100 days of organization

Organization Tip of the Day: Create a Comfortable Space in Your Home

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Today is our final day of 100 days of organization -- and we're wrapping things up with a step-by-step on how to create a (tidy!) space in your home that's both comfortable and functiona1! Here's how to do it, in four easy steps: How to do it: Step 1: Determine your... read more

Organization Tip of the Day: Create a System for Your Wall Art

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Creative wall art adds a personal touch to any room, but displaying it isn't easy. The best way to decorate your space is to display wall art in a way that's stylish, rather than messy. How to do it: Follow these four steps to arrange your wall art into a chic display. Expert... read more

Organization Tip of the Day: Utilize Space with Under-the-Counter Glass Jars

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You're probably already using up every square inch of counter space--but what about the space under your counter? Make the most of it by installing pretty, functional glass jars under your shelves. How to do it: Find three to five small glass jars with lids. Jelly jars are perfect for this DIY project. Nail the... read more

Organization Tip of the Day: Plan Meals with Weekly Menu Boards

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Always scrambling to figure out dinner? Just make a creative menu board that serves double duty as a helpful planning tool and wall art. How to do it: Get inspired and check out 4 of our fave menu boards here! Expert tip: Dress up a plain board by customizing it to your space.... read more

Organization Tip of the Day: Use Muffin Tins for Snacks and Condiments

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The next time you're hosting a party, display snacks and store condiments using empty muffin tins. How to do it: If you're serving up snack foods, fill empty muffin tins with candies, chocolates and nuts. If you're spending the afternoon grilling for friends, fill each tin with condiments like ketchup, onions and relish. Expert tip:... read more

Organization Tip of the Day: Hang Scarves Using Shower Rings

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Can't quite figure out how to store your scarves? Hang multiple scarves (organized by color, perhaps?) with shower rings on plastic hangers. How to do it: Snap plastic or metal shower rings onto the base of a hanger. Loop your scarves through the rings to create a space-saving display! Expert tip: Shower rings either slide... read more

Organization Tip of the Day: Keep a Tray Next to Your Kitchen Sink

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Tired of soapy sponges cluttering up your kitchen? By keeping a shallow dish near your sink, you can clean dishes without making a mess. How to do it: Find a shallow tray that's large enough to hold a dish brush, a sponge and soap. (Try this hammered soap dish from Pottery Barn.) Expert tip: Remember... read more

Organization Tip of the Day: Use Magnetic Strips to Store Your Knives

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Keep your kitchen drawers and counters clutter free by organizing knives on a magnetic strip. How to do it: Install hanging magnetic strips above your counter space to easily store your cutlery. (We love this affordable option from Macy's.) Expert tip: If you'd rather keep your knives out of plain sight, consider installing... read more

Organization Tip of the Day: Store Ribbon Spools on Paper Towel Holders

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It isn't the holiday season, but you still have plenty of gifts to wrap. Make your gift-wrapping sessions easier by sliding spools of ribbon onto an empty paper towel holder. How to do it: Stack your spools of ribbon on a paper towel holder to store them vertically. Remember to tape down ribbon ends when... read more

Organization Tip of the Day: Fold Sweaters to Help Keep Them Looking New

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Resist the urge to hang up your favorite sweater--hangers can cause holes to form in the shoulders. A better bet? Fold and stack your favorite sweaters. How to do it: Stack your folded sweaters in crates or on a shelf in your closet. Not only will you save your sweaters, but you'll free up... read more