Tips No. 145. Sort your newspapers and magazines.You love your magazines so much. However, do you have magazine holders? Or do you have a special home for them, for example, on a bookshelf? If your answer is No, it’s time to sort your favorite magazines. Here are a few steps to do that easily and effortlessly.a. Decide which magazines you need to keep. If your answer is – “I probably should read”, get them out of your house.b. If you need to read some magazines for work assignment or your kids need some of them for school, you can keep them.c. Therefore, you should organize them and put them into the place designated. A good solution is to purchase a couple of magazine racks.
Tips No. 273. How to declutter children’s bedroom?Toss it or keep it. While you are going through the room, ask yourself: “Do my kids really need all these things in the bedroom?” and “Is anything in their sleeping area unused?”. Remember to ask: “What's important to my child?”. Then, toss unwanted items.Keep it simple. Make six piles together with your kids – “keep”, “put away in another place”, “give away”, “sell”, “trash”, and “recycle (repurpose)”.Sort. It is important to designate a spot for each and every item. Put items back in their places.
Tips No. 311. Use a shoe organizer to declutter small toys.You can organize children’s items right now. If you don’t want to spend your money on new baskets, bins and other organizers, use a shoe organizer to hold all kids’ plastic dolls. This idea works for plastic animals, small balls, marbles, play mobiles, fast food toys, etc. There is a rule – out of sight, out of mind! Make sure to choose transparent shoe organizer, so kids can easily reach the toys.a. First, bring all small toys together.b. Then, go through these toys, getting rid of everything that missing parts and that are broken.c. Invite your kids to join you and help you to choose which things to give away and which things they would like to keep.d. Clean a shoe organizer properly.e. Then, put plastic toys into this amazing organizer. You and your kids can group all items into categories. Anyway, this solution will give your kids more space to play in their room.