Spring is upon us. We're dressing lighter, (trying to) eat lighter and looking to lighten the clutter. Cue Spring cleaning! If you're looking to clear out your home, or just make it look a little more organized, we've got tips to help you make your place look flawless without depleting your funds.
I live in a very small one bedroom apartment. I'll be honest, sometimes I have no idea where to put things. I hate clutter, but with limited storage space, sometimes I need to be a little creative in my clutter-hiding techniques. I always try to think about the space I already have, like the space above the bottom level in cabinets or on shelves. Since the square footage is small, my best option is to get the most out of the space I have.
I can get ideas for nearly anything on Pinterest. You can spend hours scanning through the DIY section and looking at ideas others have tried, or have stumbled across, and then try it for yourself!
Some favorite DIY money-savers:
This may sound like an obvious tip. But, whenever I go through and try to organize items into similar groups, I start finding things I don't need and can get rid of completely. Start by grouping everything together, clear out unnecessary items and store all like items together. Whether you get creative with how you store these items, or take a more practical route, there are several online stores that offer great storage options:
From mason jars, to shoe boxes, to ice cube trays, we all have things lying around the house that can help in our quest for organization, with little to no out of pocket cost. Whether you cover an old shoe box with fabric to store toys, or use an ice cube tray in your dresser to store earrings, be creative and consider new uses for old treasures.
Some stores to help you turn the old into new:
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