Wednesday, September 27, 2017

31 DIY Organization Ideas

You always have options to get hundreds of dollar wood cabinets to organize your chaos or following one of next 31 Do it yourself organization ideas. in this blog, you'll learn how to add movable space under your sofa or how to hang Magnetic Hanging Air Plant Holder like magic. Start from number

1. Clip On Convenient Organizers

Once you have selected which containers you want to use for the organizer, arrange clips on them and using a sharpie, decide where you are drilling your holes. Carefully drill holes on the containers and take them outdoors to spray paint. To make a classy organizer, choose white exterior and funky neon for the inner colour. Here is a spray paint tip- always start from the inside. If you mess up, you can cover it up anyway. Once the painting is done, measure and cut felt pads for the clips to avoid getting the table scratched.

2. DIY Undersofa Storage Hotwheels

Make a DIY drawer to stash your stuff below your sofa. Bolt all your boarders to a wooden base and throw some wheels at the bottom. Simply store your belongings and slide them under the sofa. (Credit)

3. Woody Organizer

You will require cardboard file sorters and Con-tact paper. Measure your paper according to the pattern you want on the sorter. Around 1" from the bottom. Then simply peel and stick the Con-tact paper on the sorter. Reveal part of the file sorter beneath the paper. You can incorporate the same for a pen stand and a tiny desk planter too.

4. DIY Quirky Blanket Ladder

Depending on whether you want to make an A-frame ladder or parallel rails, you need to angle the base of the wood to rest on the floor. To make a quirky ladder, opt for driftwood, which is of different or same size for A-frame or parallel rails respectively. Clean the wood and paint the parts of the ladder. Once dry, mark points on the rails to assemble the driftwood. Position ladder rungs onto the rails and then attach copper top clamps to them. Hammer nails through the clamp and pilot holes for a sturdy and rustic blanket ladder.

5. Clutter Free Vanity

You can convert Satsumas Plant stand from IKEA to make a colourful and convenient vanity unit for each member of the family. Arrange the pots according to the height of each member of the family. Not only does this idea keep things organized, it also helps maintain hygiene.

6. Fancy Upcycled Tissue Box

Cut off the top of an empty tissue box and using a hot glue gun and twine, start concealing the bottom. Work your way around the sides of the box with one continuous twine. A patterned fabric liner can be used from the inside of the box and clamped outside. For finishing the box, double turn the liner edge, press with iron and single stitch it. Your fancy tissue box is ready to be shown off.

7. DIY Leather Catchall Organizer Bin

After cutting out the template, place it behind the leather and trace to cut the shape including slits for the ends. Use a leather punch to fit a rivet through it. After folding the centre flap, fold the right flap followed by the left flap across both. Clip them together using a binder clip, Make as many bins like this in different sizes as organizer bins.

8. Easy Ring Display and storage

Take wood of desired size and using a saw blade, cut through half of its thickness and be careful not to cut through the entire board. Flip the board and cut at each line to make petite ring slots.

9. DIY Dip Kitchen Jars

Start with a masking tape for dipping the paint right and letter stickers for each jar. Using a freezer bag, cover till the top and hold the jar in place while spray painting. Once dry, you can remove the freezer bag, masking tape and the letter stickers. You can also get creative with a couple of sharpies to design your jar. Seal the paint and protect the jar from damage by concealing with clear Gesso or matte varnish.

10. DIY Wooden Magazine holder

On a wooden plank, draw the area that has to be cut, preferably in the centre and according to the size of the other plank to fit through. Using a saw, cut through the plank according to the thickness of the other plank and combine them like a puzzle. You can conveniently disassemble them whenever you want.

11. DIY Toy box with casters

After choosing your crates, bolt one caster at each corner with screws. For the lid you can use plywood of same size as the crate. Make sure you cut the foam in the same size though. For the seat cover, choose bright fabric that can be stapled after the foam and plywood are put on.

12. DIY suitcase Record player

A vintage record player without a lid and an antique suitcase are all you need. For ease of access, opt for a record player with detachable power cords and separate plugs for speakers. Depending on where the cords come, drill holes in the suitcase. You can paint the interior of the suitcase for design. To cover up drill holes, use a bit of ribbon.

13. Easy Memo Board

Use a board of your choice of size and colour. Simply stretch rubber bands over the board to make memo holders. You can even put photographs on it.

14. Magnetic Floating air Plant Holders.

You can paint plastic eggs and cut them into halves. Use craft glue near the opening of the egg half and press a strong magnet on it. After a few hours, you can put your air plants in.

15. Anthropologie Wall Organizer Hack

Cut your plywood board to 24x32 inches and divide them into three sections that will hold two boxes each. Create your boxes by cutting two 4 inches pieces and three 1.5 inches pieces on a basswood. Using superglue, assemble it into a box. Make boxes as per requirements with change in size if needed but remember to use plenty of superglue to make it secure. Use super glue on the box and gently press down on the plywood board and leave it to dry overnight. You can give it a splash of colour too by painting one or more boxes.
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16. Test Tube Spice rack

On your piece of wood, use a drill to make holes for the test tubes. You can use a 1 1/8” Forstner Bit to make evenly spaced holes. You can slip O rings on the test tubes for hanging. Fill with spices and close with a cork stopper. Hang the rack conveniently on small L brackets.

17. Hidden key Storage unit

Much like in movies, you can conceal your belongings behind a picture frame with this hack. Look for a picture frame with some depth behind and use two hinges to install it on the wall. Use cup hooks for keys and as receipt holders. With some magnets and metal sheets, you can use the back of the frame too.

18. DIY Dog Food Station center

Build a box with a separate lid and on the lid, make circles according to the diameter of the bowl and cut them with a saw. You can attach the lid to the box using 1 ¼ “brad nails and wood glue. Conceal nail holes and seams with wood filler and proceed to paint the box. You can store dog food below while the lid holds the bowl. Find more detail in description area.

19. Double Decker Mason Jar Organizer

Using wood, build two boxes of the same size and mark equal points inside to divide them. You need to divide them into compartments that will hold one Mason jar each. Using wood glue and 1 ¼ “brad nails you can assemble the pieces to make compartments. Repeat the same for the other box. Find a centre point and use a wooden candle holder to attach the two boxes. You can drill a pilot hole in each piece before using a 2 ½ Dowel screw to bolt the candle holder to the bottom. Likewise, use a 1 ½ dowel screw to attach it to the upper deck.

20. Multilevel desk organizer by Thelovelydrawer

A metal frame and balsa wood sheets are all you need. Mark the wood according to the shape and size you want. To make it more unique, you can cut the wood from big to small for each section. Using a glue gun, stick the wood to the frame with the big piece in the bottom and the smaller ones to the top.

21. Sugarandcloth DIY Desk Organizer

Make three small boxes out of wood that will sit on a wooden board. Stick them together using wood glue and leave some space behind to assemble a cork board. Measure and cut a cork board accordingly and using tape, you can create a border to paint. You can paint all the boxes before gluing them too.

22. Wall mounted charging station shelf

Cut pine boards to make a shelf of your desired dimensions and make two holes in the middle of the top and bottom boards. The top hole is for the power cable for the devices whereas the bottom is for the power cord. You can cover the shelf with a hard board material and hinges to keep the wires out of sight. Install onto the wall using L brackets. For complete measurement, check e-book version of this video.

23. Phone charging station and tablet holder from a picture frame

Cut cardboard that will fit snugly into the picture frame. Make holes on the sides of the frames for the cords to come in. Use painted trim pieces to make shelves for phones and tablets. You can secure all of them using a glue gun.

24. DIY Family charging station centre

You can upcycle an open wood organizer or a letter sorter to make a charging unit to house several devices. Drill holes through the walls for the cords and paint the wood to give it a new look. Additionally, you can also create labels for the devices.

25. DIY wall mounted Charging station

Mount a wall file or an envelope holder near a power outlet. Simply swap your plug with a USB friendly outlet. You can house as many devices as you want in this wall snuggled unit.

26. DIY Fabric Charging Unit

You will need a front and back fabric for the main piece and a front and back fabric for the outer pocket and the lining pocket respectively. You can use materials such as fleece or Peltex. Go colourful with the choice of fabrics and once you stitch them together, you need to fix a grommet through which you can hang your unit next to a power outlet.

27. Lilluna Charging station

This one’s for better visibility, perhaps you can check notifications when your device is plugged in. The wood for the box can be cut at a 30-degree angle. Cut wood in pairs of different lengths so you can arrange them as dividers along the angle. Drill holes for the cords to pass by and for a sturdy look, apply a coat of wood paint. Spray paint your unit and let it dry.

28. Hidden Charging Unit in the kitchen

This one’s for the stealthy. Convert a drawer into a charging station with an electrical outlet and holes for cords in the wooden divider. Add a couple more dividers and you can store car keys and bills as well.

29. DIY Dual Copper Candle Holder

You need plywood and two copper pipes of your desired length. You can cut them straight or at an angle to add some design. Fill 2/3rd of the pipe with concrete so that the weight balances out. Apply copper spray on the wood as well as the pipes and attach them on either sides of the wood to make a rustic candle holder.

30. Jazzed up Colourful Block storage lockers

You can use tape to paint the sides and insides of storage lockers perfectly and assemble them to form alternate blocks of colours. This can brighten any space. And the last one,

31. Beautiful DIY Modcloth inspired by Plant Candy

Want a fun exterior for your potted plant? Give your spruces a face lift by making boxes out of Balsa wood to place them in. Stick the pieces of wood together using glue for a neat finish. You can incorporate designs using sharpie tools too. Once done, place your potted plant inside and have it for display anywhere you want.
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