Finally tackle that clutter (and gain some peace of mind along the way).
Use something every single day? Store it on the bottom shelf, then work your way up by frequency of use.
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Use something every single day? Store it on the bottom shelf, then work your way up by frequency of use. Items used weekly (or even less) like nail polish can be kept at the very top. See more at Balancing Home »
Fancy backing for medicine cabinet
Replace your wooden door with a clear glass one.
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If you really want to hold yourself accountable, replace a wooden door with a clear, glass one. Suddenly your go-to hiding spot for random junk is no longer available. Get the tutorial at The Fisherman's Cottage »
Give your electric toothbrush and corresponding outlet a personalized nook to keep the electronic safe and organized.
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Charge smarter with binder clips.
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Binder-Clip Cord Organizer - With so many new gadgets these days, wires can make your home office desk look cluttered. To keep them at bay, attach binder clips to the edge of your desk, and place the cords through the clips. This will also make it easy to plug in your electronics.
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Unstick a zipper with a bar of soap.
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A Bar of SoapTo budge a stiff zipper, hold the fabric taut and rub the soap along the front and back sides of the teeth. Then pull and see how smoothly it glides. Read more: Uses for Common Household Items - Alternative Uses for Household Items - Good Housekeeping Follow us: @Good Housekeeping Magazine on Twitter | GOODHOUSEKEEPING on Facebook Visit us at GoodHouseKeeping.com
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Protect your clothes with a pillowcase.
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Fashion an instant garment bag by cutting a slit in the closed end of the case, and slipping a hanger through. Get the tutorial at Bumblebee Linens » - GoodHousekeeping.com Great idea for old mismatched pillow cases!
Loop a single rubber band around a door's inside and outside knobs, twisting it as you do so that the "X" presses the latch open.
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Sleeping Baby Idea's..
Rubber Bands on the door of a sleeping baby! Plus other ideas for common household items
25 Double-Duty Tips for Household Items | Homesessive.com "Coming in and out with your hands full? Loop a single rubber band around a door's inside and outside knobs, twisting it as you do so that the "X" presses the latch open. Once finished, hang the band on the inner knob for the next time."
Rubber Bands: genius for a sleeping baby! And kids that can't open the door when they have to pee at night. Plus I don't have to sew anything!
For future reference.. Rubber Bands - genius for a sleeping baby! Things to try
Closets that house your water heater or other utility items, aren't great places for storing things like linens or food.
Hang a tidy solution on the pack of your pantry door so you're never caught without your favorite spice again.
Keeping your storage transparent is important for when you (heaven forbid) forget to label something.
Everything in your freezer should have a label that says what kind of food it is and the date you made or bought it.
Use a vacuum sealer to compress produce into space-saving packages that also put the foods on full display.
Try magnetic containers if you have a metal medicine cabinet.
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If you're lucky enough to have a metal medicine cabinet you have unlimited opportunities for magnetic magic. Here, round containers with magnet backs and clear lids hold small items like razor heads or floss. Get the tutorial at Neat Little Nest »
Save shelf space by hanging items from magnet strips.
Save shelf space by hanging metal objects (think lightweight items like tweezers, manicure scissors, or bobby pins) from magnet strips. Get the tutorial at The Frugal Girls » - GoodHousekeeping.com
For when inspiration strikes in the shower, add a memo board to the back of the cabinet's door.
You know how inspiration always strikes in the shower? Use the inside of your medicine cabinet to jot down those spur-of-the-moment thoughts like song lyrics (if you're Taylor Swift) or that you need to pick up some shampoo (if you're everyone else). Get the tutorial at Inspired, Design, & Create »
Add a door pocket to keep pointy items safe in your medicine cabinet.
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Cute idea! Makeover your dull medicine cabinet with some pretty paper. fun!
Makeover your dull medicine cabinet with some pretty paper. I like the extra pockets inside the door.
This is basically the medicine cabinet's version of a kangaroo pouch: It keeps small, pointy items safe when the door swings open and adds bonus storage to the tight quarters. Get the tutorial at Peapod Journal » - GoodHousekeeping.com
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Fold your sweaters into a rectangle.