Instructables: exploring - living - organizing - organization - featured Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:47:43 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Productive Desk
DIY Productive Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> KittyKitKat321 Trust me. This is simple. Very simple. And all you need are things you can find INSIDE your house, how great Is that! WHAT YOU NEED So to start, you will need:STRONG-ish tapeSome cupsSome paperSomething to write with A file drawer metal hanger thing(look at the metal thing in the picture, I don't...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:39:46 PST
Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy!
Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! With rows of pockets for the perfect in car storage system!The backside has a large zipper pocket, Perfect for important papers, notes, or maps!(does anyone use maps these days?)Rolls up and ties! Perfect storage and organization for important glove-box items!What...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:08:16 PDT
1 Girl, 2 Days, Loads of Storage
1 Girl, 2 Days, Loads of Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brooklyntonia My garage was in desperate need of some organization. As a teacher, I'm out for the summer and decided to use some of my time building some shelves, but I had to do it without any help while everyone else I know is at work. So, I built these shelves all on my own in only two days. Can you tell I'm p...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:52:54 PDT
DIY! Above Stove Shelf
DIY! Above Stove Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> chloe.stamper POST-EDIT: For those concerned about fire safety, this shelf DOES NOT break ICC M1505.1, "A clearance of at least 24 inches (610 mm) shall be maintained between the cooking surface and the combustible material or cabinet." As it is BEHIND the cooktop, NOT ABOVE IT. Should you choose to proceed with ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:42:52 PDT
All-Purpose Organizer
All-Purpose Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie Have you been needing to organize your desk but want a convenient place to stash your pens? I have always found myself digging through drawers trying to remember where I put a particular pen, but with the All-Purpose Organizer all of my pens are displayed where I can find them on the spur of the mo...
By: Jessie Marie

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:52:04 PDT
Fleece Cord Organizers Summer Skies Do you have cords lying around, getting tangled, or just plain annoying the heck out of you? Me too. At least, not any more ;D Honestly - these are so amazingly simple but awesome! Plus, they add some fun colour to your drawer.
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:53:24 PDT
Clean Out Clutter
Clean Out Clutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan How do you know if you have too much clutter in your life? How fast can you find your keys? Your cayenne pepper?A matching pair of socks? If it takes you more than 1 minute to place, it takes too long! Ever heard of the Pareto Principle? It states that roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 19:44:47 PST
Organize your sewing space!
Organize your sewing space! - More DIY How To Projects]]> SnazzyBot I love having all my stuff where I can find it and get to it easily. I've come up with a few tips, tricks, and hacks to make things easier. Garden hose bobbin holder I hate, hate, HATE those plastic bobbin boxes! Why? Because I always drop them or knock them off the table, and then my bobbins scu...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:52:35 PST
Cheap Reusable Liquid Chemical Dispensing Bottle - Rubbing Alcohol, etc.
Cheap Reusable Liquid Chemical Dispensing Bottle - Rubbing Alcohol, etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> aka_bigred I use rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol quite often, but found that I hated the large container that easily spilled and didn't dispense small amounts very easily. This instructible will show you how to take an existing squeeze bottle from ACT, etc and turn it into a spill-proof, easy dosing container for...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 06:42:24 PST
How to Organize A Shoe Box
How to Organize A Shoe Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vyger This is one of my older projects, probably one of the first I ever did. When I was in high school I started accumulating electronic parts and they increased fast so I needed a way to keep them organized. We didn't have plastic storage boxes yet, but shoe boxes were plentiful. In addition my dad was ...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 02:07:51 PST
Easy Pot Rack
Easy Pot Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftclarity After an eternity of dealing with a closet with a big mess of pots & pans, I decided it was time to solve that problem once and for all. Being, in the tradition of my favorite kinetic sculptor, Jean Tinguely, a bricoleur, the plan was to use objects I found around the house to make something useful....
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 17:42:07 PST
DIY Geometric Organizers
DIY Geometric Organizers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz Using cardboard for making desk organizers isn't anything new but I had a lot of cardboard boxes and had to use them. I'm really obsessed with the shape 'Triangle' so finally I decided to make organizers but keeping triangle as the focus. Though they didn't turn out to be as good as I thought but I'...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 01:12:29 PST
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers!
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft I love to organize! These upcycled ice cream bucket organizer bags are a must! You can organize your entire life with some fabric, a bucket, and some sewing skills! Anyone can make these...pick whatever fabric you want. make it pretty or industrial! The cool thing about these, is you can pack the ...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 16:55:12 PST
Desktop Organizer and Succulent Planter
Desktop Organizer and Succulent Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> tessalene Desk clutter is a (minor) issue many individuals around the world face. Fortunately desk organizers do exist and can be purchased. However, good looking, artistic and unique organizers are hard to find and often expensive. I wanted to solve this problem for others on my own - with the end result bei...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 15:00:45 PST
Easy Cord Organizer for $4
Easy Cord Organizer for $4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo Tangle-free, easy access to your iPod charger, headphones, and other cables: made from a single sheet of acrylic. I first saw this in an engineering lab, where there was a sheet-metal rack with slits in it to hold all the alligator clips and BNC cables. As it turns out, you can buy such a rack for ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 18:15:53 PDT
Barrette Organizer
Barrette Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie Have you ever searched through a handful of barrettes, frustrated that you cannot find the one you want because some are facing up and others are facing down? Are you storing your barrettes on the flimsy piece of cardboard they came on? If so, it seems like it's time to get a barrette organizer! But...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 18:34:23 PDT
Organizational Case w/Dividers
Organizational Case w/Dividers - More DIY How To Projects]]> mdln With the power of lasers, you can turn pretty much anything into an organizational case.  It's ridiculous!  Ridiculously awesome.Simply put, this is the process: • Measure your case • Design inserts • Laser cut inserts • Insert & enjoy ultimate organization! LET'S DO DIS!Here's what you'll n...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:31:00 PDT
Flexible Pegboard - Hook System
Flexible Pegboard - Hook System - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobzjr Upgrade the your traditional pegboard with this flexible solution.  The hooks can be bent to match your specific needs.  Easily switch out hooks via the modular plug design.  This pegboard actually uses pegs.  You can BEND THE HOOKS to fit what you need.  Don't be limited by the prefab hooks found a...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 21:47:58 PDT
Corkedo - More DIY How To Projects]]> timwikander Corkedo is a semi flexible cork pocket for storing and protecting things. Designed to utilize the unique material characteristics of cork in a thin sheet form, Corkedo's cork and paper construction is also completely biodegradable. Materials and tools Ok, here's what you'll need to get started  ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 19:53:01 PDT
Modular Water Jug Storage Bins
Modular Water Jug Storage Bins - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Around here I have more odds and ends than I know what to do with. I used to keep it in piles strewn about our tiny apartment until my fed up girlfriend came up with a solution to make the room a little more organized. It basically involved drinking a lot of bottled water and using the jugs the wat...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2008 12:45:34 PST
Paintbrush Roll-up Travel Kit
Paintbrush Roll-up Travel Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie I recently have gotten into painting and have acquired a large bag of paintbrushes that I store in a drawer. It really wasn't working out to have the brushes all disorganized, all different sizes thrust into a plastic bag. Then the idea dawned on me. I was going to make an easily portable roll-up pa...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:27:40 PST
Closet Hacks - Cheap Shoe Storage in 1 Minute
Closet Hacks - Cheap Shoe Storage in 1 Minute - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker Like most college-age females of today, I own a LOT of shoes.  Also, like most college-age females, I don't have a lot of extra storage space to keep all those shoes around, and eventually I get tired of having to rummage through a pile of shoes to find the match.   Inspiration struck me when I was...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 21:40:32 PDT
Kitchen Hacks - Floating Bakeware
Kitchen Hacks - Floating Bakeware - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker One of the things that I am constantly complaining about is the size of my kitchen.  It is not exactly tiny, but you definitely could not call it spacious.  It seems like I am always running out of space to put my cooking stuff (and I have a LOT of cooking stuff).  My most recent problem was I added...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 15:29:02 PDT
DIY Fabric Storage Boxes
DIY Fabric Storage Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> laxcatcreations I made these cute fabric covered storage boxes to go in my baby's nursery.  As a first time mother, I am slightly overwhelmed by the amount of "things" babies seem to need. I am also not the most organized person. My goal is to make it easier on myself by having boxes to grab some things out of ins...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 16:56:25 PDT
EASY headphone storage hacks
EASY headphone storage hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Printy You ever find you have a bunch of wires / or headphones that you stuff in a drawer and just don't have a way to keep them all untangled? Well here are a few easy ideas for keeping them untangled with just kitchen or office supplies. If you have any good ideas to add to it, please let me know and I'l...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 19:35:23 PDT
How to Store Tights and Stockings by Tying them into Simple Knots
How to Store Tights and Stockings by Tying them into Simple Knots - More DIY How To Projects]]> kstarilicious Have you ever wanted to store tights neatly in a drawer? Read this guide for a simple knotting trick that I seriously just randomly thought of earlier today while cleaning my room! Get some tights and fold them in half. I got these at a thrift store. Drape the tights over your hand. It is espe...
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 13:12:46 PDT
Simple Cardboard Joinery Shelf in a Milk Crate
Simple Cardboard Joinery Shelf in a Milk Crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> Runeshai This is a quick and dirty thing I thought of when I found some milk crates and wanted to use them for more than one thing, but that seemed to require splitting their interior space in half.  They're just about the right size for two shoes (of my size, anyway), and I had some cardboard, so I put 'em ...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 22:06:23 PST
Window Shutter Mail Sorter
Window Shutter Mail Sorter - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy Repurpose an old window shutter into a chic mail sorter!  Its a great way to keep your mail organized and it makes great wall decor. I live with 4 roommates and our mail piles up so quickly.  I made this as a solution to cut back on the clutter. Supplies Window Shutter - you can find them a salv...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 12:57:40 PDT
Magnetic, under-shelf spice rack...
Magnetic, under-shelf spice rack... - More DIY How To Projects]]> garrett.tillman  Spices are an integral part of any kitchen, but, if you're like me and your kitchen is smaller than your closet, they can take up valuable shelf space. Keeping that in mind, here's a way to store your spices in an unobtrusive way that doesn't take up shelf space. Materials: Spice Jars (I got mine ...
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Wed, 24 Mar 2010 19:40:50 PDT
(Bottle) Boot Shapers
(Bottle) Boot Shapers - More DIY How To Projects]]> kcli This instructable allows a sad discarded water bottle to find happiness with a lonely old boot. While boot shapers are made specifically to help maintain the support required for stored boots, they can get expensive - - especially if your collection is as large as mine! Gather up all unlove...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 11:25:24 PST
Get Organized! Instructables Guides Whether you're the type who accumulates things just by breathing, or you have a streamlined home and keep your physical footprint in check, we could all use a bit more organization in our lives to make things easier. This guide highlights some of the systems, tips and tricks that Instructables user...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2009 17:45:36 PST