25 Brilliant Storage Hacks That You’ll Wish You Learned Years Ago

25 Brilliant Storage Hacks That You’ll Wish You Learned Years Ago

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lighterside-staff-authorBy Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More

Have you ever sat down and wondered how your home ended up ended up with all the stuff in your home? When we think about the items we seldom use or perhaps memorabilia we just can’t let go of, many of us often imagine stacking our closets high with Tupperware or cardboard boxes, thinking it’ll be easy to access something when the need arises. However, it doesn’t end up that way. The boxes containing clutter often become a hassle to take out and sift through.

Believe it or not, there are more innovative ways to store things. Below you’ll find ideas from professional-level pack rats. And the best thing about it, these methods help keep things organized, and functional for ease of access.


1. When your wardrobe demands many belts and scarves, a slide out holder is imperative.

Via View Along the Way

2. Lazy Susans are great for pantry enhancement.

Via Decorchick

3. Hanging baskets under the cabinets is a great way to make use of that extra “dead space.”

Via Organizing Made Fun
Via Organizing Made Fun

4. Keep those princesses happy with a place to hang their hairbands.

Via The Palette Muse

5. Shoe organizers are great for more than just footwear.

Via Sew Many Ways

6. Vertical baskets. Not just for ivy any more.

Via A Pair & A Spare

7. Seriously, that is just genius!

Via Family Handyman

8. Are you a purse hoarder? A lid rack will save your (and your husband’s) sanity in the end.

Via Famulous Fashions 4 Sensible Style

9. A simple coat rack and cookie tray can make that closet floor nightmare and sweet dream come true.

Via Sawdust Girl

10. Velcro is great for keeping all sorts of things off of the top of the desk.

Via Apartment Therapy

11. Hooks for hanging mugs. It’s an oldie and a goodie.

Via Penelope’s Oasis

12. Tall baskets are great for racks and cutting boards.

Via BHG
Via BHG

13. S hooks on a ventilation hood can keep your pots and pans organized.

Via Good Housekeeping

14. Tension rods can help keep a lid on it.

Via BHG

15. Pipe fittings are great for kitchenware…

Via Nellie Bellie

16. Or hair styling supplies.

Via Muji

17. Tired of cluttering up your bathtub with all of the essentials? Some well placed hanging clips will free up your space.

Via Hey What’s for Dinner Mom

18. Get the drop on your child’s mess with a play mat that doubles as a bag.

Via Hey What’s for Dinner Mom

19. Sometimes you just need to let your inner 5 year old take over.

Via Dorkly

20. Egg cartons are amazing organizers.

Via Zerila’s Life

21. Pegboard boxes store items inside and out.

Via Thistle Wood Farms

22. Keep those scissors safe with an extra mug tree.

Via Sew Many Ways

23. Keep the sewing thread organized, and away from the cat with some nails and a vintage frame.

Via Grey Luster Girl

25. Have fold up chairs? Have scrap wood? You have a solution waiting to be born.

Via Family Handyman

25. A magnetic knife rack works on many metallic things.

Via Diy n’ Crafts

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