The Prettiest Organizational Hacks for Every Room in Your Home
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The Prettiest Organizational Hacks for Every Room in Your Home

It’s 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… uh, that sounds hard. And boring. (Last we checked, the baskets, buckets and boxes section of the store wasn’t exactly enthralling.) But, getting your ducks in a row doesn’t have to be such a drag. Check it: You have goals to make your life more functional, so we’ve 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 — this organization station has plenty of room for both of your crafty and handy tools. (via Brit + Co)

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)

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’s 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)

7. Glass Jars: Banish all commercial packaging for a clean, natural effect. You don’t need to hide your baking products behind pantry doors when they’re 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’d 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)

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

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 Craft Paper Roll: Okay, so ideally you’ll be jotting down words like “milk” as you’re 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’re using all accessible space by utilizing the back of the closet door. We’re lovin’ how these scarves are so easy to browse and how a rod proves a positively genius idea for hanging up heels. (via mariaemb)

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

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’t seem so daunting. (via Martha Stewart)

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

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

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

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

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 ’em up with rolled towels + other bathroom essentials. (via A Beautiful Mess)

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’s inside. (via Bright & Bold)

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

29. DIY 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)

30. DIY Bobby Pin Case: Bobby pins, bobby pins — they’re everywhere. Put an end to it. (via Lovely Indeed)

31. Scarf Holder: Don’t know about you, but we are always looking for ways to organize our plethora of scarves. We’re pretty sure you can think of a dozen other ways to use this clever clothespin holder. (via Sally Ann)

32. Pegboard Tool Wall: Pegboard in the kitchen, pegboard in the craft room and pegboard in the garage shed too. It’s 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)

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

35. Pegboard Letter DIY: You’ll 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)

37. Organized Wardrobe: We’re 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)

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)

39. Dresser Drawers: Those drawers don’t have to be a catch-all for everything from photos to mismatched pajamas. IKEA’s Skubb boxes are an inexpensive way to divide larger drawers into sections and keep all your garments neat and folded. (via Tw0 Twenty One)

40. Nail Polish Shelves: Yep, we’re obsessed with pretty polishes. But what we’re 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)

41. Pegboard Wall: One last pegboard idea, because we simply couldn’t 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.