The new year is finally here, and you know what that means. It’s time to get organized! And what better place to start than in your home?
If you’ve mustered up the motivation to take charge of your living spaces, but aren’t quite sure how to begin, not to worry. We have you—and your clutter—completely covered! The following home organization resources can help you transform your abode from messy to meticulous in mere days.
The Home Edit series on Netflix
Follow along as Nashville-based authors, organizers and best friends, Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, “edit, categorize and contain” the clutter to create beautiful, functional spaces for A-list and everyday clients in this eight-part Netflix series. Don’t like to watch too much TV? They also wrote a book!
Written by the host of HGTV’s Hot Mess House, The Declutter Challenge is “a guided journal for getting your home organized in 30 quick steps.” Based on tried-and-true methods, it challenges readers to better understand themselves and the underlying meaning behind their clutter.
If you want your home to be as attractive as it is functional, check out this decluttering guide from professional organizer Nikki Boyd. In it, she teaches readers how to assess, declutter, clean, organize and beautify, her “five essential steps to an organized home.”
“Recovering super slob” and blogger Cas is on a mission to spread her “Clutterbug Organizing Philosophy and help other families who struggle with disorganization and clutter.” Take her quick quiz to find out if you’re a bee, cricket, ladybug or butterfly when it comes to organization! In addition to her popular blog, which is packed with valuable tips and tricks, she shares her life-changing methods via YouTube videos, podcasts and even a Facebook support group!
Must-have organization products
Retailers offer a variety of organizational tools for a home that’s equal parts functional and beautiful. The Container Store, for example, has an exclusive line of items from The Home Edit team (see above). You can dip your toe in the water with products such as a Pasta Canister or Hair Tool Trio with Heat-Resistant Tray, or tackle larger areas of your home with items like a complete Fridge or Pantry Storage Solution. Find even more organizing ideas and tools on our Pinterest board.
Happy home organizing! Keep following our blog for more organizing and decorating ideas.