Once again, the holiday season is upon us. As much as we love giving gifts, finding the perfect present can be a little stressful. Often we don’t know what people want, what they already have, what size they wear, what color they like, how much space they have and other information that would help us find “the perfect gift.” In my humble opinion, you can’t go wrong with the gift of organization. Gifts that help people to get organized and be more productive deliver joy all year long.
There are many great products out there. Here are a few of my favorites.
[Note: I am not being compensated to promote any of these products, I just like them.]
Seana’s Top Gifts for 2017
For the craft lover….
I love these yarn bowls. They are attractive enough to leave out on display, making it easy to access the yarn for your current project.
For the athlete…
While I haven’t actually seen this in person, it seems like a terrific option for bicycle storage in small spaces. Simply put the bike into the dock and it slides up the wall. Be aware that it is pricey and ships from Europe, so you need to order early.
For the fashionista….
This little product keeps your boots in great shape. It comes in different sizes and thicknesses to meet a variety of needs. It also folds flat for easy storage when not in use.
For the DIYer…
This magnetic wristband holds nails and drill bits within easy reach. Much better than balancing them on a shelf or having to dig into a work belt.
For the cat lover…
This little hammock offers a resting place for a cat without taking up any extra space.
For the dog lover…
I love these towels for wiping dirty feet. They come with a grommet and hook for hanging on a nearby hook or doorknob. Also, they are available for a variety of breeds.
For the expectant parents…
This little product turns any sink into a bathtub, and hangs flat to dry so it takes up little space.
For the person who likes things “just so”…
I saw these drawer organizers at the annual NAPO organizing conference. They are quite versatile and good for kitchen or bathroom drawers.
For the collector…
These reusable lids turn mason jars into great storage.
For the makeup lover…
I like this product because it is adjustable, washable and takes up a small amount of counter space for the storage it offers.
For the bride…
These garment bags are specially designed for brides, with pockets for all the various elements of the big day.
For the apartment dweller….
This standing desk is a nice option for people with little floor space. It could also make for a handy a drop zone in a small entry.
For the techie…
This little adhesive knob makes it easier to hold onto your handheld device. It is reusable and comes in a variety of designs.
For the traveler…
This scarf doubles as a carry all for passports, money and other small items.
For the gadget lover…
This small shelf mounts around an outlet to keep charging items up off the desk or counter.
For the cook….
This set of cookware stacks easily (pots and lids!) to take up less space in the cabinet.
For someone tight on space …
I like these pull-out bins for under a sink. The perforations in the baskets will allow air to move through and avoid odors.
For the worrier…
This handheld tool enables you to quickly conceal personal information on just about anything, including round medicine bottles.
For the student….
I love this lunchbox. It has separate spaces for cold and hot items.
For the beauty queen ….
This product holds hair dryers, straighteners and curling irons. It can sit on a counter or be hung with included hooks over a door. It is designed to be heat tolerant, so styling items can go immediately inside.
Finally, to tuck into a stocking…
I like these snack bag clips because they have a hole in the handle so you can hang the bags from hooks.
These holders have an adhesive backing allowing you to add instant pen storage to any surface. They are also handy for corralling a cord on a desk.
This tote bag folds up into a tiny package that can tuck into a purse or be hung from a backpack.
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A gift that makes life easier is a gift that keeps on giving. What organizing tools have you found and loved this year?