Organizing & Time-Savers

7 Storage Spots You Aren’t Using (But Should Be)

Look above, between, and beneath traditional storage areas to carve out more space for your stuff.

How to Maximize Your Bathroom Storage

Whether you have a small or big bathroom, that space can get cluttered with toiletries, towels, bathrobes, and more. And if you share your bathroom with a group of people, it can get even more unruly. Check out these easy DIY ways to get your space organized.

6 Portable Kitchen Islands

These portable—and affordable—kitchen islands provide extra storage and counter space, since every kitchen could use a little more of both.

6 Foolproof Organization Tips Any College Student Can Handle

Whether moving into your freshman dorm or an apartment off campus, these tips will help maximize your square footage and keep your space neat throughout the semester.

How to Store the Trickiest Items In Your Home

Outdoorsy types have their own unique organizing struggles. You see, bikes and surfboards and other sporting equipment are big. And they’re really hard to store neatly at home–especially without a garage or a mudroom or even more than a few hundred square feet to work with.

15 Crazy Ideas to Make Your Life Saner

Don’t knock it ’til you try it, the saying goes, and in this case it applies. While some of the things I’m suggesting might sound a bit nutty (and too meticulous) they’re tricks that work, and hey, isn’t that really the bottom line?

The Best Bins and Baskets

Keep everything corralled and contained throughout your home.

The Best Products for Overnight Camp Packing

Two organizing pros share their favorite picks.

10 Habits of Highly Organized People

Sponsored by Sherwin-WilliamsReal Simple has grilled pro organizers for 15-plus years—here are the low-effort, big-impact practices they swear by.