Storage Is Where The Mess Is

I am sure in any home there is one room, the closet area, that becomes filled with clutter. Each time. Bringing on a feel of anxiety bordering on a nervous breakdown. Well, this closet or storage room of mind was an absolute nightmare before I organized it.

It is not the prettiest of rooms, but hey, if it is functional, I am happy.

Anyone that knows me well enough knows how much I am obsessed with all thing’s crafts, and DIY. I hoard laces and trimmings in boxes but decided that it was not practical and needed a change.

This is how my craft section looks. I would love to tweak it a little to make it prettier, but this will have to do for now. I am content at the moment.

It is hard taking a photo showing the entirety of the room. This is a frequently used section of the storage room. Below I will mention a few tips that I have used to help me achieve this.

Organization Tips:

  • The best way to organize a closet or cupboard is firstly taking everything out.
  • Before anything, spray and wipe all the shelves, doors, handles etc.
  • Start sorting through your belongings and create piles for everything.
  • Get rid of anything you no longer need, whether it be recycling, reusing, or giving it to good will.
  • Section off your closet, for example:
    • Home Décor
    • Hardware & Tools
    • Picnic Essentials
    • Home & Garden Books/Magazines
    • Sewing Essentials & Sewing Machine Items
    • Craft & Gift Wrapping
  • I have space bagged cushions and stored winter blankets into great storage cases.
  • Place everything in a functional way so that they are easily accessible.
  • Try to organize the accessibility by having your more frequently used items easier to reach than others.
  • Label everything!

These steps are a start towards something grand. You now have a beautifully organized space and the feeling of being rewarded every time you enter it. Organization is about trying to be perfect in your mind in a logical sense to bring about a sense of efficiency, practicality, and structure.

It also serves to reduce stress with reducing clutter, save time and money, and improve your overall quality of life.

I really hope this guide helped and cannot wait to share more tips with you all in the future.

Much love and respect.

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