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With back to school season approaching and the holiday season quickly kicking into gear just after, now is the time to organize our homes! From our garage to our kitchen. From the school work areas to the bedrooms. Check out these smart home organization ideas for getting ready for another year of business! We might not have time to organize again until next spring.
Smart House Organization Ideas
1. School Paperwork Storage
I wish my mom did this for me! I’m going to start this for my kids ASAP! You will need file boxes and a file container or cabinet.
2. Draw a dosage chart on children’s antibiotics
Some moms are just super smart! Use this technique for charting and organizing antibiotics now that the flu season is approaching.
3. Mini fridges in pantries for drinks you don’t have room for in the fridge in your kitchen
Brilliant! (site no longer available). This idea would work in the garage as well.
4. Use a wall pocket organizer for smaller food items items
So smart! Especially if your house is like ours and has a very small pantry. Source unknown.
5. DIY Command Center
For backpacks, lunch boxes, schedules, and files for a place to save the kids schoolwork. Brilliant!
6. The Uh Oh Bucket for Chores
“You left it out, I picked it up. I’ve got your stuff , you’re out of luck! To get it back must do a chore, and again it is yours just like before!” Love it!
7. Get Along T-Shirt
I’ve never tried this, but I’m tempted…even if it’s just for a great photo op like this one! (Source Unknown, via Reddit)
8. Adding book shelves between the studs of an empty wall
This tutorial has step by step directions with picture. I so want to do this upstairs on my half stair wall.
9. Ice Cube Tray Organizer for Shopkins
Spray painted gold and hung on a wall! Made by MLau: “”Need Shopkins or other small figurine storage? Just take ice cube trays (2 for $1 at Dollar Tree), spray paint for plastic and voila! Attach to the wall with screws (used here) or command strips! Super easy!”
10. Turn a small closet into a mini mudroom
I love the kid photos on the fronts of each drawer!
11. Create a Restaurant Kit for babies and toddlers
Bring along all the essentials you need to eliminate the stress of dining out with kids. Keep it in the car, and you’ll always be prepared!
12. DIY Charging Station for iPads and tablets
So smart! Just make sure they don’t stay plugged in for long periods of time as the devices heat up while charging.
13. Kids Closet Organization Idea
Genius girls closet organization ideas! When everything has a place, it’s SO much easier to keep things clean… for mom AND kids!
14. Storage for gift wrapping supplies
I need to do this for the closet downstairs. Organize wrapping supplies for easy access.
Thank you for sharing!
Thanks for including my command center! This is a great round-up of organizing ideas.