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Sunday, March 25, 2012

Getting Organized (Part 2)

I got these ideas from pinterest, so I can’t claim them as my own….but this first one is what inspired my paper organization in the Part 1 post from last week.

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This is just an over the door shoe holder, I have it hanging opposite side of the paper, so all my stuff is in the same area.  As you can see this holds, paint, glue, dot markers, crayons, scissors, and other miscellaneous art materials, all in one handy location!!   Vertical storage is so great, I try to utilize as much of it as I can!! 

This is also something I’ve seen posted all over pinterest, and I FINALLY got around to do it!

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This is in our eating room, and on another wall I have this

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The plastic pockets hanging are from IKEA (I assume they still carry them, I bought them a long time ago, and unfortunately Hawaii does not have IKEA)

One more thing I accomplished, game organization!  We have a game shelf with cabinets at the bottom, but the kids games never get put back into the boxes correctly, and it drives me insane…so I used some plastic shoe boxes from Costco to repackage most of them, and some pencil boxes for the card games.

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I ended up putting the Jenga in a shoe box too after I took this photo!  I just used boxing tape to adhere the game title (cut from the original box) to the shoe box.  I need to come up with a solution now for the games with gameboards.

More Organization to come!

3 comments:

  1. I love those shoe organizers! I got mine at Target and put them on bedroom doors. On the top are baby lotions, pacifiers, etc. In the middle are diapers (you can fit 6-8 diapers in each pocket.) The bottom two rows are for little stuffed animals.

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  2. Nice blog. You might like this cartoon about "getting organized". http://caroleschatter.blogspot.co.nz/2012/02/cartoon_23.html

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  3. Shoe organizers are good for
    e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g!!! We use them in the bathrooms.

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