Stylish Organizing Hacks from Simple Fixes to Master Crafter

You don't have to choose between style and function. Dress up a workspace while streamlining your daily routines. These DIY organizing hacks can help make life easier and add style to your home, office, or events. 

Get It Together with DIY Glamorous Glitter Organizers

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Staying organized and inspired can be done with powerful panache (and a touch of glue) in almost no time! Colorfully customize your daily organizers to break the boredom and up your productivity. Never fumble for keys again with DIY color-coding. Change your desktops, kitchen counters, and ordinarily cluttered places into stunning places to navigate. Update ordinary storage and organizational containers into extraordinary bright points in your routine. You can also upcycle canisters, jars, glass candle holders, vases and other fabulous finds. Using glitter or colored sand, you can add color and texture to ordinary objects. 

This DIY project is an amazing, cost-effective way to make the most of bedrooms, college dorms, workspaces, or transform party pieces into disco-fabulous décor. Holiday coming? Transform old jars into festive seasonal centerpieces for candles or flowers. 

What you’ll need:

  • Aleene's Tacky Glue 
  • Printer paper (to catch the glitter) 
  • Glass, metal, or wood jars or containers
  • Foam brush 
  • Clothespins 
  • Keys 
  • Masking tape 
  • Glitter or colored sand

Ultra-Hip or Cabin Fervor: Chic DIY Wooden Wall Organizer

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This space-saving DIY design piece looks like the work of a master craftsman. This is a great entryway piece to salvage sanity without sacrificing style.

For a custom look, change the stain, opt for alternative paint finishes, and use decorative cabinet knobs that fit your home’s personality. Make it shabby chic or metropolitan sleek. You can choose varying complimentary or contrasting stains to create patterns with the overlain poplar boards.

What you need:

  • Aleene's Wood Fusion
  • Bar drawer pull, 8.75"
  • Cabinet knobs
  • Clevis grab hooks
  • 2.5" bolts + matching nuts
  • Fine tooth hand saw
  • Wooden paint stirrers
  • Poplar wood boards
  • Staple gun with deep staples (1/2" works well)
  • 1 1/4" #6 wood screws
  • Wood stain (Above: Puritan Pine)
  • Power drill
  • 2 heavy duty sawtooth hangers

Ultra-Adorable Hanging Jewelry Organizer 

DIY Organization ProjectTired of the tangle? Organizing hacks can save space, time, and add some fun to functionality. Getting ready can get easier in a glance by keeping an eye on what to wear. Reinvigorate your accessorizing with a DIY wall-mounted jewelry organizer. It is more than a “vanity” project. The vertical design stops necklaces from knotting and displays all your jewelry to take the fuss out of finishing touches. Using paint and scrapbooking paper, your style has a chic new home in plain view. 

What you need:

  • Aleene's Wood Glue
  • 1 x 3 x 8 Poplar wood boards
  • Primer/paint/wood stain
  • Drawer bottom plywood
  • Cup hooks
  • Dowels, 1-1/8" and 1/4"
  • Scrapbooking paper
  • Aluminum decorative sheets
  • Sandpaper
  • Metal snips
  • Aleene’s Spray Adhesive
  • Heavy duty staple gun and 1/2" or larger staples
  • Large sawtooth hangers
  • Hole saw & power drill
  • Mitre saw or circular saw