7 Goals For a More Organized Life

Nothing is better than a home that is easy to navigate with belongings that are even easier to find. Don’t forget about your office, too — there are plenty of ways to keep your space neat for the most productive of workdays. Check out all of our resolutions for systematization, and get to organizing!

1. Throw away extra things you don’t need.

We’ve got a useful list of things to get rid of for a decluttered space.

2. Create a goal list.

Keep yourself on track with a rotating goal list DIY. You can easily change and update your goals with Post-its for an up-to-date board.

3. Organize your closet.

All it takes is three simple steps to get your closet in tip-top shape: empty hangers, collect supplies, and sort clothes into categories.

4. Specify a daily junk basket.

Putting a basket in your home where you can throw items that you would otherwise scatter all over the house is a great way to keep your home or office feeling clutter free.

5. Make assignment lists for everyone.

If you live with multiples people — be it kids, significant others, or roommates — make sure you create weekly assignment lists so that everyone can play their part in keeping your home orderly.

6. Craft a pegboard.

A ombré geometric pegboard is a no-brainer that can be put together in an hour, tops. It’s a stylish way to keep small items in their place.

7. Install bars on bathroom doors.

Nobody likes damp towels lying all over the bathroom. Install some sleek bars on the back of your door so you have a place to hang towels without taking up space on your walls.

8. Place dividers in your drawers.

You can buy plastic dividers at stores like The Container Store, or you can even cut up old cardboard boxes to create sectioned-off spaces in your desk, kitchen, or bathroom.

9. Print out a free calendar.

One of the most obvious tasks that people always forget is to get a calendar for the New Year.

10. Make mason jar organizers yourself.

Adorable DIY mason jar organizers will keep your kitchen in order as well as looking cute.

11. Organize your pantry by food group.

You will be able to quickly grab whatever you need.

12. Paint your keys with nail polish.

Color-code your keys by painting them with nail polish so that you can easily tell which key goes to what.

13. Use ice cube trays as organizers.

Bet you never thought of this one — ice cube trays are ideal for organizing small items like earrings, sewing materials, or office supplies.

14. Upcycle a plastic bottle for a charging station.

A charging station will keep your electronics in accessible places.

15. Use washi tape on your planner.

Color-code you life by utilizing washi tape. It will stand out better than highlighters.

16. Make an emergency drawer in your desk at work.

Setting aside a space where you can grab items for any possible disaster will put you at ease and leave you feeling prepared.

17. Create fabric-covered bulletin boards.

You can place DIY bulletin boards all over the house for easy access to papers, documents, and schedules.

This article was written by Macy Cate Williams.



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