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You spend hours on Pinterest, pinning the things you'd love to do, make and buy. But did you know that your favorite way to kill a few hours of free time is actually a great source of inspiring ideas to help you organize your home, your car and, well, pretty much your entire life? From kitchen and closet organization tips to easy and cheap DIY organization projects, we've found the 12 best pinners to follow for all of your organizing needs.
Pinner: Jen Jones
Blog: I Heart Organizing
Why You Should Follow: Jones' offers pins that are more than inspiration -- these are ideas you can actually do. From hanging buckets on decorative hooks next to the sink to store toiletries to inventive ways to organize drawers with repurposed trays, many ideas are easy -- and use items you probably already have around the house.
Pinner: Becky Barnfather
Blog: Organizing Made Fun
Why You Should Follow: Becky has 78 boards dedicated to specific areas of organization -- such as "Organized Finances," "Organized Garage” and our favorite board: “Organized On The Cheap,” which has loads of thrifty organizing solutions. Our favorite pins: how to turn a shoebox into an organizer; using shower hooks to hang handbags in a closet; and how to turn an old breadbox into a charging station.
Pinner: Carlee Scanlon
Blog: Deliciously Organized
Why You Should Follow: Carlee reminds us that organizing can be beautiful as well as functional with her drool-worthy pinboards. We especially love her “Organized Bliss” board for her pins showing us how to maximize tight spaces in small kitchens and closets. Think unconventional products in unconventional places -- like baskets in the fridge for optimal organization.
Pinner: Becky -- Clean Mama
Blog: Clean Mama
Why You Should Follow: Clean Mama’s pinboards are organized by area, like the command center, closets and kitchen, making it super easy to find inspiring ideas for the area of the home that you're actually ready to organize.
Pinner: Shelley Coates, Missy Smith and Alison -- How Does She
Blog: How Does She
Why You Should Follow: Bloggers Shelley, Missy and Alison have curated 78 boards showcasing all kinds of great ideas on decorating rooms in your home, planning family celebrations and cleaning. Our favorite boards are “Cleaning Tips,” for its great advice on spring cleaning your home, and “Organization” for ideas like creating magnetic chore charts for your kids and tips and tricks for moving.
Pinner: Ginny Gassman
Blog: Organizing Homelife
Why You Should Follow: Ginny's pinboards to help you organize all of the areas of your home: playrooms, closets and even paperwork. But our favorite board is the one she has dedicated to free printables, many of which she has created herself, to help you organize your to-do list, your shopping list, your kids chores and more.
Pinner: Laura Wittmann
Blog: I’m An Organizing Junkie
Why You Should Follow: Laura's board, “Containerizing Awesome” is full of ideas how to create and organize baskets, bins, crates, totes and more. Love!
Pinner: Leslie Hoyt
Blog: Goodbye House Hello Home
Why You Should Follow: If you're looking to ditch those Rubbermaid bins for more unconventional (and aesthetically pleasing) storage, check out Leslie's “Creative Storage Solutions” board where she encourages us to think outside of the plastic bin. We also love her “Delightful Organization” board, because it's packed full of pins on how to organize your home in a beautiful way. Look no further for organizing ideas that are practical and pretty!
Pinner: Toni Hammersley
Blog: A Bowl Full of Lemons
Why You Should Follow: Hammersley’s "Organize" board has more than 400 pins packed with ideas on how to organize everything from your kitchen cabinets to your kids' crafting space, how to keep your finances in order and more.
Pinner: Jennifer Lifford
Blog: Clean and Scentsible
Why You Should Follow: We love Jennifer's board, based on posts from her blog, called “The Household Organization Diet.” It's packed with helpful tips such as how to clean your oven, how to organize your pantry and how to create a household binder.
Pinner: Helena Alkhas
Blog: A Personal Organizer
Why You Should Follow: Alkhas' board "Closet Fun" is just that — fun! — with a thrilling feel not unlike scrolling through the endlessly organized options in Cher's digital dream closet in Clueless. Other boards like "Bookshelves, Styled" drill down to the organizing and decorating nitty gritty of super-specific spaces.
Pinner: Katrina -- the Organised Housewife
Blog: The Organised Housewife
Why You Should Follow: Katrina's boards like "Lovely Laundry Rooms" find ways to make even the most mundane organizing tasks feel — dare we say it? — even exciting to tackle.