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Label Cords At Both Ends for Maximum Organization

If writing about technology has taught me anything, it's that products and processes can always be improved. No matter how smart an idea seems, there's a good chance it'll get blown out of the water by something new later down the line. And it doesn't just apply to the high-tech world. Your little e...
  • Twaddle Pins

    Use those plastic bread tie tabs to label cords in a power strip for easy identification.

  • Designing Life

    Cord Labels? Unless you absolutely have no other options, don't use bread bag closers to label cords. Organized, but at what cost? Please don't.

  • Hannah Gavlik

    We've mentioned using bread bag tags before to label cords, but Make intern, Tyler Moskowite took it to another level and used the common throw away item to identify all of his cords for easy identification. Instead of just plugging in your power cords haphazardly, you can use the bread tags to ensure that only the right ones stay plugged in when you need to. Some power supplies and computer peripherals are energy vampires, so it's a good way to stay on top of thing

  • Danielle Holmes

    Use bread bag plastic thingies to label cords on a power strip - good idea!

  • C Gritts

    Bread clips used to label cords on power strip -- simple and free. GOOD IDEA!

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Don't like the bobby pin idea- I see a disaster! (I'm going to try the tic tac conatiner.) But some of the others are great!

Wouldn't work in my frig now, but an interesting concept to keep in mind. Nothing would get buried....although it may fly off while being spun around.

"Neatly Organize USB Cables and Charging Cords on your Desk".=> SOURCE: @Bendrix "Clever Creations .ME" Board via.http://www.labnol.org/gadgets/reduce-cable-clutter-on-desktop/13270/

How cool! You can do this with so much!" data-componentType="MODAL_PIN

cords stress me out. it stresses me out even more when i'm bent over the back of the couch and I can feel my lunch coming up and then I unplug the lamp instead of the computer cord. yes...this is a must