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A Tension Rod Works Great Under the Sink

A Tension Rod Works Great Under the Sink - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home

For an effective, and cheap, way of keeping sponges and dish towels dry, consider hanging a tension rod under the sink. You can also use hooks to hang your towels or hang a small basket from hooks to keep sponges organized and give them room to dry. Tension rods and Command hooks are really inexpensive and go a long way in helping you to keep your kitchen organized. Via: IheartorganizingUHeart Organizing: Think to Organize Under the Sink

Hanging Laundry Baskets Save Time

Hanging Laundry Baskets Save Time - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeMaking over your laundry room, and getting it organized, takes just a little time and very little money. If you hang laundry baskets on the wall and label them, you will be able to keep your loads sorted which will save space and time when it comes to washing clothes. You could also purchase one of those hampers that is divided into three sections and label it so that you get additional sorting and storage. Via: HomemadevilleLaundry Room Makeover with Printables

How I Transformed a Coat Closet into a Pantry

Label Everything – Free Printables - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeYou can easily turn an ordinary coat closet into a kitchen pantry and keep it organized with just a few baskets, plastic totes and other items that are very inexpensive. When it comes to complete organization, labeling is key. You can print out many labels for free or if you have a label gun, make it your best friend. Keep similar foods together in plastic totes or baskets and your pantry will always be organized. Via: InmyownstyleHow I Transformed a Coat Closet into a Pantry

Build Your Own Clothing Storage

Build Your Own Clothing Storage - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeSimple and cheap cardboard boxes are great for organizing just about anything. You can start with wire storage cubes and then just add the plain white boxes, with labels, for things that you need to keep tidy. Have a box for clothes that you want to donate or you could even use this system for your recyclables. This is a great way to keep things organized without needing a lot of space or money. Via: TheredchairblogDIY Storage For “Transient” Items

Utilize Wall Space

Utilize Wall Space - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeWall space is something that very few people think about utilizing when it comes to organization. With a cheap wall grid, you could be keeping pictures, school papers, recipes and other items within easy reach and perfectly tidy. You could even use a small grid to set up a command center. Just attach the grid to the wall and use clothespins to keep items in place. Add a calendar, memos and even small envelopes for coupons and other items. Via: OneshetwosheDIY Clipboards ~ Easy, Cheap, & Awesome Organizer! (she: Amy)

Mud Room Organization

Mud Room Organization - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeWhether it’s summer or winter, keeping winter gear organized is essential. A cheap shoe organizer is great for hanging in the mud room or on the back of the door. You can label the sections for each of your children and allow them to put their hats, mittens and anything that they use when playing outside in the sections. This way, they will always know where their winter gear is and you won’t have to pick them up from the floor after a day of playing in the snow. Via: MommysaversEasy Solutions for Keeping Winter Gear Organized

Large Ziploc Bags Work Great for Organizing

Large Ziploc Bags Work Great for Organizing - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home Plastic Ziploc bags are great for storing just about anything. You can get them in so many sizes and you can use them in the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom or anywhere that you need to keep certain items together. Just put labels on the bags so that you know what is in them and stuff them full of whatever you need to store. Larger bags are great for keeping Christmas ornaments and other items safe and tidy. Via: ChicaandjoOrganizing with Ziploc storage bags

Sectioned Mesh Hampers for Yarn Organization

Sectioned Mesh Hampers for Yarn Organization - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home If you knit or crochet, you may need a great solution for keeping your yarn organized. You can find mesh hampers in many different sizes and some of them have different compartments. These are great for keeping your knitting or crocheting supplies neat. You can keep needles in one section, yarn in one and even put knitting patterns or books in another. They are very versatile and can be stored in the tiniest of places. Via: HandcraftingwithloveProject Linus

Attractive and Organized Spice Cabinet

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Attractive and Organized Spice Cabinet - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home Organizing your spices doesn’t mean completely redoing the kitchen cabinets. There are cheap and effective ways to keep those spices organized. How about putting them in small mason jars with labels? You can pick up mason jars pretty cheap, particularly if you shop at Dollar Stores or yard sales. Then just label them appropriately and they will stack on top of each other very neatly. Via: ThekitchnBest Spice Storage Solution: Mason Jars

Cheap Freezer Organization

Cheap Freezer Organization - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home Dollar Store containers are cheap and very useful. If you are looking for a way to organize your freezer, those little plastic baskets are a great idea. You can pick them up for less than $1 each in most cases and use them to keep like foods together. Have a basket for veggies, one for fruits, breads and meats or whatever you need. You could also organize complete meals into each basket so you know what you’re cooking for every night of the week. Via: AproverbswifeOrganized Homemaking: Deep Freezer Re-do with Dollar Store Containers

Keep Jewelry Organized While Traveling

Keep Jewelry Organized While Traveling - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeIf you are planning to travel and you need to keep jewelry organized, a pill container is great. These things cost about $1 and will give you up to 7 different slots for jewelry. Just keep the jewelry that you are planning to wear together in each slot or use different slots for different types of jewelry. The compartments are large enough to hold earrings, bracelets and necklaces and keep them all neat and tidy. Via: HowtohaveitallInexpensive Travel Jewelry Storage Case

Laundry Room Organization that Saves Time

Laundry Room Organization that Saves Time - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeMost women have a love/hate relationship with the laundry room, mostly because it seems to collect clutter more than other rooms in the home. Organization is not difficult and will help you to maximize space and time. Just begin with baskets or totes that are labeled for cleaning supplies and even specific wash loads. Teach everyone how to sort their laundry and place it in the appropriate basket. You can keep baskets on shelves or hang them on the wall if you don’t have a lot of space. Via: AbowlfulloflemonsHome Organization 101 – Week 5 “The Laundry Room”

Organize Your Arts and Crafts Closet

Organize Your Arts and Crafts Closet - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeAn organized arts and crafts closet not only makes you happy, it thrills your kids as well. If you have a closet that you use for these supplies (if not, you can use a simple bookshelf) just begin by picking up a few plastic totes or bowls. Label those for crayons, paint brushes, etc. You can get plastic baskets that work great for this and they come in different sizes so you can have larger ones for coloring books and paper and smaller ones for crayons and other items. Via: ThisishappinessblogOrganized kids’arts and crafts closet

Easy Thread Organization

Easy Thread Organization
Organizing thread is a breeze. You just need to pick up small, oblong plastic baskets which you can find at the Dollar Store for about $1 for 2 or 3. Organize your threads by color in these baskets, which by the way stack so you can save space as well. You could also pick up a larger plastic box or square basket and stack all of the smaller baskets inside to really get them organized. Via: 1893victorianfarmhouseGetting Organized in the Art Studio/Sewing Room

Add Storage to Your Closet

Add Storage to Your Closet - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home There is simply never enough room in the closet for everything that you need to store. The solution is as simple as buying a few plastic milk crates and hanging them up. You can use inexpensive hangers, like the Command ones, and the crates have holes so they will hang easily. Just use two hangers per crate. The crates will hang at an angle toward the door so you will be able to see what goes in each one. Via: SawdustandembryosNursery Closet {Organizational Ideas!}

Hanging Baskets for Under the Sink

Hanging Baskets for Under the Sink - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeSmall baskets with handles are great for adding shelves when you need them. You can use these under the sink or in your entertainment center. Just hang them from cup hooks and you have instant storage and the baskets are really cheap if you get the plastic ones. These are great for kids’ rooms for keeping toys and books organized or you can use them for whatever you need. Via: OrganizingmadefunHow I organize: Family Room Cabinets

Organize the Bathroom for Under $20

Organize the Bathroom for Under $20 - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeDid you know that you can organize your entire bathroom with just one trip to the Dollar Store, and for less than $20? You just need to decide what needs storing and pick up a few baskets, totes and other items. Baskets are great for keeping shaving supplies, shower gels and soaps and other items organized. Hanging shower caddies are perfect for keeping shampoos and things organized and there is no rule that says you can only have one. Hang them on the shower wall with Command hooks. Via: ThecrazycraftladyDollar store bathroom organizing

Get Loads of Closet Space

45-totes-baskets - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeYou don’t have to have a huge closet to get the storage space of one. You just need a few totes, baskets and bins and you can perfectly organize any space. Just label the storage containers so that you always know what’s inside. You can have totes for winter clothes to store during summer and plastic crates are great for keeping toys organized. Via: BHGBuy for Color

Coupon Organization Made Easy

Coupon Organization Made Easy - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home If you coupon, and many of us do these days, keeping your coupons organized can seem impossible. A few inexpensive plastic containers or binders will do the job nicely. Just remember to put coupons that expire soonest toward the front and you can separate coupons by expiration or by the type of product so that you can easily find what you are looking for when it comes time to shop. Via: Thenewfrugalmom8 Tips to Organize Your Coupons Each Month

Mesh Hampers Keep Beach Supplies Organized

Mesh Hampers Keep Beach Supplies Organized - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeHeading to the beach? If you are and you want to keep those beach toys from getting lost, or dripping all over your car on the way home, why not pick up a pop-up mesh hamper. These are very lightweight and the mesh will allow toys to air out so that they dry faster. This is a great, and inexpensive, way to store and transport beach toys. Via: Amazon.comPop-Open Hamper Easy Carry Mesh Hamper

Great Cooking Magazine Organization System

Great Cooking Magazine Organization System - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeMagazine storage containers are a must for all of those cooking magazines. Unfortunately, the more magazines you have, the more time it takes to find what you are looking for. If you tear out the index page from each magazine and put it in a binder, you will be able to find those recipes a bit faster. Just label the page with the issue date so that you know where it came from and you will be able to find recipes a bit faster. Via: MadincraftsSimple Cooking Magazine Organization

Binders and Dividers Save Time and Organize Bills

Binders and Dividers Save Time and Organize Bills - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home You can perfectly organize your schedule, bills, savings and even your grocery list with a cheap binder and a few dividers. You can get a binder for about $1 and several dividers for the same price. Just label the dividers depending on what you need to organize. You can print off a calendar to keep in the binder so that you have important dates noted and keep your finances and everything else perfectly organized. Via: ItsamueggelifeHome Organization Binder

More Shower Storage with A Second Shower Rod

More Shower Storage with A Second Shower - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home If you have tons of bottles in the shower, you can easily organize them by simply adding another shower rod. Hang small baskets from the shower rod to keep shampoo and conditioner as well as shaving supplies, bath sponges and soaps off the shower wall. Add a basket for bath toys and other items as well. This is a great idea for drying delicates and bathing suits as well. Via: LifehackerAdd a Second Shower Rod for Extra Bathroom Storage

Organize Jewelry with a Binder

Organize Jewelry with a Binder - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home A binder, or the hooks that come inside the binder, is a great idea for organizing jewelry and makeup inside the bathroom cabinet. Just use screws to attach the hook to the door and use the rings to store items. Small bags that have holes are great for makeup and smaller items and you can even hang sponges, brushes and other things on it. Via: Dollardesigndiva$2.00 Door Hook Racks and Portable Beauty Kit

Hang Ribbons for Easy Storage

Hang Ribbons for Easy Storage - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeNeed to store craft ribbons? A simple metal hanger and a few clothes pins will do the job. Just clip the end of the ribbon on a clothespin and roll it up. Then you just have to clip it to the hanger. You can get several rolls on a single hanger and hang it wherever you want. Via: CreativetryalsRibbon Storage Idea

Decorated Boxes Add Elegant Storage

Decorated Boxes Add Elegant Storage - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home Simple cardboard boxes make great drawers if you need additional storage. You can even decorate the drawers by adding fabric or contact paper to make them a bit prettier. Then just add what you need to store and stack them. They will look like a small dresser and give you loads of storing opportunities. Via: MissrepurposeOrganizing Boxes

Display Artwork in a Unique Frame

Display Artwork in a Unique Frame - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home If you are looking for a neat idea for displaying kids’ artwork, look no further than the picture frame isle. You can decorate a picture frame using colored construction paper and then take out the glass and hang a wire or ribbon across it. Use clothespins to hang the artwork so that it can be displayed until a new piece comes in that needs to be shown. Via: MadincraftsNeon Feature Frame {for schoolwork}

Hanging Organizer for Tights

Hanging Organizer for Tights - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home Fall is just around the corner and with it comes a load of tights to be organized. Instead of stuffing those tights in a drawer, hang your own organizer that is easy and cheap to make. You just need wooden clothespins and a hot glue gun. Find a place to hang them, inside the closet or behind the door works well, and hot glue the pins to the wall. Now just use them to hang your tights so they are perfectly organized. Via: LanaredTidy Tights

Organize Your Schedule and Save Time

Organize Your Schedule and Save Time - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeA simple rope, chain or ribbon and some wooden clothespins are great for keeping your schedule organized. Just use the pins to hang up notes for what you have going on for the day, week or month. As you finish each task, remove the note and move the others forward. This keeps you abreast of what is happening and helps you to keep your time more organized. Via: BHGScheduling Assistant

Unique and Whimsical Diaper Storage

Unique and Whimsical Diaper Storage - 150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire HomeWith an old nightstand, a little paint and some imagination, you can turn your diaper storage into a sci-fi masterpiece. Just add baskets for keeping diapers and other items handy. If you are not really into sci-fi, you can just paint the nightstand however you want it and still give your nursery a great look that costs you very little. Via: MadincraftsA Craft Odyssey

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