Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

by Monday, September 5, 2016

Keeping a room clutter-free is easier said than done for many girls. Thankfully, there are lots of easy-to-follow DIY girls room ideas for organizing spaces, like the ones I’ll be sharing here with you. The best part about DIY guides is it not only shows how to declutter your space, but how to recycle and repurpose stuff as well.

You’re not just doing your room a favor, you’re also reducing waste and going green! Isn’t that cool or what?

So if your room is shouting for a much-needed decluttering, read through these clever girls room ideas, and try one or two tricks yourself.

Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

I love seeing girls get in the habit of decorating and organizing their own rooms, especially through repurposed and recycled materials. As early as possible, we can teach young ones how to be responsible, not just with their own stuff, but with the environment as well.

Here, let me share with you how to transform old materials into neat storage solutions. Acquire new methods of organizing wardrobe, to keep clutter at bay. So, keep on reading for some of my highly recommended girls room ideas.

 

1. Upcycled Storage Box

Upcycled Storage Box | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Turn a plain box into a pretty storage with multiple compartments in just a few steps.

 

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Small or medium sized box
  • Cutter
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Glue Gun
  • Glue sticks
  • Decorative Paper
  • Packaging Tape

 

Step 1: Cut the top flaps

Cut the top flaps | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Using a cutter, cut the top flaps of the box. Keep the flaps as these will be used as dividers.

 

Step 2: Reassemble the box

Reassemble box | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Reassemble the box, and secure the bottom portion with packaging tape.

 

Step 3: Remove excess height of box

Remove excess height of box | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Measure the flap against the height of the box, and make sure they’re of the same size. Remove the excess portion of the box with cutter and scissors when necessary.

 

Step 4: Cover the box

Cover the box | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

To give your box some flair, cover it with colored or decorative paper of your choice.

 

Step 5: Cut the flaps and cover them

Cut the flaps and cover them | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Get two flaps, and cut each into three portions to yield six small dividers. Set aside two uncut flaps for big dividers. Cover each with decorative paper.

 

Step 6: Place the dividers inside the box

Place the dividers inside the box | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Place the two big dividers horizontally, then place the six small dividers vertically.

 

Step 7: Secure the dividers

Secure the dividers | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Use a glue gun to secure each divider in place. Leave it to dry for a couple of minutes then you can use it as storage for your gadgets or crafts.

 

2. Repurposed Frame

Repurposed Frame | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Here’s an inexpensive way to organize small items in shelves, using old picture frames.

 

Step 1: Select a good-sized frame

Select a good-sized frame | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Select frames with taller borders. These will better help hold items in place.

 

Step 2: Use the frame like a tray

Use the frame like a tray | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Use them to organize stuff in your shelf that requires easy access. Like school supplies, personal care items, or make up.

 

3. Spruced Up Canister

Spruced Up Canister | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Breathe new life to a throwaway canister with these simple steps.

 

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Empty powdered chocolate canister/container
  • Yarn
  • Glue Gun

 

Step 1: Clean canister

Clean canister | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Clean both the inside and the outside portions of the canister. Peel off the label, and wipe off any food debris on the inside.

 

Step 2: Attach yarn to canister

Attach yarn to canister | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Secure the tip of the yarn to the bottom portion of the container using a glue gun.

 

Step 3: Cover canister with yarn

Cover canister with yarn | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Wrap the yarn around the canister, occasionally putting glue to hold the yarn in place.

 

Step 4: Cut excess yarn

Cut excess yarn | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Remove the excess yarn once you’re done covering the entire canister. You can use the spruced up canister for random items you want out of sight, or as a holder for your arts and crafts tools.

 

4. Scarves Hanger

Scarves Hanger | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Easily hang and organize your scarves behind the door with this smart idea using accordion hooks.

 

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Accordion hooks
  • Adhesive hooks

 

Step 1: Mount adhesive hooks

Mount adhesive hooks | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Place the adhesive hooks according to your desired height.

 

Step 2: Place the accordion hooks

Place the accordion hooks | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Hang the accordion hook on the adhesive hooks. Make sure it’s secured in place.

 

Step 3: Hang scarves

Hang scarves | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Tie each scarf into a knot, and hang them on the accordion hooks. This will keep all your scarves accessible, and in one place.

 

5. Organized Drawer

Organized drawer | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

One of my favorite girls room ideas that totally works is this drawer organization technique.

 

Step 1: Fold clothes

Fold clothes | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Depending on the length of each clothing, fold them into small uniform portions.

 

Step 2: Arrange clothes vertically

Arrange clothes vertically | Girls Room Ideas: Resourceful Ways To Declutter Your Space

Unlike the usual way we pile clothes in the drawer, stuff them in a vertical position, making sure each piece can be clearly seen. By doing this, you can easily identify and grab specific items without getting others out of their place.

 

Watch the full tutorial video from JENerationDIY:

 

Weren’t these girls room ideas fun and helpful? Start your own bedroom makeover or clean up project now. I’d love to read about it in the comments area!

 

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Featured Image via Better Homes and Gardens

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