Heather has found a solution to hair accessories scattered around the house:
Hair clips and bands were constantly being lost and found at our house until I repurposed these magnetic containers. I think technically they’re spice containers, but really, they’re great for holding just about anything small. I found them for $2 each at my local grocery (multipurpose) store.
I love how they’re magnetic, so they stick to the fridge and medicine cabinet and in the kids’ rooms. We attached an IKEA ASKER magnetic knife rack ($15) to the wall and viola, instant magnetic surface.
So smart! I've seen these containers in office supply stores as well (good for paper clips and other tiny desk doodads). I've also seen nifty bulletin boards that are actually thin metal strips. Cheaper than the knife rack — in fact, anything metal would work as the magnets are part of the canister. I've found magnet strips thin enough to attach to the fronts of bookshelves so I can tack small items there.