It's easy to pick up a book about home management, read along, laugh at the jokes, and put the book down again. Translating that experience into a cleaner, more organized home is another matter. So how do you go about accomplishing this?
From Elle magazine’s “Décor” department, we found a helpful list of pantry organizing tips to share, and then added some advice from our own space planning experts as well. Invest an afternoon to organize and stock your pantry, and reap the benefits every day thereafter!
Everyone appreciates helpful advice, especially when it comes to organizing a messy closet. So today we're providing you with some bite-size storage tips ... quick and easy suggestions to help you conquer clutter, one closet at a time. (And one area at a time is the recommended way to do this task. Attempting to organize too many spaces at once is sure to discourage.)
By Jamie Novak,
gleaned from the book “Keep This, Toss That”
You’d be surprised by what a professional organizer recommends in order to keep a tidier home. Sometimes “junky” items can serve an unexpected purpose! Other times, you might be better off getting rid of or donating “important” items if they don’t improve your life.
Not many people truly enjoy doing laundry, but almost everyone can benefit from suggestions on how to make this necessary chore a bit easier. Whether your 'laundry room' is actually a room of its own or simply a washer and dryer near the kitchen or down in the basement, these common-sense tips will give you a good start to having a more functional, organized space.