Organizing our garage is one of the top things on my to do list, so I have been avidly searching garage organization ideas & storage hacks on Pinterest. So, I wanted to share with y’all some of my favorites! Honestly, just brainstorming the new setup and organization ideas for the garage has got me instantly more motivated to get this project done!
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1. Peg Rail to Neatly Hang Cleaning Supplies
Am I the only weirdo who finds these hanging cleaning supplies absolutely adorable? I love that it is super functional too in that it is just right outside the garage door and easily reached from the house. It’s amazing how just hanging up these supplies on a simple pegboard looks instantly cleaner and more organized. (via Julie Blanner)
2. DIY Garage Mudroom
Oftentimes the garage doubles as one of the main entrances to your home if you typically park your car in there. So, it is also the first impression to your guests. I love this adorable little mini entryway that they’ve designed for their garage entry that is so tidy and inviting! (via Taryn Whiteaker)
3. Ikea Hack: Magnetic Garage Shelf
If you haven’t yet read our uber popular Ikea Hacks post, you may not know just how much I loooove a good Ikea hack. So, I couldn’t resist including one in our garage organization ideas post! Watch this video for an easy to follow, step-by-step tutorial on how to recreate this genius magnetic shelf to store all your nuts & bolts.
4. 5 Ways to Organize Your Garage
Honestly, I am tempted to use every single one of these hacks! I especially like the pallet for yard tool storage because we have one lying around from when we had our grass sod delivered recently. (via DIY Network)
Here’s a more detailed post on it…
5. Upcycled Pallet Yard Tool Storage
Don’t you love when projects make you stop and think, “Can it really be that easy?” I can’t wait to try this in my own garage during our garage organization makeover project! (via Unexpected Elegance)
6. Repurposed Soda Bottle Containers
For a free garage organization solution, check out this clever idea using soda bottles to hold nails and other odds and ends. Talk about recycled! (via Pinterest)
7. Mounted Garbage Bag Dispenser
I never thought I would want garbage bags to be a focal point in our garage, but when they are organized so cleverly like this, I now want to show them off! Buy the towel rod pictured here to recreate this in your garage. (via Organized Chaos Online)
8. Use painter’s tape to make parking spots for kids’ toys.
Not only is this just plain adorable, but it makes cleaning up into a fun game so your kids will actually do it! You could even start giving out parking tickets if they don’t comply with the garage laws 😉 (via Org Junkie)
9. DIY Cordless Drill Storage and Charging Station
I want my husband to make us one of these so badly! It’s perfect how it has the shelf for the battery chargers and then the hanging storage for the drills. It will be a huge step in making our workshop area look way more organized! (via Ideas 2 Live 4)
10. Spray Paint Storage Using Window Box Planters & More!
I had never seen this genius idea of using plastic window box planters and hanging them on the wall using command hooks. It makes the perfect storage for a variety of garage items but I love the idea for storing spray paints. You can even also hang all your car washing supplies in a big bucket using the same method. I actually found a wooden window box on Amazon that’s very cute if you are going for a more rustic, farmhouse look. (via Polished Habitat)
11. Colorful Garage Storage Solution for Kids’ Toys
I adore these colorful stackable bins that she has labeled for all the kids toys. It is totally worth checking our the full post to see exactly how she set it up. While these colorful bins are from the Container Store, I am guessing you can find something similar at the Dollar Store (where the matching hamper basket is from) or Amazon. (via I’m an Organizing Junkie)
12. DIY Storage Shelves for Under $75
We are definitely in need of some budget-friendly shelves for our garage organization makeover and these DIY storage shelves for under $75 certainly fit the bill! Prefer to buy instead of DIY? Try these sturdy metal shelves for under $50 each. (via The Handyman’s Daughter)
13. Pool Noodle Fishing Rod Storage
Keep your fishing rods from getting tangled or bent using this super cheap & easy storage solution made out of a pool noodle that you may already have collecting dust at your house. (via Pinterest)
14. Mounted Hose Winder
Every time we go to get out our extension cords, we spend a good 10 minutes untangling them before they are actually usable. Not only does this garage organization solution solve for that, but it makes your extension cords look so tidy and neat! (via Instructables)
15. Pegboard Garage Organization System
If you weren’t considering using a pegboard garage organization system before, you surely will be after seeing this post. I love how they almost instantly turn all your tools and supplies into a mounted work of art. Check out our post for more pegboard organization ideas too. (via Jenwood House)
16. Repurposed Ikea Magnetic Knife Holder
Pick up some of their inexpensive Ikea magnetic knife holders to organize all your garage tools! (Steer clear of the crowds and get them off Amazon here!) It is perfect for screwdrivers, drill bits, paint brushes, and all your favorite tools for easy access. I also love the idea to use empty soup tin cans (which you could also easily spray paint) as cups for pencils or other odds and ends. (via The Cavender Diary)
17. Dollar Store Garage Organization Ideas
You could easily spend a fortune organizing your garage, but that is certainly not in our budget! Instead, I opt to get a ton or organization bins from the Dollar Store to fill our storage shelves. She filled the entire shelves pictured in this post for just $10! (via Simply Kierste)
For more dollar store organization hacks you won’t want to miss – read our post here:
18. Dream Garage Storage Shelving System
This shelving system is what garage storage dreams are made of! Next time there’s a sale at Container Store, you may want to pick up this fabulous looking storage system to use in your own garage. (via A Bowl Full of Lemons)
19. Color Code Your Circuit Breaker Box
Last but not least on our list of garage organization ideas is this super smart idea to color code your circuit breaker box. This especially appeals to me after doing some switching out of light fixtures this weekend and having no idea which circuit was for which area of the house. Do this once and save tons of time on the trial and error later. (via First Home Love Life)
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Which of these garage organization hacks are you planning to try? Let me know what other projects you have on your to do list that you’d like to see ideas for.