Want to clean and organise your house but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, it happens with many people, and also some people think that getting organised is a huge deal. However, that’s not true at all. Don’t think that you’ve to organise your home all at once; after all, it can’t be done magically in one night! Just break your tasks in small sections and tackle one part of the house at a time.
So if you’re looking for small and easy organising ways, you’ve landed on the right page. Today we will discuss 10 easy tips which can be done in 5 minutes. We all have a 5-minute window in a day, right? So whether you’re waiting for your food or waiting for someone to get out of the shower, you can do these quick organising projects.
If you’ve decided to be more organised, so why don’t you start the process from the place, where you start your day. Yes, we’re talking about the bedroom.
1. Make Your Bed
Right after waking up, just straighten out your bedsheets, place pillows, and with the help of a cloth dust remover, clean the dust. Doing all this takes only 30 seconds, but it really makes a huge difference.
2. Pick Up Clothes
Pick the clothes that are lying around and put them in the closet or the laundry basket. It will also take some minutes to sort out dirty clothes and clean clothes, but it will help you a lot in staying organised and clean.
3. Rearrange Your Closet
The next big step to make your bedroom more organised and functional is to declutter your closet. Yes, we know it’s the most time-consuming thing to do, but believe us, after doing this, you’ll feel great.
Just separate all your clothes in different categories like skits, jeans, tops, and dresses, and then hang them accordingly. You can hang your purse behind your door. For jewellery, you can use trays or a jewellery holder to put your precious stuff.
Workspace or Desk Area:
The next section of your house, which is important to be organised, that is your working space. Let’s know how to clean this area:
4. Declutter Your Desk
The space where you work or study should be clean and tidy. It helps us stay organised and focused. So, get rid of clutter on and around your table. Buy some stationery organisers such as pen holders and book stands and put things in them.
5. Clear Out A Junk Drawer
If your desk drawer has become a junk drawer, take a few minutes to clean it out. Group the items and toss out the unnecessary things. You can also put them in drawer organisers or even in small plastic containers.
Do you have a mess of cords around your desk? The best solution to tackle this problem is to use some velcro, rubber bands or zip ties. Put them around the cables and your near desk area will be tangle-free.
The next area is your cooking area, it is as important as the other parts of your home:
6. Clean Out Your Fridge
Check your fridge, whether there is any expired food in there or not. Take out everything that doesn’t smell fresh. Similarly, go through your pantry and toss out the products which are stale or expired.
7. Organise Food Containers
Before placing your food containers back in the cupboard, make sure there’s lid over each container and always stack them according to their sizes.
Love gardening? Here are some useful tips for becoming more organised in the garden:
8. Create a Plan & Mark the Dates
If you grow plants from seeds, you can use various charts. You can mark the dates when you planted a seed or when a crop will be mature.
9. Organise Your Seeds
The seed organisation system will be very helpful for you. Just divide seeds into groups and store them in pouches such as seeds of veggies, flowers, and fruits. You could also sort the seeds into groups according to their sowing times.
10. Keep Notes & Plant Tags
Garden notes will help you to get a track of plants. You can write down reminders like what you planted or pruned, which plants need repairing or fixing. You can also put various plant tags in the plants to remain more organised. And lastly, always keep the garden tools and supplies in good shape and put them in easy-to-access places to make your gardening so much easier and enjoyable.
So which organising tip do you like the most? Another great tip for staying organised is to always keep things back from where you take them. All the above projects are easy and quick to do, so next time whenever you have a few minutes, do one of these organising tasks!