Cleaning

11 Ultra Satisfying Instagram Feeds for Your Inner Neat Freak

Following professional organizers is the same as cleaning, right?

October  2, 2018
Photo by James Ransom

Personally, I find it all too easy to get lost in a Pinterest hole of impeccably organized pantries. They’re just so neat and tidy and thoughtfully designed. Then, I look at my own pantry and am like, “Why, oh why, can’t you stay clean?!”

If you love daydreaming about crazy-organized closets, drawers, pantries, and the like, we’ve got a treat for you. Instagram is a total gold mine when it comes to organizational tips and decluttering hacks—if you know where to look. A good place to start is hashtags like #getorganized, #homeorganization, and #organizedhome, which are populated by tens of thousands of posts. If you want to get more specific, you can search hashtags like #pantryorganization or #closetorganization for room-by-room ideas.

Plus, you should definitely be following some experts in the field, as they always have great organization methods and inspiring content. From one-woman shows like Laura Cattano to nationwide groups like Neat Method, there are so many talented professional organizers on the ‘gram, and we guarantee you’ll find lots of cool organization tips while scrolling through their feeds. Here are some of our favorites.


Organized by Ellis

Now here’s an enviable pantry. How beautiful are the wooden-top jars? We especially love that they match the baskets for a cohesive look. Plus, Ellis gives an important tip on balancing organization and functionality: Make sure to label the front of baskets if they’re not see-through. Otherwise, you might end up pulling out several before you find what you’re looking for.


Laura Cattano

We love a good before-and-after, and this one delivers (click through for the before). Laura Cattano turned a little bathroom in need of some TLC into a super chic, ultra-organized personal wellness palace, and all it took was a few shelves and some better lighting.


Organized Life Design

You might think “organized playroom” is an oxymoron, but here’s proof that it is possible. All you need are a few shelves and baskets—and the motivation to pick up all the toys, of course.


Simply Seaside Organizing

Glass-front cabinets are undeniably chic, but they also give your guests a glimpse into an often-unorganized area of the home. Here though, Simply Seaside Organizing has kept the contents of the cabinet to a minimum for a lovely display you’d be proud to show off.


Simply Organized

Imagine not having to dig to the back of your fridge to get your morning yogurt. It’d be easy to find anything you need with a super-organized refrigerator like this one. The more we think about it, the smarter it seems to have organizational drawers and baskets in the fridge.


Composed Living

OK, this is genius. With the help of a cheap tension rod, you can instantly organize all your cleaning supplies, lifting them off the ground for easy access. Bye-bye cabinet clutter!


Operation Organization

View this post on Instagram

For years, I have started my makeup routine at home with just concealer and foundation and then finished the rest in my parked car, a few blocks away from my destination. 🤫 . I think this habit started from my acting days in LA 🌴! Well...at 38, I am turning over a new leaf! . I am doing my makeup at home before I leave the house and only having a small bag with several items in it for touch-ups! I feel like such a grown-up 💁🏼‍♀️! . I realize this is how many people already do their makeup, but I just never felt motivated to change my routine, until now! So for all of you out there that might be a bit like me 😳, here is what changed things! . I paired down my makeup so that it would all fit into this countertop organizer (deets below). I had never tried having my makeup out of a drawer and I can honestly say it is a game changer for me. . Now my makeup is organized and right there to greet me each morning. I even styled the top of the drawers! 🌿 . I timed myself doing my makeup today and it was only 7 minutes. I have time for that! I honestly think I was taking more time doing my makeup in a parked car digging through a powdery bag! So win win for efficiency! . Here are my top tips! 1. Keep baby wipes on hand to wipe down makeup applicators and shadow boxes so they stay clean. 2. Buy duplicates of the following products for your on-the-go bag: lip color, concealer, powder, mascara, eyeliner and blush. 3. Stop buying so much makeup! You should only own what you need and what fits in the space you have chosen to organize it in! ————————————————— This @idlivesimply organizer is available at...you guessed it, my favorite place, @thecontainerstore! . . . #operationorganization #makeuptips #makeuporganization #idlivesimply #myidesign #containyourself #thecontainerstore #containerstorepartner #goals #fallrefresh #makeuporganization #professionalorganizer #tarte #ysl

A post shared by Katrina Teeple (@operationorganization) on

Does your makeup end up scattered all over your vanity? Same. But maybe all you (and I) need to keep things a little more organized is a simple, clear storage box like this one. Anyone up for a trip to The Container Store?


The Perfected Pantry

Pantry lovers, here’s the perfect feed for you. Amy Suddleson is a professional organizer specializing in pantries, and she creates the coolest, most functional food storage areas, often with easy-to-access, inexpensive tools. Let this impeccably organized shelf speak for itself (even the paper plates have their own spot).


Ashley Jones Hatcher

This is the ultimate workout ensemble creation station. The yoga pants and tanks are all hung nicely and sorted by style, making it easy to grab just the pair you want—significantly more convenient than shoving them all in a drawer willy nilly. (What? I don't do that...)


Neat Method

Garage goals, anyone? These simple cabinets make it easy to stash Christmas ornaments, extra paint, sports gear, and all that other stuff that tends to accumulate in the garage. This way, you won’t have to park your car outside during the winter.


The Organized Home

If you love light, bright color schemes, you should definitely be following The Organized Home, which tackles organization in every room of the house. This minimalistic living space is packed full of books, yet still looks impeccably organized and cozy.

Which Instagram feeds do you like to follow for inspiration? Share them with us below!

1 Comment

M October 2, 2018
I want to see the professionally organized pantries that show what was discarded, what they did with dried goods that didn't fit inside the pretty jars, etc.