One of the main contributors to accumulating household clutter is not knowing how to properly store your items, making storage and organization pretty much joined at the hip.
Here's a comprehensive list of how to store just about everything.
How to Store Accessories
This guide to storing accessories will cover belts, ties, scarves, hats, gloves and more:
How to Store Appliances
These are tricky because they involve wires and parts and pieces.Here's a comprehensive guide:
How to Store Backpacks
How to Store Baseball Caps
I've always struggled with baseball caps because unless you're wearing them, they are really not that cute to have hanging around. I like the idea of hanging baseball hats together on the inside of a closet door for easy retrieval.
How to Store Bathing Suits
How to Store Bikes
If you live in a house or condo complex with a garage, that is the obvious choice for your bike, but if you live in an apartment or townhouse (or if you just like to keep your bike inside), there are some cool storage solutions for hanging your bike.
How to Store Boots
Store boots based on the type of material they are made of, and the activities they represent to you. Read more in:
How to Store Cashmere Sweaters
I like this clothes organizer by Slide N Stax because it will protect delicate cashmere from your closet shelving, and helps to maximize space below the rod as well as above.
How to Store Comforters
I have always wanted to find a plastic bin large enough to store my comforter with zero results. No big was ever quite the right size. The best option I've found is a collapsable storage cube. The nice advantage to the storage cube is that it can be easily collapsed and folded when not in use. Win-win.
Jumbo comforter bag.
How to Store Cords
I used to store out-of-use cords in zip loc bags, but hooks are an even better use of space because the cords can remain individual and tangle-free. Label them, and hang.