Organizing the most-used spaces in your home can be difficult. You and your family are constantly reaching for things in the bathroom, the kitchen or in your closets. So any organization ideas have to be practical and easy to maintain. Where to start? Here are some of the best tips and DIY Organization Ideas to get your home tidied up once and for all!
DIY Organization Ideas for the Home That Work!
Bathroom Storage: It can be hard to organize under the bathroom sink but a trip to the dollar store might help; Try getting stacking containers to organize hair tools, travel accessories, shampoo and cleaning products.
Toothbrush holders: Carve out a space in your medicine cabinet to hold your toothbrushes so they are out of the way and still protected.
Don’t forget to organize your medicine cabinets! We LOVE these tips to organize your medicines and label them by the needs they meet. It helps when at 2am you are hunting for the medication for a specific health concern.
Check out how easy it is to make a lazy susan! It would totally transform and organize your under sink chaos! Promise!
Ice Cube Tray Storage: Use an ice cube tray to organize small jewelry items within the drawer such as earrings, rings, bracelets, and necklaces.
Sushi Mat Makeup Brush Organizer: Keep your makeup brushes organized with this sushi mat organizer. It’s simple to make and can be rolled up and put in a cabinet or suitcase for easy travel.
Hair tool Organization: Attach PVC pipe to the back of the bathroom cabinet door for easy reach and cord management.
Creative DIY Organization Ideas
Above-Door Shelf: Put a shelf above the door in the bathroom (or laundry room) to store things that you do not reach often. If you have utility room, do this with holiday decorations.
If you have kids you will love this lovely hack! Create a DIY Sink Extender for the kids – this will totally save your back and help your kiddos be more independent!
Kitchen Organization: Use a pegboard to keep dishes neat in a drawer. Organize the stacks according to size and put pegs to keep the sizes straight.
Kitchen Cabinet Back: Use a magazine rack to store foil, wax paper, and the like by screwing it onto the cabinet door. It will always be within reach and make room drawers for other items. This can also be done in the bathroom to hold hair tools or shampoo.
Kitchen Lids: Lids for pots and pans can be difficult to store efficiently. Use a towel rack on the back of a cabinet door to keep the organized and easily accessible.
Reseal “unsealable” Bags: Use an old soda bottle to create a cap for produce bags, chocolate chip bags and other similar kitchen ingredients.
Hanger Hack: If you have a broken pants hanger, repurpose it into a chip clip! Upcycle part, and recycle the rest.
Magnetic Spices: Store spice on the fridge by attaching magnets to them and keeping them out of the way but within easy reach during cooking.
Linen Organization: Store matching sheets inside the pillow case so it is easily accessible and can be stacked within the linen cabinet easier. That way you don’t have to search for matching sheets and the linens fit in the cupboard more efficiently.
Laundry Room DIY: Build a shelf for your washer and dryer so that you can put baskets underneath them. This will create more floor space if you have a small laundry room and keep your multiple baskets in their place.
Pull-down Drying Rack: Save space by installing a pull-down drying rack in your laundry room. It folds out of the way when not in use but is immediately available and close by when the washing machine dings.
Upside-Down Shelf: Hang a shelf with the brackets upside down and create divided shelves to help organize linens, clothes or cleaning supplies.
Wall Storage: DIY crates painted in fun colors keeps shoes off the entryway floor but close to the door for immediate use.
Boot stabilizers: Keep your closet organized by keeping boots preserved and together. Insert a pool noodle into each boot. Color code them by matching noodle colors to boots. Simple and effective.
Gift Wrap Organizer: Turn a stool upside down to make a gift-wrap station. It is practical and well-designed so keep everything in one place for your gift-wrapping needs. Get the tutorial here.
Tension Rods: Use tension rods in the bathroom, kitchen, closet, and all over the house to help create efficient space and organize a room.
Battery Organization: Instead of keeping batteries clumped in their boxes in a drawer, use a clear tackle box to keep them in their place and in view for quick inventory.
There are so many ways to easily organize your home; try these tips and see what works best for your household!