Ever come back after a long day and notice a mess in the bedroom? Felt hungry and wanted to cook a proper meal before the struggle to locate utensils and ingredients ruined it? Or you simply wanted to study before you noticed the clutter on the table and that got you out of the zone? It’s time to actually make sure nothing puts you off when you set your mind to doing something with some rather easy yet efficient organization hacks for a clutter-free, mood-lifting, convenient and aesthetic vibe wherever you go! Enough with the intro, it’s time to declutter and dive right into the organization hacks…
Kitchen Organization Hacks
Obviously, we have to start with the kitchen first since the first step is obviously food to gain energy for tackling the mess around the house.
1. Stick It Up
The easiest way to tackle items and store them is by hanging them up. When it comes to pots and pans you can always use hanging racks or hooks or even a pegboard on the wall for storing them. This will help significantly in increasing the cupboard space available while making it super easy to access them. When it comes to knives, you can put up a magnetic knife holder on the wall and get some magneto cosplay done in the process as there’s less counter clutter you would have to spend time sorting out. Moreover, installing a tension rod under the sink will be beneficial in hanging cleaning supplies and be convenient for use as it’s close to the sink.
2. Storage Tricks
Items inside drawers and cupboards are a whole different game when it comes to organizing them. However, you can get on top of it with small adjustments. Utilize drawer dividers to separate your cutlery, utensils and even the small items, this will help keep stuff organized and declutter at the same time. Shelf risers are another great organizing hack which will help create additional space for storage in your cabinets and stack items without making it difficult to navigate your way to what you require. A rather “Lazy”-Susan can help out by making it convenient to access items at the back, simply place one on a rack with spices and condiments on it and you get yourself a fancy spice rack! Appliances can be heavy and obviously wheels would help. You can use a rolling cart to store them and any other kitchen items that you don't use every day. This will make it easy to move them out of the way when you need more space.
When we think of organization hacks, we think of designated areas for items or labels. Labeling your containers with the items in them along with the shelves so you know what goes where, after all misplacing sugar and salt would be disastrous. Which brings us to the second point, store dry goods like sugar, cereal and flour in clear containers since you can see what you have and what needs restocking.
Bedroom Organization Hacks
Bedroom, also known as the resting place (after a long day), is just what makes your home feel like home when you flop into the bed and a messy bedroom is bound to turn that sour. So, how to organize your bedroom?
1. Bed Simplified
The bed by itself is a storage nightmare but with a few editions, you can turn it around. Using storage containers or baskets to store items and sliding it under your bed will be really beneficial in keeping items like extra bedding, seasonal clothing, and shoes. You can further increase organization by using trays or dishes on the nightstand to corral small items like jewelry, coins or keys and will help with reducing misplacing items. You can also utilize a bed caddy which slips under the mattress to store items like the TV remote, glasses or books while keeping them secure and within reach.
2. Nightstand & Side Table
When looking for a nightstand, make sure to buy with drawers or shelves to store items such as books, magazines, and electronics. This will keep your bedside area tidy and organized while letting you access your nightly reading or Instagram reels with ease.
3. Door & Wall Hacks
The doors and walls of your room are just prime estate to increase storage and by just installing hooks on the back of your bedroom door or the walls, you hang items such as hats, bags, and jackets. Installing shelves or hanging organizers on walls in another great organization hacks to utilize vertical space for storage. A rather splendid way to store books, decor, and other items without taking up floor space.
Bathroom Organization Hacks
1. Washroom Storage Tips
Use drawer dividers to separate small items such as makeup, toothbrushes, and combs making it easy to find what you need and prevent clutter at the same time. A shower caddy can also help with storing your shampoo, conditioner, and body wash keeping them organized and prevents them from taking up space. Further, a medicine cabinet or shelving will just help with extra storage for toiletries!
2. Hangup in the Washroom
Install a towel rack on the back of your bathroom door and hang your towels or washcloths, freeing up wall space and keeping your towels within reach. Over the door hooks will also help with hanging items like robes, extra towels and clothing. Pretty sure our favorite organization hacks that are useful everywhere, magnetic strips can be utilized to store metal grooming tools like nail clippers, tweezers, and scissors.
3. Waste Management
To end the bathroom organization hacks, we do it with organizing waste. Use a waste basket in the bathroom to dispose of trash like tissues and cotton balls.
Closet Organization Hacks
The closet is the biggest storage in your bedroom and making sure it’s organized is the difference between cluttered rooms and a tidy one. Utilize these organization hacks to get on top of the closet war!
1. Chuck the Laundry
Dirty clothes are the top cause for clutter and it's pretty simple getting rid of them, use a laundry hamper in your closet to keep dirty clothes off the floor. Clothes that you will be wearing again within a day or two can be put up on hooks on the back of the closet door or even be used to hang belts, scarves while giving it an aesthetic look.
2. Closet Storage
Make it easier to sort your seasonal items such as scarves, gloves, and hats in clear containers. This will make it easy to take out clothes according to the season and prevent unnecessary clothes taking up the space while also making it easier to keep a track as well as packing during moving days. Shelf dividers are another great organization hacks to separate the stacks of clothes while also keeping them from toppling over and making an extra mess just because you pulled out a shirt from the back. A drawer unit can also be utilized for storing folded clothes like jeans or good old PJs.
3. Hang Em Up
Hanging clothes in the closet is super convenient but it’s time to make it even more efficient with the double hang closet rods since they will DOUBLE your vertical space and you hang twice as much. Want to increase space along the width of these double rods? Use slim hangers to save extra space and keep clothes from slipping off the hanger.
Miscellaneous Organization Hacks
Sure, we got most of the house sorted with some simple organization hacks, but what about other factors influencing the clutter in schedules, work, chores and more. We got that covered too!
1. Manage Your Tasks
Write down the tasks that you need to complete each day, and prioritize them based on importance, you can even color code them on the basis of priority. Establishing a routine for said tasks like cleaning, laundry or grocery shopping will help you keep a track and over time become a habit making it rather beneficial compared to other organization hacks.
2. Schedule It
Writing stuff down like important dates, appointments, and deadlines in a planner or on a calendar to keep track of them goes a long way in ensuring you stay on top of any and all upcoming dates!
When it comes to decluttering work related or even personal documentation or recipe books, using a filing system comes highly recommended as it allows you to greatly organize paperwork and important documents. With digital files you can simply sort them into folders and use apps to manage your schedule and to-do lists and have fun with custom icons for better tracking.
Lastly, bills and payments are always hectic and super important to keep a track of. Using automation tools for bill payments or even email organization to keep a track of incoming bills etc. is the best organization hacks we would recommend.
That would be some of our suggestions towards organization hacks from the important implements of home and life. We hope this helps you declutter and life tidy while helping you focus on what you set your mind to! All the best!