Its easy to keep your house clutter free, just put everything back where it belongs when you’re done using it right? For most of us, that’s easier said than done, there are always small odds and ends lying around which just seem like too much effort to take a trip to the other side of the house or upstairs to pack away. Be it nail polish, a bank card, keys, socks etc, these things quickly accumulate and cause clutter.

How Do I Get Rid Of The Clutter?

The solution is wicker baskets! Try buying two or three of them and leave them in key locations around the house, the ones with the flapping lids are even better as you can’t see that they are full. These baskets have a duel function, they become an interesting decor item and they provide somewhere to temporarily store your odds and ends before taking them upstairs or back across the house. You can also use them to quickly hide away any odds and ends when guests are coming over.

Everytime you do a quick tidy up or see something lying around, place it in the nearest basket. When you then go upstairs again or to the other side of the house, bring the basket with you and swap it with the one already there. Now you simply need to unpack a few items which are already near their “home”, leaving your house clutter free.

You could also leave a basket in each bedroom for toys, clothing, shoes and accessories.

If you’re really particular about keeping your home clean, have a look at these 9 things to do daily to keep a clean home.

Has this idea worked for you? What are your tips and tricks for keeping a clutter free home? Let us know in the comments sections below.

Cover Image: Wicker Basket by Vicky MR modified and used under CC BY 2.0