06-07-2013 05:03 PM - edited 12-24-2013 02:21 PM
Being organized reduces stress and the peace of mind it brings is PRICELESS. A few minutes invested to create the right home for your belongings will redeem countless hours on search-and-retrieve missions, eliminate untold amounts of drama and save money by not having to purchase multiples of items. Being organized even makes cleaning an easier and faster chore. Traditionally many organizing products such as totes, boxes, and storage bins, have been white or had a “utility” look. Being organized looked bland and uninspiring – but not any longer. With so many ways to get organized AND be fashionable, every room in the home can be organized with style.
Latch and Carry everywhere
Our unique Latch and Carry Tote system allows you to use one lid with three sizes of totes (12, 18 and 26 gallon). Each tote is available in clear or opaque so you can organize for easy viewing (or conceal the clutter). The comfortable handle has a heavy duty latch that secures the lid to the base which allows easy transport.
Totes are a great way to keep things separated, stacked, and readily identified. Plastic totes with fitted lids keep your possessions dry, free of unwanted pests and ready to go. Select a color to match the season for fastest identification of special occasion decorations and costumes. Have each family member select their favorite color and then store their belongings in a color coordinated tote for fast identification. Cardboard boxes are great for long term storage, moving preparations and collecting charitable donations.
You can go from cluttered to cute using cube storage to store small toys and playthings; maybe the kids will help keep their room clean! Different fabric colors can be used to separate belongings if siblings share a room. Small clear plastic totes can hold out of season clothes, toys, school projects, and treasures. Matching hangers will streamline the clothes inside your closet.
Update your home office with decorative bookcases from our Hampton Bay collection. The open design can be used for computer equipment, reference books, supplies, knickknacks, and projects. Place several bookcases side-by-side to create a wall unit or library.
Storing rainy day boots, goulashes, and umbrellas can be cumbersome but you will be prepared for inclement weather with the Latch and Carry totes. Sturdy folding tables and chairs with metal frames will provide extra seating for parties and special occasions; when the event is over simply stack to minimize storage space. With a few simple measurements, you can use the Martha Stewart Design Tool to create your own custom closet organization system.
Organize the pantry with a heavy-duty wire chrome finish shelving unit designed to hold hundreds of pounds of cooking equipment, seasonal cookware - and food of course! Can racks store essentials for easy access and products can be viewed at a glance. The pantry is a great place to store your family emergency kit for ready access in case you need it. Be sure to include a first aid kit, back-up batteries, a flashlight, and essentials.
Heavy duty shelving units can be assembled vertically as a shelving unit or horizontally as a workbench. Wall tool organizers hang from a wall system, keeping tools and equipment off of the floor and readily accessible. Ceiling mounted storage maximizes unused space and can be expanded with multiple units.
Deck organization can be entertaining and efficient while resisting leaks, dents, and the elements. The all-weather resins ensure no rust or rot while your grill accessories, garden tools, patio furniture covers and seat cushions stay safe and dry all year-round.
Many manufacturers offer specific storage options for your shed or you can create your own customized storage solutions. Use pegboards to create a wall then add broom hooks to vertically store rakes and shovels. Add a 2 foot workbench that doubles as a storage space and a potting area. Garage storage can also be used by incorporating a track system or wall and floor garage cabinets for additional storage.
Do you have any special tips or ideas that help keep you organized in style? I would love to hear from you – and please be sure to share a photo!
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