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Think Outside the Toilet Paper Roll- Repurposing products to Organize Your Home

Repurpose Products to Organize Your Home

We had friends over for dinner and while we were sitting in the kitchen, the husband noticed our shoe organizer, hanging in my pantry. He started to laugh and said, “The Turner’s have one of those and they use it to put shoes in.” He seriously thought it was meant to be a tinfoil holder when he saw how we were using it. I kindly told him it is actually a shoe holder and he was stunned. It was such a great organizing moment.DIY HOME ORGANIZATION repurpose products to organize your home

How can you take a product and make it work in a creative way for you?

REPURPOSE SHOE ORGANIZER

Shoe organizers have been used for so many other things than shoes! Like us, you could use them in your pantry for paper products.  We also have one in our coat closet for hats and gloves!

REPURPOSE TOILET PAPER ROLL

Use empty toilet paper rolls to organize electrical cords.

or a desk organizer

REPURPOSE SHOWER CURTAIN RINGS

Use shower curtain rings hooked together to organize belts or ties in your closet.

REPURPOSE TOOTHBRUSH HOLDER

Use toothbrush holders to hold pens or makeup brushes.

REPURPOSE PILL BOXES

Use see-through pill boxes to hold jewelry, small craft supplies, or nails.

REPURPOSE TOWEL RACK IN CLOSET

Put towel racks on the back of the door in everyone’s room. You can keep towels from cluttering the bathroom or you can use the racks to hang belts, ties, hats, or shoes.

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REPURPOSE SPRING LOADED CURTAIN ROD

Put spring-bar curtain rods in children’s closets so they can reach their clothes and move the bar up as the child gets taller.

REPURPOSE BABY FOOD JARS

Attach empty baby food jars to a shelf. Screw or nail the lid into the bottom of the shelf. Then simply twist the glass jar on and off when you need it. You can use this idea in your pantry and fill the jars with spices, the craft room for buttons and pins,  or use it in the garage to store nails and screws.

You already know how to do this. Your treadmill already doubles as a laundry sorter – right? What kind of things have you re-purposed to get organized?

DIY HOME ORGANIZATION repurpose products to organize your home

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