7 Easy Organizing Tricks You’ll Actually Want To Try

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1. Put all of your membership cards and gift cards on a single loose-leaf ring.

Put all of your membership cards and gift cards on a single loose-leaf ring.

You can use a hole punch for the cards that don’t already have a hole in them. You can get 16 of the rings for $3.99 here. From here.

2. Use an old basket and two wooden dowels to make an easy-access ribbon organizer.

Use an old basket and two wooden dowels to make an easy-access ribbon organizer.

Taking five minutes to put this together can make it so much easier to wrap gifts later. See the tutorial here.

3. Clean out old candle jars and use them to organize your makeup.

To remove the wax, you just pop the candles in the freezer overnight. Mason jars would also work, if you don’t have enough old candles. From here.

4. Download Santa’s Bag (it’s free) to keep your holiday gift spending on track.

It lets you set an overall budget and a budget for each individual person. It also lets you keep wish lists for different people, mark gifts as “wrapped” once you’ve wrapped them, and then archive the gifts once the season is over. Read more about it here.

5. Use an old shower curtain tension rod to make a hang-dry space in your laundry room.

Use an old shower curtain tension rod to make a hang-dry space in your laundry room.

You can either put it in a nook, as pictured, or put it in the doorway to your laundry room. Because tension rods are so easy to put up and take down, you can put it away when you’re not using it. If you don’t have a shower curtain rod, you can get one for $12.99 here. From here.

6. Put a TV-remote organizer underneath a carseat to keep your kids occupied and organized on family car trips.

Put a TV-remote organizer underneath a carseat to keep your kids occupied and organized on family car trips.

This is Ikea’s Flort organizer. From here.

7. Store your bobby pins in a magnetic paperclip holder.

Store your bobby pins in a magnetic paperclip holder.

They’ll all be in once place, and it’s easy to pick a few out at a time. From here.

Source: Buzzfeed

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