Looking for some organizing ideas? This post has fantastic and affordable ideas to help you organize your garage or shed!
Do you love to organize? Many people absolutely love organizing, or the “after” image of a day spent organizing! If your garage or shed is overflowing with items all over the floor, this post is for you! These ideas are simple, practical, and affordable. They’re life-changing because I truly believe each organizing hack featured will help you to organize your space. Organization = life-changing happiness! I also have another popular post on garage organization: 16 Brilliant DIY Garage Organization Ideas. Click on the blue/gray links to go to the original source with tutorials and more pictures. Happy organizing!
1. Hanging Garden Tool Organizer by The Handyman’s Daughter via Pretty Handy Girl
This is the perfect (and adorable) way to hang your small gardening tools that always seem to get lost here and there. This will keep you from buying a new spade every single year!
2. Kitchen Pot Hanging Tool Hack by The Cavender Diary
Use inexpensive kitchen pot hooks to hang your odd-shaped items. You can install multiple rows in a smaller space or one long area for a larger space such as this one pictured below.
3. 5 Gallon Bucket Storage Hack by REI Blog
A 5-gallon bucket is sturdy, inexpensive, and can hold a variety of items.
4. DIY Power Tool Organizer by Heathered Nest
Hanging power tools with a PVC pipe from a metal shelf is a super easy organizing hack! A bonus to this organizing idea is placing this shelf near an outlet for recharging your cordless tools.
5. Garage Storage Ideas by Just a Girl – Abby Lawson
Consider moving some of your less-worn shoes out to the garage. Install a shoe storage system that works for the needs of your family.
6. Easy DIY Wood Organizer Rack by Heathered Nest
Pick a corner in your garage or shed and organize all those odds and ends of leftover lumber pieces.
7. Easy Clamp Storage by Family Handyman
Store your woodworking clamps on a towel rod to keep them handy when you need them – and to ensure their springs aren’t constantly stressed.
8. Organized Spray paint by Hi Sugarplum
A simple way to organize all of your spray paint! This is a great idea if you’re low on shelf space.
9. Labeling System by Home Stories A to Z
If you’re storing your items in containers, do yourself a huge favor and label every single container. You might think you’ll remember what is in the container, but chances are likely you will forget six months later.
10. Tape Organizer by One Good Thing
Use a suit hanger to hang your tape. This will help you from spending an hour looking for the painters tape!
11. Between the Studs Shelves by The Handyman’s Daughter
These storage shelves are only as wide as a 2×4! Great idea for a narrow space like a garage.
12. Pegboard Storage Wall by The Creativity Exchange
These are also great for narrow spaces, but the pegboards on the top allow for larger items to be hung. Perfect for the side of the garage!
13. Organized Garage Shelves Just a Girl
Keep similar items stored in baskets to keep them neat and contained. Another great organizing idea is storing items in the garage to keep your pantry space at a premium for the items you use every day.
14. Beach Chair Storage by Young House Love
Beach chairs take up so much space in a shed or garage. Hang them up on the outside of your shelves for easy storage that is up off the floor.
15. Home Decor Organization by Home Stories A to Z
Store your faux flowers in upright containers from a pegboard. This helps you to find them easily, and to keep them from getting smashed in a bin.
16. Garage Tower by Bower Power
Great tutorial for a free-standing corner cabinet for your garage. These are made mostly from 2″x4″ pieces, so relatively simple to build.
17. Organized Slat Wall by Sunnyside Up Blog
Erin has a large wall space in which to organize her items, and using wall slats is a great way to utilize the space.
18. DIY Garage Shelves by Ana White
These shelves are made entirely with 2″x4″ pieces of lumber, which is great for people with limited tools. Sturdy, functional, and great for storing lots of items!
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