Make it by Monday: Get Organized With These DIY Solutions
Welcome to Make It By Monday, GOOD's weekly DIY feature in which we curate, demystify, and add our own tips for craft projects from around the web (and our apartments). This week: Craft your way to organization.
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This weekend, dive into some projects that will get you organized for the new year. Start small: Wrangle your perpetually tangled headphones in to a colorful and easy-to-stash bunch. Take a stab at these tangle-free headphones from Apartment Therapy and you'll never again find yourself unwinding those unwieldy strands.
Did you know most spices should only stick around on the rack for six to 12 months? If your kitchen cabinet is anything like mine, you've got no idea when your nutmeg was made. With this wall of spice from bungalove, you can keep track of what you've got and how long you've had it. The clean lines make for a subtle wall decoration, and dinnertime inspiration—getting your spices out in the open will help remind you of what you've got and spark your creativity during cooking.
If your 2011 attempts at organization can best be described as slightly more structured piles of miscellany, this next project is for you. Save your workspace from its sea of papers, folders, files, receipts, and contracts with a modern take on the organizational standard-bearer, the file arranger. This palette turned file crate from Shelter Hub will get you started on filing away your 2011 and setting up a more manageable 2012.