Decluttering Tips, Tricks, Hacks and Secrets That DO Work – When it comes to decluttering and organizing your home, there are a lot of mistakes we make that make the decluttering process SO much harder.
There are also quite a few quick decluttering tips, tricks and cheap DIY home organization hacks that can make things MUCH EASIER and faster.
Below are 13 decluttering secrets that actually work that I sure wish I knew sooner. From the garage to the craft room and every small space along the way, you’re sure to find tips that WILL help you as much as they’ve helped me.
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Quick Decluttering Hacks
I absolutely can NOT stand extreme decluttering – it seems SO minimalist to me – and that is NOT me nor is it how I want my home.
But I also do NOT want my home to look like absolute slobs or hoarders live here, either.
I want simple strategies that show me how to declutter your home FAST so it never looks like a cluttered mess that overwhelms ALL of us.
These 2 simple and cheap clutter catchers I bought for my home have made keeping clutter contained SO much easier.
If you don’t know where to put ALL your kid’s stuffed animals or where to store stuff in a tiny kitchen with NO storage, these 2 things might help you out as much as they’ve helped me:
Below are the most brilliant decluttering tips, strategies, secrets and hacks that just plain work to take your house BACK – AND keep your sanity.
We’re going to avoid this:
And truly minimize clutter in your home for good.
1. Hacks I Wish My Mom Taught Me
I’m all about ways to make mom life easier, so when I saw these 13 habits other organized moms follow to keep their house neat and clutter-free, I was ALL over it.
My mom was SO organized – I sure wish she told ME these secrets or organized moms (or that I listened if she DID tell me haha!)
Such a good read with helpful info!
2. Use This 30-Minute Hack
One would think that cleaning house – or cleaning a room – is instinct – that it comes naturally to moms to declutter completely and FAST.
That is SO untrue!
I’ve always wondered how people keep a house clean with KIDS – turns out, THIS is how they do it.
When I want to quickly declutter a room in 30 minutes, I use one the checklists below.
For me, using a cleaning schedule or checklist has made a huge difference in keeping my house clean AND keeping my sanity.
Whether you need a daily, weekly or monthly cleaning schedule, this page has a LOT of templates and printables.
3. Room By Room Trick
If you’re trying to figure out how to declutter your home room by room, but are SO overwhelmed, here’s a little tip for you.
4. Hacks To Get Motivated
Getting motivated to declutter your home has always been the biggest barrier for me.
If I really don’t WANT to do it, I sure have a hard time getting started.
And if my mood is in a bad place, it’s extra hard finding motivation.
Ideally, I want to declutter my home QUICKLY so I was super happy to share these tips to get motivated below.
5. Phone Running Slow?
Is your phone running slow or lagging?
You might need to declutter it!
Here’s a checklist for how to declutter your phone so it runs faster!
(such a helpful decluttering hack!)
6. Simple Kitchen Clutter Hack
If you’re like me, your kitchen is a cluttered MESS – stuff everywhere!
If you’re ready to get started getting rid of kitchen clutter, here are 15 things you need to throw away TODAY:
7. Try an EASY Declutter Challenge
One thing our Decluttering Club talks about is how to take your house back with a simple declutter challenge.
It might sound “hokey” and too simplistic to actually work, but it DOES work…and it’s a MUCH easier way to declutter your home than using EXTREME decluttering startegies!
Here’s a One Hour a Day Declutter Challenge List that is super helpful:
8. Paper Clutter Tips and Tricks
Overwhelmed by paper clutter? Oh lordy, me too!
Seems their are paper clutter piles EVERYWHERE – from mail and bills and paperwork and important documents and SO much stuff the kids bring home and who knows what else!
Here are some easy decluttering tips for dealing with paper clutter:
9. Craft Room Organization Hacks
Ugh – my craft room has clutter and stuff EVERYWHERE!
My husband says I have too MUCH stuff… but there’s no WAY you can have TOO much crafting stuff, is there?
It’s time for operation: Craft Room DECLUTTER
And these craft room organization hacks below were SO helpful for me to FINALLY get it done.
There’s lots of budget-friendly ideas too – wait until you see the cheap rolling cart she uses – GENIUS!
10. Garage Clutter Solutions
Speaking of OVERWHELMING clutter… let’s talk GARAGE clutter.
Holy smokes – where does all that stuff COME from!??!
The hubby wants a man cave in our garage so THAT means – we gotta clean a LOT of that stuff out first.
I’ve looked at lot of garage organization ideas, but only a few really helped my get a handle on OUR garage.
For example, these 5 quick and cheap garage organizing ideas below were VERY helpful and made it all MUCH less overwhelming.
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