These DIY projects will help you stay organized this year

I don't know about you but I'm still riding that new year wave of 'let's get organized' and 'it's time to sort my life out'. You know the drill. I'm on over drive with the brand spanking new office / studio (room tour coming your way soon) and I've become an even bigger fan than usual when it comes to nifty ways of concealing clutter, whether that's the piles of product and materials I own or just the clutter in my head! If like me you're currently banging this drum, I've rounded up ways to DIY your way to a more organized workspace / home.

best ways to stay organized

DIY Paper Tidy

DIY desk organizer

Loose paper can easily become a right old mess. Some of them you don't want to file away quite yet and so making use of this paper tidy is a great option for getting them neatly stacked and out of the way.

DIY Hanging Clutter Clear Up

DIY hanging organizer

When in doubt get those stray bits and bobs off the surfaces and onto the wall. These pockets can hold notebooks, stationery or crafting materials, but either way they'll all be tucked away.

DIY Cork Lid Storage Box

DIY cork lid box

Even though this has recently featured on the blog I had to include it as it literally is sat right here on my desk, currently hiding all my cables. Turn an old gift box into something useful!

DIY Catch All Boxes

DIY catch all boxes

Another way to clear the clutter with these trinket boxes, complete with dividers. This is such a simple idea and works well in all areas of the home.

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