Getting organized

A couple of weeks ago we kicked off a conversation about organization. We gave you the best ways to plan, get motivated and help you get the ball rolling. Last week we offered up clever, easy tips for around the house that even I can do. And that’s saying a lot because I may be big boss lady at the office, (at least thats what my t-shitrt says)  but I am as lazy as they come when it comes to the house.  Here are a few more great ideas I have come across to keep us on the organization track!

1) Cardboard tubes

Hardware store art

Love this idea. When storage can be decorative and functional it’s a winner. This pic from Country Living offers up a great solution to the entry way clutter we all have. This application can be used in any room of the house, and could also be covered in fabric, or painted to match your home’s existing decor. Super easy to do, easy to use, and fun!

2) Everyday storage


From, this clever and easy idea could hold desk pins, make-up brushes, paint brushes, and crayons. I love how organic this feels, and that both items provide a necessary use for around the home.

3) A container for everything

Container storage

This idea from Bradens Grace is so simple and looks so great. Clear glass lets you see all your stuff, but gives you the organization you crave. The chalkboard bands add whimsy, and functionality. This could be used in so many different applications like a sewing room, office, kitchen pantry, family room and ….

Cat storage solutions

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