Gift Guide for Organizers, Tidiers, and Cleaners

I guess I’ve made it known that I’m a type-a neat-freak that likes cleaning, sorting, and organizing because I got a bunch of requests for an organizer gift guide. I’m not surprised because I admitted the other day that one of my hobbies is oiling my wooden utensils. Anyway, I’m a proud neat-freak, so here’s a collection of goodies for your tidying loving friend.

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1. 2019 planner: Organizers tend to like keeping their homes tidy, but also their lives and schedules. This is a simple planner without much fuss. If they’re into bullet journaling, maybe get them a monogramed notebook.

2. Grid-it organizer: There are many ways to use this organizer to corral little items, but I like to use it to corral cables under my desk. See how I hacked it in my post about how I hide all cables throughout the house.

3. Broom and dustpan: If your clean freak is using a falling apart broom, get them this mini broom and dustpan combo. It’s made of bamboo and recycled plastic for a sustainable option.

4. Label Maker: I personally am an organizer that doesn’t label things, but some people swear by their label makers. This one has a retro look that makes everything look super charming.

5. Things Organized Neatly book: This book sorts items into a monochromatic Tetris and it’s so satisfying.

6. Remodelista: The Organized Home book: Full of tips on keeping the home organized, simple, tidy, minimal, and all around intentional, it’s a good one.

7. Organized eraser print: Artist Lisa Congdon sorted beautiful erasers by color and it’s so nice on my type-a eyes.

8. Velcro ties: I swear by these for keeping electronic cables, extension cords, headphone wires, etc. tidy. You can see me using them in my post about how I hide all cables throughout the house.

9. Basket: This is one of my favorite baskets for corralling items. It’s rectangular and has built-in handles so there’s no wasted space on a shelf. Consider using it as a gift basket with other presents inside.

10. Metal retro pens: I received these as a gift last year and I was over the moon. There’s nothing like writing lists and crossing off to-do items with classy pens.

11. Book ends: Consider giving some bookends when you gift all the other books in this guide.

12. Dyson vacuum: You’ve heard me rave about this vacuum, so if you’re giving in the $200+ price point, this is a good contender.

13. The Art of Clean Up book: This book is full of photos of normal things (laundry, soup, tree branches) then deconstructs them and stacks like items. It makes my organization freak heart sing.

14. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up book: This is the bible for everyone aiming to reduce what they have and live with only the things that bring them joy.

15. Paint chip calendar: This calendar is made up of color-coordinated squares for each month. It’s very soothing and free of distracting text.

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Check out more of my gift guides:

Gift Guide for Anyone with a Coffee Table
Gift Guide for Makers
Gift Guide for Old House Lovers
Gift Guide for Those Going Zero Waste
Gift Guide of My Personal Wish List
Gift Guide for Organizers and Tidiers
Gift Guide for Cooks and Bakers
Gift guide for Homebodies
Gift Guide for Techies and Smart Homes