Admit it, we’ve all got something that we keep buying more of without taking storage into consideration. Do I need another three-pack of pocket notebooks when I only finish one book every few months? Nope, but I’m buying more anyway. From collections to simple household supplies (Costco: savior and hoarding enabler), to the general day-to-day junk that always seems to pile up, we all need to organize something in our lives. Don’t worry, I’m here to help. We’re all in this together.
1. When in doubt: go for the bucket.
If you or your family just can’t seem to put things back where they belong, you may need some personalized clutter buckets. Once they’re filled, it’s up to the owner to put everything away.
2. Add extra storage with dollar store baskets and hooks.
These little baskets come with handy handles that mean you can hang them from hooks mounted under shelves.3. Install shoe shelves in the mud room.
Stop the inevitable mountain of discarded shoes by having shelves ready and waiting for easy organizing, even when you’re in a hurry.