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TIDY HOUSE – TIDY MIND

TIDY HOUSE – TIDY MIND

If you feel like you’re drowning in too much stuff, it’s probably time to face your fears and battle the mess monster that’s raging in your home. Not only does a messy home affect your mood, but it can also affect your mental attitude towards…

AN ORDERLY NIGHTSTAND

AN ORDERLY NIGHTSTAND

Designate your nightstand as a clutter-free zone that’s a pleasure to wake up to. Limit yourself to a reasonable number of books. Set out a tray to hold change and jewellery. Park a basket below for blankets or magazines.

DECLUTTER ON A DIME

DECLUTTER ON A DIME

Shop pound stores for storage bins and baskets, then buy a bunch in the same colour. Displayed in multiples, inexpensive plastic or cloth bins look calm and organized – and they offer tons of storage space.

SAVE YOUR LINEN CLOSET

SAVE YOUR LINEN CLOSET

Is your linen closet overflowing? Pare down your stock to three towels and washcloths per person, two sets of sheets per bed, plus a set of each for guests.

RECIPE FOR ORGANISATION

RECIPE FOR ORGANISATION

Have a pile of cookbooks gathering dust? Scan and print the one or two recipes you use the most often, then donate the book. Same goes for recipes in magazines. Tear out the relevant pages, then recycle the rest. Put the pages into clear plastic…

KITCHEN ZONES

KITCHEN ZONES

Create zones for kitchen tasks you do on a regular basis, such as making lunches or baking. Designate a shelf for everything you need for the job, including non-perishable foods and special tools or utensils.

11 THINGS PEOPLE WITH SPOTLESS HOUSES DO EVERY DAY

11 THINGS PEOPLE WITH SPOTLESS HOUSES DO EVERY DAY

Let’s face it: No one wants to — or has time to — make a second job out of cleaning their home. And that’s okay. We polled home bloggers and other busy folks to find out what little things they do daily to keep their places presentable. Good news: Each…

SET CRITERIA

SET CRITERIA

Decide the dividing line between “keep” and “toss” before you start sorting. For example, if you’re weeding through a lipstick collection, keep the ones you wear most often or are less than two years old, then toss the rest.