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Storage & Organization
Keep your entire home well organized and find storage space you didn't know you had with these organization and storage projects, tips and ideas.
Scrap Wood Computer Shelf
Make this simple-yet-useful computer shelf for your desk with a few pieces of scrap wood...
Wine Box Shoe Storage
Designed to protect fragile glass bottles, a wine box is perfect for storing shoes because...
Dowel Ornament Storage
String your ornaments onto the dowels and place the dowels on the lip inside the...
Unexpected Hiding Places for Holiday Gifts
Surprises will be had, darn it! Instead of those classic spots for stashing presents, try...
Reader Project: DIY Window Seating and Storage
16 Hand-Selected Reader Projects from We do everything by our own hands
Ranging in size, difficulty and design, these 16 reader projects are as unique as the DIYers...
Organize Small Cords with Toilet Paper Rolls
Fill a shoe box with as many empty toilet paper rolls that will fit vertically....
Food Containers for Ornament Storage
Hang on to empty food containers from the grocery store instead of throwing them away....
Reader Project: Closet Conversion
Store Holiday Lights on Hanger
Electrical Wire to Wrangle Cords
Before putting your extension cords in a drawer or storage bin, keep them wound neatly...
Pen Cash Stash
Carefully disassemble the pen and roll up your bill to a size that will fit...
Reader Project: Hidden Staircase Drawer
Reader Project: Spinning Storage Unit
How to Organize School Supplies at Home
Discover efficient and decorative ways to organize your school supplies so that you and your...
Reader Project: Home Bar Fit for a Firefighter
Paper Towel Roll Hanger Hack
Cut an empty paper towel roll; then slip the cardboard tube over the horizontal bar...
Paper Towel Roll Bag Storage
Stuff as many plastic grocery bags as possible into an empty paper towel roll. Then...
Toilet Paper Roll Hair Band Organizer
Slide the hair bands onto a couple of empty toilet paper rolls. The cardboard tubes...
Paper Towel Roll Boot Shaper
Before packing up your tall boots and storing them away for the season, slide one...
How to Build a Pallet Dolly
After adding some reinforcement blocking to the pallet, I installed a 4-in. caster at each...
Paper Towel Cord Storage
Store cords inside empty paper towel rolls. Fold them neatly before slipping them inside the...
Sanding Sponge Grit Label
Rubber Band and Paperclip Binder
Bread Tabs for Labeling Cords
Plastic bread tabs are perfect for labeling cords that are plugged into a power strip...
Truck Bed Reach Stick
Concrete Form Wrapping Paper Storage
Using a 6-ft. cardboard cement form cut in half, I created two wrapping paper storage...
Sunscreen Cash Stash
Roll up a few bills, slide them into an empty sunscreen stick and replace the...
12 Awesome Ideas for Storing Toys
How many times have you nearly lost a toe after stepping on a pile of...
Reader Project: The Ultimate Collector’s Mancave
My mancave is also where I display my collections of Coke products, hot sauces, etc....
15 Mudroom Organization Ideas
The mudroom is a treasured part of the house for outdoor and sports-loving families—but...
Instant Drying Rack
Tack a 1x2 board to your overhead joists in a basement laundry room to create...