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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...

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...

This Month's Can't-Miss Cleaning Tips

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

This month, we started the New Year with a wide array of cleaning and organizational tips. But to help you keep your cleaning resolutions year-round, ...

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...

Is Your Desk Giving You A Backache?

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

Flickr Photo by Chris Smith An ergonomically correct desk setup can help you avoid backaches, eye strain, and fatigue. Arrange your home office setu...

The 4 Best Ways To Store Cookware

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

Flickr Photo by c0t0s0d0 In the cabinet Store pots and pans in cabinets near the stove. The most convenient way to store cookware in a cabinet is ...

Double Your Bathroom Space

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

Flickr Photo by Anthony Kelly There are three categories of hair care items: tools (blow dryer, curling iron, straightening iron, brushes, combs, cu...

Three Ways To Stop Book Pile-Ups

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

Flickr Photo by Eunice For some people, books are like trophies -- a statement of achievement and a reflection of one's intellect, education, travel...

Two Ways To Get Rid Of Old Clothes

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

Flickr Photo by Mom Smackley The Art of Consignment Turn your clothing clutter into cash by consigning things you no longer wear. The first step is...

PHOTOS: The Best Cleaning Tips of 2011

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Flickr Photo by Nationaal Archief With the new year just around the corner, we thought it was time to look back on some of our favorite stories o...