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What's The Smartest Organizing Trick You've Ever Tried?

Why does it work for you?

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Do you have an organizing tip, trick, or rule that you swear by?

Like organizing your drawers with shoeboxes, and folding your clothes there so you can see everything?
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Like organizing your drawers with shoeboxes, and folding your clothes there so you can see everything?

Maybe, in your kitchen, you file your produce away in magazine holders, so it doesn't take up too much counter (or pantry) space.

From here.
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From here.

Or maybe you solved your plastic container woes with a long plastic bin and a shoebox.

From Everyday Organizing.

Maybe you keep labeled "crap baskets" on your stairs, so when family members leave stuff around the house, it has a place to go.

And maybe you have a rule about how long people have to put stuff in their basket away. From Sew Many Ways.
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And maybe you have a rule about how long people have to put stuff in their basket away. From Sew Many Ways.

Did you finally limit your plastic bag collection by keeping only what could be stuffed into an old Kleenex box?

You keep the box full, but recycle any other plastic bags pretty immediately. From Grow Creative Blog.
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You keep the box full, but recycle any other plastic bags pretty immediately. From Grow Creative Blog.

Have you repurposed something mundane, like paper towel holders, for something more ~glamorous~, like accessory storage?

From Perpetually Chic.

Did you have a genius idea that solved a persistent problem? Like adding pipe cleaners to make no-slip hangers?

From In My Own Style.

Or something else entirely?

From HGTV's Design Blog.

Share the clever way you store and organize things in your home — better yet, upload a photo of it to the drop box below — and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed post!

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