We’ve covered some clever ways to hide ugly wires in your home, but what can you do with cables, cords and wires that you use more frequently? They’re often a tangled mess in your drawers, your purse, or your luggage when you’re traveling. No more! We’ve found 15 easy ways to organize cables, cords and wires that you’re going to love. Spend less time untangling cords and more time enjoying your devices.
DIY Cord Organization Ideas
Save your toilet paper rolls! Slip a cord into each one to keep them separate from the others in storage.
via Apartment Therapy
If you don’t keep bread ties around, use the label maker to create labels for both ends of the cords. I’ll use any excuse to break out my label maker!
via Yes Missy
No label maker? No problem! Washi tape and markers works just fine.
via Dabbles and Babbles
If you’re the crafty type, make your own cable cozy to keep the cords and cables to all your devices.
via Live It Love It Make It
Keep Wires and Cords Organized
This leather cord roll is a simple and stylish option if sewing isn’t your thing.
via Brit & Co.
Use a clothespin to keep everyone’s earbuds separated. Cover the clothespins with washi tape so you’ll know which earbuds belong to which person if they’re all the same color. (See more clothespin hacks and electronics organization tips!)
via Life Love Liz
Binder clips work well, too.
via Blue I Style
Ribbon twist ties are functional and pretty!
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How to Organize Wires
When you’re traveling, keep chargers and earbuds in an old sunglasses case so they don’t get tangled in your purse or luggage. Genius idea from PinterestingStuff!
DIY cord keepers are another excellent option for travel.
via Leafy Treetop
via The Kim Six Fix
If your cable stash is large, ziploc baggies and plastic bins are the easiest way to corral those cords.
via Apartment Therapy
This isn’t an organization tip so much as an amazingly fun way to keep your cables in place — use Lego figures!
via A Designer Life
Heavy cords require a heavy duty solution. Create hangers for them out of PVC piping. The garage is a great place to store them.
via Family Handyman
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