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    This Hanging Wall Organizer Will Basically Get Your Life Together For Under $15

    Free your workspace, counters, or classroom from drowning in a sea of messy papers with the Smead cascading wall organizer.

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    I don't know about you, but between bills, notes, bank statements, mail, and lists, my desk and kitchen table often look like this:

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    If ONLY my papers were from Dumbledore and not my insurance company. Sigh.

    The thing is, I always want to have any important documents in sight and within reach. The Smead cascading wall organizer gets that. It's a super-handy hanging organizer with six color-coded folders plus a clear pocket, so you'll know exactly where all your papers are, no clutter in sight.

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    The folder pockets are all removable, so you you can grab the one you need and go, while the clear pocket is perfect for displaying a calendar or checklist. Each folder can hold up to 25 sheets, so even the busiest of bees will have enough space for all their stuff. It also comes with a sheet of stickers for labeling the tabs. Oh, and did I mention you can fold the whole thing up and take it on the go? Yup, this thing is like the Mary Poppins of office supplies — it's practically perfect in every way. (Also, how hypnotically satisfying is that GIF?!)

    This thing has been a total game-changer for tons of people: It's got over 1,000 positive reviews, can be put to lots of different uses, and is equally great for home or the office.

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    "I purchased this to use as a part of our family's kitchen 'command center.' It's in a highly visible area of our house so I wanted something that was functional, low-profile, and not an eyesore. This organizer is PERFECT. There are enough pockets for each of our four family members, plus a few more that I've designated for bills and other paperwork. It helps keep the paper clutter off the counters and is easily accessible for each of us. I love the clear front pocket where I keep my second grader's 'specials' calendar so he can easily see whether he has PE, art, music, or computer lab on any given school day. I like the bright colors; they help to liven up my kitchen but aren't at all tacky. Each folder is removable so the colors can go in any order you want. As a military family, we move frequently and I've come to rely on Command strips to hang as many things as I can on the walls, in order to not leave holes. A medium-sized hook holds this unit well. I highly recommend it for a home office or a family command center." —Heather

    "I've used one of these for several years, and when it got damaged, I ran right out to replace it. It's bright and easy to use. We use it as a way to communicate with our staff. Each person has their folder, and I have a place to put items I need to know they received. I have three of these for three different purposes. What I love best about this product is that when I'm in a hurry and on my way to a meeting, this file system has my back. I hang one by the door of my office so I can grab the file I need. It's colorful and has helped me color-code my projects as well. Now, I've begun to think of my needs in terms of colors and I can find them quickly and easily. The calendar pocket in the front is also helpful. I have another one of these for family hung by the back door of the mudroom at home." —Shelly Sidhu

    Lots of customer reviews are from teachers, who find it especially useful for maintaining organized classrooms (and their sanity).

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    "This is one of the best things I've bought for my classroom! I was trying to come up with a way my kids could turn in papers without it taking up counter space and to still have everything organized by assignment. The kids turn in their stuff for the week, and then I take the organizer off the wall, bunch the folders together, bind them up like a little briefcase, and take them home to grade. It's a must-have for any classroom!" —Whitney

    "My New Year's resolution was to keep my desk clear at work. A couple of weeks into the year, I was finding it to be a hard task. I'm a teacher with approximately 90 students. I have files and folders for all their stuff, but nowhere to put my own. When I came across this hanging file folder I knew it would help me stay organized, and it does! It has plenty of folders for me to organize all my memos and is attractive enough to hang on the wall. I know I'll be able to use it for years to come because it's made of a thick plastic. This was definitely a good buy!" —Amazon Customer

    And some of these review photos are basically just organization porn. I mean, look at this!

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    "I'm so happy I found this. It's the perfect solution to the bills, reminders, and paperwork that just seem to accumulate and pile up on my kitchen counter. It's not bulky, but it's still very sturdy and the pockets can fit a lot. The bottom clear pocket is the perfect spot to put things you need to be reminded of before running out the door. I put my appointment reminders and daughter's school calendar in there. I love that I can grab the whole thing off the nail and go. I take it to work if I need to pay bills during lunch or call to make appointments, so everything is there at my fingertips. I bought two, and now I have my kitchen counter space back and all my bills and paperwork organized! A friend came over and saw them, and she ordered some right then and there. I think I'll be ordering more!" —AmazonJunkie

    So TL;DR: If you want to have a hella organized home, classroom, or workspace with basically zero effort, try one of these cascading organizers.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.74+ (available in three colors).

    Getting this organized is VERY EXCITING, okay???

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