Organize Clutter

Living in a small space? Living in a large home? No matter which question pertains to you, there is stuff we all accumulate. Get organized with the following tips and tricks. Learn how to utilize typically wasted space and rid your home of clutter.

The shoe pockets that attach to the back of a door are now your best friend. These little pockets are inexpensive, transparent or cloth, and can store countless items. Because they are see through they make organizing easy, you can plainly see where things are supposed to go. Use these shoe holders in every room of the house. Because they hang on the back of a door, they hide messy clutter. Try hanging one on the back of a pantry door to store packets of snacks, sandwich bags, plastic dinner wear, condiment packets and whatever else that typically sit awkwardly on the shelves. You can even get super organized by storing take out menus and coupons.

Shoe organizers are perfect for the bathroom. Keep hairbrushes, blow dryers and other tools (after they have cooled off) in these see through pockets. The organizer is great for makeup, hair products, lotions etc. Anything that is traditionally found on the bathroom counter can be hidden away on the back of the door. When the bathroom is in use, the door is closed, which provides easy access to all of your necessities.

Jewelry pocket organizers are great for storing small items. These little organizers can also be hung or rolled up. Jewelry organizers are great for storing craft room supplies like beads and small stamps. If you like to sew, use this item to keep small bobbins, spools of thread, and various needles.

Rid clutter by hanging items. There are so many decorative hooks to choose from. Discrete hooks can be purchased as well. Utility hooks can be found at any grocery or hardware store. These hooks are easily installed and don’t leave a mess when removed. Use hooks to hang hats, scarves, keys, jewelry, dog leashes and tools. Hang items in the location where they are used. If needed, incorporate the hooks into your décor.

Amazingly Useful and Versatile Beauty Tricks We Love

Ready to transform yourself from plain to pretty? If so, you will love this list. Every point of advice relies on things you likely already have lying around the house. Even if you don’t, all of the remedy ingredients are very inexpensive. Enjoy!

Vaseline

  • Eye makeup remover
  • Eyelash conditioner
  • Lipgloss
  • Tame split ends
  • Mix with lipstick to create a quick cream blush
  • Lightly gloss onto to teeth to prevent lipstick from sticking to them
  • Rub on pulse points, underneath perfume to make it last longer
  • Soften knees and elbows

Apple Cider Vinegar

  • Run it through hair once a month to get rid of product build up
  • Use as a facial toner after cleansing
  • Hair detangler, especially for coarse hair
  • Removes warts and skin tags, use with a band aid for a week
  • Lighten dark spots, sun spots, and age spots

Coconut Oil

  • A super silky leg shaving aid
  • Body deodorizer, it has antibacterial properties
  • Strengthen and soften cuticles and fingernails
  • Lip gloss

Double duty premium makeup – using the good stuff in multiple ways

  • Mascara
    • as eyeliner, just use a fine tipped brush
    • to cover grey roots if you have dark hair and can’t get in to the salon
  • Blush
    • use it as eye shadow as well
    • Light color, shimmery eye shadow as a lip highlighter on top of your lipstick

Lemons and acidic fruits

  • Rub lemon on dark, hyper-pigmented elbows
  • Use as a facial toner after cleansing
  • Lighten dark spots, sun spots, and age spots
  • Subtly highlight hair by combining lemon juice with water in a spray bottle and misting
  • Slice of pineapple as loofah in the shower
  • Slice an apple and gently rub on face, the pectin helps to prevent acne
  • Create a mixture of strawberries and baking soda and use it to whiten your teeth

Eggs

  • Separate the whites and dab under eyes, let dry to reduce puffiness
  • Combat excessive oil with an egg white mask
  • A couple of whole eggs as a reparative hair mask