect containers for storing food. The food is easy to see, the top makes it easy to pour, and the containers are definitely easy to find.
#37 Use a tote bag to organize shoes
Add cardboard inserts, and you will never have to deal with a pile of shoes again. Keep them all stored out of the way.
#38 Create a wall organizer with old jeans
Use the pockets of old jeans to create a patchwork organizer. There will be a space for everything you can think of.
#39 Use Legos to hold your keys
This cute DIY is perfect for anyone who still loves Legos. It also makes a nifty way to keep cables where they belong.
#40 Use S hooks in the bathroom
Are you running out of places to put your towels? Add an S hook for an extra place to hang a towel.
#41 Create a slide-out pantry space
Do you have limited space in the kitchen? Try a shelf that slides out. You’ll discover so many more places to store jars and dry food.
#42 Add an external shelf to your fridge
In a small kitchen, you can find shelf space on the outside of your fridge. Check out this design that latches right on.