Getting organized around the house doesn’t have to be expensive. We see tons of Instagram-worthy homes that probably cost thousands of dollars in trips to the Container Store but you can really use tons of items from your home to get neat and tidy. Keep reading to see how you can use those old Crystal Light containers to organize more than you ever thought possible.

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1. First Aid Kit

Never leave the house unprepared again when you use an old Crystal Light container to house all your first aid supplies! The rather small size of the container makes it perfect for a purse or glove box, and the firm plastic material means your band-aids won’t get smashed. Wouldn’t these also make a great gift for a new driver or mom?

Check out the full tutorial and info on the cute chalkboard label at OrganizeYourStuffNow.com.

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2. Craft Caddy

The naturally classy shape of a Crystal Light container makes it perfect for stacking and to keep on display. Top with washi tape like in the photo above to give a cohesive look that is perfect for a craft desk or homework station. Store like-colored markers, pens or pencils for easy access and that didn’t cost you a thing.

Check out the full design at LWDesigns.blogspot.com.

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3. Travel Containers

Staying organized at home is one thing, but while traveling it can be difficult. Not to mention, having to buy tons of travel-sized supplies and containers can get expensive! Make sure your travel necessities are tidy and leak proof when you store in Crystal Light containers. Perfect for carry on or in your checked bag, these small containers are conveniently see-thru and won’t take up tons of space in your bag.

Check out more fun travel ideas at  FashionTalesBlog.com

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4. Contact Lens Storage

Those cardboard contact lens boxes never last long and that’s why this Crystal Light container hack is genius! The sturdy plastic keeps everything organized and easy to grab and go!

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5. Snack Containers

Who wants to eat smashed pretzels or goldfish crackers? You won’t need to when you pack snacks on the go in an old Crystal Light container! Decorate to your heart’s content and enjoy snacks on the go!

Check out more fun Disney-themed crafts at Craft-O-Maniac.com.

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6. Fridge Organization

Keep every day essentials like straws, markers and scissors in easy reach when you convert your old Crystal light containers into magnets! These scrapbook-paper wrapped boxes are given magnets and instant style. Why have we not thought of this ourselves?

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7. Sunglasses Case

Let’s be honest- we’re moms and we lose our sunglasses on a daily basis. Either that, or they end up getting stepped on or smashed at the bottom of the diaper bag. Well not anymore! That old Crystal Light container is perfect for protecting your sunnies and not taking up tons of space. Leave plain or decorate with fun fabric or washi tape. It’s up to you!

Check out TheKrazyCouponLady.com for 4 more ways to use old containers!

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8. Cord Storage

In this day and age, there’s no shortage of cords lying around. Phones, tablets, E-readers, laptops- we need a cord for practically everything. Say goodbye to jumbled drawers full of knotted cords when you use those old containers to tame the mess! Label each Crystal Light box and you’re on your way to a more organized tech life.

Check out how easy it is to get organized at SmallOrganizedHome.blogspot.com.

 

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood

Editor at Red Tricycle
I'm a born and bred Southern California native and currently the editor of Life As Mama and a writer for Red Tricycle . I get to share my life with my husband of 13 years and our beautiful, 5-year old daughter. In my free time you'll catch me cheering for the Dodgers, cooking, baking, reading, crafting and probably watching a little HGTV!