The new Springs tab in your account makes it easier to access the things you’ve saved and find what you’re looking for quickly. On the Springs tab, you can view everything that you, your collaborators, and the people you’re following have saved — sorted by the most recently added items first — and then use the new slider at the top of your page to filter it in three useful ways. Customizing your Springs tab is easy, here’s how to make the most out of these new features:
Springpad 4.0 makes it easier for you to save, access, and take action on your springs. The updates include a new navigation bar, easier-than-ever saving, and a new smart search that helps you find what you need, right when you need it.
You’ll see Springpad 4.0 updates on Springpad.com and our apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets, we’ll show you around.
Springpad notebooks are the best way to share information and manage projects with other people. Plan a trip, have a party or organize your household chores, Springpad notebooks allow you to easily collect and share ideas with other contributors. Here’s how to invite friends, family or co-workers to collaborate on a notebook in Springpad: Read more…
One of Springpad’s popular and useful features is the ability to add recipe ingredients to a new or existing shopping list. This allows you to make a list of only the ingredients you need to buy, creating one list from many recipes and typing in any other additional items you may need.
Currently this feature is only available on the web app, but once you create a shopping list you can access it on the Springpad app on your iPhone, iPad or Android – giving you access to your shopping lists on the go! Read more…
Once you save something to Springpad, you can add it to as many notebooks as you like. For example, if your birthday is coming up and you want to make a wish list to share with friends & family, you may want to add some things from your “Gadgets” notebook to your “Birthday Wish List” notebook. No problem, here’s how to do it:
How to file an item to a notebook on the web app: Read more…
Want to move lots of unfiled notes to a notebook? Maybe you just want to put all your Movies into one notebook, or tag them all at once. Our bulk edit feature lets you do just that, and more!
How Bulk Edit Works: (Available on web only) Read more…
You’re tired of it — pulling into your garage, bumping into the bikes, and having to weave your way around toys, lawn tools, and storage boxes to get into your house after work every day. The team at Springpad, one of Time Magazine’s Top 50 Apps of 2012, has asked Andrew Mellen, The Most Organized Man in America and author the bestselling book Unstuff Your Life, what products he would recommend to help you get that messy garage organized. Unstuff Your Cluttered Garage is your guide to creating neat, usable space with a few nifty products.
Done with plastic or cardboard boxes taking up space in the corners? Create a sliding storage system on the garage ceiling. This system is fully customizable, with different sized containers that make use of the dead space above your garage door to store those items that you can’t let go, but only use a few times a year.
Stash it in a Drawer!
If toys, gardening tools, and other small items are in your way, check out this 10 drawer organizer. Color-coded drawers help you store small items neatly, and are fun for kids to use. Swivel casters allow you to move the organizer easily, and the wheels lock in place for safety when you’ve found the perfect spot for it.
Make Use of Awkward Space
Stackable, lockable Geneva corner wall cabinets make use of awkward corner space, even under wall shelves. These steel cabinets are attractive, secure, and a great place to store valuable tools or solvents that should be kept out of reach of children and pets for safety. They also work in a modular system with any of the other units in the Geneva modular system to suit your storage needs.
Systemize Your Walls
If you’re up for a slightly bigger weekend project, building a wall storage system is a great way to organize items like lawn tools and sports equipment that need to be within easy reach. With step-by-step instructions, the DIY Network walks you through building a fully customized storage system limited only by the size of your wall and the size of your imagination. Watch the video for more details on how to complete this project in record time!
So next time you have a rainy Saturday ahead of you, don’t stay in the house. Take a trip to the hardware store and use the Springpad app on your smartphone to explore all the great garage organization ideas in our notebook– you’ll find everything you need for any of these projects right at your fingertips. All that is left is to get to work!
For even more garage organization tips, check out Andrew Mellen’s Unstuff Your Cluttered Garage Springpad notebook.
Springpad has lots of ways to make the things you save in your notebooks more useful, helpful and beautiful. One of these ways is the ability to add additional links to the items you saved. Using this feature, you can add related resources, citations and sources. This quick guide will help you make the most of your items by adding some link love. Read more…
ATTENTION: This post contains details about a previous version of Springpad. To learn about the updates in, check out this blog post: “Updates to Springpad Simplify the Way You Save“
Checklists are a great way to make lists of things to buy, things to pack, things to do… lists of anything, really. And with Springpad’s smart bar, it’s now super-easy to create checklists! Here’s how it works: Read more…