Be inspired to declutter with these awe-inspiring organizing ideas from Japan.

These savvy homeowners showcase their very smart ways to create and maximize space in their homes.


Japanese Home Organizing Ideas

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1. Organize your drunk drawer using bins, plastic bags and labels. 

Organize junk drawer by labeling everything.

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A label maker is always a wise investment when you want to organize your home. Label everything and put like items together in bins, zipper bags and mason jars.

2. Items such as shower caddies and magazine holders have multiple uses. 

Japanese kitchen organization idea

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Shower caddies can be hung on your cabinet doors to store spices and other items. You can also use magazine/file holders to store and organize pots and pans.

3. Install a tension rod under the cabinet for bottle storage. 

Japanese under the cabinet organizing ideas

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A simple tension rod can be install under your kitchen or bathroom cabinet to store bottles and other items. You can also use simple plastic bins to store other supplies.

4. Use a towel rack to organize cleaning tools and supplies. 

Organize your bathroom cleaning tools.

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Hang your cleaning tools and supplies using S-hooks on a towel rack to allow for easy storage and accessibility.

5. Make a rolling cabinet to store tools and hardware. 

Make your own tool storage cabinet for the garage.

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A rolling storage created for the garage saves spaces and makes it easier to move around when needed.

6. Hang pots and pans on kitchen back splash. 

Hang your favorite post and pans on your kitchen back splash to save space.

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The kitchen back splash is often unused space that you can maximize for extra storage of your pots, pans and kitchen utensils.

7. Use bins and hang items in your utility closet. Organize broom closet with simple items.

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Hanging items allow for more floor space in your utility/broom closet when needed.

8. Hang kitchen utensils on cupboard doors. 

Hang your kitchen utensils on the cabinet doors to save space.

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Your favorite kitchen tools will always be organized and within reach if you hang them inside your  cabinet doors.

9. Use tension bars to store pot and pan lids. 

Use towel racks to hold lids in cabinets.

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Create additional storage space for your pots and pans by installing tension rods in the upper half of your cabinets.

10. Place shoes in a cabinet making sure to use the space behind the doors. 

Shoe organizing. Love this idea!

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For ease of access, place shoes in a cabinet and use the back of the door for more storage space.

11. Organize and label credit cards using card holders. 

Organize your credit cards by use using card holders.

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Use simple card holders to organize your most frequently used credit cards by limitations and what they should be strictly used for.

12. Keep your bedroom closet organized using monochrome boxes with labels. 

Organize your bedroom closet beautifully

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Use like colored storage boxes and labeling stickers to keep your closet looking neat and organized.

13. Create storage on your kitchen back splash without damaging the wall.  

Organize kitchen utensils

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Install tension rods and a simple wire grid to add additional storage space to your kitchen back splash without damaging the wall.

14. Use magazine holders to store and organize plates and dishes. 

Store your dinner plates using magazine racks

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This is a simple way to neatly keep your dishes together with stacking dishes and increasing the chance for more accidents, instead use magazine dividers to store dishes and prevent damage.

15. Use a basket to hide power strip and store other items. 

Smart way to organize bathroom supplies.

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Clear your bathroom counter by hiding a power strip inside of a decorative basket and use to store your grooming tools and other bathroom essentials.

I hope you enjoyed this wonderful round up of home organizing ideas from Japan! As always, Happy Cleaning! Check out this post next: 21 Genius Japanese Small Space Hacks You Will Want to Copy Right Now

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