Must haves when you are on the de-clutter spree
So you’ve decided to get down to business and organise your home? Before you jump onto the mildly OCD bandwagon, we need to arm you with the right tools. We’ve gone ahead and picked out the most essential products to form your organising artillery. Strap on for the extra neat ride…
Their warm brown weaves go with every colour known to mankind. Plus, their versatility is unmatched. They can go from the dry area in the bathroom to the bedroom cabinets with ease. Closed on all side, small items and “random stuff” now have a place to call home.
Glass or plastic, see-through jars are a god-send. Store everything from your kid’s crayons to pasta in it for easy and stylish access. Besides, how chic are mason jars!
One might not think too much of these simple plastic trays with sections but a drawer organiser can make or break your neatness quotient. Take them from the kitchen drawer to the bathroom drawer to the dresser drawer, to make life simpler.
A billion times better than sticky notes and much more effective than words, the all-holy notice board can help organise life with the family. Write down instructions, reminders or even inspirational quotes to pep the family up.
Sturdy trunks can be easily hidden under beds and removed when needed. Perfect for making each family member responsible for his or her own hoard of things.
Nail it to the wall to hold keys in the living room, knives in the kitchen and bobby pins or makeup brushes in the bedroom.
This one might not be the prettiest solution around but they sure are nifty. If you can manage to hide it behind closet doors, you will be saving yourself time, space and money.
Yes, we have more electronics in the house than people these days. With these life-changing gadgets come a host of wires and cords to make your home look messy. Invest in tags to label those cables and buy ties to neatly roll and hold back extra long wires.
From tax related receipts to restaurant menus, there is a whole lot of paperwork that needs filing and boxing.
These cloth bags are perfect to store away freshly drycleaned saris and lehengas. The embroidered details, sequins and other embellishments stay intact in these zipped bags.
Wicker baskets work well as storage solutions in the home.
Labeling paper files helps while organizing your documents.
Storing jewellery that you wear regularly is easier when organised into compartments like this and stored within easy reach.
Using transparent jars in the kitchen helps ease the time taken to look for ingredients when you’re cooking.
Invest in cable tags that help keep wires organized.
A magnetic strip fixed on your kitchen wall helps organise the knives that you use regularly.
Organise your drawer into smaller compartments to prevent clutter from building up.
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