The parent bloggers at Renovation Tracker used a row of Fintorp caddies to house their children's art supplies.

15 Ways to Use IKEA's Fintorp System All Over The House

Try gift wrapping with big buttons, twine, and colorful labels.

Gift wrapping with buttons and label maker - by Craft & Creativity (photo tutorial)

Make an organizer with shoe box and toilet paper tubes, Creative Home Office Organizing Ideas,,

20 Creative Home Office Organizing Ideas

For all those art supplies. DIY project du jour: Shoe box + toilet paper tubes (and/or paper towel tube pieces) = storage for pens and other office/art supplies (via Aunt Peaches) More paper tube repurposing ideas: here.


I hate cord management but when I see this I can't help but think, "DUH! Why didn't I think of that?" Keep cords from falling behind your desk with binder clips! Oh and by the way, I love binder clips!

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20 Amazing Crafts to Keep Your Life Organized

old-book-mail-organizer Love this idea. Use old books and fabric to make organizers. Would be cute in kids rooms with old nursery books.

Genius!From Home Depot. Paint them whatever color, glue each one together and make a great magazine, book, or mail holder. Awesome idea, I need this for my office!

How to Build a Magazine Rack

how to build a magazine rack: pick up some brackets and wood from home depot, paint them, glue each one together and make a great magazine, book, or mail holder.

BRILLIANT!!!! Old lace curtains as beautiful and functional mosquito netting. Using a wood frame and a staple gun, and voila!

Good idea for bathroom window.Window screens made from lace curtain fabric. By mounting the lace on a frame inside the room you can change the mood in your room by adding or removing the screen from your window.

mail organizer

Entryway Organizers

First, paint or stain a precut plaque, available at crafts stores. Paint the hooks a desired color (we chose a dark shade of green). Secure hooks side by side with wood screws. Repeat to form additional rows to separate your mail.