If you’ve ever accidentally stepped barefoot on a Lego, then you know the order of events. 1) Scream colorful obscenity in front of your five year-old. 2) Deem toys on the floor the bane of your existence. 3) Get serious about organizing.

Here, ten creative ways to clean up the playroom and get on with your life.

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Get plush toys off the floor and into a mounted garden basket.

Home Depot$25

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Or stick them through the loops of an Ikea accessories hanger.

IKEA, $8

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Or…back-of-the-door shoe organizer.

Target, $10

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Keep track of what’s in boxes by taping a picture to the front.

Get the look

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Then park toy cars on a magnetic knife rack.

Zesty Nest, $35

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Store crayons in kitchen canisters.

Amscam, $13

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Fruit basket? Try bath-toy organizational system.

Home Basics, $13

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Pay no attention to the toys behind the curtain.

Get the look

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Or the dress-up clothes in this awesome DIY mini closet.

Get the look

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And never underestimate the power of the Ikea Trofast storage series.

IKEA$87

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