Hardworking multi-purpose areas like the family room benefit from a core principle of clutter control: containment.
Heading clutter into containers makes sense in a shared space like the family room. Using open containers to group and store stray objects keeps order in a busy space.
Consider ideas for clutter containment today in the New Year Cleaning Challenge.
To make quick work of clearing clutter, you need a place to work! Set up a folding table, and add boxes for each clutter decision: Put Away, Give Away, Throw Away and Store. Bringing clutter to the staging area keeps the process organized, and helps you make good decisions about stored items.
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