Never Lose Your Keys Again with This Simple Life Hack
You know those days when you’re running late, rushing out the door, and by the time you get to work, you realize you’ve left your keys — and maybe your favorite lipstick — in another bag? If this doesn’t sound familiar, major props to you for always being on top of things. On the other hand, if it’s a regular occurrence (and let’s be honest, we’ve all been there), we’ve come up with a genius solution, and it’s easier than you think.
The answer is to leave your things (wallet, keys, lip balm) in one designated place and make it a daily habit. Find a spot on your desk or side table — or wherever you toss your purse as soon as you get home — and place all of your essentials in a (preferably cute) holder. We’re all about the decorative tray: Vintage-inspired, compact and available in a ton of eye-catching designs, it keeps everything within easy reach whenever you want to switch up your tote.
We’ve rounded up some versions for every style type, whether you’re a modern minimalist or a shabby chic-loving Francophile. Warning: The designs are so cool that you may have a hard time covering them up with your keys.
— Jane Sung