15+ Simple Ways To Finally Get Fully Organized

sources: Hackable / Green Tea Design / Sweet Pea

Getting your home (and life) organized is no easy feat. Although things might look great for a few days, the mess and chaos of daily life can quickly take over. Thankfully, there are a number of simple ways to get (and stay) fully organized. Here they are!

1. Trays

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Never underestimate the power of a tray! By grouping items together on a flat tray in your bathroom or kitchen, you’ll be able to free up counter space and get rid of items that aren’t essential.

2. Cutlery Organizers

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Get rid of any broken or mismatched cutlery. You can then organize everyday cutlery and larger kitchen utensils with drawer inserts.

3. Under-The-Bed Storage

source: Sweet Pea

Store shoes or out-of-season clothing under your bed in drawers or bins with attached wheels. When you need something, you’ll be able to easily roll out the bin.

4. Tension Rod

source: Green Tea Design / Hackable

Instead of rooting around for your cleaning supplies, use a tension rod to create more room in the cupboard under the sink.

5. Jewelry Organizer

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Attach a few pieces of cork to the insides of your closet doors. Use thumbtacks to hang up your jewelry in a neat, organized fashion.

6. Pantry Bins

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To make your pantry more organized and accessible, sort food items by category into bins. You can have one bin for school/lunch snacks, another for pasta, another for canned soups, etc.

7. Linen Closet Baskets

On a similar note, use baskets to organize items in your linen closet. You can have separate baskets for extra bedding, toiletries, travel items, etc.

8. Mud Room Lockers

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To get your mud room under control, assign each person in your family a cubby, hook, and basket to keep their outwear, shoes, etc. in.

9. Cord Organization

source: Little House of Four / A House Full of Sunshine

Use cardboard toilet paper rolls to neatly store your cords. Be sure to label them for extra organization!

10. Freezer Bins

source: Simply Organized

Use bins to group together frozen food items. You can use one bin for fruits and veggies, one bin for chicken and pork, one bin for seafood, etc.

11. Coffee Station

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Keep your mugs, coffee machine, sugar, and other coffee necessities in one neat, cozy space by creating your own coffee station.

12. Mason Jars

Instead of having a bunch of random boxes or containers lying around, you can store some bathroom essentials in matching mason jars.

13. Porch Box

Store gardening tools, small flower pots, extra throw pillows, and more in a trunk on your front porch or back deck.

14. Office Organization

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If you have a home office or workspace, use file folders, bulletin boards, and the like to organize papers and get them off your desk.

15. Peg Boards

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Peg boards can be used for a variety of storage and organization projects. A great idea using peg boards is to organize your wrapping supplies into a neat wrapping station!

16. Toy Room Storage

Labeled bins or buckets inserted in some stackable shelves can quickly turn a children’s toy room from chaotic to neat and organized.