Instructables: exploring - living - organizing - organization http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:35:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Organize Pier 9 with STICKERS http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Organize-Pier-9-with-STICKERS/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:37:00 PDT
$.69 Storage Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/69-Storage-Boxes/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 15:57:00 PDT
Fleece Cord Organizers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fleece-Cord-Organizers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/EG57/HSXOC8PH/F2QEG57HSXOC8PH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/EG57/HSXOC8PH/F2QEG57HSXOC8PH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/EG57/HSXOC8PH/F2QEG57HSXOC8PH.SMALL.jpg 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
Paper Magazine File http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Magazine-File/
Paper Magazine File - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/KS3I/HSTP0X4M/F1LKS3IHSTP0X4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/KS3I/HSTP0X4M/F1LKS3IHSTP0X4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/KS3I/HSTP0X4M/F1LKS3IHSTP0X4M.SMALL.jpg Jessie Marie What can you do with paper? Paper is flimsy and fragile when flat, but after being rolled up and hot glued to a lot of other paper tubes, paper is remarkably strong and sturdy. Paper tubes open dozens of doors to projects, given their strength and density. Therefore, I decided to construct my own Pa...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:33:33 PDT
Desktop Tool Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Tool-Stand/
Desktop Tool Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1NF9/HSCYBGXI/FA61NF9HSCYBGXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1NF9/HSCYBGXI/FA61NF9HSCYBGXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1NF9/HSCYBGXI/FA61NF9HSCYBGXI.SMALL.jpg golond The pencil holder is a main-stay of the average desk environment. They reduce clutter, keep commonly used items within arms reach, and take advantage of vertical space by storing things upright. But they're not designed for the things that I often need like screwdrivers, pliers, etc. They're too hea...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 23:11:32 PST
Clean Out Clutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Out-Clutter/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 19:44:47 PST
Organize your sewing space! http://www.instructables.com/id/Organize-your-sewing-space/
Organize your sewing space! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QK4Y/HRPBMCVN/FX8QK4YHRPBMCVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QK4Y/HRPBMCVN/FX8QK4YHRPBMCVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QK4Y/HRPBMCVN/FX8QK4YHRPBMCVN.SMALL.jpg 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. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Reusable-Liquid-Chemical-Dispensing-Bottle-R/
Cheap Reusable Liquid Chemical Dispensing Bottle - Rubbing Alcohol, etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/MNG7/HRPBJRLA/FRRMNG7HRPBJRLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/MNG7/HRPBJRLA/FRRMNG7HRPBJRLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/MNG7/HRPBJRLA/FRRMNG7HRPBJRLA.SMALL.jpg 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
Cheap Tool Box Organization http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Tool-Box-Organization/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:07:05 PST
bedside table http://www.instructables.com/id/bedside-table-1/
bedside table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/BPTK/HRI8R1DE/FELBPTKHRI8R1DE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/BPTK/HRI8R1DE/FELBPTKHRI8R1DE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/BPTK/HRI8R1DE/FELBPTKHRI8R1DE.SMALL.jpg engineersdaughter Everything you ever wanted in a bedside table, in no floor space Start with one of those shower shelves that hang over the shower head.  Find a wall or side of a shelf where it can be hung where you can reach it at night.  Be sure to hang it high enough that you don't bump your head or your pil...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:37:16 PST
How To: Organize And Use A Small Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Organize-And-Use-A-Small-Backpack/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 10:37:14 PST
Button Stash Management http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-Stash-Management/
Button Stash Management - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/8B8N/HR4STZRZ/F6E8B8NHR4STZRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/8B8N/HR4STZRZ/F6E8B8NHR4STZRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/8B8N/HR4STZRZ/F6E8B8NHR4STZRZ.SMALL.jpg mole1 Manage your button stash for future use.  Find all of one kind in moments. Add or remove one button from a set without releasing all the others. It's fast and easy - with no needles, thread, tangles, or tears. What you need Twist ties Scissors suitable for cutting paper Old nail clipp...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 11:26:40 PST
How to Organize A Shoe Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Organized-Shoe-Box/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 02:07:51 PST
How to Fold Plastic Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fold-Plastic-Bags/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/U3QV/HR0AQMH1/F2KU3QVHR0AQMH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/U3QV/HR0AQMH1/F2KU3QVHR0AQMH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/U3QV/HR0AQMH1/F2KU3QVHR0AQMH1.SMALL.jpg peanut323 1. Flatten the bag2. Fold in half3. Fold in half again4. From the bottom up fold the bag in triangles5. Keep going until the handles are left6. Fold the handles in half7. Fold the handle up into a triangle8. Tuck into base
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:48:52 PST
Velcro Board for the Remote (And other stuff) http://www.instructables.com/id/Velcro-Board-for-the-Remote-And-other-stuff/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:10:40 PST
Easy Pot Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Pot-Rack/
Easy Pot Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/USOW/HQVLD157/FV9USOWHQVLD157.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/USOW/HQVLD157/FV9USOWHQVLD157.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/USOW/HQVLD157/FV9USOWHQVLD157.SMALL.jpg 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
Upcycled Jewelry Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Jewelry-Rack/
Upcycled Jewelry Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/78PW/HQS4YX2T/F8D78PWHQS4YX2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/78PW/HQS4YX2T/F8D78PWHQS4YX2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/78PW/HQS4YX2T/F8D78PWHQS4YX2T.SMALL.jpg V00D00C00KIE Get your baubles out of the jewelry box and out on display, with this upcycled, shabby chic jewelry rack! JEWELRY HANGER TUTORIAL SUPPLIES: Wooden plaque with robe hooks or any plain wooden plaque Drawer pull knobs—enough to fill width of plaque, odd number Wood filler Sand paper Drill and dri...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 07:53:45 PST
"Wall Netting" - A Decorative Display for your Everyday Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Netting-A-Decorative-Display-for-your-Everyda/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/DPU0/HQKYB8CK/FLEDPU0HQKYB8CK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/DPU0/HQKYB8CK/FLEDPU0HQKYB8CK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/DPU0/HQKYB8CK/FLEDPU0HQKYB8CK.SMALL.jpg EngineerJakit Making a net isn't very hard. It may be somewhat time consuming, but when you get the hang of it, it's not that hard! As long as your material is a strand of something (paracord, nylon rope, ribbon, fabric, yarn etc.), it can be woven into a net. The larger the net, the more material you need. But i...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 21:44:24 PST
Organized Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Organized-Shelf/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 07:59:36 PST
DIY Geometric Organizers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Triangle-Organizers/
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 01:12:29 PST
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Bucket-Bag-Organizers/
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/58IN/HQ5G8IOV/FUC58INHQ5G8IOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/58IN/HQ5G8IOV/FUC58INHQ5G8IOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/58IN/HQ5G8IOV/FUC58INHQ5G8IOV.SMALL.jpg 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
My Spring Cleaning Tips for a Clean Organized Home http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Simple-Rules-of-Organization/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 11:37:27 PST
Light up musical Jewelry Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-upMusical-Jewelry-Box-1/
Light up musical Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/2JDK/HQ03DLF3/FDE2JDKHQ03DLF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/2JDK/HQ03DLF3/FDE2JDKHQ03DLF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/2JDK/HQ03DLF3/FDE2JDKHQ03DLF3.SMALL.jpg dhervii Jewelry boxes make great presents to give during the holidays and are fun crafting projects! So I made a jewelry box and added lights and music to make it cooler and more special :D Materials:  Mirror Foam Board Wood Sandpaper Poster Lights Two double A batteries Musical Crank Box Hinges Drawer/fur...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:08:36 PST
Bobby Pin Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bobby-Pin-Wallet/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 19:28:08 PST
Easy Hangar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrinkle-Free-Suit-Hangar/
Easy Hangar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/IS0Y/HPKAU3LN/F6TIS0YHPKAU3LN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/IS0Y/HPKAU3LN/F6TIS0YHPKAU3LN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/IS0Y/HPKAU3LN/F6TIS0YHPKAU3LN.SMALL.jpg seadraggin I wear a uniform everyday, so it is important that I have a good place to hang it to keep it from wrinkling. I also wanted to make it as painless as possible on myself, who wants to wrestle with hangars??? A door hangar I used to hang pants by the pant legs on a hangar like this one, and then ...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:20:07 PST
Rubber bracelets keep your power cable organized http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-bracelets-keep-your-power-cable-organized/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/VUQ8/HPBS1D5A/FHTVUQ8HPBS1D5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/VUQ8/HPBS1D5A/FHTVUQ8HPBS1D5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/VUQ8/HPBS1D5A/FHTVUQ8HPBS1D5A.SMALL.jpg nagutron Got some of those silicone bracelets laying around? Here's how I use them as a cord organizer. I was using bike inner tube bits for this before, but these are sturdier. And cute. Bonus: you can wind out short lengths of cord easily when a plug is closer by, and the silicone keeps the brick from sli...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:46:33 PST
Desktop Organizer and Succulent Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Organizer-and-Succulent-Planter/
Desktop Organizer and Succulent Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/WW18/HN824OVQ/FI0WW18HN824OVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/WW18/HN824OVQ/FI0WW18HN824OVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/WW18/HN824OVQ/FI0WW18HN824OVQ.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cord-Organizer-for-4/
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 18:15:53 PDT
Barrette Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrette-Organizer/
Barrette Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/5UGP/HJKC0TVE/FB95UGPHJKC0TVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/5UGP/HJKC0TVE/FB95UGPHJKC0TVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/5UGP/HJKC0TVE/FB95UGPHJKC0TVE.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Organizational-Case-wDividers/
Organizational Case w/Dividers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/9KM6/HJGE2A5W/FH09KM6HJGE2A5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/9KM6/HJGE2A5W/FH09KM6HJGE2A5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/9KM6/HJGE2A5W/FH09KM6HJGE2A5W.SMALL.jpg 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
Sprucing Up Plastic Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Sprucing-Up-Plastic-Storage/
Sprucing Up Plastic Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/U8P8/HH2VMU9S/FH4U8P8HH2VMU9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/U8P8/HH2VMU9S/FH4U8P8HH2VMU9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/U8P8/HH2VMU9S/FH4U8P8HH2VMU9S.SMALL.jpg Dollydagger I'm a bit of a makeup junkie. Recently I finally began organizing it all. Like many people who don't have a lot of money to invest in proper storage for cosmetics, I use cheap, stackable plastic bins. In the process of setting everything out I noticed how drab and dirty the plastic bins had gotten. ...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 11:03:26 PDT
Duct Tape Storage Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Storage-Boxes/
Duct Tape Storage Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RZUO/HH2W0RA5/FQYRZUOHH2W0RA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RZUO/HH2W0RA5/FQYRZUOHH2W0RA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/RZUO/HH2W0RA5/FQYRZUOHH2W0RA5.SMALL.jpg Jessie Marie You've just run out of places to put your belongings--all of your storage boxes are used up. What do you do? The answer is duct tape! In less than fifteen minutes, you will have the perfect storage solution customized to your style! Gather your materials and embark on your journey to become organize...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 09:44:27 PDT
Earring Holder (made from cardboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/Earring-Holder-made-from-cardboard/
Earring Holder (made from cardboard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/KZVC/HGH6POC5/FEMKZVCHGH6POC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/KZVC/HGH6POC5/FEMKZVCHGH6POC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/KZVC/HGH6POC5/FEMKZVCHGH6POC5.SMALL.jpg Jessie Marie Need a place for your abundance of earrings? With this easy instructable, you can make a customizable earring holder with additional hooks for bracelets and necklaces! You don't need to be a carpenter with wood skills for this one. The supplies are simple, so anyone can make it! Command hooks are re...
By: Jessie Marie

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Fri, 31 May 2013 16:31:21 PDT
Flexible Pegboard - Hook System http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Pegboard-Hook-System/
Flexible Pegboard - Hook System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/KKS4/HGH6JLO9/FZQKKS4HGH6JLO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/KKS4/HGH6JLO9/FZQKKS4HGH6JLO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/KKS4/HGH6JLO9/FZQKKS4HGH6JLO9.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Corkedo/
Corkedo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/2LS9/HFSHTFRW/FUU2LS9HFSHTFRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/2LS9/HFSHTFRW/FUU2LS9HFSHTFRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/2LS9/HFSHTFRW/FUU2LS9HFSHTFRW.SMALL.jpg 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
DIY Money Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Money-Jar/
DIY Money Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/MSJI/HEXSRXWI/FSLMSJIHEXSRXWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/MSJI/HEXSRXWI/FSLMSJIHEXSRXWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/MSJI/HEXSRXWI/FSLMSJIHEXSRXWI.SMALL.jpg Jessie Marie Need a place to store your coins and loose change? Rather than leaving it on the nearest table or countertop to collect dust, make this quick DIY Money Jar in less than ten minutes out of everyday household items! Soon you will be collecting coins like a pro and have enough change for that wanted tr...
By: Jessie Marie

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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 17:20:55 PDT
Easy way to hang an ironing board http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-way-to-hang-an-ironing-board/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/9I1F/HEKLLVO2/F719I1FHEKLLVO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/9I1F/HEKLLVO2/F719I1FHEKLLVO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/9I1F/HEKLLVO2/F719I1FHEKLLVO2.SMALL.jpg EYSpace If you’re looking to hang your ironing board on the back of a door but don’t want to make any holes for hooks, use two inexpensive plastic over-the-door hooks. It’s easy, quick and your door will stay hole-free!
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 07:33:59 PDT
Classy Containers http://www.instructables.com/id/Classy-Containers/
Classy Containers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/LO4X/HDHXNQWV/FKNLO4XHDHXNQWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/LO4X/HDHXNQWV/FKNLO4XHDHXNQWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/LO4X/HDHXNQWV/FKNLO4XHDHXNQWV.SMALL.gif Jessie Marie What do you do with an empty duct tape roll? Well, one thing you can do is make a Classy Container! You can put practically any loose items inside a Classy Container, and one can be made with just a few household items! Better yet, you can make a collection of containers by using the same pattern of...
By: Jessie Marie

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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 18:36:07 PST
Paintbrush Roll-up Travel Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Paintbrush-Roll-up-Travel-Kit/
Paintbrush Roll-up Travel Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/G1CH/HD4VGBWE/FDLG1CHHD4VGBWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/G1CH/HD4VGBWE/FDLG1CHHD4VGBWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/G1CH/HD4VGBWE/FDLG1CHHD4VGBWE.SMALL.gif 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
Crafter's Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Crafters-Toolbox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/3IP8/HD7U0C9Q/FVJ3IP8HD7U0C9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/3IP8/HD7U0C9Q/FVJ3IP8HD7U0C9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/3IP8/HD7U0C9Q/FVJ3IP8HD7U0C9Q.SMALL.gif Jessie Marie The Crafter's Toolbox is a place where you can store any tool from craft knives to pencils. It is extremely helpful in organizing all of my tools after a big project. This toolbox is simple to make with some everyday supplies, and I created it in under ten minutes. Materials: Patterened duct t...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:33:05 PST
Duct Tape and Cardboard Organization Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-and-Cardboard-Organization-Station/
Duct Tape and Cardboard Organization Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/LB8J/HCJOGM8B/FCYLB8JHCJOGM8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/LB8J/HCJOGM8B/FCYLB8JHCJOGM8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/LB8J/HCJOGM8B/FCYLB8JHCJOGM8B.SMALL.jpg akazam Materials: 3 Different Colour Duct Tape A Cardboard Tube (mine is from a paper roll) An exacto knife or scissors (depending on thickness of your tube) Ruler Hot Glue Gun Not Pictures: Flexible Ruler Items for the tubes to hold (eg. Pens, Pencils, Markers, etc.) Step One: Measure Find your ta...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 21:12:11 PST
Too Cool for School-Locker Necessities http://www.instructables.com/id/Too-Cool-for-School/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/R3RR/HGH6JDQ3/FJQR3RRHGH6JDQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/R3RR/HGH6JDQ3/FJQR3RRHGH6JDQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/R3RR/HGH6JDQ3/FJQR3RRHGH6JDQ3.SMALL.jpg Jessie Marie Do you have a locker so plain and messy, without any sense of organization? Is your backpack cluttered with random pens and pencils, not in one simple, universal place? With these hand-picked instructables, you can make sure to stay organized throughout the school year! Make duct tape organizers for...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 09:41:35 PST
Closet Hacks - Cheap Shoe Storage in 1 Minute http://www.instructables.com/id/Closet-Hacks-Cheap-Shoe-Storage-in-1-Minute/
Closet Hacks - Cheap Shoe Storage in 1 Minute - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/JVEN/H8AZK1SQ/FOTJVENH8AZK1SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/JVEN/H8AZK1SQ/FOTJVENH8AZK1SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/JVEN/H8AZK1SQ/FOTJVENH8AZK1SQ.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Hacks-Floating-Bakeware/
Kitchen Hacks - Floating Bakeware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/ORVX/H742FDRJ/F62ORVXH742FDRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/ORVX/H742FDRJ/F62ORVXH742FDRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/ORVX/H742FDRJ/F62ORVXH742FDRJ.SMALL.jpg 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
Laundry Hacks - The Drawer System http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-Hacks-The-Drawer-System/
Laundry Hacks - The Drawer System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/1G4N/H67NS886/F281G4NH67NS886.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/1G4N/H67NS886/F281G4NH67NS886.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/1G4N/H67NS886/F281G4NH67NS886.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker I hate doing laundry.  I was fortunate enough when I was growing up to not have to do my own laundry, that is, until my late teen years.  When I did start doing my laundry, there were a few things that bugged me about this seemingly simple task. Whenever the laundry basket was full, you have to...
By: TheProcrastibaker

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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 14:44:58 PDT
DIY Fabric Storage Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fabric-Storage-Boxes-1/
DIY Fabric Storage Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/AQ62/H1YOBENN/F24AQ62H1YOBENN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/AQ62/H1YOBENN/F24AQ62H1YOBENN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/AQ62/H1YOBENN/F24AQ62H1YOBENN.SMALL.jpg 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
Family Organization Center - Using Common Office Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Organization-Center-Using-Common-Office-S/
Family Organization Center - Using Common Office Supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/EVOU/H5TU8MIA/FKJEVOUH5TU8MIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/EVOU/H5TU8MIA/FKJEVOUH5TU8MIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/EVOU/H5TU8MIA/FKJEVOUH5TU8MIA.SMALL.jpg danlynne07 Back to school can be a hectic time. You and your kids are trying to get the daily  routine  down again. I find that it helps me to have all the info in one spot in my house. Here is my back to school family organization center ( and all year long) it has: * “homemade” dry erase board. *colo...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 15:57:18 PDT
EASY headphone storage hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-headphone-storage-hacks/
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 19:35:23 PDT
FREE Recycled Mod Cell Phone Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/FREE-Recycled-Mod-Cell-Phone-Caddy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/QX99/H5JVORD3/FT5QX99H5JVORD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/QX99/H5JVORD3/FT5QX99H5JVORD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/QX99/H5JVORD3/FT5QX99H5JVORD3.SMALL.jpg Sweet Fancy Check out what I made today! All you need is an old container. Really, any kind of plastic bottle will work. I chose a detergent bottle because it was the perfect size to hold my phone and cord, and went far enough out so that the charger didn't get in the way. I think it's the perfect size for most...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 22:37:38 PDT
How to Store Tights and Stockings by Tying them into Simple Knots http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Store-Tights-and-Stockings-by-Tying-them-in/
How to Store Tights and Stockings by Tying them into Simple Knots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/JTOC/H5JVXEPI/FOJJTOCH5JVXEPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/JTOC/H5JVXEPI/FOJJTOCH5JVXEPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/JTOC/H5JVXEPI/FOJJTOCH5JVXEPI.SMALL.jpg 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