1. Start by gathering your electronics in one place
On our quest for organizing our home like an issue of Real Simple
, we found a great way to organize our mess of electronic cords and gadgets. The idea came from a picture in the February issue of Real Simple
and we took the idea and ran with it.
What You Need
Storage box, ours is Kassett, $4.99 for a two-pack from IKEA
zippered baggies, of assorted sizes
Small rubber bands
Gather all of your electronics in one place.
Gather other materials.
Spread everything out.
Roll-up cords and secure with rubber bands.
Put gadgets back in their containers, if they have them.
Label baggies for accessories, cords and gadgets.
It's okay to have a miscellaneous pile.
And it's definitely okay to throw stuff out.
Ta-da! Items and cords are now much easier to locate and keep clean and untangled.
Images: Lindsey Roberts
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