Do you have an old pair of jeans that you don’t want to throw away but aren’t sure what to do with? Learn how to make a multi-pocket, hanging organizer and a peek-a-boo mat from recycled jeans in this free crafts video series.
Are you tired of the clutter on your desk or table from stacks of bills, letters and junk mail? How would you like to have a practical and attractive way to clean up that pile? Learn how to make a mail organizer with seashells in this free crafts video series.
Do you lose your socks all the time because you don't know how to organize them? Try making this sock organizer from paper. You'll never have to worry about them disappearing again.
Making a personal jewelry organizer is easy. First, find a convenient place to put your jewelry organizer. The bathroom is a good choice because you can quickly grab your jewelry as you're getting dressed. Next, take a clothes hanger and hang it somewhere easy to reach. Then take a long, thin shawl and slip it on the hanger. Note that the shawl must be thin enough to easily pierce with small hooks. Next, fasten small hooks on the shawl. Finally, place your jewelry articles on the hooks. Congr...
Frustrated with how to organize your jewelry? Why not make your own jewelry organizer! In this episode, learn how to make a frame to transform an ordinary picture frame into a DIY jewelry organizer, using easy to find materials and simple tools. You will be able to store your jewelry on the wall, out of sight, while at the same time displaying a beautiful photo. Having decorative items like this DIY jewelry holder that also function as storage is perfect for small space decorating.
MAKE zine aims to bring the DIY aesthetic and mindset to all the technology in your life. They want you to break open things and put them back together in a better way. In this video, MAKE and KipKay show you how to build a plexiglass drawer organizer so you'll be able to find your stuff in a pinch. This isn't a project for novice crafters, but the steps here aren't hard to follow.
Choosing the right closet organizers can make organizing your closet a lot easier. So, Meghan Carter visited Master Simplifier and owner of the organization firm White Space, Cynthia Ivie, to discover which type of closet organizers work best.
Making a jewelry organizer is a fun and easy project to do! Orielle Hopkins, the Money Smart Mom, gives tips on making a great organizer for a minimal amount of money. Make a trip to your local craft store and search for a bead organizer with enough compartments to store your jewelry. If you have a lot of jewelry you may need to buy more than one organizer. Select adhesive backed felt in your favorite color for your project. Measure each compartment in the bead organizer and cut squares of fe...
If you have a lot of jewelry and hair accessories then your collection probably looks more like a land fill than an exquisite, well-curated and organized selection of adornments.
Crafting and sewing is lots of fun, but it calls for many accessories and notions that can clutter your craft area. This tutorial shows you how to create your own craft supply organizer out of some upcycled or recycled materials.
This video illustrate us how to make a desk organizer out of clay. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all take clay in different colors and now shape them round.Step 2: Now take one ball and press it into a flat sheet.step 3: Now take another ball and shape them in cylinders.Step 3: Now place these cylinders on the flat sheet keeping space between them.Step 4: Now take two balls and make small vessel out of these two balls .Step 5: Place these vessels between the cylinders, these v...
Watch this video tutorial on how to make a card organizer. You will need one large pice of cardstock to make this paper box. Use double stick tape to hold the joints together. When finished, you will enjoy having this homemade box to keep your hand crafted greeting cards.
Learn how to organize your kitchen. You might cook more if your kitchen weren’t so cluttered. Okay, maybe not. But, still—wouldn’t it be nice to have an organized cooking space?
This project may be more for you than your kids, but that doesn't mean your children won't have fun constructing this awesome crafts project! You can teach your kids about recycling, and build something wonderful and useful. A notes organizer is also a great idea for getting organized in life. To make this, you"ll need:
It's a common snafu: You're running late to a date with this cute guy you met at your English class last week, and you just HAVE to put on earrings. But as soon as you pick one out of the landfill-like dump, the rest of the earrings fly up with your selection, tangled and impossible to separate.
You already drop mad stacks for your MAC eyeshadows and Lancome blushes - why not save money and go eco-friendly with reusable, recycled makeup organizers?
If you're anything like us, then it takes you forever and a day to find that perfect earring and necklace you want to go out, not because it's hard to decide which one, but because everything's so tangled up together you can't make out one necklace from another.
In this video, we learn how to install a laminate closet organizer with Lowe's. First, you will need to gather all your tools for installation and for the closet. After you have all of these, you need to anchor your units to the walls, removing the base boards from the wall first. After you have the brackets into the wall and the shelves installed, you can start to add in brackets for the rest of the closet. Once you have the tower unit or corner unit finished, install the expandable rods to ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a file folder organizer. First, you will need to apply double sided tape to paper, then apply a thicker cardboard paper over it. Now, cut most of the excess paper off, except around 1/2". After you have this cover made, apply tacky glue to some manila folders, and stick them into the cover you just made. After you complete this, you will be able to apply the backing to the folder as well. When you are finished, you can add different decorations to your f...
For anyone with jewelry sets consisting of earrings and a necklace, learn how to make this organizer to avoid tangles, broken pieces, or mismatched sets. Go to any Wal-Mart store and purchase a stacking shelf, which has a grid pattern. This will be used for your earrings. You will also need a towel rack (also from Wal-Mart), which will hold all of your necklaces. Bend one of the legs of the stacking shelf, so that you can have the shelf sit vertically without falling over. Because it is a gri...
This do-it-yourself video from Lowe's describes how to plan and install a pull-out wastebasket and a two-tier shelf. He explains how storage should work within the kitchen triangle. The pull-out wastebasket frame attaches easily with screws. He then adds a slide-out feature so that the door pulls the wastebasket out. The two-tier wire basket is used to hold pots and pans. Slides are attached to support brackets, the frame is set inside the cabinet and attached with screws. Cabinet organizers ...
Camping is wonderful isn't it? You get to go out into the wild, build a fire, pitch a tent, and tell ghost stories. My favorite part about camping isn't any of those things, though. No, the best part about camping in my opinion is the food. Whether it be planking freshly caught fish, roasting hot dogs, melting s'mores, or cooking hobo dinners, the food is always the most memorable part of camping to me because you get to eat stuff outside of the norm.
Closet organization can be easy with the right strategy, and to discover where to start when organizing a closet, Meghan Carter visited professional organizer Cynthia Ivie.
Increase the storage capabilities of your home! This tutorial shows you how you can create a wall hanging out of fabric that will let you store your coupons, reciepts and other important papers. All you need are some basic sewing tools and a sewing machine.
Is your kitchen pantry cluttered and disorganized? Do you have spices and boxed foods that are decades old? It's time to clean house. Insightful Nana shows you ways to organize your cluttered kitchen pantry with the help of a professional organizer from Harmony Within. Use the stack organizing method to get your pantry lookng together and organized.
Alleviate frustration and take a few minutes to organize your cabinets. Watch this how to video and learn how easy it is to de-clutter kitchen cabinets with a professional organizer. Store your plates, glasses, and bakeware where you will be able to reach them.
This video tutorial shows you how to back up photos using the Elements Organizer in Photoshop. A great way to backup photos in Photoshop.
In this how to video, the Beverly Hills Organizer, Linda Koopersmith demonstrates how to fold panities for compact storage. The storage of your clothes and underwear makes a huge difference in the appearance and longevity of your garments. Watch this organizing tutorial and you will be properly folding and storing your panties in no time.
During a Laneway Revitalization project some gang graffiti was encountered and replaced with vibrant art work. The event organizer is a Toronto Police Officer who volunteers for the not for profit organization-The Ontario Gang Investigators Association. In this video an explanation of gang graffiti is offered. The organization Notogangs.org is comprised of sworn members of all areas of law enforcement who network regularly in the mandate of the prevention, intervention and suppression of crim...
Here's another way to recycle and organize your eyeshadows in pots. Also works for mineralized shadows and cream color bases!
Home organization can be made much easier with the right techniques, and to discover the best home organization techniques, Meghan Carter visited professional organizer and owner of White Space Cynthia Ivie.
Do it yourself closet organization can be quite a journey, even with the best advice. Meghan Carter discovered first-hand the trials and tribulations of closet organization as she put herself under the scrutiny of professional organizer Cynthia Ivie. But in the end, Meghan not only organized her closet, but found a great excuse to go shopping.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to organize your closet. You will need motivation first and foremost in order to fully go through with this project. The closet of course is the best way to motivate yourself to clean your entire house. First start by getting rid of the items you do not wear or do not like anymore. You can easily get rid of things you do not love by doing this. Next, purchase matching hangars. You can even just rework what hangars you are currently hanging. Items such ...
Originating in Harlem in the 1920s, a rent party is a fun way to stave off eviction. You will need a place to party, food and drink, musical entertainment, paying guests, party flyers, a hat to collect donations, and lots of beer. Fact: The going rate for a Harlem rent party admission was usually 25 cents, plus extra for the homemade concessions sold in the kitchen or hallway.
Post-it notes are definitely not the chicest of accessories. After all, they spend 99% of the time grazing our office cube walls and computers and organizers. But they can be turned into a hefty decorative item when you slip one of the pads into this scalloped bright post-it note holder.
In this tutorial, we learn how to use a calendar for future projects in MS Project 2007. First, go to the "tools" menu, then down to organizer. Choose the calendar tab and then change what the calendars are available in. Choose ABC Limited, then click on "copy". Now, click on "close" and open up a new project. From here, go to "project" then "project information", and you will be able to change to the other calendar. Remember to change the default under the options so you have the correct tim...
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast.
Seriously gals, how easy is this? Unless you're a bum living in a box under a bridge, you can probably muster up the simple tools needed to make this makeup organizer. All you need is Elmer's household cement and six office stamper covers.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to throw a cocktail party. This video provides many tips on how to prepare for a cocktail party. To have a cocktail party, you should have enough seats for at least 20% of the guests. Arrange your furniture into a U-shape to allow people to move in and out easily. Set out a variety of food and snacks. You may choose to have candles. Create a music playlist that will lasts the entire party and that everyone will enjoy. Set up trays around the room for ...
The organizer pouch, a flat, rectangular, often multi-compartmented, nylon bag with zipper closure(s) is a great item that is becoming hard to find. They sometimes include see-through mesh panels, and are available in a variety of colors. These are terrific for avoiding what could otherwise be a cluttered mess in your bag. Give a little thought to organizing your belongings into categories and storing them in the pouches. This will help you keep track of those small items that have a way of g...