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A pile of receipts.

Organizing ReceiptsThis is a page about organizing receipts. Many people receive multiple receipts each day. You don't have to save every receipt that you get, however organizing ones that you need to save is important.

 

Storing Artificial Flowers

Storing Artificial FlowersThis page is about storing artificial flowers. It is important to keep these flowers dust free and protected from crushing when storing.

 

Paper Shredding Tips

Paper Shredding TipsThis page contains paper shredding tips. Shredding documents is a good way to keep your personal information from getting in the wrong hands.

 

Closet Full of Hanging Clothes

Preventing Mold on Stored ClothingThis is a page about preventing mold on stored clothing. Whether they are being boxed up in the attic or hanging in the back or your closet, clothing that is stored for a while can get moldy. Ensure your clothes are ready to wear again, when you need them, by preventing mold infestation.

 

Many Pairs of Earrings Spread out

Organizing EarringsThis is a page about organizing earrings. Earrings come in almost every imaginable shape and size. It is no wonder they can be difficult to store with getting to be disorganized.

 

Making Wooden Locker Shelves

Making Wooden Locker ShelvesThis is a page about making wooden locker shelves. Easy to make, wood shelves can add more room and organization to a child's school locker.

 

Man standing next to heavy hutch and boxes on carpet

Moving Heavy Furniture on CarpetThis page is about moving heavy furniture on carpet. You can make or buy sliders to help you move heavy pieces over all kinds of floors.

 

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Moving a Washing Machine Down Stairs?I am getting ready to move to another house. I have a washer upstairs and I would like to know if you have any good ideas on how to transport the washer downstairs.

 

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Utilizing the Wasted Space in Corner Kitchen Cabinets?What's the best way to utilize the space in the unreachable corners of my cabinets where they form an "L" shape. If I use bins in those corners to hold items then I have to remove all my pots and pans to get to the bins.

 

Photo of elastic hair ties.

Organizing Hair AccessoriesThis is a page about organizing hair accessories. Organizing your hair accessories like hair ties, head bands, barrettes and scrunchies will keep them from cluttering up your bathroom. Finding the hair accessory you are looking for quickly will save you time in the morning.

 

Middle School Locker Kit

Making a Middle School Locker KitThis is a page about making a middle school locker kit. Have your child help you put together this useful kit of everyday necessities to store in their school locker. This is a page about making a middle school locker kit.

 

different sized bag footballs

Folding Plastic Grocery BagsThis is a page about folding plastic grocery bags. Storing plastic grocery bags for reuse can be a challenge. They seem to require a better solution than stuffing them in another grocery bag.

 

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Toilet brush holder made with a milk jug.

Storing a Toilet BrushThis is a page about storing a toilet brush. The toilet brush is a handy often used tool, but not necessarily one you want to leave out in the open.

 

Hiding Keys, A key hidden under a mat.

Hiding Keys - Tips and TricksThis is a page about hiding keys. Many people like to hide a spare key to their house or car, in case they get locked out. It is important to hide your key well, so that someone else doesn't find it.

 

In a wheelchair doing laundry.

Organizing Your Home When You Have a DisabilityThis is a page about organizing your home when you have a disability. Organizing your home and belongings, with your disability in mind, can make everyday activities easier.

 

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Label Corner of Fitted SheetBefore putting on a fitted sheet on a bed, take a permanent marker and write on the tag, LB or RB, depending on which side the tag is on. It makes making a bed much faster and easier! No more trying to figure out which corner goes where.

 

Organizing a Lazy Susan Cabinet

Organizing a Lazy Susan CabinetA Lazy Susan cabinet can be a very efficient way to store things. This is a page about organizing a lazy susan cabinet.

 

A tray of nuts and bolts.

Organizing Nails, Screws, Nuts and BoltsThis is a page about organizing nails, screws, nuts, and bolts. It is important to organize your nails, screws, nuts and bolts. Keeping them separated and easy to use will make it easier to find what you need when doing a project.

 

A space saving display shelf over a window.

Creating Display Shelves Above WindowsThis is a page about creating display shelves above windows. Finding more space for storage or display often requires that you look at often unused areas around your home or apartment.

 

Rolls of Toilet Paper

Storing Toilet PaperThis is a page about storing toilet paper. Buying toilet paper in bulk is a common way to save money on this staple bathroom item. However, all those extra rolls can take up a lot of space.

 

Spools of thread, buttons, scissors, and a tape measure.

Organizing Sewing SuppliesThis is a page about organizing sewing supplies. Keeping all of your sewing supplies well organized makes working on each project easier.

 

A messy computer desk.

Organizing Your Computer DeskThis is a page for organizing your computer desk. Whether you work from home or go into your office, your computer desk can get out of control very quickly. Here are some tips for keeping it clean and organized so you can work more efficiently.

 

Shoes on a rack and in plastic shoe boxes.

Storing Shoes Without DustKeep your shoes as good as new in storage by using handy shoebox containers. This is a page about storing shoes without dust.

 

mobile homes

Storage Solutions for a Mobile HomeThis is a page about storage solutions for a mobile home. Sometimes mobile home dwellers, especially those with an older or smaller home may experience storage space problems.

 

Organized craft beads with scissors on a wooden table

How to Sort and Organize Craft BeadsBeads come in many different sizes and colors. They need to be carefully organized in order to be able to access them when you need to. This is a page about how to sort and organize craft beads.

 

Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb

Storing LightbulbsThis is a page about storing lightbulbs. It's great to find a good deal on lightbulbs and stock up. However, with their odd shape, it can be difficult to store them without having them take up too much room or getting damaged.

 

A chest freezer full of frozen food.

Organizing Your Chest FreezerThis is a page for organizing your chest freezer. A chest freezer is a great way to store a lot of food, but it is easy for it to become disorganized. Storing frozen food only saves you money if you can find it when you need it.

 

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Kitchen Tongs

Storing Kitchen TongsThis is a page about storing kitchen tongs. Cooking tongs can take up too much room and add to the clutter in drawers. There are a few creative ways to store them.

 

A motorhome parked in the mountains.

Downsizing from a House to a Motorhome?Downsizing can be liberating and stressful at the same time. Moving from a house to a motorhome will require letting go of even more of your belongings, including furniture. This is a page about downsizing from a house to a motorhome.

 

Kitchen with many Small Kitchen Appliances

Storage Ideas For Small Kitchen AppliancesSmall kitchen appliances can be a challenge to store. They take up a lot of space on your countertop and can be bulky and require too much space in your cabinets. This is a page about storage ideas for small kitchen appliances.

 

Push Pins

Alternatives to Push PinsThis is a page about alternatives to push pins. When you run out of push pins take a look around the house, for other things you can use.

 

A paper clip used to keep track of the end of a tape roll.

Keeping Track of the End of TapeThis page contains tips for finding the end of tape. There are a few ways to keep track of where to start the tape.

 

Stack of Appliance Manuals

Organizing Appliance ManualsThis is a page about organizing appliance manuals. Keeping track of appliance manuals, warranties, and repair receipts is a good idea. You never know when you might need to refer to the manual should problems arise.

 

Organizing Your Cross-Top Freezer, Picture of an organized freezer.

Organizing Your FreezerThis is a page about organizing your freezer. Freezing food allows you to preserve food for a long time which can save you money. Having an organized freezer is key to avoid having the food go to waste.

 

A tank top on a hanger.

Keeping Clothes on HangersThis is a page about keeping clothes on hangers. Having your clothing constantly sliding off the hanger is frustrating.

 

Storing Craft Paints

Storing Craft PaintsThis page is about storing craft paints. Keeping your craft paint well organized will make finding the color you need much easier.

 

Get Organized

Step by Step Guide To Get Organized?This is a page about step by step guide to get organized. Many people struggle with getting organized. Developing a routine or step by step process can help.

 

A filled hangbag that is sitting upright.

Storing Handbags and PursesWhen you need to store hand bags for another season, you may want to stuff them with newspaper or packing material so they keep their shape. This is a page about storing handbags and purses.

 

Lazy Susan in a refrigerator.

Using a Lazy Susan in Your FridgeIf you are looking for a new way to use that lazy Susan that is collecting dust in a cabinet or the garage, use it in your fridge. There are also new ones that can be used this way as well to help organize and make foods more accessible. This is a page about using a lazy Susan in your fridge.

 

Organizing Plastic Bags, A blue plastic grocery bag.

Organizing Plastic BagsThis is a page about organizing plastic bags. Many homes have an assortment of plastic bags, from grocery bags to trash bags. It can be difficult to organize them all, so it may require some creativity.

 

DIY Plastic Bag Dispenser

DIY Plastic Bag DispenserKeeping your plastic bags organized for reuse can be done in a variety of ways. This is a page about DIY plastic bag dispenser.

 

Making the Bed to keep it Looking Nice

Keeping Bedding Looking NiceThere are a few good suggestions on this page for keeping your bedding looking nice. Whether the issue is flat pillows or pillows that won't stay in place as arranged.

 

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A row of leather jackets hanging up.

Storing Leather Coats and Jackets?This is a page about storing leather coats and jackets. Here are some great tips to help your jackets keep their shape when not in use, as well as avoiding mold while they are being stored.

 

Straw Pendant Necklace Holder

Storing Necklaces Inside a StrawOne creative use for a drinking straw is for help in organizing necklaces. Keep the chains on your pendant necklaces from getting tangled by storing them inside a drinking straw.

 

Paint laden art brushes in a jar.

Organizing Paint BrushesThis is a page about organizing paint brushes.It is important to organize paint brushes properly so that you can find the one you need and so they do not get damaged.

 

Hands putting a ladder away.

Ladder Storage IdeasLadders can be a challenge to store safely and out of the way. Depending on where you typically store your step or extension ladder there are some options for proper storage. This is a page about ladder storage ideas.

 

A blank address book

Address Book Tips and TricksThis is a page about address book tips and tricks. Keeping your address book current whether it is in hard-copy or on the computer is easy if you use a few simple tips.

 

Wooden Utensils in wooden jar

Organizing Kitchen UtensilsThis is a page to organizing kitchen utensils. Kitchen utensils are all different shapes and sizes, which can make them difficult to organize. Well organized kitchen utensils makes it easier to find them and can also add a decorative element to your kitchen.

 

Brooms and Mops

Storing Brooms and MopsThis page is about storing brooms and mops. An untidy mess can develop in a utility closet or corner of the kitchen.

 

labeled cords

Labeling Electronic CordsThis is a page about labeling electronic cords. We all have numerous cords for our many electronic devices. Labeling them helps keep things organized.

 

Close-up of Legos

Organizing LegosThis is a page about organizing legos in your home or child's room. Legos are wonderful toys that help kids (and adults) stay busy and use their imagination. They also can create quite a mess.

 

Books stored horizontally and vertically on shelves.

Storing Books on ShelvesShelving units are the perfect solution for storing books. They allow easy access and the titles are more visible. You don't need to buy expensive wooden shelves for this purpose, read on for some shelving tips.

 

Craft supplies for scrapbooking, including scissors, punches, paper and other decorations.

Organizing Craft SuppliesMaterials for crafts can take up a lot of room, it is best to have an organized system so you can find what you want when you want it. This is a page about organizing craft supplies.

 

Note Written on Mirror

Using Your Bathroom Mirror for RemindersThis is a page about using your bathroom mirror for reminders. Leaving notes for yourself on the bathroom mirror is a tried and true method of reminding yourself of something important. There are a number of ways to get the message across though, find the one that is right for you.

 

Pack rat collection

Organizing Tips for a Pack RatThis page contains organizing tips for a pack rat. If you aren't a pack rat yourself, you likely know one.

 

Man Holding Plunger

Storing a PlungerThis is a page about storing a plunger. Keeping a toilet plunger in the bathroom may be efficient, but storing this somewhat unsightly tool may require some creativity.

 

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Organizing Oven Storage Drawer?How can I keep my oven drawer from becoming a mess? Every time I open it, everything shifts around and becomes a jumble of pots and pans. Any suggestions on how to keep the drawer clean and organized without having to overhaul it every month?

 

Pots and pans.

Organizing Pots and PansThis is a page about organizing pots and pans. With their various shapes and sizes, pots and pans can be difficult to organize. Getting your pots and pans organized will speed up cooking and keep your cabinets usable.

 

Colorful Drinking Straws

How to Store Drinking StrawsThere are a lot of recycled containers you can put to new use for storing your drinking straws, such as oatmeal or cookie boxes. This is a page about storing drinking straws.

 

Organizing Craft Supplies In A Small Space

Organizing Craft Supplies in a Small SpaceMany of us do not have the luxury of having a spacious crafting area with lots of storage. This is a page about organizing craft supplies in a small space.

 

Photo of lots of loose change.

Organizing ChangeThis is a page about organizing spare change. Organizing your change can help lighten your purse or pockets. It also can help you save money.

 

Ribbon stored on a paper towel holder

Uses for Paper Towel HoldersThis is a page about uses for paper towel holders. Paper towel holders can be used for other organizational and storage purposes.

 

Picture of several skeins of yarn.

Organizing YarnThis is a page about organizing yarn. It's great to stock up on yarn when it's on sale, but it does take up quite a bit of space. Keeping yarn organized can save you time when working on a project and space in your craft area.

 

Rolls of wrapping paper with cardboard tubes

Recycled Cardboard Tubes to Hold Wrapping PaperOnce you use part of a roll of wrapping paper it is difficult to keep it from unwrapping from the tube. Try using another smaller diameter paper tube, cut up its length, to secure the cut edge. This is a page about using recycled cardboard tubes to hold wrapping paper.

 

Stack of magazines and newspapers.

Organizing MagazinesThis is a page about organizing magazines. Magazines are a great source of information and entertainment. Some of them we want to keep, to reference later, but they can quickly add to the clutter in our home.

 

A wardrobe for clothing.

Storage Ideas for a House With No ClosetsThis is a page about storage ideas for a house with no closets. Some homes, older ones in particular have a dearth of closets, making storage problematic or a creative moment.

 

Uses for Photo Albums

Alternative Uses for Photo AlbumsThis is a page about alternative uses for photo albums. The transition to digital cameras may have left you with some unused photo albums or they might be on sale at a local store.

 

Black Wallet Stuffed With Cash and Credit Cards

Organizing Your WalletThis is a page about organizing your wallet. With credit cards, discount cards, cash, receipts and more in your wallet, it's easy for it to get overstuffed and disorganized.

 

Clothing clipped on hangers in a closet.

Hanging Long Dresses in a Low ClosetUsing two clothes hangers, you can easily hang your dresses in a closet with a low rod setting. Simply drape the skirt portion over the second hanger and you are good to go.

 

Folding an orange T-shirt.

T-shirt Fold for Storage and TravelingHere's a fast and easy way to fold t-shirts for putting away or packing. This is a page about t-shirt fold for storage and traveling.

 

Homemade Space Bags

Homemade Space BagsThis is a page about homemade space bags. Space bags, while a great way to improve your storage problems, can be very pricey.

 

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Storing Clothes in a Damp Basement?How do I keep clothes dry in damp basement? I want to pack them away, but am not sure how to keep out mold and mildew smells and dampness. Every time I pull something out it smells and feels damp, or it's plain moldy, especially leather.

 

For Rent Sign hanging over a hedge with a home in the background

Renting a Home with Friends?This is a page about renting a home with friends. Renting a place with your friends is an exciting adventure that can go well or not depending on your prior planning.

 

Stack of Ribbons

Organizing RibbonThis is a page to organizing ribbon. Even a few spools of ribbon can easily become a tangled mess if they aren't kept organized. Keep your ribbons organized and easy to access for your next craft or project.

 

Old extendable wood table

Using and Storing Table LeavesIf you are like many people, you only use your table leaves for special occasions and need a storage solution for the rest of the year. Some newer tables include storage inside or underneath for added convenience.

 

Kid's Clothes

Putting Names on Kids Clothes?This is a page about putting names on kids clothes. Putting your children's name on their clothing helps when sorting laundry or for identifying lost clothing at school.

 

Storing Out of Season Clothing, Stack of folded sweaters in different colors

Storing Out of Season ClothingThis page is about storing out of season clothing. Out of season clothing can take up a lot of space in your dresser drawers. Storing seasonally inappropriate clothing can help free up space, and make the current season's clothing more accessible.

 

VHS Tape

Organizing VHS TapesThis is a page about organizing VHS tapes. Many people have large collections of movies on VHS tapes. Finding a way to organize them for ease of use and best use of space can be perplexing.

 

Organizing Coffee Mugs

Organizing Coffee MugsThis is a page about organizing coffee mugs. There are a number of ways to organize your coffee mugs, whether you want to display them or maximize cupboard storage.

 

Tension Rod Wall Supports

Tension Rod Wall SupportsTension rod wall supports I put up my tension rod. Twice, I hung my bags on it and it fell to the ground. I wished I had bought those screw in wall supports and then I thought I will just go look in my plastic cap recycling bag. I found two that fit snuggly onto the ends, great! Now let's place them!

 

Organized recycled bags inside containers.

Storing Assorted Food BagsYou can save and reuse assorted plastic food bags without any fuss or mess. Here is how I do it.

 

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Money-Saving Moving TipsTo find the right moving company, start looking far in advance. Ask your friends and family about moving experiences they've had - they may be able to recommend some good companies! You should request quotes from multiple movers and accurately describe your total moving inventory to them - you may be able to save money if your haul isn't too big and you certainly don't want any invoice surprises after Moving Day.

 

Storing deodorizer refills in an egg carton.

Reuse Egg CartonsI use egg cartons to store my B&BW wallflower refills in the drawer. They are easy to look through and upright so they do not leak. I just cut the top off and set the bottom in it to reinforce it. You could also use it to organize other things (sewing, screws, etc.).

 

Masks hanging on small hooks.

Storing and Caring for Face MasksAlthough mask mandates were stopped earlier this summer, the new variants of COVID-19 are bringing them back. Many areas require masks for any indoor public places and some places, like hospitals and courtrooms, have never stopped requiring them. Here are some tips and tricks that may help you keep your masks organized and at hand when you need them.

 

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How Can I Make Permanent Lines on a Whiteboard?I am a hockey coach looking to make a fun way for my players to learn the game (positioning, rules, etc). I have made a to-scale Nok-hockey "rink" out of "thrifty whiteboard" from Home Depot and pre-primed 1x3 (looks pretty realistic, if I do say so myself!).

 

A clean and organized pantry shelf.

Keeping Track Of What Is In Your PantryThis weekend, I took time to organize some of my cabinets. I had over 6 items that were expired as far back as May 2020. I tend to lose track of the items in the cabinets because I would stack new items in front versus grabbing from the back because it's hard to reach without a step stool.

 

A laundry hamper to collect items.

Reduce Trips Up and Down StairsGot frustrated forgetting to bring something UP or DOWN stairs when I changed floors and started leaving things on my stairs for the next trip until realizing that's unsafe for myself and others. I also juggled carrying multiple items (glass of water AND my cell phone for instance), NOT a good combination!

 

A pair of headphones that can be connected with a paper clip.

Keeping Bluetooth Earbuds From Getting LostI have found my bluetooth, the earbud style, on the ground and exposed to the elements, for the last time. I decided to make sure that didn't happen again with a simple paperclip.

 

A satin hanger with pearl buttons on the shoulders.

Satin Hangers With ButtonsI love satin hangers for my lightweight sweaters, but it was always difficult to keep the sweaters on the hangers. To solve this problem, I simply sewed 2 pearl buttons a couple inches from the ends of the hangers.

 

Using a reflective collar to hold keys.

Reflective Collar as Key LanyardHere is a way to have an adjustable and reflective key lanyard for your keys using a small cat/dog collar. I have always used them because I like that it can be adjusted and not just super long like most lanyards. In addition, using a reflective one is great for finding them in the dark and can be used as safety protection for being visible when walking in the dark ! :)

 

A card showing when to change your HVAC filter.

Changing HVAC FiltersEver wonder when the last time you changed your HVAC filters was? Using a bright colored index card, I write the years, with corresponding months, leaving room for my date I changed the filters for the next three years. I make one for each filter location. I attach it to the wall with two hook and latch dots. I also attach a pen this way, so its always at the ready!

 

A cabinet containing spices and other cooking ingredients.

Organizing Your Spice CabinetMy spice cabinet was a mess! It had been ravaged during the holidays when we needed ingredients that aren't always used year round. Some baking supplies had been mixed in and some bulk spices were still in bags instead of bottles.

 

A set of wireless earbuds.

Storing EarbudsEarbud style headphones are common for using with smartphones or computers. They can be wired or wireless, requiring different types of storage to keep them safe and accessible when you want them.

 

Marking an earbud with a piece of yarn.

Identifying Which Earbud Goes WhereI got some pretty cool bluetooth earbuds last month. They come with these great ear guards. But, sometimes with my eyesight what it is, it's hard to tell which is left or right. I used to spend about 30 seconds a day trying to get it right.

 

Clothespin to Store Earbuds

Clothespin to Store EarbudsThis is a great tip to keep earbuds from getting tangled in a drawer or your purse. Put the earbuds in the space where the clamp opens. Wind the wires around the prongs. Weave in the end so it doesn't unravel.

 

A can organizer being used for craft supplies.

Can Organizer for Craft SuppliesMy daughter went another way with her pantry recently, and gave me three of these. I hoped they would have worked in my pantry but when one door closes...

 

A basket hanging from two hangers in the closet.

Sock Storage from the Dollar TreeI am trying to organize my bedroom closet and socks are the bane of my existence. So today I thought of something that really helped.

 

Supplies placed in the bottom of a tool box.

Tool Box for Car StuffNow that we can travel a little more now, I hope this will help you stay organized on the cheap. I got a small tool box at a thrift store, and simply filled it with things I had in the house or in the car but could rarely find.

 

A collection of face masks hanging on a line.

Storing Face MasksIf you have acquired a collection of face masks for virus protection, you will need a good way to store them so they are accessible when you need them. The easiest way is to hang them from the straps on a hook or hanger.

 

A storage basket filled with useful items.

Save a Trip With a Storage BasketThis tip is actually universal whether you live in a single story, two story apartment, etc. For me, I am always running up and down stairs for important essentials especially misplaced car keys and wallets. I bought this set of 2 drawer storage organizer mini bins, 10.3 x 6.5 x 2.4 inches at Walmart for only 96 cents!

 

Organized craft supplies in a closet.

Organizing with Shoe Boxes and Storage TubsI needed to find a way to put away crafting items that are seasonal, and make it functional along with decorative. Because it is in my crafting space, a theme color is where I wanted to start. I found some great shoe/photo boxes and plastic tubs.

 

Paper scraps cut in the size of the box.

Note Box Using Recycled PaperI recently found this cutie at a thrift store for .25. I loved how it looked like a an office supply box, even down to the little label spot on the front! But it was an odd size and shape.

 

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masks hanging from the swatters

Face Mask HolderWe all have several masks. Some we were given, some we made, and some we purchased. They all have one thing in common. They need a place in the house.

 

DIY Lazy Susan Organizer - finished and stocked lazy Susan

DIY Lazy Susan OrganizerYou know when your intentions are pure and your start out with the best of them? I put a pretty basket on a lazy susan and put napkins, spices, and salt and pepper. Then, a cup for pens. Then paper. Then cards...

 

DIY Cup Cup Sleeve Tea Organizer - reorganized drawer

DIY Hot Cup Sleeve Tea OrganizerDon't use hot cup sleeves? Or do you save hot cup sleeves? You can use them for a tea organizer! Or, apply the same concept using sturdy paper or thin cardboard, cut long strips and fold into a square to make this tea organizer.

 

Lids stored in a vinyl record holder rack

Vinyl Record Rack for Organizing Plastic ContainersI am always battling with keeping my plastic containers and lids organized. While at the thrift store, I purchased an old 45 record holder with the idea of using it to organize the lids. This is the before and after pictures.

 

Hanging Necklaces Using Re-purposed Item - wall covered in hanging necklaces and other crafts

Hanging Necklaces Using Re-purposed ItemsI have to hope things will be normal someday. So to that extent, I am making a place for my jewelry making and reselling.

 

Two Lidless Tubs Become One - one tub inside the other making two storage bins, top filled with yarn balls

Two Lidless Tubs Become OneToday, after working most of the week on crafts, I decided to work on my apt's clutter problem. I was able to clean out two tubs, leaving me with the bottoms, but not the tops. That happens a lot when you are moving around a lot.

 

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Magnetic Locker Pencil Holder

Magnetic Locker Pencil HolderThis handy organizer is good for inside a school locker or on the refrigerator. Learn how to make it with this short video

 

Three plastic bags folded using a football fold.

Storing Plastic Bags Using Football FoldKeeping plastic bags for later use can look disorganized but these folded bags are neat and easy to store. Learn how to easily fold them in this short video.

 

Rubber Band Ball

Making a Rubber Band BallThis video shows you the step by step process to making a rubber band ball.

 

Stripped sock oil bottle cover

Making an Oil Bottle CoverThis video shows you the simple steps to making an oil bottle cover.

 

Canning Jar Utensil HolderThis wall mounted utensil holder is great to use in small kitchens or if you need to free up some drawer space.

 

Spice Tins on Fridge

Organizing Spice TinsWatch the video to discover a simple way to organize your spice tins.

 

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Using small oven racks in the refrigerator.

Small Oven Racks for Refrigerator OrganizingI don't remember where I saw this tip but it sure did come in handy this holiday with all the cooking that I did. I placed a small oven rack on top of the Pyrex dish in the refrigerator so I could stack something on top of it. The rack is strong and can hold weight.

 

Masks hanging on small hooks.

Storing and Caring for Face MasksAlthough mask mandates were stopped earlier this summer, the new variants of COVID-19 are bringing them back. Many areas require masks for any indoor public places and some places, like hospitals and courtrooms, have never stopped requiring them. Here are some tips and tricks that may help you keep your masks organized and at hand when you need them.

 

Tubes of paint stored on binder clips.

Storing Art SuppliesI was over at my friend's house and she had a great way to organize her brushes and paints. She hung the tubes from binder clips and stored the tools in hanging glass jars. They are all out of the way but still easily accessible. This same technique could be used for markers, pencils or any type of craft tools and supplies.

 

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Storing Pots and Pans in an Old Fridge?Can I use my 20 year old fridge for pots and pans? (It is still working; I just could not keep stuff frozen in the freezer.) I will unplug it. Can I keep the doors closed? Would it smell? Would baking soda help the with smell?

 

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Computer Program For Organizing Photos?Please recommend a program that effectively deals with duplicate photos and documents; a program to use for the many photos , sort and ID, with facial recognition software. I am last of family and near 80 , I need to get this underway. Thanks so much. I have followed you for many years and appreciate all you do.

 

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Tips for Downsizing to a Smaller Apartment?My mom and I live in a big rented house. We have to downsize to a smaller rented apartment. There is no storage in these places. I also have to share a washer and dryer the everyone uses. What did you do when you had to move to a smaller elderly apartment?

 

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Tips for Getting Control of Your Life?I'm reading the book Simple Steps by Lisa Lelas, Linda McClintock and Beverly Zingarella. I tried to put it into practice once in the eighties, but life got the better of me. I'm retired now and I want to give it another try. Does anyone have any tips for getting started and keeping momentum?

 

A canister lid.

Replacement Canister Lids?I have canisters with wooden lids. The lids have a silicon seal/ring that are worn out and no longer have a tight fit. The size of the lid that fits into the jar is 3 1/4 inches. I have yet to find any similar to mine. Any suggestions?

 

Storing White Artificial Flowers - artificial white calla lilies

Storing White Artificial Flowers?My daughter was suppose to get married in August, but because of the Covid it was postponed until July 2021. How can I keep these from fading or discoloring?

 

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