Binder Clips are inexpensive, come in a variety of sizes and colors, and are extremely versatile. They can be labeled for stacks of paper (think “To Be Filed” in the office) and the boxes or bins they are clipped to (think “Hand Towels” in the linen closet). They are especially useful when paired with pegs on a pegboard or with command hooks on a wall or door.
Here are some great ways to use binder clips and get organized:
Use a small dish and with a clip on the edge to keep yarn in place and detangled as you knit.
Double your clothesline capacity by drying clothes on evenly-spaced hangers held in place with handy clips.
Binder clips keep chargers and earbuds under control.
Clip bags underneath a wire shelf to use every inch of space.
Keep dishwashing gloves below your sink, clipped to the door.
Lift pencil cups up off your desk with a hook and a clip.
Clip flat wrapping paper and tissue paper and hang for easy access. Rolls of wrapping paper stay as neat if you clip the ends to the roll.
Create a photo display by linking clips together.
Put a clip on the end of your razor when travelling.
Keep tablecloths in place by clipping to the table.
Thread cords through binder clips on the edge of the your desk so they don’t fall behind.
Decorate clips to use as wine charms.
Label clips to organize paper.
Craft Paint Tubes
Clip tubes to hooks on a pegboard.
Keep tools organized by clipping to a pegboard.
Keep small items like screws and craft embellishments clipped to pegboard hooks.
Use pretty colored clips to organize linen napkins or placemats in a drawer.
Stay in Place
Clip onto the wire shelf of a refrigerator or freezer to keep bottles from rolling around when on their side.
Stop folders from sliding around by placing a clip on the hanging wire.
Clip money together.
Place a clip on the end of the toothpaste as you roll it down.
Note or Picture Keeper
Fold prongs together to hold up a note or picture on your desk.
Clip a tea bag to the inside of your cup.
Hang wire or ribbon across a wall then use binder clips or clothespins to hold photos.
Prop up a sponge on the kitchen sink to dry it out.
Clip grocery list TO your cart.
Make a Shelving Unit
Stack boxes or bins on their sides and clip together.
Clip on a pot to hold a food thermometer.
Clip missing socks in laundry room until you find the match.
Mark your page with a pretty clip.
Scarves and Hats
Organize scarves and hats by clipping them onto rods in your closet.
Secure trash bags to the bin with clips.
Name Place Card Holder
Fold prongs together to hold up a place card.
Get creative and get organized with Binder Clips!
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