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7 Quick Organizing Tricks You'll Actually Want To Try

Make every part of your life just a little bit easier.

1. Bake a batch of protein-packed muffins so you have an easy to grab (and healthy) breakfast and snack all week.

2. Frame a piece of garden fencing and attach a few thrifted drawer pulls for a gorgeous jewelry organizer.

3. Print out this laundry symbol cheat sheet and hang it by your washer/dryer.

4. Sort your favorite coloring materials (or other office supplies) by color using a shoebox and empty toilet paper rolls.

Watch the tutorial here. Before starting the tutorial, they've already glued wrapping paper and little metal labeling windows to the boxes in the photo, but you can just cover it with wrapping paper (the tutorial will show you how). They've also painted or covered the toilet paper rolls; again, that's up to you!

5. If your hot glue gun's wire rest is broken (or if it doesn't have one), balance it on a binder clip so it cools efficiently.

6. Conserve any herbs you've grown by sorting them into small ice trays and pouring olive oil over them.

7. Turn an old picture frame into a colorful dry-erase calendar with paint chips.

Want more organizing ideas? See last week's tricks (plus more!) here.