Gadget Guide: Give the Gift of Less Clutter! Gift Ideas for the Organizing Challenged


Do you know someone who struggles to stay organized? Maybe your best friend can never find her phone fast enough to catch an important call? Or perhaps you are in need of a creative gift for your child’s teacher?

Let’s face it – we could all use a little help organizing our life. That’s why I pulled together my top 10 inexpensive gift ideas for those who will appreciate a gadget that will help them get through their week!

Top 10 Gifts for the Organizing Challenged

#1: Days of the Week Magnetic Clip – Try using these clever clips on a magnet board close to the entryway. Clip reminders for your family that can easily be changed each week.

#2: Galison Weekly Organizer – For you tech-shy people, this portable tri-fold comes with a weekly planner pad, sticky notes, and an accordion organizer to manage receipts.

#3: Fabric Buckets – These versatile and eco-friendly buckets are so much fun and offer a ton of function! Besides the endless storage uses, these work great as gift baskets. Available in 3 handy sizes!

#4: Family Facts Notepads – The ‘Daily Scheduler’ and ‘Note to School’ pads are formatted to help you manage your busy family life.

#5: Supermarket Smarty List – No ordinary grocery list…this dry-erase card helps you plan dinner while at the store! It’s a handy shopping and menu- planning card that fits in your purse and comes complete with a coupon pocket.

#6: Page Pockets and Pen Loops – These colorful pockets attach to the inside of your notebook to hold biz cards, coupons, notes or photos, turning an ordinary notebook into a super organizer!

#7: Phone Bungee – No more fumbling for your phone! Use one of these colorful bungees to tether it to your bag so you can quickly and easily retrieve it.

#8: Grid It – Strap your stuff down and tuck it in your backpack, purse, or briefcase. These elastic straps are strong enough to hold hand tools, digital devices, and the junk that clutters the bottom of your handbag.

#9: Polka Dot Storage Bin – Line up these fun, flexible bins to store toys, books, and clothing. These fun and funky designs will dress up any room and are easily carried. Available in 2 sizes.

#10: Handbag Organizer – Organize your essentials in multiple pockets, making your pen and lipstick easy to find. To change handbags, simply grab the handle and voila, no more dumping from one bag to another, only to forget your phone!

Finding a unique gift on a budget can be challenging. Let’s prevent the clutter that accumulates from “junky” gifts each year and give the gift of organization with a gadget that can make life easier!

Check out the Niche Designs’ blog for more Do-It-Yourself organizing tips!


About Author

Sylvia Daoust is the owner of Niche Designs Inc., a company focused on creative storage solutions for any space in the home. We also provide organizing solutions to fit your needs and your budget…with consistent support every step of the way. Visit for access to a free eBook and take away great tips from our weekly Video Blogs!

1 Comment

  1. I love the phone bungee, I’ve never seen such a gizmo before, will it work with any phone? I’m giving the family Tracfone phones for Christmas, will the bungee’s fit them? The model is a LG500G.

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