40 Amazingly Clever Home Organization Hacks

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If your home was rated on a scale from one to ten on organization, what would you score? Odds are not very high. We all know that we need to keep our homes organized, but doing so is very difficult. We are busy with work, kids, and trying to have a social life. Nobody has time to make their house organized!

But what if I told you there were some simple hacks that you could do right now that would better organize your home? These simple home organization hacks can be done by anyone and cost very little to do. In fact, you may already have the supplies you need to start doing some of these today! You don’t need a lot of time to do these, just the will to do it.

These 40 home organization hacks are guaranteed to better organize your home and keep it organized! Living in an organized home reduces stress and mess. It prevents things from getting lost in clutter and helps you know where everything is. So go ahead, give home organization a try!

1. Color coded circuit breaker

That way, you can easily find what you need. Even in the dark!

home organization hacks color code circuit breaker

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2. Put paint in a shoe organizer

Keep your paint cans all in one place.

home organization hacks paint in shoe organizer

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3. Put an old wooden pallet in your garage

Take an old wood pallet and flip it upwards to keep everything in your garage organized!

home organization hacks flip a pallet in your garage

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4. Have your kids dress themselves

Put an appropriate outfit in each bin before the week starts so your kids can dress themselves in something appropriate.

home organization hacks Kids dress themselves

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5. Put craft supplies on a utility cart

Keep all of the household craft supplies organized neatly on a cart.

home organization hacks craft supplies on a utility card

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6. Make an art wall

Hang up all of the best household creations in one place.

home organization hacks art wall

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7. Give everyone a junk bucket

Junk bucket systems allow each member of the family to fill up with junk.

home organization hacks junk bucket

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8. Start a paper organizing system

Have a system to organize all of the papers and documents in your home.

home organization hacks paper

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9. Put up a cork board

Cork boards are a great place to pin up reminders and things you need to get done.

home organization hacks cork board

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10. DIY pencil organizer

Take an old aluminum can and decorate the outside with fabric. A cheap way to make your own!

home organization hacks diy pencil organizer

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11. Metal shelf with labeled bins

One of the best organization tips for storage rooms. That way you don’t need to sort through a ton of boxes.

home organization hacks metal shelf with labeled bins

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12. Use cord hooks

Keep all of your cords organized and stuck on one place.

home organization hacks use cord hooks

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13. Make a stuffed animal zoo

An easy way to get out and put away stuffed animals. The cords are elastic and pull to the side!

home organization hacks make a stuffed animal zoo

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14. Get a bedside gadget caddy

Keeps all of your remotes off of the floor and easy to find.

home organization hacks Get a bedside gadget caddy

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15. DIY under bed storage

Put wheels on an old bookshelf to make an under bed storage drawer!

home organization hacks under bed storage

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16. Use shower curtain rings for scarves

If you are an avid scarf collector, do this simple trick to keep all of your scarves in one place.

home organization hacks shower curtain rings for scarves

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17. Fold all of your clothes using the KonMari method

This method is guaranteed to keep your drawers organized.

home organization hacks Fold using the konmari method

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18. Hide cords in your nightstand

Hiding your cords in your nightstand is a way to keep your room looking organized.

home organization hacks nightstand drawer charger cords

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19. Get a bedside basket

Put all of your decorative pillows and throws in here before you sleep!

home organization hacks bedside basket

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20. Put pipe cleaners on hangers

This prevents clothes from annoyingly slipping when hanging them.

home organization hacks pipe cleaner hangers

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21. Use pool noodles in boots

This keeps them upright and off of the floor. A cheap way to keep your boots organized!

home organization hacks pool noodle boots

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22. Organize clutches

Use paper organizers to keep all of your clutches organized.

home organization hacks organize clutches

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23. Put plastic bags in empty tissue boxes

This way, you can easily pull out a plastic bag whenever you are in need of one. Great for under the sink!

home organization hacks empty tissue box

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24. Re-purpose a flatware organizer

Flatware organizers can be used for makeup, tooth brushes, and office supplies!

home organization hacks repurpose flatware

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25. DIY can organizer

Take an old 12 pack box, cover it in a new fabric, and use it to organize canned goods.

home organization hacks DIY can organizer

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26. Stock bins in fridge

Organize all of your food and even make room for more!

home organization hacks bins in fridge

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27. Create an eat me first bin

This bin helps you eat certain items first to cut down on food waste.

home organization hacks eat me first bin

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28. Sort your pantry

Use magazine organizers to sort food items and produce in your pantry.

home organization hacks sort pantry

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29. Hang a file organizer for lids

In your plastic container cabinet, hang an office file organizer on the cabinet to hold your lids.

home organization hacks office file organizer for lids

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30. Put bins in cabinets

That way, you can pull out all of the contents at once and not waste time looking in the backs of cabinets.

home organization hacks bins in cabinets

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31. Silverware holder for bathrooms

Use a silverware holder in your bathroom to organize brushes, floss, and tooth paste.

home organization hacks silverware holder for tooth brushes

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32. Install bathroom organizers

Keep your bathroom tidy and keep things off of the floor using a bathroom organizer.

home organization hacks bathroom organizer

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33. Get a double hang closet rod

This will double your clothing space in your closet and make it more organized.

home organization hacks double hang closet rod

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34. Hang from shelves

If you have builder grade shelves in your home, get s-hooks and use them to hang things from.

home organization hacks hang from shelves

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35. Get a magnetic makeup case

Get a more organized start on your day with a magnetic makeup organizer.

home organization hacks magnetic makeup case

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36. Wine rack in bathroom

Keep all of your hair tools in one place by putting a wine rack in your bathroom. You can even decorate it!

wine rack in bathroom

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37. Put pump bottles in shower

Make your shower look more organized by putting all of your shampoo and conditioner into separate pump bottles.

home organization hacks pump bottles in shower

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38. Hang a shower organizer

Hang a hook in the back of your shower to hold everything you need in the shower.

home organization hacks shower basket

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39. Linen closet bins

Butting bins in your linen closet makes it easy to pull out one bin without digging through layers of sheets.

home organization hacks linen closet bins

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40. Give everyone their own bathroom drawer

If you share a home with multiple people, give everyone their own bathroom drawer.

home organization hacks bathroom drawers

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Which of these home organization hacks is your favorite? Do you think you can implement them easily?

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