It鈥檚 the same every new year. We set goals to be smarter, healthier and of course, more organized. Rolling up your sleeves and actually doing it鈥 uh, that sounds hard. And boring. (Last we checked, the baskets, buckets and boxes section of the store wasn鈥檛 exactly enthralling.) But, getting your ducks in a row doesn鈥檛 have to be such a drag. Check it: You have goals to make your life more functional, so we鈥檝e found the prettiest, most inspiring (and ridiculously easy) ways to help you get it done. Let these chic solutions motivate you toward a clutter-free 2015.


1. Painted Mason Jars: A touch of (repurposed) glam at your desk is a great reminder to keep it classy. No room for clutter here. (via HGTV)


2. Color Blocked Pegboard Workspace: Let the his and her creative spaces combine with this colorful pegboard workspace. No more fighting over garage or office territory 鈥 this organization station has plenty of room for both of your crafty and handy tools. (via Brit + Co)

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3. Storage Above the Cabinets: Modern wire baskets create more open space and add that much-needed extra storage for all your kitchen goodies. (via A Beautiful Mess)


4. Clip It: Any desk is bound to get messy at some point, but there are certain things that you need to have on hand 24/7. These DIY gold and acrylic clipboards keep papers and notes all together and easy to access. (via Design Sponge)

branch clothing rack

5. Branch Clothing Rack: Sometimes trying to be organized can get you in a style rut. A branch clothing rack is a great way to get creative with your clothing and it鈥檚 a super fun way to coordinate your outfits each day. (via Sugar and Cloth)


6. Pin it: An oversized corkboard keeps paper clutter at bay by giving it a happy, orderly home. This neat montage of notes, to-dos and motivational quotes also brings a fun vibe to your office area. (via Binti Home Blog)

glass jars

7. Glass聽Jars: Banish all commercial packaging for a clean, natural effect. You don鈥檛 need to hide your baking products behind pantry doors when they鈥檙e stored so prettily. (via Ella Claire Inspired)


8. Key Organizer: Smartest. Idea. Ever. How many of us have lost our keys recently? Seriously. All keys need a place to call home and this organizer is perfection. (We only wish we鈥檇 thought of it first.) (via A Beautiful Mess)


9. Baskets and Bins: You can stuff carry-all bins and baskets with all the things: blankets, books, magazines, papers, dishes, shoes, you name it. Then, if you need to move them, you just carry the whole bin and everything stays neatly organized inside. (via Primitive and Proper)

diy ladder wardrobe

10. DIY Ladder Wardrobe: Lots of clothes but little closet space? This DIY should do the trick. (via A Pair and a Spare)

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11. Magnetic Knife Strip: Proudly display your collection of knives and keep them within reach. After all, this is a workspace and chefs need their tools handy too. (via Design Sponge)


12. Wall Mounted聽Craft Paper Roll: Okay, so ideally you鈥檒l be jotting down words like 鈥渕ilk鈥 as you鈥檙e downing the last drops from the carton, but this easily accessible oversized pad is also a great tool for love letters, scheduling info, brainstorming sessions and random note jotting. (via Design Milk)


13. Back of Door Storage: Make sure you鈥檙e using all accessible space by utilizing the back of the closet door. We鈥檙e lovin鈥 how these scarves are so easy to browse and how a rod proves a positively genius idea for hanging up heels. (via mariaemb)

easy access shelving

14. Easy聽Access Storage: Paperwork, bills and receipts 鈥 every home office has 鈥檈m. Keep things clean and easy to access by storing them on a bookshelf in neat little folders and boxes. (via Best Friends for Frosting)

tension rod

15. Tension Rod Storage: Who knew your cleaning products could look so cool? Conquer under-the-sink chaos and clutter with the help of a humble little tension rod. Suddenly cleaning doesn鈥檛 seem so daunting. (via Martha Stewart)

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16. Printable Decals: Printable decals are pure magic. Talk about a beautiful (and simple) way to make your pantry pretty. (via The Painted Hive)

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17. Kitchen Pegboard: Pegboard in the kitchen? Never fear. It all works鈥 and fits! (via Inspired by Charm)

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18. Floating Shelves: Here鈥檚 a small space solution for your growing library, or the perfect spot to stash magazines and organize paperwork. (via It鈥檚 Overflowing)


19. Wood Jewelry Blocks: Tired of tangled beads and baubles? Your favorite accessories just found a new home. (via Emily Henderson)


20. Martha Stewart Garage Collection: Garages are just a catch-all for clutter, right? We鈥檙e super inspired by this chic garage transformation. Bye bye, grungy garage. Hello, happy work space. (via A Beautiful Mess)


21. DIY Industrial Pipe Shelving: DIY this gorgeous shelving unit and give your pantry a major makeover. (via DIY Showoff)

ikea under bed

22. Under Bed Storage: We鈥檙e envious of anyone who鈥檚 managed to score this bed from the 2014 IKEA collection, and we鈥檙e secretly creating a blueprint to DIY one of our own. It鈥檚 all the storage but none of the dust. Plus, no one can see your storage boxes when they鈥檙e neatly tucked under the mattress. (via Efter Stormen)

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23. Crate Shelving: Even the biggest bathrooms seem to lack the appropriate amount of storage space. Put those empty crates to good use and fill 鈥檈m up with rolled towels + other bathroom essentials. (via A Beautiful Mess)

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24. Letter Shelf-Turned-Charging Station: Functional and it saves space? This hack is at the top of our to-DIY list. (via Apartment Therapy)


25. Picture Rail Shoe Rack: Finally, a way to get those heels organized and off the floor. This is happening in our closet ASAP. (via Sun Home)


26. Jewelry Organizer: Keep all your bits and bobs organized with this super simple DIY. Feel free to paint the old frame for a bright pop of color. (via Brit + Co)


27. Pretty Drawers: Wallpaper hides the ugly drawer sides and makes you actually want to organize what鈥檚 inside. (via Bright & Bold)


28. Wooden聽Crate Shelving: Empty storage space can be as simple as a few crates. (via The Design Chaser)


29. DIY聽Painted Basket: A painted basket is a frugal yet stylish way to update your home storage. Use it to corral umbrellas, toys, paper products or even laundry. (via Apartment Therapy)

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30. DIY Bobby Pin Case: Bobby pins, bobby pins 鈥 they鈥檙e everywhere. Put an end to it. (via Lovely Indeed)


31. Scarf Holder: Don鈥檛 know about you, but we are always looking for ways to organize our plethora of scarves. We鈥檙e pretty sure you can think of a dozen other ways to use this clever clothespin holder. (via Sally Ann)

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32. Pegboard聽Tool Wall: Pegboard in the kitchen, pegboard in the craft room and pegboard in the garage shed too. It鈥檚 amazing how those little holes make life so much simpler. (via ELLE Decoration)


33. Rolling Crate: Hide your clutter! Rollers transform a rectangular crate into a handy store-all that glides under the bed for easy, out-of-sight storage. It works great for sweaters and boots too. (via Serena & Lily)

oversize chalkboard

34. Oversized Chalkboard: Save up for an oversized chalkboard (or paint one on the wall) to help you stay organized. It鈥檚 perfect for doodling, to-dos or writing lists for the rest of the fam. (via Maple Leaves & Sycamore Trees)

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35. Pegboard Letter DIY: You鈥檒l be amazed by how much storage you can get out of this stylish pegboard letter. (via Rue Rococo)


36. Wire Baskets: Need more counter space? Keeping your kitchen tools in storage baskets may sound like a cluttered move, but it actually makes the space more cozy. (via Remodelista)

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37. Organized Wardrobe: We鈥檙e totally crushing on this fabulous wardrobe. Those neatly hung and stacked clothes, all within a united color scheme, make getting dressed a dream. (via Stylizimo Blog)

shipping pallet

38. Shipping Pallet Craft Desk: A pallet makes this craft area an instantly engaging space. A little organization and suddenly it feels much easier to work. (via Paper Crafts Connection)

dresser drawer

39. Dresser Drawers: Those drawers don鈥檛 have to be a catch-all for everything from photos to mismatched pajamas. IKEA鈥檚 Skubb boxes are an inexpensive way to divide larger drawers into sections and keep all your garments neat and folded. (via Tw0 Twenty One)

nail polish shelves

40. Nail Polish Shelves: Yep, we鈥檙e obsessed with pretty polishes. But what we鈥檙e clearly not crazy about is the untidy jumble of polishes cluttering up our bathroom drawers. These chic shelves are the perfect storage solution. (via A Beautiful Mess)

pegboard laundry

41. Pegboard Wall: One last pegboard idea, because we simply couldn鈥檛 resist. What a great way to get all that cleaning stuff up off the floor. PS, click through to see how this creative gal totally added a pattern and print element to her washer/dryer combo using electrical tape. (via A Beautiful Mess)

Which of these hacks are you planning to implement for a more organized home in 2015? Chat with us about your fave storage solutions in the comments.