Now that the weather is getting warmer, everyone is itching to finally get outside and start fresh. For many, starting fresh means getting your home organized, throwing away items that you do not find yourself needing anymore, and making sure everything is in tip-top shape for the summer. Organizing your home, especially after a long winter, can seem like an overwhelming task. Luckily for you, we have laid out some of the best ways to get the ball rolling for you when it comes to organization, so you will feel in great shape come the summer time. Here are a few of our top tips:
- Get rid of old items and junk. First thing is first, clear out everything that you have not found yourself using or needing anymore. Everyone has the famous “junk drawer” which is compiled of a variety of items that you are holding on to for reasons in which you may not be able to explain! Take the time to go through your items and decide whether it is something that you will need now or in the future.
- Buy storage containers for your items. Purchasing storage containers can be helpful in organizing a variety of different items throughout your home. However, be sure to only purchase containers that you truly need for items, so you do not become overwhelmed with boxes and baskets with nothing to fill them with!
- Decide what furniture you need, and what you do not. Everyone has a few extra furniture pieces throughout their home that are not used as often as they had originally assumed they would be. Go through each room and figure out if the furniture you own makes sense. Remember, you want your rooms to look as open and spacious as possible, while still giving off that cozy, home-y feel!