Stylish Storage Solutions

HGTV Magazine , HGTV hosts and other experts share their tips for saying buh-bye, clutter! Get clever ideas for corralling desk supplies, dog toys and everything else that piles.
By: Jennifer Berno DeCleene and Jessica Dodell-Feder

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Photo By: Photography by Alison Gootee; styling by Anthony Santelli

Ribbon Wrangler

"I use a standing paper towel holder to organize my unruly ribbon collection. The spools spin around the stand, so I can quickly pull out the amount I want and snip." — Sabrina Soto, The High/Low Project
Towel holder, $10, bowerykitchens.com

Garden Gear on Wheels

"I keep my gardening supplies in a rolling metal tool chest so I can easily push it from the garage to the yard." — Vern Yip, HGTV Design Star
26" lime 5-drawer rolling cabinet, $721, sears.com

Letter Carrier

"It may sound a little strange, but after buying a vintage dustpan online, I realized it made a cute landing spot for mail, so I hung it by its handle from a hook in my entryway. Simple and totally unexpected." — Anna Crelia, co-owner of Loot Vintage Rentals, Austin, Texas
ebay.com for a similar look

Desktop Divider

"I use an old sewing box for desk supplies like paper clips, pens, stamps and stationery. The expandable trays fold up neatly when I’m done working." — Elizabeth Geddes, owner of Octavia & Brown vintage shop, New York City
etsy.com for a similar look

Sweet Spot for Nail Polish

"Little bottles of nail polish can take over the bathroom. So I stash them in an old-fashioned glass candy jar. The glossy colors look as pretty as a scoop of jelly beans." — Liz Caan, interior designer, Newton, Mass.
Anchor Hocking jar, $10, bedbathandbeyond.com

Jewelry Control

"It's crazy how fast jewelry can jumble up. My surprise container: an egg crate. It keeps rings, chains and earrings neatly sorted." — Taniya Nayak, House Hunters on Vacation
Farmer's egg crate, $14, anthropologie.com

Sporty Magazine Racks

"Metal and wire locker baskets have a cool, industrial look and are the perfect size for magazines. We can never pass them up at flea markets. But you can buy them new, too." — Amie and Jolie Sikes, Junk Gypsies
Old-school locker basket, $20, landofnod.com

Cleaning Supply Station

"Wine shops usually toss their wood crates, so ask to take some off their hands and stack them to make charming insta-shelves. Fill them with detergents, cleaners and towels." — David Bromstad, Color Splash
winepine.com for a similar look

Tools Within Reach

"These hanging buckets are meant to hold plants, but I love them for screwdrivers, pliers and everyday gear. It's like a cheery wall-mounted toolbox." — Jennifer Berno, home editor, HGTV Magazine
Bygel rail and containers, $6, ikea.com

Dog Toy Bin

"Big copper buckets usually used for firewood are deep enough to hold all my pup's chew toys. Copper gets a patina that makes my heart go pitter-patter." — Cari Cucksey, Cash & Cari
Copper 11-gallon oval bucket, $119, overstock.com

Utensil Catchall

"Wooden spoons, whisks and spatulas never seem to fit in my kitchen drawer, so I put them in a Chinese ginger jar. I love the blue and white pattern on my counter, too." — Emily Henderson, Secrets From a Stylist
Small classic ginger jar, $58, cwonder.com

Accessories Tamer

"This is a spice holder, but I use it to group the hundreds of hair accessories my daughters have amassed. It attaches to the wall, and the little magnetic containers are movable." — Betsy Goldberg, deputy editor, HGTV Magazine
Magnetic spice rack, $50, pfaltzgraff.com

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