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11 Organization Methods to Keep Your Home Clean

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If one of the #adulting goals you have includes keeping your home clean, we feel ya. Sometimes, the hustle and bustle of life gets to us, and before we know it, we’re left with a mess of a house. Luckily, we found a few organizational hacks to take tidying up your home to the next level. Whether you’re using ordinary items in unexpected ways or maximizing space in a too-small closet, we’ve thought of it all. Read on and let these organizational methods inspire you to move toward a clutter-free life!


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1. Use this space-efficient hanger hack. Maximize closet space by hanging multiple hangers onto a linked chain. Thanks to this vertical DIY Hanger Hack, you can keep both your teeny closet and *all* your favorite wardrobe pieces. (via Brit + Co)

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2. Invest in a wall caddy. Store everything from pens and pencils to pom-poms and more with a wall caddy that you can buy or DIY. This DIY triangular wall caddy can add playful geometry to your space for under $10. (via Brit + Co)

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3. Try this IKEA bed slats organizational hack. No need to install shelves or put boxes together with this DIY IKEA Storage Hack. Simply use screws to hold IKEA bed slats in place and hang a variety of over-the-door hooks to create organized storage. (via Brit + Co)

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4. Install adhesive hooks. Peel and stick adhesive hooks to your wall or the side of your dresser for additional accessory storage. Designate individual hooks for certain accessories or occasions, whether you’re working exclusively with jewelry or scarves. (via Brit + Co)

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5. Hack a paper towel holder to display bangles. Bangles can be a bit of a hassle to store. They don’t always fit in jewelry boxes and are too big to store more than a couple on jewelry dishes. Instead, keep them in check with a paper towel holder. (via Brit + Co)

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6. Upcycle used containers into organizers. Breathe new life into containers or tea tins by turning them into this DIY wall organizer. Either place a magnet inside the back of an empty tin or stick an adhesive magnet on the outside. (via Brit + Co)

7. Create cohesive storage solutions. Tidy up the inside of your cabinets with a set of similar or same containers. Slap on these free Printable Pantry Labels and you’re all set for a clean and cohesive look. (via The Creativity Exchange)

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8. Store tweezers on a magnetic strip. If you don’t already have a separate compartment for your tweezers and nail clippers, this storage hack is a pretty good alternative. Just attach a magnetic strip to your bathroom wall with adhesive and you’ll never have to worry about losing your grooming kit ever again. (via Brit + Co)

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9. Hack a shoe organizer for storage. You won’t need to worry about trying to detangle your beauty gadgets from one another anymore. Just use an over-the-door shoe organizer to neatly sort your various beauty goodies so they’ll be ready-to-use every time! (via Brit + Co)

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10. Add headboard storage. Make added storage by attaching pegboards together in lieu of a headboard. Once finished with your DIY bed, you’ll be left with a creative storage option that utilizes every inch of space in your room to store things from plants to travel trinkets. (via Brit + Co)

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11. Use bungee cords to organize accessories. Looking for an uber easy hack that streamlines that mess of an accessory collection? Cue this DIY wooden bungee hack. Use bungee cords, hobby boards and wood stain to recreate this handy organizer that’s perfect for hanging inside your closet. (via Brit + Co)

How will you organize your space? Follow us on Pinterest for more ways to tidy up!

Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)