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Grab some glass jars and a plain wooden tray to make a desk organizer. Supplies: Mason Jars and glass jars of various sizes, a wooden tray and spray paint (this is Krylon Seaglass in Cornflower) and E-6000 glue. Simply spray paint the jars and tray and let them dry. If desired, glue the jars to the tray. Fill with desktop staples. (Image: Malia Karlinsky / Seattle Refined)

7 fresh organizing ideas

The new year is the perfect time to pause, take stock of your stuff, and get organized. Part of tidying up means having a place for everything. Here are some colorful ways to corral some of the things you use every day. All craft materials are available from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.