My favorite tip for a roomier kitchen…iStock/nedjelly
…is to adjust cabinet shelves; it can create a lot more space. Also, get that popcorn machine, bread machine and the other huge appliances off your counter. If you don’t use it every week, store it in the attic or basement and get it out only when you need it. And do you really need all those plastic containers? Most people have cabinets full of them, but they only ever use a few. Figure out which ones you really use and donate the rest. Learn what other 18 subtle organizing mistakes make your kitchen look sloppy.
Here’s my favorite little kitchen tip:iStock/Highwaystarz-Photography
Always load the dishwasher in an organized way. So instead of throwing all the silverware into the utensil box, put the forks in one area, the spoons in another, and the knives in another, and then when you’re unloading you just grab all the spoons and put them in the drawer. Use these 13 tips to declutter your kitchen countertops for good.
Go into your closet today and hang everything backward on the rod.iStock/conejota
Once you wear something, hang it the normal way. A year from now, if you still have some things still hanging backward, you’re obviously not wearing them, so get rid of them. Try this other simple tip for decluttering your closet you’ll wish you thought of before.