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Great Tips for Organizing on a Budget

Making your home look great at all times, without mess and clutter, can be difficult to achieve sometimes. It can also be expensive, so check out these tricks that will help you keep your house organized without investing too much time or money.

  • You can store spices in small jars, such as those used for baby food, and place them upside down in drawers. This will make them look great.                                                                                                                                                         dsc06715
  • Use a single binder and place all the manuals in it, and keep it in pantry or kitchen.
  • Use a Ziploc bag for keeping menus for takeout. You can keep it in the cupboard or in the fridge.
  • For keeping high-priority documents, use a basket or tray and place it on the counter in your kitchen.
  • Cords of different devices often get tangled. To avoid this, use a designated station for recharging and keep all devices and gadgets there.
  • For storing onions and garlic, use nylons and keep them in a dry and cool place.
  • Put a note on your fridge, containing a grocery list. When you’re in a hurry, just take the list and go shopping.              dreamfarm-organizer                
  • Use little jars to store various items in the bathroom drawer.
  • You can use a stepladder to keep your towels organized.
  • When you wash children’s toys, put them all inside a bag for fine laundry washing. Afterwards, leave them hanging on a faucet to dry.
  • Keep different products for bathing in a plastic caddy, which can be used for cleaning products as well.
  • Use a bench or an ottoman that has place for storage inside of it, where you can keep a lot of stuff.
  • If you have small children, keep their toys in a larger basket that can be easily moved.
  • Wash your socks in designated bags to avoid losing them.
  • Get plastic containers and boxes for keeping different products, and keep them one on top of the other to save space and keep them organized.
  • Keep all plastic bags in a designated place in a box of Kleenex that you can easily reach when needed.
  • Keep a basket near the exit, and place all the important things you need for the day so as not to forget anything.
  • For keeping all small items on your desk, use trays for ice cubes.
  • Stepladder can be used for storing books.
  • You can use stickers for labeling cords in the power bar.
  • Place bed sheet sets organized inside of pillowcases.
  • Install light in your wardrobe for easier organization.
  • Use old files and documents in folders with labels.
  • Get holders for keeping scarves, ties and belts organized.
  • Get a cork board, frame it and place it where you need it most. You can pin up important notes, recipes, images etc.                                                                                                                                                                                                         note-paper-on-cork-board
  • A corkboard can be used for organizing necklaces and earrings.
  • Convert all your CDs to digital folders and files and get rid of the CDs you don’t need.
  • If your bathroom is smaller, get a hair dryer that can be installed and kept on the wall.
  • Get vacuum bags and store clothes, blankets and other items you don’t plan to use any time soon.
  • Get several pairs of identical socks to avoid losing and sort them more easily.
  • On the wall near the entrance, place nails and a wire where you can put wet hats, mittens etc.
  • Place a designated box for coins where it works best for you.
  • When traveling, place your rings, earrings and small items into pillboxes.
  • Use a holder for your mops and brooms placed on the wall for easy access.
  • Use a wine crate for storing holiday-related items and place it in the store room, ready to be used when it’s holidays.
  • Store medical records of each family member into a binder and use dividers.
  • Keep all your passwords, usernames and codes in a designated notebook.
  • Keep a tote bag inside of your purse all the time in case you need it.
  • You can avoid forgetting to buy medications and other drugstore necessities by always having a small box containing a spare kit.
  • Get a box or a bag in which you can put all the celebration-related papers, ribbons, boxes and bags so you always have them when going to a party, a birthday or other celebrations.
  • If your veggies, fruit and other perishable foods often go to waste, then start planning your dinner in advance and buy only what’s necessary. Keep the list on the fridge.
  • Place a holder for the tools you use most often and avoid searching for them when needed.
  • Replace flashlights that are powered with batteries with the windup ones.
  • Clean and organize your clothes each season. Throw out or donate what you don’t need.