I mentioned yesterday that one of the items we saved from the dumpster was a mattress, in the struggle to pull this out I never thought to get a picture, but knowing I share photos of what I save with you I received a picture from my daughter-in-law. Here’s the mattress we found.
Not a flaw to be found.
Today I will share with you ways to store and organize your belongings without spending a dime, using items you would recycle or possibly find in the trash.
Even in a small home, such as mine, there are items that we own which need to be organized. While I have shopped at Ikea, I have never stepped inside of the Container Store or any other business which caters to organization. My beginnings at organizing things in my first home were very simple. Pocket folders for my paperwork, with sections for bills needing to be paid, those paid and even a pocket for instructions manuals or warranties. Nice and tidy all in one area. Then as my belongings grew baskets were my go-to resource. I could find them for pennies at yard sales and thrift shops. Not anymore, when I need to organize something I look first at what is in my recycling before I take it out.
Here are a few ideas I hope will help you look at your trash differently.
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