Have you ever wondered why houses in home décor magazines look so perfect? It is not just the fancy materials, accessories and fabrics but also how the house is organized. Home organization and de-cluttering is key to a home that looks put together and polished. We give you 10 brilliant home organizing tips that make life easy!
We will help you find ways to organize your stuff while keeping the aesthetic of your home in mind.
10 brilliant home organizing tips that make life easy
Install floor-to-ceiling storage shelves
Floor-to-ceiling shelves provide a lot of storage for books, magazines and toys.
You can use them to display your décor pieces. You can also organize and store stationery items in containers and store them on these shelves.
One wall full of storage will help clear up a lot of clutter in your house.
Use baskets and trays to organize your bathroom
Organize your bathroom supplies, like hair brushes, toothpaste, shampoo, etc, and keep them in a tray under the counter.
Similarly, roll your towels, place them in a basket and place them under the counter too.
Use drawer organizers for the vanity and dresser
Keep your vanity drawer organized with the help of drawer inserts that will help keep your makeup brushes, hair pins, cosmetics, etc organized and easy to find.
Likewise, use drawer inserts for your dresser to keep your ties, socks, briefs, etc from mixing up with one another.
Use organizers for the kitchen drawer
Drawer inserts and dividers in the kitchen will make finding things while you are cooking, much easier and faster. You will be able to organize your plates by size, spoons by size, material, etc.
Use trays to organize all tables and chest tops
You can easily make your tables and countertops look a whole lot more organized and clean by using trays.
You can use trays for keeping books, candles, candle holders, terrariums, flowers, etc.
Repurpose tin containers as pen holders, brush holders, etc
Repurpose tin containers by using simple craft materials like washi tape, glitter or decorative paper. Use these as holders for pens, art pencils, makeup/hair brushes, toothbrushes, hair comb, makeup, etc. It will help clean up all these materials lying around the house.
Designate an area for homework and all crafts
Allocate a specific area in the house to perform crafting works, art activities, kids’ homework, etc. so that none of the stationery and materials are lying all around the house and can be organized in this corner only.
Use a cork board to pin lists, schedule, kids’ artwork, etc.
Install open shelves in awkward corners
Open shelves can help provide a lot of storage.
Also, you can fix a floating shelf and turn that corner into a home office, putting it to good use. It is a good space-saving idea as well.
Categorize kitchen drawers and cabinets
Categorizing kitchen drawers to arrange utensils like spoons, forks, knives, cutters, etc make finding things easy and fast.
Similarly, you can also categorize containers by color, material or size.
Use baskets for toys
Keep baskets in your kids’ room so that they can keep all their toys in them.
You may keep this basket(s) under the bed or simply against the wall. Also, teach them to organize stuffed toys separately from cars or other toys.
We hope these tips were helpful to you.
If you are in need of more de-cluttering ideas, then look no further than Marie Kondo’s wisdom on de-cluttering and tidying up your home.
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