Home Organization Tips and Storage Tips

7 of our favorite projects to help you cut the clutter

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Brad nail gun
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Framing square
  • Glue
  • Hole saw kit
  • Jigsaw
  • One-handed bar clamps
  • Painters tape

You may also need spring clamps.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Magnetic knife/tool holder strip
  • small jars with lids
  • fender washers
  • super glue
  • 6-ft. 1x2
  • two L-brackets
  • 2 x 2-ft. plastic-coated hardboard (often called “whiteboard”
  • 2 x 2-ft. sheet metal
  • 4-ft. 1x3
  • 4-ft. 1x2
  • shelf pegs
  • 6-ft. 1x4 hardwood
  • 6-ft. 1x6 hardwood
  • 6-ft. 1x8 hardwood