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posted: 07/16/13

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Do you remember a few months ago how I talked about my . . . . dirty little secret?

I confessed that the answer to the question “How does she do it all??” for me is . . .

I don’t.

Want another example?

My basement craft room!

{This post really should have come with a warning label about the horrifying mess you’d see.}

It’s where I store all of my crafting supplies, but because I’m a busy mom, it is also where lots and lots and lots of things don’t get put away easily and where I don’t have nearly the time I need to organize everything that needs to be stored.

Do you see in the picture above that one cabinet that is literally bursting at the seams?

Yeah, that would be where I store all my fabric for sewing projects.

Do we dare take a closer look?

Oh my.

Soooooo embarrassing.

Fabric is just so hard to store! It’s something that you want to fold and stack, but the second you take a lazy moment to just grab something and run, you get an avalanche.

Enter the Rubbermaid All Access Organizers from Home Depot!

So much better!

I love that not only can I store things on top of it, creating an extra shelf of storage, I can easily access what’s inside without disturbing all that fabric on top creating an avalanche! The clear drop-down door lets me see exactly where things are, rather than going in through the top and digging through the whole bin just to find the one piece of fabric I’m looking for.

I’m hooooooooorible at organizing. So I definitely need some help with it, and I’ve been using Rubbermaid’s help for years.

My favorite thing to use them for is organizing the kids’ clothes. I have a Rubbermaid for each size clothing (like 6 month, 9 month, 12 month, etc) and then as they grow out of something, it goes in the bin it belongs. I also have bins for sizes they have yet to grow into, so that when I find a cute 4T dress for Quinny on clearance at Target, it already has a home.

But the All Access Organizers open from the top and the front, making it an extra boost of help for a non-organizer like me. It kind of makes the organizational possibilities endless.

They are easily stackable, so they are the perfect thing to use in closets, playrooms, and kid’s rooms. I plan on getting more so that I can organize my shoes in my closet!! I love that I can stack two on top of each other and easily see which pair of shoes I want through the clear front without unstacking everything and digging through bins, the way I’ve had to with other bins.

Another thing they are perfect for?

Weird spaces that don’t have shelves!

Check out this little corner cabinet in my craft room.

So much space that is difficult to use!

But with one of my sweet new Rubbermaid All Access Organizers from Home Depot. . .

I have a spot to store all my magazines!

Better yet, I can pull out just one super easily!

And I can store stuff on top of it.

Okay! Off to get more help from Rubbermaid to take care of the rest of the craft room disaster . . . and the rest of the house!

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  1. Meghan @ The Tasty Fork says

    I so need to get organized! Maybe one of these days I’ll get to it.

  2. Jessica says

    I also need to get organized! I love this candid and honest post though – it happens to the best of us! I love your after though – and am seriously jealous that you have this much space for projects. Better than storing in a shoebox….like (ahem) some people would ;) Happy Day my friend!

  3. Cassie @ LittleRedWindow says

    Ooo, I’m so jealous that you have a basement! and it’s basement craft room! These would be perfect for Aa, he refuses to unstack and restack things!

  4. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust says

    SO you’re coming to my house next, right??? :)

  5. Lauren Addis says

    Choosing a place to store and distribute is an essential decision when it comes to organize things. I think making a proper storage plan helps a lot in being organized because if things are placed at their proper space then when we need them, it becomes easy to find them. But I found your tips very inspiring and also got some new ideas which I will surely add up to my organizing list. You really have done a great job.

  6. Sierra says

    Well written post. You have make your post more impressive and understandable by uploaded the related pictures for explaining your points. I think making a plan before organizing the things is essential. Sometimes just clearing out one area can make you feel so much better and help you to get back on track. And it’s a great way to channel your energy when you feel upset or overwhelmed. Thanks for this wonderful post.

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