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Make a Striped Closet! (and organization printables)

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I converted a coat closet into a cleaning closet. And installed some wire shelves to hold cleaning supplies. I decided that even though it's a cleaning closet, there is no reason it can't be beautiful! So yesterday I painted some aqua stripes to match my house. … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 37 DIY Organizing Ideas!!

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Happy 2012! Is Organizing  at the top of your 2012 Resolutions?  It is hot in the blogging world, it seems like everyone has an amazing transformation and these are nothing short of that.  Here are 37 inspirational projects!  Make sure you get those label machines ready, you are going to be busy!  As always make sure you check out all of the links, amazing ideas week after week.  You Never … [Read more...]

Getting Organized in 2012 — Organizing Cleaning Supplies and Free Label Printables!

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I really am serious about getting organized in 2012. I have never had a big desire to get organized before. I was content to stash things in closets and cupboards. Out of site = out of mind. But something changed this year and I am really wanting to simplify. Maybe it's getting older, or having my kids get older. I'm not sure. But once I started cleaning things out, I wanted to clean EVERYTHING … [Read more...]

Getting Organized: The Laundry Room {tips and tricks}

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Hello again Tatertots & Jello readers!  It's Anna from Ask Anna : Today I am here showing you how I organized my laundry room and hopefully inspiring you to have a beautiful and organized laundry room too!  In my house the laundry room is directly off the kitchen, on the way to our bedroom.  It ends up being a dumping/storage station for everything: decorations, candles, extra … [Read more...]

Organizing Idea — Make Frugal Closet Size Organizers!! {tutorial}

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Hey there Tatertots & Jello readers!   I am Anna from over at Ask Anna and I'm so excited to be here with you today. '  Ask Anna is a blog that answers reader's questions about cleaning, organizing and decorating.  Today I am going to show you how I organize my daughter's clothes for the upcoming seasons by sizes. As you all know kids have a lot of clothes and they … [Read more...]

Get a More Organized Work Space — Win an EZ View Craft Desk {$595 value}


Update -- a preliminary winner has been chosen. Comment #83.  Do you need a more organized craft or work space???   The Original Scrapbox.com  is giving away one EZ View Craft Desk (value $595.00 U.S. Dollars).  So cool!! This desk has a clear plexiglass top so that you can easily see all of your supplies organized in four different drawers with various … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make an Embellished Grocery Bag Container!! {great item to keep in your car}


Jen is my bloggy bestie.  We run The CSI Project together, Crafterminds, and we are doing a web show together in the fall.  Yet I have never guest posted on her blog.  I wanted to have the perfect project before I posted here.  Well that day of perfection will never come. However, I did come to share with you a fun little gift to give yourself or a friend for the summer…an embellished grocery … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Create a His/Her Office and PB-Inspired Calendar Wall!!


Hey there tatertots! My name is Karly Barker and I come to you from The Married Life. I like to call myself a make do crafter and party planner. I am no perfectionist but love to create a fun space, party, and even a little organization. Like many of you my husband and I are newlyweds and just set up our first apartment. And this very task required us to learn how to compromise for the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Organization/Storage {1}


Transform a bathroom closet into a beautiful vanity area @ Liz Marie Blog There are so many amazing organizing ideas in this amazing craft room @ Sew Many Ways Make a pretty Laundry Drying Rack @ Little Lucy Lu … [Read more...]

Guest project — $5 DIY Organization Bins!!


 Hi! I'm Jessie from  I'd like to share my DIY Organization Bins with you.  I wanted to buy some organization baskets for our new built-in desk area but instead of forking over the cash, I decided I would make my own.  Well, I decided Mike would make some for me.  We have some scrap wood in our garage that Mike cut to size (10 inches long) and nailed together for me.  He nailed 1x4 … [Read more...]