Do you have piles of junk lying around your house? Do you get easily irritated by all the clutter that starts to consume and overwhelm everything in your home? If you’re ready to take control of the clutter, we’ve got some steps for you to take! Here’s 28 amazing ways to de-clutter your life once and for all.
1. Take control of ‘junk’ spots
Find those places in your house that tend to collect tons of random stuff and organize and put away all the crap. Do this at least once a week.
2. Get rid of closet clutter
All those games that take up so much space? Get some organizing bins and label each game and put it in it’s place.
3. Wrap and stick
Wrap cords around appliances that aren’t used as often and velcro it down.
4. Towel hooks for the win
Towel hooks will make everything in your house look neater. We aren’t sure why but it’s much more likely that the towels will make it onto a hook.
5. Cleaning caddy
Fill a bucket with a tool belt of cleaning supplies and then let your kids haul it around the house as they do their chores. They’ll have everything they need.
6. Get rid of old books
They take up space and collect lots of dust. Donate, sell or find new ways to put those books to use.
7. Download a card app on your smartphone
Avoid carrying around tons of cards with this simple app. That, or you can punch a hole and keep cards at easy access on a key ring.
8. Go cord less
See less cord mess by securing them to peg board with zip ties.
9. Get rid of makeup clutter
Fill palettes with all your makeup and rid yourself of mess.
10. One for one rule
Every time you get a new shirt, one goes away (to be sold or donated). This will help keep that crazy closet manageable and under control.
11. Minimalist look
Get a clean nightstand by charging devices inside the drawer. This will make your bedroom cozier!
12. Wrap your hose up
Keep your sprinkler hose clean by wrapping it around a bucket and placing the sprinkler inside.
13. Tie up loose odds and ends
Get rid of cords you don’t use often by placing them on hooks inside cabinets.
14. Sort mail by the recycling to get rid of unwanted stuff quickly
Enough said. Saves you time and energy!
15. Have a spot for mail
Keep it from cluttering your countertops.
16. Get crap baskets for everybody
These cute baskets on the stairs get filled with all the odds and ends people leave around the house. Each person is responsible for emptying their basket remains in their proper place each day.
17. A way to keep sheets straight
Fold sheets and place them all in a pillowcase and stack the pillowcases. Now, sheets are organized by the bed.
18. De-clutter your FB feed
Get rid of stuff you don’t want to see and see more of what you do.
19. Organize small pieces
These little fishing hook caddies can collect small things that don’t have another place.
20. Cord sock
Keep cords organized by placing a sock over them.
21. Throw clothes out
It’s hard but you need to do it. Follow this guide to decide what to do with certain pieces.
22. Minimize your closet
Keep only 40 hangers in your closet. By being strict with yourself, you’ll only keep the clothes you love the most and will always have a great outfit to wear.
23. Take everything out of your fridge
And we mean, everything. Clean the entire thing and then only put back things that you use or are fresh. Everything else is throw away.
24. Make your bed
It’s the first thing you should do every day anyway. Plus, it automatically makes the space look cleaner.
25. Download manuals to your devices
Then throw all those dang space-taking manuals away!
26. Velcro remotes to the TV
No more searching endlessly for the remote!
27. Use shower hooks to hang stuff
You can hang all your bags with shower hooks.
28. Utilize under desk storage
29. Make a play pen for stuffed animals
Bungee cords will do the trick here nicely!