Tips No. 249. Traditional hutches and armoires.Tackle the clutter problem with these old-fashioned pieces of furniture.Don’t go out and shop for some storage pieces before you sort through your living room. If you have an old armoire jammed with clutter, consider repairing and you will get a lot of extra space for storage.Hutches and armoires provide you with plenty of concealed storage for organizing your items.
Tips No. 272. Declutter kid’s room – surplus furniture.If kid’s room is jammed with surplus furniture, it’s time to declutter. Having too many tables, baskets, kids tabourets, and other things make the room appear smaller.a. Get rid of surplus furniture Think what will stay and what will go. You can sell them at the garage sale or you can donate them. The same basic rule for decluttering applies here – less is more!b. The way you arrange furniture can make a big difference. Find a spot for each and every piece that makes the most sense to you.
Tips No. 297. Organize kids’ toys – basics.Toys. You feel like they are everywhere in your house. On the kitchen table, on the shelves, in bathroom, in your bed, everywhere on the floor… But toys are super funny! However, what to do?1) Donation and garage sell. Try your best to minimize the number of toys in your house. Be convinced that less is better and always choose quality over quantity. Find a local place to donate. If you want to have a garage sale when you are finished this job, plan the date right now. Planning garage sale will give you an additional motivation to stay on target and finish this a time-consuming task on time. It will also help you to prepare for your garage sale (for example, invite families and friends to join you, advertise it in a local paper, and so on).2) Toss and give away. It’s time to start throwing out the unwanted toys. Discard the things that are stained, broken, missing some parts, etc. You have to get rid of things that are no longer age appropriate, too. Of course, you can’t give away items that aren’t useful to anyone.3) Storage. After that, you should find a convenient place to store kids’ toys. Keep the toys in the baskets, closet, or storage boxes. It’s up to you. Teach your kids to love the uncluttered look.