10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have

Blossom Lady
Jan 31, 2022 06:45 AM
10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have

We all repurpose common household items. You probably use an old tissue box to store trash bags, or an empty popcorn box to store magazines. Here are 10 creative ways you can repurpose your trash into useful items around the house to solve a storage problem or make a pretty decoration.

1. Binder Ring

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
If you can never find a hair tie when you need one, keep them all in one convenient spot with a binder ring.
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2. Kitchen Jars

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
For larger hair accessories like bows and scrunchies, kitchen canisters are a great storage solution. The clear containers make it easy to pinpoint exactly what you need when you're rushing to get ready.
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3. Wine Rack for Towels

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
Think outside the bottle and use an accordion-style wine rack to store rolled-up towels and washcloths in the bathroom.
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4. Lazy Susan = Nail Polish Display

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
If you have a large nail polish collection, the spinning surface of a lazy Susan can help you easily locate your favorite shade in a crowded bathroom cabinet or closet. This display would even look good on a bathroom countertop or dresser. Organize the bottles by color for an extra-pretty touch.
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5. Ladder = Drying Rack

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
Short on floor space in your laundry room? Convert a wooden ladder into a clever ceiling-mounted clothes drying rack.
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6. Pot Lid Rack = Handbag Organizer

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
Use a pot lid holder from your kitchen to organize purses, clutches and even small handbags in your closet.
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7. Five-Gallon Bucket

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
Can you believe this adorable storage tote is made from a five-gallon bucket? From toys to tools, it’s sturdy enough to hold just about anything and look good doing it.
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8. Baby Crib = Magazine Rack

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
Have a stack of magazines you keep forgetting to read? Repurpose an unused crib as a magazine rack. You’ll be more likely to peruse your latest issues when they’re on display.
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9. Dish Drain = File Caddy

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
Organize your most important documents in a repurposed drain. Outfit it with pretty folders and color-coordinated notebooks, and do not forget to stock the utensil cup with plenty of pens and pencils.
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10. Tin cans = drawer organizers

10 Ways to Get Organized With Items You Already Have
Small tin cans can be creatively repurposed as drawer organizers for various desk accessories such as rubber bands, paper clips, pins and staples. Just be sure to remove the labels and bend over the sharp edges of the cans.
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