Clutter is the well-known enemy of a tidy home because it can even cover up a great cleaning job. By getting organized you will not only make your home appear cleaner but will also get rid of trash faster, recycle more as well as get more value out of the things you own. Organizing also opens you up to the possibilities such as the clothes or other items you can sell or exchange online to accommodate changing tastes and preferences. You can also add heat lamps in your bathroom to show more elegancy. Here are a few tips on getting and staying organized to simplify your life.

Invest In Organization Tools

Decluttering works over the long term when every item has its own spot in the home so that it’s not crowding counters, tables, or the floor. Analyze the space and isolate the items that seem to not have a proper spot like your r22 refrigerator. Have a designated place for paperwork, coats, and even children’s toys. Once you have a storage solution mapped out, it is going to be easier to place items back instead of leaving them out. Buy organizational items like coat hangers, storage bins, desk organizers, and even extra shelving if you feel you are always finding your possessions like books or dishes on tables and counters.

These organizational tools become more important in smaller spaces such as a small house or apartment so think of innovative ways to improve storage such as having under-the-bed slide-out drawers or cabinets under the stairs. Always consider utilizing vertical space in any room especially in typically smaller rooms such as the bathroom. The reduced clutter will automatically lift the look of the space and allow you to showcase unique conversation starters like a custom home painting.

Be Mindful Of How Much You Own

Everyone loves free items from events or wants to over-purchase clothing at sales but in order to permanently declutter your living space, you need to be mindful of how much you are buying. Research shows most people repeatedly wear only 20% of their closet, so consider which clothes, shoes, and accessories you can sell on websites for preloved items.

Making a capsule wardrobe with only your favorite functional and party pieces is also a great idea to tone down how much you are storing in your home. Consider reading books on an e-reader instead of buying physical copies and look for items that are multi-functional instead of accumulating multiple variations of something similar like a makeup compact or mascara. The same goes for pet outfits and belongings, you may think you need to buy that extra leather dog collar but you don’t.

Make Useful Kits

A great decluttering trick is to make small kits for various items like a sewing kit, tool kit, medical first aid kit, manicure kit, important documentation file, and so forth. This reduces confusion and saves time as you will know just where to look for odd jobs and tasks. If you share a space with someone, making a toiletry kit or a makeup kit can also help you keep tables and counters clear of clutter.

Chloe Miller

Chloe Miller, with a Bachelor’s in Interior Design from the New York School of Interior Design, has been an expert in home decor and design trends for 15 years. She joined our website in 2021, offering her expertise in space optimization, color schemes, and sustainable decor. Chloe’s prior experience includes working with interior design firms and as a freelance consultant. She is a DIY enthusiast and enjoys upcycling furniture in her spare time.

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