DIY Organizing: Weekend Projects

Not everyone loves Valentine's Day. Some people would rather avoid the heart-shaped chocolate boxes and grocery store roses altogether. If you're looking for a way to escape from the holiday, why not lose yourself in an organization project this weekend?

  1. If you're a bibliophile, show your library some love and catalog your book collection using an iPhone and a computer.
  2. Does your closet need a makeover? Follow these realistic and doable steps to get organized...finally.
  3. Pegboard's useful in so many places: the garage, kitchen, and home office, for starters. Learn how to make a pegboard wall organizer here.
  4. Like the pegboard idea? Check out Heather's DIY pegboard jewelry organizer for another variation.
  5. Wrangle your cords and beautify your home office using this helpful home hack.
  6. It's tax season! For those of you with small businesses or lots of paperwork to file, Beth from Apartment Therapy:LA created a super helpful tutorial on how to organize your receipts.
  7. Stephanie from Re-Nest offers some cheap and green instructions for organizing an eco-friendly landing strip.
  8. If you're snowed in and looking for a way to kill time, start making an inventory of your home. It's a helpful thing to have for insurance purposes, and it's a great motivator for decluttering.


Photos: Sarah Coffey, Wes & Kayla Schwartz, Sarah Coffey, Heather, Savo Wise, Beth Ziegler, Stephanie Kinnear, Chuck Anderson