The Best (most versatile) Storage Solution

best storage solution

This is the storage solution you need to keep in your home at all times. It is inexpensive, versatile, flexible, and easy to find. I have used these for a variety of organization conundrums and keep a stash in my car at all times in case of emergency. So, what is this genius solution?

Extra Large Zipper Bags

I use the ones from Target’s Up & Up brand and they are called Jumbo Slider bags. I’m sure there are other brands available but I like these best. They are approximately 14″ x 16″ vs 10″ x 11″ for the gallon size so you can put larger items in them. They have the zipper closure, a white space for writing the name of the contents, and are a great price.

Here are some of the ways I have used them:

  1. Storing puzzles & games. Cut the cover off of the box and put all of the pieces & boards in the bag to keep them together.
  2. Storing manuals and warranties for washers & dryers in the laundry room.
  3. Storing costumes for kids & adults. These kept the costume & all of the accessories together.
  4. Packing for trips. I put all of the same clothing item in a bag and it made it easy to keep everything together and to know where it was. Great for kids & adults!
  5. Keeping dirty clothes together during a trip.
  6. Keeping items together like envelopes, stamps, cards, and markers while sending cards out.
  7. Keeping craft project materials together.

Run out and get a box of these to keep on hand. I know you’ll come up with even more ways to use them!

Happy organizing!

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