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Home organization tips: Re-using old magazine files

Time for another round of home organization tips courtesy of This time, you are taught different ways you can repurpose old magazine files

A magazine file, oftentimes overlooked, is one of the best organizing tools. Here's a tip though, you can use a magazine file outside of the office. In fact, you can use it as a can food keeper or dispenser just like the one in the photo below!

It is also a great place to keep kitchen items like foil, wax paper, plastic wraps and the like.

By simply attaching the magazine file onto the back of one of your kitchen cabinets with heavy duty tape or screws, you can come up with a handy shelf that voila! Helps you save storage space.

Here's an example of the same concept but using it in one's bathroom instead to hold their blow dryer.

Another handy use for magazine files is that you can use it as a gift basket for the holidays and other gift- giving occasions.

You can also use magazine files to organize your shoes as shown below.

You can use it for flip flops, too!

If you have other uses for magazine files, let us know in the comments section below. Until next time, stay OCfied!

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