NEST: 10 Ideas to Declutter Your Home Fast
Part of my own personal goal of life is to live simply. Sometimes your stuff can take over. I mean, where does it all come from?! Living small has a lot of benefits including saving money and having more time but you have to stay vigilant in your pursuit of less clutter and especially minimalism. So, here are 10 ideas to declutter your home fast! If you like these ideas, be sure to check out my full 10 Week Declutter Challenge and join the fun in my Declutter Group on Facebook! I run the challenge twice a year.
- Expired Foods – Get rid of old leftovers, expired foods, and anything questionable to your health! TIP: Try shopping your pantry before you go to the store from now on to be more frugal and waste less!
- Anything Missing Pieces – Tupperware with no lids, cups with no lids, and so on are not useful and take up space. Get rid of the anything missing pieces.
- Broken Stuff – Small appliances, cups, and whatever else you’re hanging on to “just in case” should be removed from your space.
- Plastic Wear – Recycle all your extra and excess plastic forks, knives, and spoons.
For a full list of things to declutter from your kitchen, check out 11 Ideas to Help You Declutter Your Kitchen.
- Expired OTC Medications – Get rid of old prescriptions that are questionable or expired. Old and gross over the counter medicines should be disposed of. Weak or old medicine should be replaced.
- Multiples – Fingernail clippers, tweezers, brushes, and fingernail files should be minimized. If you have more than one of something consider donating it or recycling it. Just keep what you use!
- Make-Up – Make-up you do not use anymore or old/gross make-up should be thrown away. If you are unsure about what to keep or trash, check out this helpful guide.
For a full list of things to declutter from your kitchen, check out 10 Ideas to Help You Declutter Your Bathroom.
- Magazines and Books – Magazines, books, catalogs, and newspapers should be minimized or, at the very least, organized. Donate books and magazines and recycle catalogs and newspapers.
- Blankets and Pillows – Donate or throw away blankets and pillows that are in excess or in poor shape.
- Toys – Clean out the dog toys, cat toys, and outgrown children toys that are in your living room.
For a full list of things to declutter from your kitchen, check out 10 Ideas to Help You Declutter Your Livingroom.
FACEBOOK GROUP: Declutter Challenge
If you have suggestions or recommendations, please comment below to share your advice!