Get Organized: 25 More Totally Clever Storage Tips and Tricks

25 More Totally Clever Storage Tips and Tricks via Babble

Back in May (it’s seriously already July?) we kicked off the summer with Get Organized: 25 Totally Clever Storage Tips and Tricks. Well, I’m proud to say I’m clearly addicted to inexpensive and smart storage solutions, so I’m back with another round up just for you. Let’s kick it off with this filing cabinet turned garden tool organizer. Brilliant, right? No more reaching for the shovel and having a cascade of rakes and hoes falling over with it. Your life just got a little bit easier with these 25 More Totally Clever Storage Tips and Tricks…

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  • Filing Cabinet for Garden Tools 1 of 25
    Filing Cabinet for Garden Tools
    Flip a filing cabinet on its side and take out the drawers to use as a handy way to store shovels, rakes and more.
    Spotted at S Photos.
  • Bike Rack for Wrapping Paper 2 of 25
    Bike Rack for Wrapping Paper
    Store your wrapping paper in an empty bike rack and hang gift bags from the bars.
    Spotted at Apartment Therapy.
  • Door Handle for Chalk 3 of 25
    Door Handle for Chalk
    Keep your chalk from snapping by safely putting it in an upside down door handle. This could also work for pencils, pens, even Q-tips.
    Find out more at I Heart Organizing.
  • Paint in Tupperware 4 of 25
    Paint in Tupperware
    Store leftover paint in airtight tupperware containers.
    Check it out at Martha Stewart.
  • Magazine Holder for Blow Dryer 5 of 25
    Magazine Holder for Blow Dryer
    Who would have thought that a magazine holder is a perfect size for your blow dryer?
    Find out more at The Suels.
  • Mason Jar Makeover 6 of 25
    Mason Jar Makeover
    Storing and pouring become a whole lot easier when we saw that parmesan lids fit perfectly on mason jars .
    Spotted at The Make Your Own Zone.
  • Garment Bag for Wrapping Paper 7 of 25
    Garment Bag for Wrapping Paper
    Keep all your wrapping paper in one place by putting it in a garment bag.
    Find out more at Practically Martha.
  • Jewelry Organizer for Chargers 8 of 25
    Jewelry Organizer for Chargers
    Store your chargers and tech supplies in a jewelry organizer on your next trip.
    Find out more at Real Simple.
  • Keep Track of Tweezers 9 of 25
    Keep Track of Tweezers
    No more lost tweezers when you can store them on a magnet.
    Find out more at Real Simple.
  • Spice Rack for Hairspray 10 of 25
    Spice Rack for Hairspray
    Use Ikea spice racks to keep bottles of hairspray and lotions out of the way.
    Find out more at Suite Revival.
  • Empty Milk Bottles for Veggies 11 of 25
    Empty Milk Bottles for Veggies
    Use empty milk bottles to store veggies and avoid having a freezer cluttered with bags.
    Spotted at A Thousand Words.
  • Popcorn Tin for Dog Food 12 of 25
    Popcorn Tin for Dog Food
    There are many uses for an empty popcorn tin, like spray painting it and using it to store dog food.
    Spotted at Tidy Mom.
  • Paint Cans for Hand Towels 13 of 25
    Paint Cans for Hand Towels
    Hang empty paint cans on the wall to use to store hand towels in the bathroom.
    Check it out at The Wonderful World of D.I.Y. .
  • Keep Moisture out with Pillowcase Bags 14 of 25
    Keep Moisture out with Pillowcase Bags
    Keep moisture out by placing plant tags and instructions in an old pillowcase or sheet vinyl bag.
    Find out more at Garden Gate Notes.
  • Recipe Box for Seeds 15 of 25
    Recipe Box for Seeds
    Turn a recipe card box into a handy place to keep track of gardening seeds.
    Spotted at Casa Bella Decor.
  • Pill Bottle Bobbin Storage 16 of 25
    Pill Bottle Bobbin Storage
    Use empty pill bottles to keep bobbins from rolling away.
    Spotted at The Zen of Making.
  • House Supplies for Craft Caddy 17 of 25
    House Supplies for Craft Caddy
    Use a toilet paper roll, spray paint top and juice top to make this low budget craft supply caddy.
    Find out more at Morena's Corner.
  • Apothecary Jars for Scrap Fabrics 18 of 25
    Apothecary Jars for Scrap Fabrics
    Apothecary jars are a great way to store scrap fabrics and makes for an easy way to see them all.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.
  • Storing Avocados 19 of 25
    Storing Avocados
    Store your Avocados for a later date by placing them in an air sealed bag in the freezer.
    Check it out at Pink Sugar Bowl.
  • Dessert Plates to Store Jewelry 20 of 25
    Dessert Plates to Store Jewelry
    Dessert plates work great for storing jewelry while making it all easy to see.
    Check it out at Moth Design.
  • Rings in Rice 21 of 25
    Rings in Rice
    Store your rings in a dish of rice for easy access.
    Spotted at A Thousand Words.
  • Pop Top Tabs for Clothes 22 of 25
    Pop Top Tabs for Clothes
    Hang soda pop top tabs on your hangers to give you more room to store clothes.
    Find out more at Idea Bottle.
  • Pant Hanger for Fabric 23 of 25
    Pant Hanger for Fabric
    Keep your fabrics from wrinkling by storing them on pant hangers.
    Spotted at Everything Etsy.
  • Cookie Sheet for Reminders 24 of 25
    Cookie Sheet for Reminders
    Paint a cookie sheet with magnetic chalkboard paint and use it to store important notes and write messages.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Altoid Tin for Knick Knacks 25 of 25
    Altoid Tin for Knick Knacks
    Keep binder clips, paper clips and thumbtacks in the same place by placing them in empty Altoid tins.
    Spotted at Flickr.

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Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman) and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier DIY destination for crafty moms seeking ways to make their lives even more stylish and beautiful.

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