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Home Organizing Tips by Alejandra [VIDEO]

In this video, I share with you my favorite home organizing tips for getting organized around the house. I’ve gathered all of my favorite organizing tips from past videos and pictures and put together this video to show you my most favorite ideas I’ve done in the past 5 years. If you saw me on HGTV’s Clean Freaks or you’ve seen my videos before, then some of these ideas might look familiar to you 🙂

Here Are My Best Home Organizing Tips

Home Organizing Tips Video Details

Hi, everyone. I’m Alejandra, Creative Organizing Expert from Alejandra.TV. And in this video, I’ve gathered all of my favorite home organizing tips that I’ve shown in past videos or in pictures on Facebook or on my website, my blog, and some of the stuff you’ve probably already seen or maybe watched my episode on HGTV Clean Freaks and you saw all these spaces inside my house.

But either way, I’m doing this to get you thinking about things that you can do inside your own house and then at the end of the video, I’m going to tell you exactly how you can get started even if you are lacking motivation or you feel like you’re in gridlock or you already feel like you’re so overwhelmed and getting organized is like the last thing on your to-do list, I’m going to tell you how you can get started. So here are some of my favorite home organizing tips.

Use a Lazy Susan to Organize the Pantry

Kitchen Organizing Tip: Use  Lazy Susan to Keep Bottles Organized in the Pantry

Kitchen Organizing Tip: Use Lazy Susan to Keep Bottles Organized in the Pantry

What I’ve done up here is I’ve used this Lazy Susan to store all the oils, vinegars, and condiments in the pantry which makes it really easy to access everything.

Keeping Canned Goods Organized

Pantry Organizing Tip: Use a Tiered Shelf to Organize Canned Goods

Use a Tiered Shelf to Organize Canned Goods in the Pantry

The perfect way to store your can goods is on a tiered shelf because you can see all of the labels from outside the pantry. It’s perfect and it makes it so easy to grab the item that you are looking for.

Organizing Craft Supplies

Creative Craft Organization: Use Peg Boards to Organize Craft Supplies #AlejandraTV

Creative Craft Organization: Use Peg Boards to Organize Craft Supplies

Most of my craft supplies are stored at the top of my desk and I keep the rest of them on a peg board. Using peg board to organize craft supplies is very versatile. You can add so many different hooks and store all kinds of different tools.

Organizing the File Cabinet

Keep Files Organized with Color-coded folders

Keep Files Organized with Color-coded folders

Use colored file folders to store all the different types of documents to make things very easy to find & file. Watch this video to see my entire organized filing system.

Simple Gift Wrap Organizer

How to Store Wrapping Paper

How to Store Wrapping Paper

When it comes to wrapping presents, I love storing gift wrap on a vertical organizer like this. A lot of times I see gift wrap in a corner of a closet and all the ends are torn or the paper is wrinkled which defeats the purpose of wrapping a pretty gift. This is the gift wrap organizer top and this is the bottom.

How to Organize Stickers

Organizing Stickers with Poly Envelopes #AlejandraTV

Organizing Stickers with Poly Envelopes

I store all my stickers by type and I keep them in poly envelopes so they don’t get wrinkled or torn.

Desk Drawer Organization

Home Office Organization Tip: Perfectly organized office supplies #AlejandraTV

Home Office Organization: Perfectly organized office supplies

This is one of my favorite home organizing tips for the office desk. I keep my office supplies in drawers. Since everything has its own compartment it’s really easy to find what you are looking for.

Keeping Clothing Organized

How to Organize Hanging Clothes in the Closet #AlejandraTV

How to Organize Hanging Clothes in the Closet

I organized all my clothes by type. So I keep all the dresses in one section, all the long sleeve in a separate section. And then I use these closet dividers to mark each section. This makes finding what you want to wear in the morning a breeze!

A Simple Solution for Bathroom Storage

Bathroom Organization Tip: Shower Curtain Storage

This is one of my favorite bathroom products, it’s a shower curtain liner with storage.

Use Photo Labels for a Fun & Organized Closet

Photo Labels by Alejandra
I love these photo labels. It makes it really fun and really easy to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Fun Closet Decoration Idea

Alejandra's Photo Labels
We put wallpaper on the back of the closet and then we created matching shelf labels with the same wallpaper. So not only can this space be functional, it can also look pretty.

How to Organize Batteries

How to Organize Batteries

How to Organize Batteries

I love this battery organizer. We keep all of our batteries sorted by size with bright labels.

Organizing with Bungee Cord

Organizing Sports Gear with Bungee Cord

Organizing Sports Gear with Bungee Cord

I use bungee cord to create a cage to house all the sports gear so nothing will fall out. And it makes it so easy to grab exactly what you’re looking for and then put it back.

Kitchen Drawer Organization

So let me show you guys my kitchen drawer.

Simple & Organized Kitchen Drawer

Simple & Organized Kitchen Drawer

Tada! Look how beautiful this is. I feel like every time I open up this drawer, it’s just like total eye candy to me. Watch this video to learn how to organize your kitchen drawer like this.

A Very Organized T-shirt Drawer

Closet Organizing Tip: File T-shirts for Easy Access. See Everything in the drawer with out making a mess.

Closet Organizing Tip: File T-shirts for Easy Access. See Everything in the drawer with out making a mess.

So this is Ed’s organized t-shirt drawer that I recently tackled. Now he can see & access all of his shirts.

Organized Errands

How to Organize Things That Are Leaving Your House

How to Organize Things That Are Leaving Your House

This is the system that I set up inside of the garage for all the stuff that I need to remember to bring with me when I leave the house to run errands.

Keeping Warranties & Manuals Organized

How to Organize Warranties, Manuals & Receipts

How to Organize Warranties, Manuals & Receipts

This is my warranties, manuals, and big ticket receipt binder. I used poly envelope pockets that are made for binders keep everything neat and organized.

Bathroom Organization Tip

Here's a simple way to add more storage to your shower. Add a second shower caddy.

Simple way to add more storage to your shower

So what I’ve done to avoid having frustration in the shower is I’ve gotten a shower caddy and a hook and I’ve put it on the opposite end of the shower. And now, I don’t need to worry about the height of these bottles interfering with the faucets.

How to Start Getting Organized!

So as you can see, there are so many cool things that you can do inside your house to make your spaces more organized, more streamlined and more efficient so you can live a more organized and more productive on a daily basis.

Now, if you watch this video and you feel like you’re so overwhelmed or you just feel like you’re lacking motivation or you’re in gridlock, you’re not sure where you to begin, you’re already stressed out, and getting organized is just like fallen down on your to-do list. It’s no longer a priority but you want to make it a priority.

Then I want to tell you about my free 3-day video course that I have available on my website. It’s a 3-day video course that each day you’re going to get a brand new video. Now, these are private videos. They’re not videos that are on YouTube.

Then at the end of each day, you are going to get one simple actionable item that you can do today- right now- that when applied correctly is going to leave you feeling more organized and more productive.

So you’re going to get 3 days of content. This course was designed to give you the motivation you need to get back on track, pick yourself up, and move in the right direction of living a more organized and productive life.

If you want access to my free video course, click the link below:

Watch My Free 3-Day Video Series

Click it, enter your name, email address, and you will get instant access to my 3 Day Video Series.

Do you have any home organizing tips? Share them in the comments below.

Those are all the home organizing tips I have today for you guys. Thanks for watching my home organizing tips video! I’ll see you soon. Bye!

 

    Alejandra Costello
  • About Alejandra

  • Since 2008, organizing expert & certified life coach, Alejandra Costello has taught thousands of students in 132 countries how to get organized through her video-based training programs. Her YouTube videos have been viewed 100+ million times. Named 1 of the 5 most organized people in America by HGTV and "The Decluttering Queen" by Good Morning America, Alejandra's expertise has been featured in The New York Times, Oprah.com, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Woman's Day, Parents Magazine, and CBS. You can read more about Alejandra here or see our Press page here.

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