13 Organizing Solutions for Conquering Clutter
Simple strategies for containing the uncontainable. By Nicole Sforza
Tripping over your own shoes? Can’t find your favorite T-shirt? You’re not alone. These quick tips can help you get organized.
“I’ve seen so many shoe cabinets in clients’ homes with shoes sitting next to them instead of inside them, because they’re just not easy to use,” says Brady, who also says shoe storage for frequently worn pairs needs to be open. She recommends putting uncovered rectangular bins (Strapping Storage Cube Bins, $11 each, landofnod.com) under an entry bench or on shelves near the front door, with spots marked for each family member. “Be strict about how many pairs each person can keep there,” she says. Her mandate? “Three pairs for adults, four for kids.”