Tips No. 23. A decluttering secret from professional organizers.You can utilize your entryway to put a trash bin. Your family and guests can empty their pockets or purses there. In this way, they don’t bring any trash to your house. Teach your kids to use that trash bin, so this simple hack will make a big difference.
Tips No. 32. There is no wrong place to start."Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along." – Napoleon HillTherefore, focus on the part of your kitchen. That might be one drawer, it doesn’t matter. It does not sound just like a revolutionary idea, but you will build one small success on top of another small success. Afterwards, you can build a "mountain" of success.a. Examine the selected drawer. Then, empty the drawer on the kitchen table on a counter.b. Immediately get rid of what you won’t need. Do not accumulate anything, and put unnecessary items into donation boxes and garbage bags.c. Then, clean the drawer, and sort the items by frequency of use. Purchase drawer dividers and organize everything. Arrange things that are used the most frequently in the front part of the drawer. Put rest of the thing behind them.This bright idea will save your time and energy.
Tips No. 317. Declutter kids' clothes – basics.When you go to declutter your kids' clothes, find some large boxes such as moving boxes, as well as a couple of garbage bags. You can also ask for empty boxes at your grocery store or local restaurant. Here is a simple question to keep in mind: Is this really useful? Here are some guidelines to get started decluttering of children’s clothes:a. Toss, donate, or recycle. Take everything out of the kids’ closet. Have a trash bag on hand and toss unwanted pieces of clothing. Don’t keep the pieces of clothes that need repair, unless you are planning to repair them.b. Clean up. Then, wipe down the interior and shelves.c. What's the purpose? Keep things that are in wearable condition. Throw away the items with stains or tiny holes.d. "To be, or not to be..." Create a "maybe" box if you are unsure about some items. Make final decisions within a month.e. The best part. Create your shopping list.f. Outgrown kids’ clothes. Carefully store outgrown kids’ clothes if there are younger siblings that can wear hand-me-downs.