50+ Totally Feasible Ways To Organize Your Entire Home

Time to get your life together! These are the quick, cheap tips that don’t entail remodeling or custom-building expensive furniture pieces to gain precious storage space.

01. Use a Rail in Your Sink Cabinet for Cleaning Products

Use a Rail in Your Sink Cabinet for Cleaning ProductsSource

Use a Magnetic Rack to Store Knives

Use a Magnetic Rack to Store KnivesSource

02. Use Tension Curtain Rods as a Divider for Cupboards

Use Tension Curtain Rods as a Divider for CupboardsSource

03. Store Foil, Saran Wrap, and Wax Paper Rolls Inside of a Magazine Rack

Store Foil, Saran Wrap, and Wax Paper Rolls Inside of a Magazine RackSource

04. Use a Magazine Rack to Store Pot Lids

Use a Magazine Rack to Store Pot LidsSource

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Short curtain rods work, too.

05. Hang Pots and Pans on the Ceiling

Hang Pots and Pans on the CeilingSource

Pictured: a salvaged sled.

06. Attach Magnetic Spice Racks to the Side of Your Fridge

Attach Magnetic Spice Racks to the Side of Your FridgeAaron Williamson

07. Utilize Wall Space to Hang Utensils

Utilize Wall Space to Hang Utensils

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Here’s another example using a pegboard.

08. Use a Deep Kitchen Drawer to Store Utensils Vertically

Use a Deep Kitchen Drawer to Store Utensils VerticallySource

09. Supplement Your Fridge Storage

Supplement Your Fridge StorageSource

You could also use these pull-out baskets to group things together, like fruits.

10. Keep Bulk Items in Stackable Bins/Drawers

Keep Bulk Items in Stackable Bins/DrawersSource

11. Attach Under shelves in a Cabinet to Take Advantage of Vertical Space

Attach Undershelves in a Cabinet to Take Advantage of Vertical SpaceSource

12. Hang boots with pants hangers.

Hang boots with pants hangers.Source

13. Hang Shoes on the Wall Using Crown Molding

Hang Shoes on the Wall Using Crown MoldingSource

14. Label Your Hangers

Label Your HangersSource

A good idea if you have multiple items of similar-looking clothing.

15. Turn Your Hangers to Find Out What You Really Wear

Turn Your Hangers to Find Out What You Really WearSource

16. Use Divider Shelves to Store Sweaters

Use Divider Shelves to Store SweatersSource

17. Hang Belts and Ties on a Sliding Rack

Hang Belts and Ties on a Sliding Rack Source

Amazon sells a chrome one for $9.99.

18. Hang Eyewear on a Hanger

Hang Eyewear on a HangerSource

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Or make a sweet little display with a sturdy ribbon and a headscarf.

19. Use Shower Curtain Hooks to Hang Handbags

Use Shower Curtain Hooks to Hang HandbagsSource

20. Use Command Hooks to Hang Jewelry on the Inside of a Closet Door

Use Command Hooks to Hang Jewelry on the Inside of a Closet DoorSource

Command hooks are sticky adhesive hooks that require no screws or nails.

21. Store Shoes with One Facing Forwards and the Other Facing Backwards

Store Shoes with One Facing Forwards and the Other Facing BackwardsSource

You’ll use less space this way. This works most efficiently when the forward toe is the right shoe and the backward toe, the left.

22. Cut Up a Pool Noodle and Place in Boots to Keep Them Upright

Cut Up a Pool Noodle and Place in Boots to Keep Them UprightSource

Keep your boots from falling over in your closet and taking up valuable floor space.

23. Store Matching Sheets Inside of Their Pillowcases

Store Matching Sheets Inside of Their PillowcasesSource

24. Attach Tweezers to the Inside of a Bathroom Cabinet with a Magnet

Attach Tweezers to the Inside of a Bathroom Cabinet with a MagnetSource

25. Use a Magnetic Rack to Store Hygiene Tools

Use a Magnetic Rack to Store Hygiene Tools Source

26. Store Your Hair Appliances with PVC Pipe Attached to the Inside of a Cabinet

Store Your Hair Appliances with PVC Pipe Attached to the Inside of a CabinetSource

Or use a magazine rack.

27. Make Bathroom Wall Storage out of Mason Jars and Picture Hangers

Make Bathroom Wall Storage out of Mason Jars and Picture Hangers

28. Use Glass Bottles to Store Bracelets and Ponytail Holders

Use Glass Bottles to Store Bracelets and Ponytail HoldersSource

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Or you could use a paper towel holder if you’re paranoid about glass falling and breaking.

29. Put All Your Makeup into One Magnetic Palette

Put All Your Makeup into One Magnetic PaletteSource

Palette is $29 from Unii.

30. Put a Shelf Over Your Bathroom Door for the Stuff You Don’t Need Regular Access To

Put a Shelf Over Your Bathroom Door for the Stuff You Don't Need Regular Access ToSource

Cleaning supplies, extra towels, bulk items, etc.

31. Hang Baskets on Rails to Store Towels and Shower Supplies

Hang Baskets on Rails to Store Towels and Shower SuppliesSource

32. DIY Magnetic Makeup Board

DIY Magnetic Makeup BoardSource

Get the directions here.

33. Make a Pressing Surface to Replace Your Ironing Board

Make a Pressing Surface to Replace Your Ironing BoardSource

No more unruly ironing board! Get the instructions here.

34. Use a Shoe Organizer to Store Cleaning Supplies

Use a Shoe Organizer to Store Cleaning SuppliesSource

35. Put Washer and Dryer on a Shelf

Put Washer and Dryer on a ShelfSource

Take advantage of vertical storage by using the space BELOW the washer and dryer. You could also install drawers.

36. Hang a Ladder from the Ceiling for Air Drying Clothes

Hang a Ladder from the Ceiling for Air Drying ClothesSource

Get the full directions here.

37. Use Cables to Store Balls

Use Cables to Store BallsSource

38. Hang a Pegboard with Movable Hooks to Organize Kids’ Sports Gear

Hang a Pegboard with Movable Hooks to Organize Kids' Sports GearSource

39. Separate Nails, Screws, Batteries and Other Small Items in Jars

Separate Nails, Screws, Batteries and Other Small Items in JarsSource

Nail the lids to a bottom of a shelf and screw the jars in.

40. Store Bins on the Ceiling

Store Bins on the CeilingSource

These tips also work for art supplies, toys, or tools.

41. Coffee Canisters to Store Yarn

Coffee Canisters to Store YarnSource

This crafter cemented the cans together, and then reinforced them by taping strips of cardboard to the back. The structure is then nailed to the wall.

42. Use the IKEA Grundtal System to Organize Crafts

Use the IKEA Grundtal System to Organize CraftsSource

This IKEA series is normally reserved for kitchenware, but it looks modern and can store ribbons and jars for art supplies as well.

43. Display Supplies on a Pegboard

Display Supplies on a PegboardSource

44. Choose an Ottoman with Storage

Choose an Ottoman with StorageSource

You can keep extra game controllers, remote controllers, and other random things in here.

45. Put Unsightly DVDs in Boxes

Put Unsightly DVDs in BoxesSource

A DVD is 8”x6” so choose a box with the right dimensions.

46. Label Your Cords

Label Your CordsSource

47. Store Vinyl in a Bench or Window Seat

Store Vinyl in a Bench or Window SeatSource

48. Get a cable organizer.

Get a cable organizer.Source

This one is $24.99 from Quirky.com.

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You could also hang a kitchen basket under a shelf or a desk.

49. Mark and Label Everything!

Mark and Label Everything!Source

Use chalkboard paint labels to mark reusable containers.

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You could also hang nametags on bins and baskets.

50. Cut Up Shoe Holders and Attach to the Inside of Cabinets for Extra Organization

Cut Up Shoe Holders and Attach to the Inside of Cabinets for Extra OrganizationSource

Not the most attractive solution, but it’s out of plain view. And you can label them with a sharpie or stickers.

51. Organize a Junk Drawer with Altoid Tins

Organize a Junk Drawer with Altoid TinsSource

52. Repurpose!

Repurpose!Source

Reuse paint cans, tins, Mason jars, and plastic containers to store small things. There are so many creative ways to repurpose them. Shown: paint cans covered in fabric.

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Spice tins as storage.

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Paint yogurt containers and use as office supply holders. You can also follow this tutorial on how to remove the print on plastic containers.

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Turn a globe into a display bowl.

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Repurpose a shutter into a magazine rack.

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Architecture & Design was started by an Afghan entrepreneur, he believes that wellbeing is affected by the spaces we spend our time in and that their design is an important notion to consider with regards to our personal comfort and happiness – whether we are at home, at work or at play.

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