Do you ever look at your wardrobe and have a complete fit that you don’t have any clothes yet your wardrobe is literally bursting full, ready to pop with strays all over the floor, chair, and door? If yes that’s you, then you and I have something in common.
I’m normally great at keeping tidy ( an absolute lie, but you already knew that right? ) lately I’ve been trying to organize my chaos and get my crap outta eyesight. How many times do you look at everyone’s pictures on Instagram and they have clean white sheets with
How many times do you look at everyone’s pictures on Instagram and wished your place looked like theirs? They have clean white sheets with white walls different shaped grey matching pillows, everything pristine with a fresh bouquet of red flowers on their dressing table.
I want that life, I want that room and I want to be that tidy. However, It would be funny if you panned out to see the larger picture and it revealed everything else was an absolute pig sty with rubbish all over the place … that’s not me being horrible It’s just because I live in organized chaos.
Soooo with that all in mind here’s a few little storage hacks that might help you out as I’ve had to bring these into action ( apart from the boxes on the wall as James would kill me If I started doing that because I already put the idea to him and he just flat out said no but I think they’re a great idea )
WALL MOUNT EVERYTHING
When you’re looking for more space to go keep everything hidden away sometimes it’s the things you use every day that you can’t really have scrumpled up into draw. If I said put your coat, shoes, scarfs and bags on the wall you’d probably laugh at me and say jog on right? but look IKEA have got it nailed perfectly ( see what I did there )
USE YOUR RADIATOR FOR A MINI SHELF
This is a brilliant idea as every house/flat has them, probably between 5-7 so if you have them all with attached shelving you will have earnt yourself quite a bit of extra storage! Homebase have some real nice ones.
I’m someone who just chucks a load of stuff into a draw, fills it up and then slams it shut hoping that I’m not the next one to open it as it’s all gonna fall out. So these are the perfect not just because they make everything look nicer but because you can actually see what’s in there. Wayfair have a few good ones.
THROW CRAP AWAY
I’m a big believer in if you haven’t worn it or used it in 3 months you probably never will so get rid of it! Take it to a charity shop a recycling bin or hand it over to your mate.
HANG YOUR BOOTS
Do you have all your trainers mixed in with your muddy trainers, wellies and going out shoes? well have you ever tried hanging them up? I’ve got a rail by the front door that is now home to most of my boots, it’s kept them clean however whenever my dogs are feeling mischevious they pull them off the rails and fling them around the living room …. It’s become a really annoying game!