7 WAYS TO ORGANIZE LIKE A PRO

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Modern design means clean lines, and clutter-free. But no matter how diligent you are at keeping things organized, life happens—and it brings along some chaos. Luckily, the secret to a clutter-free home isn’t getting rid of everything you own or becoming a cleaning freak who can’t bear to have anything out of place. Rather it’s about taking simple tricks and tips and using them as clutter cures.

Kick off your Spring cleaning with these clutter-clearing tips.

Create a Landing Strip for Clutter
Clutter has to enter your home somehow, so stop it at the source. Creating a strategic landing strip (adorned with one or all of the following: a side table or chair, doormat, waste basket, and hooks for coats and keys) will be your first line of defense to clutter.

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Store things where you use them
Storing things where you use them most often will make your life easier and give your home a better flow. Try following yourself for a day and take note of where you use things, whether that’s a blanket in a window nook or utensils and cookbooks within arms reach from the stove.

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Spring cleaning + declutter your home + clutter-clearing tips #CaesarstoneUS(Photo via Home Bunch)

Baskets, Baskets, Baskets
Woven or fabric baskets easily hide clutter, so finding some to scoop shelf items into is a no-brainer. But they can also be used to help designate counter or table space. Just like area rugs define a space, shallow baskets or trays work as a guide to keep coffee tables and countertops clear.

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Boxes
Like baskets, boxes make for quick clutter fixes, and also give you extra space for storing things for easy access. Vintage and elegantly stained boxes blend well on counters, desks and more.

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Go Vertical
Smart use of wall space makes for quick organization without taking up too much room. Try using floating shelves for easy access and streamlined organization.

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Rethink Drawers | Kitchen Essentials
Think of all the things in your kitchen: appliances, spices, food, utensils, cleaning supplies. The list goes on and on. And whether you’re cooking for two or a party of 20 your kitchen is a permanent home to each item. A big a-ha moment for us is rethinking how you use drawers.

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Spring cleaning + declutter your home + clutter-clearing tips #CaesarstoneUS(Photo via Lauren Jacobsen Design)

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Respect The Junk Drawer
No matter how organized you are or how clutter-free your space has become, there will always be a few items that don't seem to have a home. So rather than forgoing the junk drawer; rethink it. Tip: small organizers and make sure you can see everything in it.

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