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GROUP ITEMS TOGETHER

For this method, you want to make sure that you group your items together by placing similar items with one another. For example group all your snacks together in one place and call that area “SNACKS” or group all your dry foods together such as peas, nuts, etc and call it “DRY FOODS”. If you do this you don’t have to worry about you cant finding certain stuff in your pantry.

 

PLACE DRY FOODS INTO A LABELED CONTAINER

This goes together with the hack I mentioned above. For this, all you need to do is place foods such as peas, nuts, dry snacks, etc in their separate but labeled containers. Make sure the containers aren’t too big but not too small.

 

OVER THE DOOR RACK

With an over-the-door rack, you can get additional storage without taking up too much space. You can add stuff such as small containers, snacks, etc into one of these over the door rack. You can get one right here.

 

USE COMMAND HOOKS

Using command hooks allows you to have extra storage. With command hooks, you can place things such as dish towels, pots, and even chips(make sure to make a circular hole where you normally open up the chips so they can fit on the command hook).

 

 

You might be wondering why would anyone want to make their own Febreze when they can get one at the store. Well, sometimes it’s great to try new things. Making your own air freshener is also great because it saves you a lot of, money each month.

 

So here is the best way to make your own DIY homemade Febreze air freshener.

 

THINGS YOU NEED:

  • 1/3 cup of fabric softener
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 drops of your favorite essential oil
  • Spray bottle

 

Mix all the ingredients above and place them into the spray container.

 

With this, all you need to do now is spray the areas such as sofa(fabric) curtains and any fabric areas.

 

GET A DRAWER ORGANIZER FOR YOUR KITCHEN UTENSILS

Drawer organizers are great because they sectionalize inside your drawer. Just make sure you get the right size. Here is a link to one, click here.

 

CLEAR OUT REFRIGERATOR

Get rid of food that you know that you aren’t going to eat. These foods are mostly unwanted leftovers. You should also properly put things together in the fridge so that it can look really neat.

 

USE COMMAND HOOKS (CUPS, DISHCLOTH, POTS)

You can use command hooks to hang up things like dishcloths and pots. This will make your kitchen look more spacious. You can get some right here.

 

GET AN CABINET ORGANIZER( OVER CABINET STORAGE ORGANIZER)

This will allow you to hold more things inside of your cabinets without taking up too much space.

 

PUT DRY FOODS IN STORAGE(SNACKS)

To make your kitchen look more organized you can get a couple of small plastic containers and put your dry food(peas, nuts, and other nacks) in them.

 

OVER THE SINK DISH DRAINER

An over-the-sink dish drainer is probably the best dish drainer you can get. Not only do they make your dishes dry much faster but you also don’t have to worry about cleaning the bottom because the sink is where the water that drips from the dishes goes.

 

A cluttered bathroom can make using it feel very uneasy. It might sound weird but if my bathroom is too messy and cluttered I don’t even want to be in it. If you are like me and you hate having a cluttered bathroom, don’t worry I came up with some short but effective tips to help you.

 

 

OVER CABINET STORAGE

This is pretty simple just put an over the cabinet storage on inside your cabinets in your bathroom. This will allow you to put stuff like shampoo and other things without taking up too much space. You can get one right here.

 

KEEP TOWELS IN A FILE ORGANIZER

Just roll up your towels and place them into the file sorter organizer. If you want one of these just click here.

 

DRAWER ORGANIZERS

Using one of these is a really good way to make your drawers look organized. You can get one right here.

 

USE COMMAND HOOKS

Using command hooks I a really good way to organize your towels. This is for those who have more than two towels in their bathrooms. Be sure to get the large towel command hooks.

DIFFERENT WAYS TO ORGANIZE YOUR POTS

 

USE COMMAND HOOKS

Command hooks are the best ways to organize certain things around your home and pots and pans are some of them. Just hang a couple of command hooks on your kitchen walls and hang some of your pots and pans on them.

 

PAN AND POT ORGANIZER

You can get a pots and pan organizer at your local store or online. When you have one of these you can store some of your pots and pans in them. This will give you more space inside your kitchen.

 

GROUP THEM TOGETHER

By this, I mean that you should put all the pots and pans together and categorize them. For example, all the frying pans are stacked together, the boiling pots together, etc.

 

HANG SOME OF YOUR POTS AND PANS BEHIND THE CABINET DOOR

Get two command hooks and hang them behind each of the cabinet doors. Place the pots and pans onto the command hooks. This will save you some space inside your cabinet.

 

UNESCCARY PAPER

Papers can be found almost anywhere in most people’s homes. So if you find some unwanted paper in your living room the best thing to do is just to get rid of them.

 

OLD UNWANTED BOOKS

You might not even want to do this but sometimes you gotta let go. Sometimes you have to ask yourself “When is the last time I read some of these books? Do I actually need them?”. When you ask yourself these questions you’ll start to realize that most of the books that you keep in your living room are pretty much useless to you.

 

UNWANTED CHORDS

Go through the chords in your living room and check the ones that you aren’t actually using. Sometimes when there are a lot of chords bundled together in one place you’ll find out that there is a couple of them that aren’t even been used.

 

UNWANTED DVDs

It’s Always good to throw away unwanted stuff and unused DVDs are one of them. You can either give them away to a friend or family or just dump them.

 

TRASH (GARBAGE)

Try to look for actual trash. This means to look for stuff like snack bags, empty bottles, etc. When you find them just throw them away in the trash can.

HOMEMADE LINEN SPRAY

Want a quick and easy way to make your own linen spray. Well In this article I will show you how to make it. A linen spray is great because it can eliminate any bad odors from your linen. They also make them smell way better than before.

 

Things you need:

  • 1 cup of Rubbing alcohol
  • 2 drops of Essential oil
  • 3 cups of Water
  • Continuos spray bottle

 

Mix these together and spray your bedsheets, curtains, blankets, pillowcases, etc.

Doing this will definitely make your linen smell way better. It will also save you a decent amount of money as well.

STAIN REMOVER

Getting rid of food stains from shirts can be really hard to do. But this article will make it seem very easy. All you have to do is make your own stain remover.  This might sound hard to do but trust me it’s very easy to make.

 

Here are the things you need:

  • 1 cup of Vinegar
  • 2 cups of Rubbing alcohol
  • 3 tbsp Dish soap

 

DIRECTION

Mix these together into a spray bottle and spray the stained area of your shirt. Then use a small clothing brush to clean the stained area.

You can add baking powder to the stained area to get get a better clean.

FURNITURE POLISHER

Want to make your own furniture polisher but think it’s too hard. Well, think again because Making a Furniture polisher is actually very simple. All you have to do is just follow this simple method. Doing this is also way cheaper.

 

THINGS YOU NEED:

  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Vinegar
  • Olive oil

 

DIRECTIONS

Combine them equally into a spray bottle. And spray your wooden furniture with it. After spraying them use a cleaning cloth to wipe the furniture. This will make your wooden furniture look brand new.

Remember not to use this mixture on every surface. Just use it on the wooden ones.

DIY DRYER SHEETS

Ever wanted to make your own dryer sheets. Now that I think of it that might be a weird question to ask but trust me making them is very easy. Two benefits of making your own dryer sheet are that; they will save you a lot of money; two, they make your laundry smell way better than regular dryer sheets. This article will show you how to make your own affordable dryer sheets.

 

Things you need:

  • About 3-4 cloth or 3 sponges
  • 2 and a half  cups of fabric softener
  • A large bowl/container
  • 6 cups of water

Pour the water and fabric softener into the container. Then put the cloths/sponges in and let them soak for about 10-20 minutes.

After letting them soak, wring or squeeze out the excess moisture from them.

Tada!! you now have your own dryer sheets. I told you making them would be easy.