20 Ways to Keep Your Home Organized

We could all use more organization in our lives, am.i.right? Most of these DIY’s are simple to make, and we’ve thrown in some helpful tips to keep your space looking so fresh and so clean.

This DIY acrylic calendar doesn’t have to replaced every year (yay for dry erase markers!) and it looks pretty on an office wall. Try using different colored markers for different kinds of events so it’s easy to spot what kind of activities you have planned for the week.


Need more space for your accessories? Elsie used gold and lucite hooks to hang her necklaces and purses (knobs like these would be really pretty too). If you’re decorating a kid’s room, something like this would also be fun to use for hanging jackets, etc.

Speaking of closet organization, click here to read 5 tips from Elsie, like using a label maker and implementing open storage for special items. Ring holders and items like this and this can really help keep your loose accessories in check! Don’t forget these to keep your clothes on the hanger (and all looking pretty too!).


One of the simplest methods to organize your dry goods requires two things—paint pens and storage jars. So cute! Don’t forget that countertop canisters within reach for your most used items will also save you a lot of back and forth to the pantry.


This bench includes built-in’s for storing practically anything—especially toys and books in a kids room. Big baskets like these are also perfect for open toy/blanket storage as well for easy kid access.


It’s so hard to let go of books! Emma relates 100% in this post about decluttering her collection. Choose the ones you love and treat them to an awesome bookshelf to live on.


Laura has a solution for tangled headphone cords that’s genius and pretty (and you get extra points for cute headphones that match!).

The struggle is real when it comes to keeping items in your bathroom neat and organized. These tips from Elsie will help—regardless of how much space you have. Cases like these are great for carts so you can easily see where all your items are.

I think it’s safe to say that I’m very jealous of Nova’s wardrobe. 😉 Our friends at The Home Edit organized her nursery closet and gave a home to all her cute kiddo sunniesclick here to learn their tricks.

While we’re on the subject of nurseries, Laura made the cutest closet dividers to organize Lola’s clothes. You can print these yourself—easy peasy! Items like this and this are also super helpful for storing baby accessories and rolled up swaddles/crib sheets.

I love this marble essential oil holder, but if you’re wanting something a little more custom, this DIY wooden shelf is great!Does your crafting space need some serious TLC? A simple pegboard (bonus points if you paint it pink) can make a huge difference, as well as these tips. Stocking your pegboard with items like this tool set will also help keep your cute factor in check.


If these marbled ring dishes look familiar, it’s because they’re one of our most pinned DIY’s. You have to make some!


I love older homes, but the lack of closet space is super frustrating. Mandi’s open closet system is the perfect solution. If you’re really right on space, something like this may be the solution!

Where’s your current nail polish stash right now? Mine is stuffed in a drawer somewhere and it’s always hard to find what I’m looking for! Open shelving for your nail polish? Yes, please. (P.S. That AILA polish is SO. GOOD.)Store your extra Happy Mail and other documents in this DIY wood and brass letter holder. You probably thought you didn’t need a letter opener, but now that you know this exists, you probably do…This kiddo bedtime routine organizer keeps toothbrushes and face towels organized in hopes of making the process a little more fun. 🙂

Click here to see how Elsie keeps her gorgeous kitchen nice and tidy. Copper accents are so pretty against a white backdrop!


Think outside the box with these quirky storage ideas and use something different (like a wall planter) to store your jewelry.


And one more option—storage bins that are cute enough to be on display instead of inside the closet. These are reversible, too!

Happy organizing—try to have fun with it! xo. Jacki and The ABM Team