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7 Clever Ways To Organize Books

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

While each person has their own way of organizing a bookshelf, there are some quick ways to make sure it doesn't look too cluttered. Here are seven ti...

Why You Should Store Table Linens This Way

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Unlike bedsheets, long linen tablecloths should not be folded into tight bundles and stored on shelves. Instead fold them lengthwise and hang over two...

Get Rid Of Paper Pile-Ups In 3 Steps

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Create this three-tiered system to keep papers organized and moving across your desk. 1. In-box. This is a place to capture miscellaneous documents ...

A Good Reason To...Organize Your Glove Compartment?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

If your glove compartment is home to fast-food ketchup packets, service receipts, expired proofs of insurance, or other detritus, clean it out and res...

Make A Room Twice As Useful

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

With thoughtful design, an office and a guest bedroom can peacefully coexist. When designing such a room, minimalism is key, as you'll want to able to...

The Right Thing To Do With Old Books

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

For some people, books are like trophies -- a statement of achievement and a reflection of one's intellect, education, travels, and interests. A true ...

The Right Way To Store Paint

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

The key to storing paint for future use is to keep air out of the can. Use these strategies: Clean the lid. Getting paint off the lip of the can crea...

Do You Give Into 'Garment Guilt'?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Don't succumb to garment guilt. See if you recognize any of the following poor reasons to keep something: 1. "I might want to wear it again someday."...

The Right Way To Store Your Winter Clothes

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

For many, closet space is a luxury. So, now that the temperature is warmer and you won't be needing your winter wear, clean them, pack them and put th...

Organize The Freezer Once And For All

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Don't let frozen food spoil and go to waste. Enjoy your leftovers before it expires while keeping your freezer neat and organized. How do we do that? ...

How To Store Delicate Fabrics

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Although hanging your freshly dry-cleaned clothing back in the closet may seem like the natural thing to do, maintain their quality and maximize weara...

The Right Way To Shop A Warehouse Club

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Sometimes, shopping at warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam's Club can be overwhelming. With aisle upon aisle of bulk items and products, it's easy to ...

How To Contain Plastic Bags

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Most people squirrel away more plastic bags than they will ever use. A better approach than stuffing them under the sink is to choose a receptacle for...

The Right Way To Pack A Bag

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

To keep from searching all over the house for small travel necessities, contain them in a large shoe or boot box. Label it and keep it somewhere acces...

How To Organize...Your Sink?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Keep all your sink accessories neat with a sink organizer that holds dish soap, scrubbers, and sponge in one contained unit. If you are short on count...

Is Your Medicine Cabinet A Disaster Area?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

A medicine cabinet can quickly become a dump zone for everything from old medications, empty bottles and long-abandoned cosmetics. And when a dump zon...

Three Steps To An Organized Handbag

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Handbags are often a microcosm of one's life in general. The same rules of organization still apply: Keep like things together. Use small zippered ba...

What Kind Of Towel Will Dry Your Dishes Faster?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Choose linen over cotton for drying dishes. Linen, an organic fiber woven from flax, is stronger, more absorbent, and lasts longer than cotton. A lint...

10 Easy Tips For Organizing Anything

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

The following ten steps can be applied to any organizing task, large or small: Focus on the bigger picture. Why do you want to get organized and what...

10 Ways To Streamline Your Fridge

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

1. Keep like items together. 2. Open only one bottle of each condiment at a time. Try to limit them to the door, but if there are too many, contain t...

An Easy Way To Contain Cords

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

To neaten an unsightly jumble of cords on the floor of your office, bundle loose cords together using plastic cord ties. Or improvise with what you ha...

What's The Best Way To Store Towels?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Rolled towels take up less space than folded ones, and a pyramid of fresh towels make you feel like you're at the spa. Fold towels in half lengthwise ...

Maximize Storage Space With These Tips

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

A well-organized storage shed or attic can help eliminate household clutter, but should contain only items that have present or future utility. Good o...

A Clever Use For Cabinet Doors

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Fasten cork tiles with industrial-strength double-sided tape on the inside of a cabinet to create a spot where you can post important messages, schedu...

WATCH: Easy Magazine Storage Solutions

The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Full disclosure: we still love magazines. We still have our subscriptions to our few favorite titles, but we have a tendency to, well, save them...oka...