I've already have praised my labeler, and hooks. I can't praise those two without professing my love for the BIN. Simple it is, but it is an organizing must have at my home!
We use them to corral just about everything.
Of course, they are down in my basement:
We also use them in the toy room:
But I use them in my pantry:
I use them for my spices (but I don't really like this set up):
I use them in my girl's closet:
This is our arts/crafts cupboard:
Sometimes I use the lids, sometimes I don't. I use a ton of different sizes. I usually get them at Target. That is just because I started getting them there, so I just always get them there so they'll match and then stack better. I do usually prefer the see-through ones better. Although they are labeled, it still seems easier to grab what you want when you can see it.
It is so much easier when things are contained. My kids (the biggest reason I organize) can grab them and take them to where they want. Then they can put them away if they just have to throw them in a bin.
This is a great time to start looking for them. You usually can find them around the holiday season, and in January they go on sale. I think they figure every one's goal is to get more organized!
So . . . what's in your bins?