85 Insanely Clever Organizing and Storage Ideas for Your Entire Home

85 Insanely Clever Organizing and Storage Ideas for Your Entire Home

Storage can be a major issue if you have a small home or apartment, and solutions can be very expensive if you do not know what to look for. We take a look at some “out of the box” or clever solutions for creative storage ideas.

How do you organize all those bits and bobs you have lying around the house?  There’s always the option of buying a thousand plastic storage totes, but maybe you don’t have to.  Maybe you already have what you need right at home.  In fact, some of the disorganized items you have strewn around right now could be exactly what you need to corral the rest of the chaos.  Check out these 85 clever organizing hacks to get all your stuff in order!

(C) diyncrafts.com

(C) diyncrafts.com

Organize Your Kitchen

The kitchen is another room in the house where you have a lot of small items that can be tough to keep in order. Spice jars, partially eaten bags of food, plastic bags, dishware … all of it can be so hard to keep organized and neat! Try these hacks to give your kitchen a total makeover.

Tack your plastic bags to the inside of your pantry.

I hate rifling through my drawers and cabinets trying to grab a plastic bag when I need one.  Here is a simple solution.  Just tack the box with the plastic bags in it right to the inside of the pantry door.  With the flaps the way they are, this is actually extremely easy, and it keeps the bags on hand when you need them.

Bring out those magazine holders again!

My next thought after I found the solution for storing plastic bags was, “Can’t I just do that with my plastic wrap boxes too?”  And then I remembered why that doesn’t work.  Obviously you need the lid to help you cut the plastic wrap (or tin foil, etc.).  Then I ran right into this genius storage solution.  It’s time to bring out the magazine racks again!  They are useful in the kitchen!

… And they are perfect for your cutting boards as well:

Read more: http://www.diyncrafts.com/14948/organization/85-insanely-clever-organizing-and-storage-ideas-for-your-entire-home