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They say it is the little things in life…
Things such as beads for craft supplies, jewelry such as earrings, and sewing accessories like buttons can easily get lost if there is not a designated place to store them. Check out these tips to learn ways to organize the little things. Many are repurposed items that you might already have on hand. Soon everything small but necessary in your house will have a designated home.
1. Pencil bags
Bags designed to store pencils are always a perfect item to organize little things. Fill it up with the things you need, and toss it into your purse or large bag. The pencil bag keeps everything together.
Earrings are always hard to keep track of. Here a simple chain attached to a wall keeps everything visible and easy to match to your next outfit.
3. Tin cans
Cans are easily repurposed to hold desk items and art supplies in an office.
4. Cupcake or muffin tins
No need to baking anything when putting together this organization trick. A muffin pan can easily be used to separate small items.
5. Spice racks and jars
A spice rack can be used to keep craft supplies easily at hand.
6. Decorative trays and bowls
By adding a tray with a decorative bowl, small items are easy corralled while still looking pretty.
7. DIY storage bags
These creative storage containers are easy to make, and add a lot of style to organizing small things.
8. Decorated boxes
A divided box covered in pretty paper can easily keep cords for all your electronics easy to find and tangle free.
9. Pill boxes
A pill separator is perfect for keeping little items contained in their own organized compartment.
10. Picture frames
This organization idea is such a work of art that it deserves a frame. What a perfect way to keep little girls barrettes organized.
11. Small containers with labels
And of course the best way to keep little things organized is to label the container. This is the perfect way to ensure that the small items are easy to find and that they return to their designated places.
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I’m Frances. I am a mother, a wife, and a community volunteer. I work as a scientist by day and moonlight as a blogger. Making lists helps me keep everything on track. While I have a good life, there is always room for improvement. Join me as I decorate, organize, and try new things over at my blog Improvement List.