Sometimes all it takes is a few clever storage ideas, creative containers, and smart labeling to turn chaos into calm in hard-to-maintain spaces. Use on or two of our favorite ideas in each room.
To keep your kitchen uncluttered, shop for housewares stores for pretty little trays to hold sponges, brushes and hand soap.
When it’s kept in an attractive bottle, dishwashing liquid doesn’t have to stay hidden beneath the sink. Decorative bottles pour spouts are available at houseware stores; vintage bottles work well, too, as long as they are perfectly clean.
You don’t need a prairie-size kitchen to manage the chaos of pot storage. A handrail and several S-hooks will turn a few square feet of wall into a convenient rack for kitchenware.
Make the most of a tight space with these easy tricks
Clear off bathroom countertops by storing toiletries in a hanging organizer. To make one, just stitch a few seams in a hand towel.
Just a few simple, flexible additions can expand the capabilities of this closet
Keep track of important notes, invitations and bills to be paid with binder clips hung from cup hooks screwed into a wall.