Free Up Your DVD and Video Game Storage by 80%

Family entertainment plays a crucial and enjoyable role in our lives. However, it’s a fact that these items occupy significant space within our homes. Now, picture your DVD collection and video games in your mind, and consider this: What if you could utilize up to 80% of that space for storing other essential belongings, all without the need to part with anything? Allow me to demonstrate how.

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Disney Overfloweth

A few years ago, my children were very young, and our days were filled with various arts and crafts activities, not to mention plenty of Disney movies! As a little girl, I have fond memories of watching classics like Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella, so it was only natural for Disney movies to become a cherished part of my kids’ lives as well. We even joined the Disney Movie Club a couple of times, ensuring that our collection of kids’ DVDs was always well-stocked.

However, I soon realized that the DVD cases were consuming a significant amount of space. Determined to make the most efficient use of our available space, I embarked on a quest to find a better solution. Our entire cabinet used to house our DVDs, but I wanted to repurpose it for something else, and I was confident that a more practical solution was out there.

The Solution

Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu have revolutionized our viewing habits, but the challenge of managing DVDs persists. Recently, I discovered Clear DVD sleeves on Amazon, and they proved to be the perfect solution. As soon as they arrived, I eagerly organized my collection.

I removed the DVD covers and placed them in front of the clear envelopes, neatly storing the DVDs inside. They fit perfectly! As I continued, I was amazed at how much space I saved. It allowed me to completely clear out my DVD cabinet and repurpose it for spices. My space transformed into a clean, clutter-free haven, providing a breath of fresh air.

The Storage Box

After I had all of these newly re-organized DVDs, I realized that I needed some sort of box to put them in. So I looked around for the perfect solution for a couple of weeks and finally found it! I found the Kvarnvik Storage box that fits the DVDs absolutely perfectly! I love how this storage box is even more on the decorative side and I don’t mind putting it out in the open.

I even went a step further and created DVD dividers according to the type of movie. You could easily do this yourself! Take some cardstock and use the new DVD as a template and trace around the DVD sleeve onto the cardstock. Now cut it out, leaving a small notch at the top so you can label it! Here are some category ideas that you could use for your own DVD storage space:

  • Disney
  • Harry Potter
  • Family
  • Kids
  • Mystery
  • Romance
  • Church
  • Christmas
  • Halloween

Because the storage space in our homes is so valuable to us, this solution was an absolute NO BRAINER! For only a few dollars, you can completely transform your DVD and Video Game storage! Viola, just like magic!

If you liked this post, check out my other posts on how to Organize Board Games and how to Organize Card games by significantly decreasing your storage space with those as well!

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  1. I took your advice and ordered these dvd sleeves. I can’t believe how much space it frees up! I had shelves full of dvds and now they fit into a small basket that I can move around to any room of the house or even be taken on vacation. Love this idea! Thanks Michelle

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