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Organize Your Odd Socks

In my old house my dryer was right at the end of the wall, basically in the corner. So I had a wall right there which I hung some clothespins on for odd socks. In this house I don’t really have that, and the wall behind the machines is too inconvenient being that it’s quite a stretch over the machine, and I would probably drop socks down the back! So instead, I attached my clothespins to a cabinet that’s right next to the dryer. It’s a great way to see what socks are missing mates, and all you need are some clothespins and Gorilla Tape!

See my post at The DIY Club here

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9 Responses to Organize Your Odd Socks

  1. 1
    Barbara says:

    I never, ever lose socks because I use Sock-Locks and have for probably 20 years! See them here:
    http://www.sock-locks.com/

    I figure they've saved me a fortune in socks I didn't have to replace for DH and 3 boys.

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    Tawny says:

    That's a super great idea! I'm gonna go find some of my wayward clothes pins and get to work. Better than wasting space inside the cupboard for all the lost socks.

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    Candy Cake and Crafts says:

    Good idea with organizing. I have something similar that I created a while ago. It's a sign/hanger for lost socks. I posted a picture of it on my blog, so please take a look. I've also provided a link for others to come visit your site and learn more on your sock organizing idea. I'm at candycakeandcrafts.blogspot.com

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    The Modern Lady says:

    Excellent idea. My husband doesn't understand that sometimes socks just get mixed up… I told him they have a mind of their own!

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    Jeanette says:

    I wouldn't know if sock are missing unless they are mine….I quit matching socks when my youngest was in 4th grade. Each person has a basket and I toss the clean cloths it to it…..If they want matching socks they do it….saves me loads of time and made me so much happier about laundry day.

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    Sue says:

    Oh boy, do I need this! Great idea!

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    Phil Laver says:

    Why can't we all just wear odd socks? I only wear odd socks. for formal occasions I try to make sure the socks are a 'similar' colour. for parties I make sure they're totally different! never a dull day

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    Amanda says:

    LOL Phil! My oldest son is like that and sometimes so is my youngest. ;)

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    Annelise says:

    White socks are SATAN in my house!!! Never all matched!http://theuncouturehousewife.wordpress.com/2010/12/28/couture-seriously/

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