Never Misplace Keys Again: DIY Ways To Store Lots of The Little Losable Things

published Apr 18, 2016
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Finding a spot for large sports equipment is one storage woe, but so is finding ways to organize all the little things in your life. They may be small, but keys are one of life’s necessities and when you need them, you need them. Same with just one pen when you’re on the phone and needing to jot down a phone number. Or when you’re in a rush and can’t find find the scissors to cut off a tag before you go to work.

Above, one DIY key organizer to rule them all, from Lilaliv.

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These leather and cork hanging organizers from Justina Blakeney are so versatile for holding mail, keys, scissors or anything else that you need to keep track of in your entryway.

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Never dog for those tweezers again when you have a bathroom storage system like this vanity from A Pair & A Spare.

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Corral clips, tacks, pencils and tape with this handy-dandy wood organizer from Dream Green DIY and keep your work surface clean and clear.

This DIY is great if you’re short on counter space in the bathroom. Place your items instead in pretty copper cups that hang on the wall, from A Beautiful Mess.

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When you’re looking around for solutions, don’t forget trusty pegboard, which has served us well for many years. This ultra-organized black and white pegboard by Fabric Paper Glue is decked out with special accessories and is, as a result, very handy for the tiny stuff.