15+ DIY STORAGE IDEAS & ORGANIZATION HACKS FOR SMALL SPACES
This year, many people have been staying inside their homes – waiting for the craziness in the world to end! And while at home, it is very easy to look around and realize that some things need to be organized.
Clutter can drive you crazy! So learning some simple and easy ways to organize your home is great – you can organize your kid's playroom, the kitchen, sinks, bathroom, and more with these 15+ DIY storage and organization hacks for small spaces.
There are a ton of easy-to-make DIY projects in this list, as well as, hacks that you would have never thought of! This way, you can control the clutter and breathe a little easier inside your home.
#1 Kids Toys Organization Hacks
Let's start off with the worst of the worst...the playroom! Kids are messy! They can turn a room upside down and get toys EVERYWHERE.
I go over some easy organization hacks to get your kid's toys in order – these simple hacks will make your life a bit easier 😉
#2 DIY Montessori Toy Shelf
Even if you don't practice Montessori methods with your little ones, you're still going to love this shelf. I use this to keep my daughter's toys in order – and it is perfect to teach them to clean up after they play! It's very easy to make and looks great in any room!
I also teach you how to organize this shelf for your baby or toddler here!
#3 Easy DIY Closet Toy Storage Hack
If you start cleaning and organizing the playroom, you'll start to notice that the closet might start becoming a mess as you put toys away! That is why I show you how to store toys away effectively and easily!
#4 DIY Ball Storage Rack
This next one is perfect for your sport-loving kids! This easy-to-make ball storage rack is a perfect addition to your playroom or can be made for the garage.
It can also be used to store those never-ending plush toys and stuffed animals your little ones love!
#5 Bath Toy Organization Hack
This next hack is brilliant! Lynette, from Cleverly Simple, really is clever with her bath toy organization hack. She uses a tension rod and dollar store baskets to create the perfect solution for your kid's bath toys!
#6 Tension Rod Sink Organization
This next hack is by Shawna, from Hometalk, who teaches you another way to use a tension rod to keep things organized! You simply add it under your sink to hang bottles and create space for other things.
#7 DIY Wooden Produce Storage Rack
You've learned how to organize your bathroom and kitchen sink – but another kitchen organization hack is this beautiful wooden produce storage rack!
I show you how to make this produce rack – and it only costs $10 to make! You can find similar produce racks on sale for $89! You can save money, organize your kitchen, and add a beautiful piece of furniture as a touch of decor with this DIY project.
Plus...you can paint or decorate this any way that you'd like!
#8 DIY Coffee Mug Holder
This next hack is the perfect solution for your coffee mug collection! You can't ever stack coffee mugs because of their handles – so they can really take up room in your cupboard. This DIY organization project is taught by Amy, from Pennywise Cook.
She shows you how to make this simple and cute project to organize your kitchen
#9 Easy Cereal Box Drawer Dividers
Another awesome hack are these drawer dividers by Jen at IHeart Organizing. She shows you how to transform cereal boxes into adorable drawer dividers to keep your drawers organized!
You can get creative with this project – and use these dividers for drawers in every room of your house 🙂
#10 Arts and Crafts Organization Hack
This is another awesome Hack from Jen at IHeart Organizing. She shows you how to use a pegboard to organize your arts and crafts room.
This can be useful to organize your kid's homeschool supplies as well!
#11 Framed Jewelry Organizer
Arts and crafts aren't the only things that need organizing. What about jewelry? Jewelry can become a mess if you don't store it away properly! Have you ever had to untangle a set of necklaces that got all tied up?
You won't have to worry about that happening again with this adorable framed jewelry organizer by Marty from Marty's Musings. She shows you how to turn jewelry organization into home decor!
#12 Smart Closet Organization Hacks
Everyone has that closet that gets everything thrown into it! And when you start organizing the rest of your home, it'll be tempting to throw even more things into that closet.
But I show you how to organize your closet to make it manageable with some simple tips and tricks.
#13 Easy DIY Wooden Shelf Dividers
One of the things I recommend to organize a closet are these wooden shelf dividers. These are super easy to make and will help you organize small spaces very well.
They help you be able to stack things higher in your closet without having to worry about them tipping over – an awesome hack for anyone wanting to organize their home.
#14 Vertical DIY Entryway Organizer Shelf
Another way to keep your home organized is by making an entryway organizer shelf! This will keep you from losing your keys or wallet – while also decorating your home.
I show you how to make this simple project.
I also show you how to make a horizontal version here!
#15 DIY Garage Ceiling Sliding Storage
We've made it to one of my favorite rooms in the house – the garage! This is where I do all my DIY magic!
And garage storage can be a real problem! That is why Family Handyman teaches you this garage sliding ceiling storage hack!
#16 Easy DIY Garage Shelves
This last organization hack is great for garage storage. I show you how to make simple garage shelves for super cheap! These shelves literally cost $40 in lumber – it doesn't get any better than that!
I use them to store Christmas decor and other seasonal items while not in use. Get rid of that garage clutter with these shelves!
You Can DIY Your Home Organization
Well, there you have it! You have a bunch of easy DIY projects to declutter your home and get it organized.
You don't have to live in a messy home! Now you know fun ways to store away items and get things in order. Plus, your kiddos can learn to clean after themselves – after you organize their playroom and show them where things go!
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Ultimate Tool Bench with Roll Away Cart, another organization project for your garage!
How to Attach Pegboard to a Cinder Block, great for tool organization!
Train for Toys, great for toy organization!
What do you think about all these organizations and storage hacks? Which one of these was your favorite? Leave me a comment below, don’t be a stranger, and remember that I'm here to help you along the way with any and all of your DIY needs! 😀
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