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Top 12 Home Organization Ideas to Jumpstart Your New Year

A new year is here, and guess what? The season of organization is upon us. I know, this time of year always seems to sneak up on you. It happened so fast you’re now scrambling to figure out where you’ll even begin. Closet? Bedroom? Kitchen? Don’t fret. I’ve got 12 of the best organization ideas to get you started off on the right foot for a goal smashing new year.

Everyone loves a fresh start right? I love this time of year because it invites motivation and improvement. Last year we talked all about jumpstarting your resolutions by organizing your home, leading to an organized mind to crush those new goals. Have you ever cleaned a room and immediately felt accomplished? As if you could tackle the world?

I see you nodding your head in agreement. That’s why the new year is the perfect time to get organized. So you can feel ready to conquer the world, and your new goals. So this year, let’s look at some more specific ways you can get organized in some of the most clutter prone areas in your home.

Closet Organization

Because closet doors tend to remain closed, it’s easy for us to pile life into it, in no organized manner, and just forget about it. The only problem is, when we need to locate an item, we end up frustrated because we can’t find it in our space of neglect. Closets don’t have to be messy. Take a look at the closet organization ideas below that organize the mess, and give you something pretty to look at as well.

This linen closet, designed by Megan at Honey We’re Home, is perfect for storing the various linens options you’d like to hold on to for future use through the seasons. Labels make it super easy for guests to grab an item at their leisure.

For the fashionista that needs a stylish way to organize her shoe fetish, this picture rail shoe organization idea is perfect.

This closet organization idea from Melissa at Polished Habitat gives more of a custom option for anyone wishing to go a bit further with a closet makeover.

Bathroom Organization

Bathrooms can easily morph into a chaotic spa or messy hair salon. Between all the self-care items and makeup products, it’s easy to let this space become its own beauty circus. Make it easy on yourself by creating designated space for each item. Labels and containers are your friend!

Organized bathroom shelves from Cindy at the Creativity Exchange invite self-care, and help you create your home spa getaway with ease. You can even create and print your own labels. Check it out for more details.

 

If you need a super quick and budget-friendly way to organize your everyday bathroom items, Lauren at Bless’er House has you covered. This dollar store drawer organization idea can be achieved with a few bucks and a little time.

Many bathroom cabinets come with no shelving. Therefore all your hair products, lotions, etc. end up in a messy heap underneath your sink! Ultimately creating a recipe for a late morning, due to the time spent hunting for your favorite bottle of heat protectant.

Courtney and Brent from Gray House Studio give you an awesome solution to this problem. Add a few shelves and hinges to establish some designated space for your items.

Kitchen Organization

Synonymous with endless knick knacks, cooking tools, and cleaning products, kitchens seem to accumulate clutter effortlessly. Assigned space and stations make it easier to find what you need in a sea of kitchen items and products.

Stacy over at Not Just A Housewife designed this pantry with a mix of printed and chalkboard labels. It just screams organization. Use generic containers and custom DIY labels to give your own pantry an upgrade like this.

Loving this kitchen utensil pegboard station whipped up by Elizabeth over at Elizabeth Joan Designs. Consider this for that overflowing utensil drawer with a mind of its own.

This Mrs. Meyers pantry organization is another fun example of how a few jars and chalkboard labels can transform a kitchen storage space.

Bedroom Organization

A messy bedroom is no fun, but it happens. However, organization options in this space turn up the aesthetic appeal a notch, and allow you to have a bit more fun with storage.

This nightstand by Amy at Homey Oh My makes organization stylish. Take some of your favorite storage out of hiding and organize it on display with this nifty cart.

Medina at Grillo Designs puts a swanky spin on bedroom organization with these DIY under bed storage drawers. Consider these for a super easy way to organize your extra clothes, throw blankets or shoes.

Elsie and Emma over at A Beautiful Mess have a great idea for jewelry organization. This mirror is doing double duty as a piece for organizing jewelry in addition to it’s original purpose.

Now that you’ve got some great inspiration for organization all around your home, you can tackle that neglected pile of “stuff” and click those clutter prone areas in the butt. Your new year goals will get a guaranteed jumpstart in no time with these organization ideas. Feel free to go as easy or custom as your heart desires, as long as you start somewhere. So, where will you begin?

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34 Comments

  • Reply
    Yissel
    January 8, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    I’m a organization freak so seeing all those organized pictures was so satisfying.

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      chicmisfits
      January 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm

      Yes, so satisfying! Now I just have to put them to use in my house!

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    Lottie L'Amour
    January 8, 2018 at 2:40 pm

    Home organisation really scares me (I’m a clutter kind of gal!) but these tips and ideas are brilliant. I love them! Suddenly it doesnt seem so scary any more!

    Lottie

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      chicmisfits
      January 8, 2018 at 7:33 pm

      Don’t let it scare you! These ideas are definitely super easy to tackle, to take some of that organization edge off;-)

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    Tee Forever
    January 8, 2018 at 3:10 pm

    Thank you. This was extremely helpful information. If you saw my closest you would kill me! Lol. My husband and I literally throw all of our shoes and out door stuff in without any consideration. Our bedroom walk in closest is worst!

    I think I’ll start small with some bathroom organization and work my way up. Thank you!

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      chicmisfits
      January 8, 2018 at 7:36 pm

      Starting small is definitely the way to go! Go with one room at a time. Once you’ve committed to one room, you’ll definitely want your other spaces to match!

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    Heather
    January 8, 2018 at 6:13 pm

    Love these tips! Especially the bathroom organizing….thinking I can also spread that to my linen closet. It needs it. 🙂

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      chicmisfits
      January 8, 2018 at 7:38 pm

      Glad you like Heather! The linen closet is often forgotten about but these tips definitely make you want to have some organizing fun in there.

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    Tara
    January 8, 2018 at 8:02 pm

    Love me some organization! Beautiful post!

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 1:30 am

      Me too Tara!!

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    Francesca
    January 8, 2018 at 8:29 pm

    So many great tips! I want to do a bathroom Reno this year and I’ll definitely be keeping some of these tips in mind!

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 1:32 am

      How exciting! Good luck with your bathroom reno Francesca!

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    Kayla Smith
    January 8, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    You are so creative! These hacks are awesome, def going to try a few 🙂

    xo Kayla

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 1:33 am

      Thanks Kayla! I wish I had done all of these ideas, but I’m definitely considering for my many organization projects coming up!

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    Idora Yasin
    January 8, 2018 at 11:12 pm

    Omg all these ideas are giving me LIFE. I’m looking to move into my first apartment and organization is huge for me so thank you thank you THANK YOU for these tips because you definitely have provided some amazing ideas of where to start.

    Best,

    Idora

    http://www.ajournalofstories.com

    • Reply
      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 1:29 am

      So glad I could give you some organization inspiration! I am in a small space too so a little stylish storage is a must!

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    Elise Ho
    January 9, 2018 at 12:28 am

    Wow. This is so impressive. I would love to just get 50% of where you are.

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 1:36 am

      Hi Elise! These ideas are definitely on my list to try:-)

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    Amanda Cross
    January 9, 2018 at 2:27 am

    This post has some serious organization inspiration! I definitely need to be more organized my little office in the living room is a hot mess right now! I will have to try some of these ideas!

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 8:17 pm

      My office is often victim to a little mess too! Hopefully some of these ideas will get you going!

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    Lydia Longman
    January 9, 2018 at 4:53 am

    So helpful – and chic! I live on a boat, so I’m always looking for ways to improve my storage solutions. Definitely going to put some of these into action, especially the in-cupboard ones!!

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 8:20 pm

      Boat living! That sounds chic in itself! I was thinking of tackling the in-cupboard ideas myself:-)

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    Sophia
    January 9, 2018 at 11:18 am

    I am a Pinterest fanatic and these are all making me want to clean and organize my whole house. I love this inspiration. Thank you!

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 8:21 pm

      Sophia, that’s exactly how I felt too. I’m already re-organizing in my head!

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    Jamie
    January 9, 2018 at 11:46 am

    These pictures are giving me the push to clean out my closet! I’ve been putting it off for months, but now I have an image in mind! Thank you!

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 8:26 pm

      Glad they could give you a little motivation!

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    Belinda
    January 9, 2018 at 12:17 pm

    oh I dream of a house being this organised! Definitely going to use some of these ideas!

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 8:26 pm

      Me too Belinda! One room at a time:-)

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    Morgan Michelle
    January 9, 2018 at 1:14 pm

    This is the most satisfying blog post ever! It also makes me realize how much I have to organize in my own home! Great motivation for me!

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 8:28 pm

      Right! I’ve got a few more rooms to tackle on my list now.

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    Lauren
    January 9, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    I already went on a cleaning spree over the weekend. With blogging and PR items, I had over 5 bag of items I donated to a friend. So happy to clean up my space!

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      chicmisfits
      January 9, 2018 at 8:31 pm

      Awesome! This is the best time of year to purge:-)

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    Nina
    January 10, 2018 at 5:46 pm

    I do have a lot of shoes. I love the shoe rack idea! I also love the bins inside of the bathroom drawers.

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      chicmisfits
      January 10, 2018 at 9:33 pm

      Me too Nina! I’ve been wanting to try bathroom cabinet organization as well.

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