Sometimes the simple solutions are the best. Check out these home organization accessories that can reduce clutter and waste, and look good while doing it.
What do you get when you put eight rolls of toilet paper in a concrete wall mounted toilet paper holder? A vertical storage solution that doubles as a cloud-like display.
Modern Market, 1200 Annunciation St., New Orleans, (504) 896-2206, modernmarketlifestyle.com. Lyon Béton Cloud S. Concrete Toilet Paper Holder, $130.
Two handle helper
Keep it by the back door for harvests from the garden, in the car for produce from the farmer’s market, or at the bottom of the stairs for bric-a-brac to take out at the end of the day. Whatever the load, this basket is up to the task. Each is handwoven by artisans in Morocco and features leather handles.
B.Viz Design, 3506 Magazine St., New Orleans, (504) 913-4111, bvizdesign.com. Gardener basket (17″ long x 7″ deep x 5″ wide), $46.
Purify, develop, maintain
Filled with cute photos and practical advice, “The Home Edit” is an accessible, room-by-room guide to help you get organized and establish a new order in your home.
Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans, (504) 895-2266, gardendistrictbookshop.com. “The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Accomplishing Your Home Goals” by Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, $24.99.
Gathering by the fire
Crafted in Portugal from maple wood, the rounded, slightly turned edges of this utility box make it an easy addition to your kitchen counter and a handy place to store your cooking utensils.
Sunday Shop, 2025 Magazine St., New Orleans, (504) 342-2087, sundayshop.co. Simple wooden utility box (6.5″ deep x 7.5″ tall), $98.
A new start
Reduce plastic waste with a refillable glass spray bottle for household cleaning. This one comes with a cleaning tablet that dissolves in water to create an all-purpose cleaning solution that’s free of parabens and artificial colors.
Vintage Green Review, 3530 Magazine St., New Orleans, vintagegreenreview.com. Filo 16-ounce glass bottle with silicone sleeve and all-purpose cleaning tab, $16.