The Candy Girl's Guide to Staying Organized

Commit to a clean and organized space with easy-to-follow tips.
by Melanie Santiago   |  Nov 19, 2016
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  1. Cereal Box Organizers

Who needs an expensive organizer when you've got cereal boxes and cartons you can simply DIY? Check out what you can transform from this pin.

  1. Garbage Checklist

Old receipts from last month don't need to take up space in your bag, and a lot of other stuff we’re guilty of keeping.

  1. Paper Clutter

Important documents can easily get misplaced in a pile along with your schoolwork, work out an easy filing system that you can maintain and can provide easier access when you need it.

  1. Budget Like an Adult

Keep a logbook of all your expenses and set a certain budget for basic expenses each month so you know where you’re overspending and where you can cut down on.

  1. KonMari Cheat Sheet

Give your house a cleanse or start with your room by using the simple but strict KonMari method that helps you decide what to keep and discard.

  1. Embroidery Hoop Hamper

Create a trap for dirty clothes by placing a hamper at your door. So before you leave the room you can simply shoot your items, DIY one using an embroidery hoop and pretty fabric.

  1. Underwear Organizer

It's not enough to neatly fold your underwear, dividers even from cardboard is big help in sorting your different garments.

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  1. Shoe Rack

Give your shoe collection a proper home where you can easily locate and access, this DIY pyramid organizer is perfect and cost nothing if you've got cartons lying around.

  1. Ice Cube Trays

Neat trick, you can purchase cheap ice cube trays to organize makeup and accessories, and would probably easily fit in your vanity table drawer.

  1. Organizing Emails

Spam, unread emails and subscriptions is a visual mess that isn't helpful, take the time to filter your email and you’ll thank yourself in the future.

  1. Organizing Your Beauty Products


What every lazy beauty junkie needs!

  1. Charging Station

Store extension cords and plugs in one neat box to create an organized charging station in your room.

  1. Memory Board

File important reminders, invitations, pictures and other loose notes on a cute board that's simple and convenient to do. Plus it doubles as décor for your room.

  1. Password Tracker

In this digital age, it’s not secure to keep one password for all your accounts, unique varied combinations work best. To keep track of all of these, jot down all your sites and their corresponding passwords in one sheet. Be sure it doesn’t get in the wrong hands.

  1. Golden Rules

Take into consideration these simple rules when decluttering your space and you’ll find yourself with less items and better decisions. Remind yourself from time to time so you can always assess the items you've accumulated.

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Melanie Santiago
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Frustrated painter and writer, Melanie also takes time to drop by and share the stories she comes across.
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