Everyone has junk lying around their house. Hell, some of us have more than just a little. It’s great to declutter all of this stuff, but where do you put it, and how do you organize it? For some reason, household clutter builds up fast, and it can be highly stressful if you plan on selling your property soon. However, there’s no need to stress! There are plenty of storage options to help declutter your home, and organize everything so you don’t clutter it up again.
How using the right storage options can help declutter your home
To do this, we’ve listed a few tips on how to manage your stuff easily.
Bedroom Storage Ideas
Look around the areas you want to declutter and think of storage solutions that will work. For instance, in a bedroom, you can place shelving along the top part of the walls.
Place shelves 12 inches below the ceiling for an exciting look. This makes for great storage options for bedrooms, laundry rooms, and office areas.
Do you ever wonder what to do with all that jewelry hanging out of baskets and on tables? Here is a great idea that also makes for an attractive decorative accessory in your bedroom. You may not have used cork board since high school, but you’ll need it here. Make a cork wall or insert the cork into a gilded frame and pin your jewelry to the cork board.
Install pull-out shelves in the kitchen. These shelves are a great way to organize your kitchen utensils. In addition, you can also use them in any room of the house for that matter. For example, in the kitchen, it allows you to keep the countertops clean and organized while finding all of your pans and pots by simply pulling out the shelf to find what you need.
You don’t have to put everything away. Instead, create a display rack for pots and pans and spices. This display adds visual interest to smaller kitchens while it’s the same time keeps everything handily available.
Suppose you have a hobby that requires you to keep supplies on hand. In this case, use clear containers and store them by category. This way, you can see them when you need to pull something out. Place containers in drawers, closets, or on shelves. You can put them behind a cupboard door or even on a shelf behind a decorative screen.
Many things are inexpensive and can help you organize your home better. However, installing shows or pull-out shelves and cabinets can go a long way towards helping you manage and better use all of those things you need.
About the Writer: Brooke Chaplan is a freelance writer and blogger. She lives and works out of her home in Los Lunas, New Mexico. She loves the outdoors and spends most of her time hiking, biking, and gardening. For more information, contact Brooke via Facebook at facebook.com/brooke.chaplan or Twitter @BrookeChaplan