Organization is not something that comes natural to me. Over the years, I have read books on organization. This is a hobby that can be expensive. All of the containers needed for a project can be expensive. For instance, I may want to simply re-organize my closet, and not spend a fortune. On the other hand, I don’t want to shop at dollar tree for my baskets. Frugal home doesn’t mean cheap. Here are some ways to organize a space using a frugal home concept.
Using everyday items, or store bought items. Never do I ever just go out and buy stuff to organize rooms in my home. It all starts with a plan. I have to know what I need to organize it, how it will fit, look, and cost. Then I write down how many I will need.
Frugal home organization is using resources to make treasures. Shopping at the goodwill or thrift stores and re-designing products to use at home. An old napkin holder can be renewed into a file holder in the office.
People love homes that have frugal home organization. It gives them ideas for their homes.
Our family had to adapt to frugal ways when I left my job and came to to homeschool, and what started out as necessity has become a lifestyle.
Tips for Frugal Home Organization
No matter what the space, big or little it can be organized.
Do not buy high end baskets or organizing tools.
The dollar tree is great for organizing everything from closets to shoes.
Make a list of baskets or organizers before entering the dollar tree.
Turn something not used into something used frequently.
Do not go over the budget….or it is not a bargain.
Do one area at a time.
Less is more.
To earn the frugal home badge spending less becomes part of the weekly, and daily budget. The number one frugality tip of all time is to find ways to NOT spend money. Cute baskets do look great in a home and really add to a fabulous decor. Wait until they are on sale.
Next, pillows are also great accessories. Pillows should be bought to add an accent in a room. Usually the best place to save money in this area is to add homemade pillows.
Making a list of accessories or decorations will cut down on endless clutter and purchases.