Clear The Clutter

It’s officially springtime! Which for many of us means the dreaded task of spring cleaning but look at it as a fresh start, a clean slate and a chance to clear the clutter and the stress.

For the Home:

Start with this cleaning checklist from Martha Stewart. It’s a great guide for room by room tips and cleaning methods for stubborn or tricky areas/objects.

spring cleaningThe checklist is also a great way to stay on track. Most of us start cleaning and get distracted by other daily responsibilities. Come back to this list throughout the week and it won’t seem so overwhelming.

Once your home is in tip-top shape, keep the mess manageable with these 30 tips from Women’s Day. Our favorites include:

  • Bathroom Busters: Make Doors Shine
  • Bedroom Secrets: Address Your Drawers (consider donating old clothes!)
  • Mess-a-Laneous: Multitask

For the Office:

A messy desk or office can add stress to your day and decrease productivity. Forbes put together a list of 10 Tricks to De-Clutter Your Office. Our favorites include :

  • Keep only what you need at arm’s length
  • Sort your catch-all drawer
  • Streamline your desktop icons

workspaces pinterestAn organized office means less time searching for paperwork and files and fewer distractions.

Many people also work from home during the week so keep that office space organized as well!

Don’t forget to visit our Workspaces board on Pinterest for more organizational ideas and gadgets!

Post by: Ally M.

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