Five Dollar, Five Minute Organization

by Angela
2 Materials
5 Minutes
I really love an organized home. It stresses me when I have to search or dig to find something. I recently reorganized my very small entryway closet. I have a lot of different gloves/hats and I thought gathering them all up in a basket and putting it on the top shelf would be a good storage idea, right? Not so much. Even though they were all contained in one spot, I still had to take the basket down from the shelf each time I needed gloves and dig and search for the mate. I love over the door shoe organizers and use them around the the bathroom, shower, garage and shed. I hung one on the back of my entryway closet door, and in five minutes, corralled all my gloves/hats and umbrellas in one place. Now I can see them all at a glance as soon as I open the door. I kept the basket on the shelf for a couple of larger items. Now I can grab my coat, gloves and hat without the frantic search. It's also easy to put them back when I hang up my coat. Bring winter on baby! I'm ready!
Basket where gloves/hats were stored
Jumbled mess
All organized and everything at a glance! I have a lot of gloves!
And, arranged by color, of course'
Suggested materials:
  • Over the door shoe organizer   (Had on hand but bought at Walmart.)
  • Basket   (Had on hand.)
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  • Kathryn Sanderson Kathryn Sanderson on Sep 28, 2017
    Love this idea. My closet has bifold doors. How would you adapt this idea to work with them?

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