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Put your walls to work by organizing papers in wall-mount filing racks outfitted with folders.
Optimize efficiency by installing a corkboard, a dry-erase board, and a magnetic calendar above the work surface.
Keep your bills front and center by storing them in a clear-glass jar that refuses to be ignored.
Don't waste time looking for rubber bands and paper clips. Keep them handy and visible by repurposing a sectional dish that once was used for condiments.
Attach a sturdy food-storage bag to the side of a desk to keep stationery ready for your next bout of letter writing.
Tiny little tools benefit from tiny little vessels to keep them organized. Transform colorful plastic ice-cube trays into divided storage containers for paper clips, push pins, and more.
Organize all your favorite spools of ribbon by sliding them onto a dowel held in place by brackets.
Clever kitchen cabinets have something to teach your gift-wrapping station. Use a pullout basket to store your bows, loosely stacked, to keep them from getting crushed.
Make use of every inch of space in your crafts area by hanging rolls of paper from a dowel mounted on brackets beneath a worktable. The paper stays securely, yet unobtrusively, tucked away until the next time you work on a project.
Keep your project materials and tools stored together for efficiency's sake by nesting a muffin tin (vintage or new) within a large shallow basket. The muffin tin's wells keep small pieces organized while the rest of the basket easily holds hole punches, scissors, and other crafting tools.
Eliminate the need to run through the house looking for batteries ever again. Use a plastic tackle box with multiple sizes of openings to hold your batteries, grouped by size.
Use a classic 12-well ice-cube tray to store a variety of fasteners for remodeling and picture-hanging projects. This type of tray is stackable (think of it as it is meant to be used in a freezer), meaning you can conserve space if needed on your workbench.