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5 Ways to Organise Your Home in 2019

Have a clutter-free year!

New Year, New You – right?  We’re getting pretty sick of that mantra actually.  How about New Year, More Organised You?  Now that has a ring to it.  Same brilliant, funny, gorgeous-self, just a hell-of-a-lot more organised.

I, for one, pledge every year to become more organised, but it usually winds up with me obsessing over organising videos on YouTube, and to be honest, I’m too exhausted after watching them get organised, to organise my own home!  If you haven’t a breeze about what I’m talking about, check out Khloe Kardashian’s organising videos.  The self-confessed Khloe-C-D is organisation goals!

However no one is expecting miracles, so here are five easy ways, you can incorporate some order to your home, without too much effort.

Reclaim  Your Hall

When thinking about home decor, one often tends to think of their living room, kitchen and bedroom, however your hall is possibly one of the most important rooms in your home.  Think about it, your hall is the first room that you, or any of your guests will see when the enter your home.  If your hall is cluttered with coats, shoes, bags, newspapers, junk mail etc. then there’s a good chance that you’re setting the precedent for the rest of your home.  And even if you’re not, it’s not a terribly nice welcome home.

Ideal Home Monty Retro Large Sideboard, €209.00
Ideal Home Monty Retro Large Sideboard, €209.00

This cool console table is ideal for storing mail, shoes, keys, and other bits and bobs that clutter up your hallway.  It’s also super stylish, so it’s pretty much a win, win!

Give You Wardrobe A Make-Over

We can’t stress enough how much easier it is to get dressed on those cold, uninspiring winter mornings, when you’re trawling through all of your summer clothes, in order to find a cosy knit that you haven’t already worn that week.  In fact, it’s so important, we’ve written a whole guide to it!

JML Vac Packs Jumbo, €21.99
JML Vac Packs Jumbo, €21.99

But in the mean time, it’s definitely worth investing in some vacuum-packed storage bags.  They may not be the most stylish item on our list, but a necessity nonetheless.  These jumbo vac packs are ideal for storing seasonal clothes, and store away super neatly.

Liven Up Your Living Space

Have you got messy, unsightly wires hanging out of your TV?  There’s nothing more distracting than trying to sit down to watch your favourite Netflix picks, than a huge tangle of wires staring back at you.

Xander High Gloss Coffee Table, €219.00
Xander High Gloss Coffee Table, €219.00

Queue this gorgeous console table.  It’s got both a press, as well as shelving, so you can neatly stack your Sky or UPC box, and hide away any TV remotes when you’re not using them.

Add A Hotel Vibe To Your Bathroom

Probably the best thing about staying in a hotel is the bathroom, right?  Tell me I’m not alone in this!  I love how everything is so neatly organised: face cloths are perfectly rolled, extra loo rolls are out of plain sight, and towels are so neatly hung, we’re almost afraid to touch them!

Arrow Weave Wicker Storage Baskets, €54.99
Arrow Weave Wicker Storage Baskets, €54.99

These gorgeous wicker storage baskets are perfect for storing towels, shampoos, loofas etc.  They’re also stackable, meaning they’ll take up even less space, if you don’t have lots to spare!

Organise Your Life From The Comfort Of Your Home

Yep, it really is that simple.  Keep on top of all your hair appointments, kid’s swimming lessons, badminton games – or whatever it is that you like to do, with a Google Home Smart Speaker!

Google Home Smart Speaker, €149.99
Google Home Smart Speaker, €149.99

You can get real-time answers including the latest on weather, traffic, finance, sports, local businesses and more. What’s more, a simple voice request triggers Google Home to play music, podcasts or radio, from your favourite services such as Google Play Music, Spotify, YouTube Music, Pandora and more.

Up Next … Home Gadgets For Easier Living

Fiona Hyland

Fiona loves nothing more than discovering new cities, brunch on Sundays, and a good documentary. If you don't find her cooking up a storm in the kitchen, you'll find her in an interiors store, feeding her very real blanket addiction.

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