As somewhat of a hoarder who also happens to be a neat freak, it has been a longtime dream of mine to splurge on an organizer. Until the day comes that I can actually allow myself to splurge on someone to come help me declutter my cabinets and closets, however, I’m trying to be better about organizing on my own.
To kick things off I chatted with Jane Abrahams, the founder of Jane’s Addiction Organization, and got her take on the must-have items for “anyone” to have to stay organized in their home.
Expandable File Folders
“Create an expandable file folder accordion style for each person in your household with this item. The file can store personal documents, school reports, vaccinations, medical records or any other important paperwork.”
“A four tier shoe rack can be placed in the garage, closet or mudroom for seasonal shoes such as cleats, rain/snow boots or slides.”
Plastic Storage Bins
“Bins are a great way to store all of your seasonal items and decor. They can be clear or colored according to the season or holiday.”
Adjustable Storage Shelf Rack
“A shelving unit that’s adjustable and durable is useful in a basement, garage or just about anywhere. They can be used to shelve bins or bulk items.”
“A turnable spinner with or without dividers is an excellent way to organize anything. We like to use them for medication, vitamins, spices and oils in the kitchen or pantry. They come in many different materials-plastic, metal or wood.”
“A weekly 7 day pill organizer is a helpful reminder to take pills or vitamins each day or in the morning or evening. Each family member can have a designated color.”
Acrylic Clutch Holder
“An organizer that easily slides in clutches and bags to create a sleek and clean look in any closet.”