How To Corral Electronic Accessories with Ziploc Bags

How To Corral Electronic Accessories with Ziploc Bags

Lindsey Roberts
Feb 18, 2010

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
Permanent market
zippered baggies, of assorted sizes
Small rubber bands


1. Gather all of your electronics in one place.

2. Gather other materials.

3. Spread everything out.

4. Untangle cords.

5. Roll-up cords and secure with rubber bands.

6. Put gadgets back in their containers, if they have them.

7. Label baggies for accessories, cords and gadgets.

8. It's okay to have a miscellaneous pile.

9. And it's definitely okay to throw stuff out.

10. Ta-da! Items and cords are now much easier to locate and keep clean and untangled.

Images: Lindsey Roberts

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