Avoid the Clutter: 8 Clever Tips for a Tidy Living Room

It can be tough to keep a tidy living room. It’s called the living room for a reason! Here are eight tips for a tidy living room that will help you out.

  • Keep Your Living Room Tidy! 1 of 9

    Click through for more tips on keeping your living room clean.

  • The Couch 2 of 9
    living room 01

    If the living room is the most lived in room of the house, that makes the couch is the most used piece of furniture. If you couch is tidy, that's half the battle right  there!

    Image found here on Tidy Mom.

  • Toys 3 of 9
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    If you decide to let toys out in the living room, it helps immensely to have a place for everything! It is possible to make toys look good ... some toys.

    Image found here on Bright Journey.

  • Remotes 4 of 9
    lot of remote control devices

    Why they can't make a remote control that is half way decent looking is beyond me. If you have a remote problem, find a drawer or bin to keep them hidden and in one place.

    Image found here on The Clear Tech.

  • Cleaning 5 of 9
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    When doing actual cleaning, save yourself some time by letting gravity do some work! Start dusting toward the top of the room and work your way down, then vacuum last. My mom taught me that, so you know it's sound advice.

    Image found here on Home Guides.

  • Shoes Off! 6 of 9
    living room 05

    We have a pretty strict no shoes in the house rule. It helps out with so many things, but mostly it helps keeping the whole house, living room included, cleaner.

    Image found here on Apartment Therapy.

  • Throws 7 of 9

    A few throws can really help your living room look put together. And if one is a little crooked, it's ok! It still looks great.

    Image found here on Country Living.

  • Shelves 8 of 9
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    Put together some fun and functional book shelves to keep some knick knacks, and of course books. If you do it right, no one will know if something is misplaced. Perfect!

    Image found here on AB Home Interiors

  • High Traffic Friendly Rugs 9 of 9
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    A great rug that will hide the tiny specks and the fact that it't a high traffic area is a huge help. I love this colorful one.

    Get it here for $698 from Anthropologie.


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