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    19 Real-Life Organization Tips That'll Make You Say, "I Need To Do That"

    Smart storage tips and recs.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community, Nifty Home Facebook page, and Nifty Home Newsletter to send us photos of the ways they actually organize their pantries, closets, cabinets, and more. Here are their best ideas!

    1. Hang pot lids on the inside of your cabinet door using two Command Hooks, so you can stack pots and pans *and* easily grab their lids.

    2. Store both your makeup and medicine on rotating organizers that use the vertical space between taller bathroom shelves.

    3. If you keep your makeup on a closet shelf, sort it all with clear acrylic boxes and a label maker.

    4. Turn the inside of a cabinet door into a baking station with a kitchen equivalents chart + more Command Hooks + measuring cups and spoons.

    5. And make the inside of your pantry door your ~command station~: hang to-do lists, scissors, or whatever you reach for most often.

    6. Stack those inexpensive crates from the hardware store on their ends to make a cute bookcase.

    7. And use 'em as drawers in simple home-built toy storage.

    8. Try this Ikea bin hack to make the most of deep, vertical shelf space.

    9. If you cook dinner every night, sort your ingredients for each meal into a separate bin, so it's easy to pull everything out at once.

    10. Install an inexpensive Ikea kitchen rail so everything you need to cook is close at hand.

    11. Or use *all* your vertical space by hanging a pegboard and a couple accordion racks.

    12. Upcycle old glass jars and use them as bulk food storage, if you're fancy like that.

    13. Repurpose an old bookcase as the perfect little shoe tower.

    14. Illuminate a dark closet with a few inexpensive LED lights.

    15. Transform your linen closet or bathroom closet with the help of a few baskets.

    16. And if your pantry's big enough, sort everything into baskets there, too.

    17. Over-door shoe organizers make the perfect home for dolls and small stuffed animals.

    18. Or splurge on a fancy organizer that mounts to your wall or your door and can be customized to whatever you need.

    19. Hang hooks on the walls and inside the doors of your closet to use every. Inch. Of space.

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