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.
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.
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.
Organizing an ApartmentApartments can be difficult to organize due to their size. When an apartment or any small space is well organized, the space seems larger. This is a page about organizing an apartment.
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.
Storing Artificial FlowersThis page is about storing artificial flowers. It is important to keep these flowers dust free and protected from crushing when storing.
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.
Storing BeddingThis is a page about storing bedding. Bedding is generally a seasonal item that may need to be stored away until next summer or winter, for example.
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.
Motivating Yourself to OrganizeThis is a page about motivating yourself to organize. Getting organized is a big task, especially if it has been neglected. A few simple steps each day can make a big difference in how organized your are. Staying motived to get those things done can be difficult.
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.
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.
Preserving Old Greeting CardsThis is a page about preserving old greeting cards. Keeping greeting cards and reminiscing about past events and friends is something many of us like to do.
Disposing of Junk MailThis is a page about disposing of junk mail. Junk mail pours into our mail boxes daily, which can cause our home to have unneeded clutter. Having a system to getting rid of it, will help reduce one of the biggest clutter culprits in your home.
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.
Organizing Your BedroomThis page is about organizing your bedroom. It can be challenging to keep your bedroom from collecting clutter.
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.
Organizing Baking Pans and Cookie SheetsThis is a page about organizing baking pans and cookie sheets. Baking pans, cookie sheets, and other bakeware can be difficult to organize. They come in many different sizes and configurations.
Organizing Painting Tools and SuppliesThis is a page about organizing painting tools and supplies. Many of us have a number of painting supplies and accessories around the house and garage. However, it can be difficult to get a painting project completed if you can't locate your supplies.
Return Junk Mail To SenderIf you notice that most of it has a return address on it. He told us to cross out our names and put "return to sender" on it and the compnay that sent it has to end up paying the return postage for it. I do this all the time and it has worked.
Organizing Kitchen CabinetsThis is a page about organizing kitchen cabinets. Whether your kitchen is small or large it's important to be able to work efficiently in your cooking space. Keeping your kitchen cabinets neat and tidy is a very important part of keeping your kitchen organized.
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.
Organizing a Small BedroomThis is a page about organizing a small bedroom. Organizing a small bedroom can be a challenge, due to the lack of sufficient storage space and other concerns.
Storage Ideas Using Common Household Items?Reusing food containers and various packaging is one way to find free or inexpensive storage options. This is a page about storage ideas using common household items.
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.
Living a Frugal and Organized LifeThis is a page about being frugal and organized. One key to sustaining a frugal lifestyle is being organized and staying on track.
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.
Organizing Craft ProjectsThis is a page about organizing craft projects. Many crafters may be working on multiple projects at the same time or they can only work on their projects when time allows.
Get Rid of Clutter in 30 DaysHaving a cluttered house can be very stressful. This is a page about get rid of clutter in 30 days.
Saving Leftover PaintThis is a page about saving leftover paint. If you want to save leftover paint, it is important to store it properly. Proper storage will ensure that it is still usable when you need it.
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.
Organizing SpicesThis is a page about organizing spices. Spices can quickly take up more space in your kitchen than you may have intended. Keeping your spices organized helps to reduce their storage footprint and makes them easier to locate while you are cooking.
Clay Pots and Saucers For Bathroom StorageUse clay pots to hold toothbrushes and other things like cotton balls, q-tips, etc. You can also paint them to match your bathroom. The lids to clay pots make good soap holders.
Organizing Phone NumbersThis is a page about organizing phone numbers. Whether you still use a traditional approach to recording important phone numbers or store them in you cell, keeping them organized makes accessing them much easier.
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.
Frugal Storage SolutionsThis page contains frugal storage solutions. If you get creative, there are so many frugal storage solutions right in front of you. Consider re-purposing items when you have a storage need.
Storing and Organizing Rubber StampsThis page is about storing and organizing rubber stamps. Keeping your stamps easy to find when doing a project is helpful.
Use Magnetic Strip For Hair AccessoriesI went to the Dollar store and found a magnetic strip. Just peel off the backing and stick to wall in the bathroom or bedrooms, I used tacks to secure it on the wall.
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.
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.
Creating Your Craft RoomMost crafters dream of having a dedicated room for their workspace. While we may not all be lucky enough to have an entire room there are still lots of good ideas for setting up a defined space. This page contains some great suggestions for creating and stocking your craft room or nook.
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.
Organizing Sewing SuppliesThis is a page about organizing sewing supplies. Keeping all of your sewing supplies well organized makes working on each project easier.
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.
How to Store Rubber Backed Rugs?The backing on throw rugs can deteriorate over time. Proper storage can help slow this process down. This is a page about storing rubber backed rugs.
Making a Puzzle Storage BoardThis is a page about making a puzzle storage board. Finding a good way to store a puzzle while you are working on it can be frustrating or expensive. Make a combination workspace and storage solution for your next jigsaw puzzle.
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.
Storing EarringsMany of us are on the lookout for new earring storage ideas. This page offers several easy to implement suggestions.
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.
Using Luggage As StorageThis is a page about using luggage as storage. Rather than having old or seldom used luggage just take up space, use it for storage.
Downsizing From a House to an ApartmentThis page is about downsizing from a house to an apartment. When moving into an apartment from a house, there are often many things you will no longer need or want.
Storing Curling Irons and Flat IronsThis is a page about storing curling irons and flat irons. Hair appliances can become a tangled mess in your bath or bedroom
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.
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.
Storing Bird SeedThis is a page about storing bird seed. Attracting birds to your garden is a rewarding pastime. Once you have purchased those large sacks of seed you will want to find a convenient way to store the seed.
Storing Seasonal Vinyl Window Clings?Would like info as to how to store seasonal vinyl window clings. So far, I've found that they don't store well and tend to curl up.
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.
Use Silverware Trays to Organize ClutterOrganize your bathroom by storing toothbrushes, makeup, and more in handy silverware trays. They can also be used in your office or craft area. This is a page about using silverware trays to organize clutter.
Organizing Your Linen ClosetThis is a page about organizing a linen closet. Many of us struggle with developing an effective way to organize our linen closet. Do we keep the sheet sets together or sort sheets, pillowcases, etc. And then there are the towels and blankets.
Uses for VelcroThis is a page about uses for velcro. Velcro has a myriad of uses around the home and office. Finding new and creative ways to use velcro can make organizing and storage of items even easier.
Storing Craft PaintsThis page is about storing craft paints. Keeping your craft paint well organized will make finding the color you need much easier.
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.
Organizing ShoesThis is a page about organizing your shoes. Are your shoes a jumble on the floor of the closet? Ever grab two shoes only to find that they are not a pair? This is a page about organizing your shoes.
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.
Organizing Loose WiresThis is a page about organizing loose wires. Get those loose wires under control with these helpful hints.
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.
Remembering to Flip or Rotate Your MattressIf you have a non-pillow top mattress or a two sided pillow top one, you can often extend the life and comfort of the mattress by periodically flipping it over and rotating it head to foot. This is a page about remembering to flip or rotate your mattress.
Use Photo Albums to Organize RecipesPhoto albums are an excellent choice for organizing your recipes. Cut or print them out and arrange to your liking. This is a page about use photo albums to organize recipes.
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.
The Frugal OrganizerA change in housing and finances can trigger the need to find creative storage space in a much smaller home or apartment. It is amazing the solutions that present themselves. This is a page about becoming the frugal organizer.
Organizing Your Underwear DrawerThis is a page about organizing your underwear drawer. It is not uncommon for underwear drawers to be disorganized. Keeping your underwear organized will help you find the pair you want and makes it easier to fit more into your drawer.
Ideas for Hanging Clothes?We are moving into a studio type apartment. There are no closets and rather than build one in the existing space I was just going to have everything open. I need ideas and how to hang clothes. Some type of clothes racks?
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.
Organizing Your Bathroom CabinetsThis is a page about organizing your bathroom cabinets. With all of the various sized containers and supplies, bathroom cabinets can be a mess if left unorganized.
Organizing Your WorkshopThis is a page about organizing your workshop. A well organized workshop makes working on your home projects much easier.
Organizing a Small KitchenThis is a page about organizing a small kitchen. Organizing your kitchen is tough even in a large kitchen. It is even more important to organize a small kitchen, where space is limited.
Organizing Canned GoodsThis is a page about organizing canned goods. A well organized kitchen makes meal preparation and grocery shopping easier. Keeping your canned goods organized will help to know when you need to replace that product and may even be helpful in last minute meal creation, or off the shelf cooking.
Use a Soda Can Box to Organize BagsRecycled solutions to organizational issues are often thrifty and creative. This is a page about use a soda can box to organize bags.
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.
Uses for Over the Door Shoe OrganizersThis is a page about uses for over the door shoe organizers. Repurpose an over the door shoe organizer to store a wide variety of other personal items or crafts.
Storing PhotographsBefore cell phones we all accumulated boxes and albums of photos. Organizing and finding safe storage places for these family treasures can be daunting. This is a page about storing photos.
Keeping Photos from Sticking Together?Moisture and acids from non archival paper can cause photos to stick to each other. One highly recommended solution is to place a piece of archival paper between the photos and then store them in an archival box, away from moisture. This is a page about keeping photos from sticking together.
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.
Uses for Pocket CalendarsThis is a page about uses for pocket calendars. Many businesses give away free pocket calendars; they are also cheap to buy.
Long Term Lampshade Storage Ideas?I need to store several very good fabric and fabric trimmed lamp shades for several years. I am concerned that the moving box and the newsprint paper might leach onto the shade causing discoloration. I am also concerned that plastic wrap will cause moisture to form mildew over time.
Cute and Fun Ways to Organize Your RoomThere are a number of thrifty ways to make your bedroom your own and a showcase of your favorite colors and things. This is a page about cute and fun ways to organize your room.
Organizing DrawersThis is a page about organizing drawers. Drawers are very useful storage areas and can really help you stay organized. However, if the drawers are a mess they won't help much at all.
Organizing Your GarbageThis page is about organizing your garbage. It's nice to keep your garbage contained and odor free.
Organizing Sewing NotionsThis is a page about organizing sewing notions. Sewing notions can easily become a jumbled mess, making it hard to find the items you need for a project.
Using a Daily Planner or Pocket CalendarThis is a page about using a daily planner or pocket calendar. If you prefer to organize your schedule on paper rather then electronically, some tips might make that even easier.
Use a Binder to Organize RecipesOne convenient way to organize your recipes is by placing them in one or more binders, depending on your method of organization. This is a page about use a binder to organize recipes.
Organizing ClutterThis page is about organizing clutter. Sometimes tackling the mess can just seem overwhelming.
Organizing Important PapersThis is a page about organizing important papers. These vital documents need to be both safe and easily accessible. Here are ideas for protecting and organizing them so you can find them when you need them.
Keeping Records After Someone Dies?After a person dies, how long should you hold on to their records, such as insurance, bank, hospital, credit and personal papers?
Organizing LeftoversKeeping your leftovers organized is the best way to make you don't lose track of something in the back of the refrigerator. Don't let your leftovers go bad and waste all that good food.
Uses for Wine RacksThis is a page about using wine racks. Wine racks are great for storing wine, but can be used for other organizing needs as well. You can inexpensive wine racks at the thrifty store or you may have one laying around at home.
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.
Storing Vacuum Cleaner AccessoriesThis is a page about storing vacuum cleaner accessories. Some vacuums come with numerous accessories that need to be stored when not being used. Finding a good way to store them will make it easier to find them when you need them.
Organizing FunnelsThis is a page about organizing funnels. Funnels are a uniquely shaped item that can be difficult to store. It may take a like creativity, but there are convenient ways to keep funnels organized.
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.
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.
Organizing Your PurseThis is a page about organizing your purse. A messy purse is an easy place to lose track of things. Keeping your purse organized will help you stay organized in general and you might be able to carry a smaller purse also.
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.
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.
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...
Budget OrganizerMoving out is not that simple. It means freedom for me and at the same time being independent. So I set up a file case where I can put my receipts and monthly bill payments. Never forget the savings where it should always be first priority in the household.
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.
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.
Making an Oil Bottle CoverThis video shows you the simple steps to making an oil bottle cover.
Dinner Menu Board and Meal BasketsNeed a way to help your family keep track of weekly meal plans? Check out this helpful and colorful menu board. Learn about it in this short video.
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.
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.
Making a Rubber Band BallThis video shows you the step by step process to making a rubber band ball.
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
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.
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.
Keep Wrapping Paper NeatWhen I have a large roll of wrapping paper, I will only take one half of the cellophane off the wrapper and cut pieces of the top half of the wrapping paper, leaving the bottom still intact in the cellophane and nice and neat.
Embroidery Floss OrganizerThis is a way to organize little bits of leftover embroidery floss. Use the plastic holders that come on packages of bread. Wrap the floss around the center of the plastic holder. Store in a plastic craft container with dividers and organize by color.
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...
Keep Children's Puzzles OrganizedI get 3 laundry bags for $1 at Dollar Tree. They are perfect for storing puzzles. If the puzzle gets knocked over, the pieces remain in the bag.
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
Organising a Chest Freezer?I am hoping for a bright idea! My chest freezer is quite large, and has 3 baskets on top. I know I'm disorganised, but I can never find what I want without loads of trouble! I do realise it's my own fault for just hurling things in after a shop! I once put cardboard boxes in the bottom to try and help. It did a bit, but not enough.