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5 Glam ways to organize back-to-school supplies

Ursula Carmona

Forget the back-to-school clutter, use these five tips for organizing in style.


t It’s back-to-school season, and you and the kids are ready to take on the school year. There’s just one little hitch in your step, and it’s all those school and homework supplies being left in random little piles around the house. Tired of tripping over school supplies? Wondering if you’re as organized and prepared as you thought?

t No worries. We’ve got you covered with five great tips for organizing those back-to-school supplies, and making it cute for your home’s decor.


t Create a custom magnet and cork board for each child. This is the perfect place to hang artwork, leave reminders, pin up chore charts and school calendars. Place individual medium-sized cork boards near the mudroom or entry for easiest access.


Photo credit & tutorial: Home Made by Carmona


t Recycle (and beautify) old jars to store pens, pencils, crayons and other art supplies in a location they won’t get misplaced.


Photo credit: Dan Duchars | House To Home


t Decorate custom pencil cases for those on-the-go supplies. This makes for a fun family project and is great for toting a variety of items.


Photo credit & tutorial: Delineate Your Dwelling


t Decorate clipboards to hold important school notes, and act as a chore and homework charts.


Photo credit & tutorial: The 36th Avenue


t Create an attractive homework station to keep books, paper and other school materials organized and easily accessible.


Photo credit & tutorial: Classy Clutter

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