12 Practical, Beautiful & Clever Organizing Solutions For Your Home
Part of organizing is coming up with clever organizing solutions. Besides getting rid of clutter, you want to neatly store the items you have. I use twelve beautiful organizing solutions and I want to share how to find the perfect organizing solution for your organizing style and spaces.
1. Thrifted vessel
The first beautiful organizing solution is some kind of thrifted vessel. This could be anything from a crock for your cooking utensils to a milk crate I used to hold my daughter's makeup brushes in her old bedroom.
2. Bamboo organizers
I don't know about you, but I love the look of bamboo. It's just such a beautiful material that I use in my own kitchen for drawer organization and for my beautiful tea organizer on my kitchen counter.
Another example of beautiful organization made of natural materials is to use baskets. My tip for getting baskets at fantastic prices is to check thrift stores and apps like OfferUp, which is where I found most of my baskets.
4. File folders
For those ugly piles of paper, I find that making two organizing systems beautiful is to use beautiful file folders for your incoming mail and a pretty wall bin for your upcoming mail.
Another way to have beautifully organized spaces is to use cohesive labels. Not only do they streamline the look of your spaces, but they also help make keeping things organized super easy for your entire household.
6. Sticky notes
This tip might seem a little strange but if you use sticky notes or Post-It notes and you have them visible, they look like a cluttered mess. One way to make them look less messy is to actually print your Post-It notes for any repeated tasks you may have or any long-term goals.
To see how I use post-its and sticky notes, see my previous post on The Best Ways to Use Scheduling Whiteboards.
7. Cord management
To clean up the cluttered look of your cords and cables you can hide them using tools like cable clips to hide your chargers behind your nightstands.
Use a magazine file to hide your surge protector or a surge protector box, which I got in white so that it blends into the wall as much as possible.
8. Sink caddy
Now onto the 8th beautiful way to organize your home. For any items, you must leave out, use pretty caddies like a sink organizer. It contains everything you need for dishwashing while still looking sleek.
For other items you leave out, you can use pretty containers as I use for my homemade laundry products.
You can also repurpose containers like I have, where I repurposed smaller bottles of oil that I purchased at the store and labeled with the Cricut machine. I also repurposed spice jars from spices I purchased and re-labeled them using a regular Brother label maker.
I just refilled the oil bottles from extra large bottles of oil and the spice jars from bag spices I purchased at the store.
10. Stackable baskets
Another beautiful way to organize is to use bathroom baskets. They are pretty enough to leave out and they make it super easy to reach in and grab what you need as opposed to using containers with lids.
Trays can make all the difference in taking your surfaces from looking cluttered to looking beautifully organized. I made a tray for my eyeglasses and jewelry. Another tray contains some of my daughter's makeup in her old bedroom and here it is again in her new bedroom.
My dear friend has a lovely tray in her laundry room to catch change from laundry pockets.
12. Decorative boxes
Decorative boxes are an obvious, beautiful organizing solution that we use to contain my daughter's jewelry, our pictures on my coffee table, and art and labeling supplies in my office.
Practical, beautiful & clever organizing solutions
Organizing your home can be beautiful as well as practical. I hope my 12 organizing solutions gave you ideas for how to keep clutter and chaos at bay while adding to the beauty of your home.
What are your favorite ways to keep your home organized? Share in the comments, we love hearing your ideas!