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11 Organizing Tips To Give You An A+ In Life This School Year

Heading back to school doesn't have to be hectic. Simplify your life with a few awesome organizing tips! And keep homework just as organized with the help of Post-it® Notes!

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1. Build a designated homework nook for maximum productivity.

And find out how to make an awesome crate bookshelf to go along with your study station at Thistlewood Farms.
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And find out how to make an awesome crate bookshelf to go along with your study station at Thistlewood Farms.

2. Put together a family command center.

Find out how to do it in your home at Katherine Marie.
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Find out how to do it in your home at Katherine Marie.

3. Cut down on clutter and keep tiny things at hand with these magnetic bowls.

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See how easy it is to make your own cute bowls for little things like paper clips at A Girl and a Glue Gun.

4. Hang rainbow-colored shelves for an amazing way to organize books.

It's both decorative and functional. See more ideas for color-coded bookshelves at At Home in Love.
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It's both decorative and functional. See more ideas for color-coded bookshelves at At Home in Love.

5. Take the stress out of after-school snack time a breeze with handy pantry and fridge organizers.

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http://www.bloominghomestead.com/2013/08/back-to-school-snack-organization.html

See how it was done, and find out how you can do it too at Blooming Homestead.

6. Keep your counter clear and your devices charged with this DIY recharging station.

Never worry about where your phone is or if the battery is running low. See how you can re-create it at Lil' Luna.
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Never worry about where your phone is or if the battery is running low. See how you can re-create it at Lil' Luna.

7. Make a DIY shoe rack to keep all those new school shoes from taking over your home.

All you need is a pallet and a few simple supplies for this one-of-a-kind shoe rack that will majorly reduce clutter. See how it's done at Tomfo.
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All you need is a pallet and a few simple supplies for this one-of-a-kind shoe rack that will majorly reduce clutter. See how it's done at Tomfo.

8. Keep your craft area neat and tidy with a hutch and a variety of baskets.

Make one of the messiest areas in your home the cutest. Head to Lolly Jane to find out more.
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Make one of the messiest areas in your home the cutest. Head to Lolly Jane to find out more.

9. Color-code your keys to make sure big kids can let themselves in after school with ease.

They'll never have a hard time remembering which is the backdoor key and which is the garage key with this simple color-coding idea from A Bubbly Life.
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They'll never have a hard time remembering which is the backdoor key and which is the garage key with this simple color-coding idea from A Bubbly Life.

10. Simplify your morning routine with these daily outfit tags.

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Plan ahead with these adorable daily outfit tags from First Home Love Life, and never scramble for clean, matching outfits.

11. Create a special, chic place to show off school artwork and reduce clutter.

All you need is a corkboard, buckets, and a few simple tools. Visit Lil' Luna to see how it's done.
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All you need is a corkboard, buckets, and a few simple tools. Visit Lil' Luna to see how it's done.

Post-it® Notes are your friend for back-to-school!

Keep your space tidy and organized and always have the materials you need to keep your brain focused.

Keep your space tidy and organized and always have the materials you need to keep your brain focused.