Tips No. 49. Reorganize and categorize kitchen utensils.Your hand-held kitchen tools deserve a special spot in your kitchen. There are so useful and you want to have them at your fingertips. Cheese knife, bread knife, spatulas, colander, corkscrew, filet knife, funnel, grater, lemon squeezer, baster, and other utensils can create a lot of clutter.a. You can group them together and categorize them by their various uses.b. Clear out all of your drawers and wipe them down.c. Then, get rid of utensils that you haven’t used in the last year. Try to donate as much as you can.d. Use baskets, bins and trays for storing your most commonly used utensils.e. If you’re short on space, you can store them in your large-sized slow cooker.
Tips No. 169. One of the best organizers of all time – command hooks.Attach hooks on the wall next to the desk and you’ll get extra storage space for your workspace. Hang your backpacks, laptop bag, purse, and the other bags that you need for work. Be inspired by command hooks!There are lots of ways to use command hooks. Here’re some of them:a. You can use two hooks to make wrapping paper easy to tear. It can be a great solution for adhesive tapes, too.b. Then, hang a wire file box on the side of your desk.c. You can use special hooks for holding cords.d. You can design a paper towel holder with two hooks and a spare wire.
Tips No. 271. Let’s play the "Cut clutter game"!This is a special challenge for you. And for your kids, too. After explaining of the decluttering process, go from intention to realization. Here is a step-by-step guide for decluttering children’s room.a. Toss and put away: Use trash and recycle boxes or bags. Toss everything that are missing important parts or that are broken. You should decide together with your kids. You can create the "not sure" box but decide as soon as possible.b. Cleaning: Use this opportunity to dust, vacuum and wipe down furniture. It’s a good idea to involve your kids in cleaning their room.c. Divide and conquer: To achieve the best results, you can divide children’s room into several main zones. These are 1) the sleeping zone, 2) study zone, 3) the entertaining zone, and 4) the grooming zone.