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Spring Cleaning Head Start: 8 Clever Organizing Tips

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Spring is almost here and with that comes a little cleaning and perhaps a little household re-organization.  From the entryway to closets, with the turn of a new season, it’s time to switch things up putting away the mittens and winter boots and replacing them with the outerwear accessories for the season for example. It’s always a challenge to make everything work the way you intended, but with the right flow of the incoming and outgoing, a good organizing plan can work.  Here are a few ideas to get started.

Tip No. 1 – Catch Them at the Door - (Above) Scandinavian stylist An-Magritt does it right in her mudroom with the use of wooden crates turned storage bins tucked neatly underneath a bench.  One bin for each family member where they can drop everything into from hats, mitts, backpacks, etc.  The bench also is great for tying shoes and holding baskets for bulkier items such as bike helmets. Click below for more organizing ideas.

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Spring Cleaning Head Start: 8 Clever Organizing Tips

Tip No. 2 - Bring the Mail Inside

Bringing a mailbox inside makes for a great catch-all or to store things going out. It even will hold the odd shopping bag or two. (Photo by Roberto Caruso via
Mailbox available at Home Depot.

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Jan is the co-founder of Poppytalk, a blog about the beautiful, the decayed and the handmade and Poppytalk Handmade, an online curated marketplace. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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