As you have seen in other posts I am participating in a 91 Day DeClutter Challenge that Mary Organizes hosts. You can read more about it here.
This week’s challenge is to declutter the landing areas in your home. Here are the steps that were listed out to help declutter:
Sunday – Take the day off and mentally prepare for the week ahead. 91 days is a marathon, don’t let yourself get burned out by trying to sprint the first half! A day off to rest and re-focus is vital.
Monday – Landing Area by the front door.
Tuesday – Landing Area by the garage door AND Landing Area by the shoes.
Wednesday – Landing Area by the back door .
Thursday – Landing Area by the stairs.
Friday – Landing Area by the kitchen.
Saturday –Any other landing areas! Be done with them! Donate your donate items and Relocate your relocates. If a relocate item goes to a room you’ve already de-cluttered, then put it back where it goes. If the de-clutter item goes to a room that hasn’t been cleaned yet and it doesn’t have a place, just put it in the room.
The landing areas in my home are a daily challenge in my home. Especially the island that is where everything ends up and it drives me nuts. The kitchen table is another spot that the kids always leave stuff on especially since school started.
Here are the before and after pictures:
So much better now if I can just keep the areas clean. It is nice to walk into the kitchen and have all of the ares cleaned and clear of clutter.
You should join the DeClutter Challenge and get your house clean before the holidays.