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Clear The Clutter From Your Closet

From the tiny home craze and focus on downsizing to the popularity of books on decluttering and infatuation with the KonMari Method, people everywhere are embracing the idea that less is more. They are letting go of the things that weigh them down and keeping only the things that bring joy or add meaning to their lives. It’s freeing, liberating and inspiring, and we have made getting started, easy.

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Check out these additional tips from our customers.

scarves

I tried everything and scarves being different shapes and sizes always seemed messy. Now, I use a four tier swing arm pant hanger and drape one scarf per tier. Keeps them neat and easy to store and see.

nicolette from el segundo
Pocket Change Piggy Bank

I keep a shoebox in my closet to hold loose change that seems to end up in pockets at the end of the day or whenever I change my purse in my walk-in closet.. I take whatever amount is in the box to the coin machine at the grocery store around Christmas time and am always pleasantly surprised to find enough money to buy gift cards for nieces, nephews and grandkids painlessly. I time the "cash-in" on the weekend the store has 4x the gas points for gift card purchases....yay!

DebDesigns from Nashville,TN
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When planning out your closet designs maximize it to the best for storage. We had 100" of space so up we went to the top and it really worked for us. In NYC closet space reigns supreme. Not only did we paint the interior but we incorporated a stencil design in the plan.

sjvi62 from Manahttan
organizing sheets

I keep sets of bedsheets together by folding and keeping the fitted sheet, top sheet, xtra pillowcases.. all inside of one of the pillowcases. Easy to recognize which set is which, and everything stays neatly folded and tucked away.

tnunn420 from minnetonka, mn
Two for Two

When buying a closet organizer for a closet used by two people it is best to buy two organizers (even when the box says one is enough for that size closet). Two organizers will give both people enought hanger area and enough stack area. One will not.

jorobe from San Clemente, CA

With more than 30 years of experience as the storage and organization experts, we've come up with some creative solutions for saving precious space and time.

We also love to hear from customers like you about how you stay organized.

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Labeling Makes Life Easier

what works for you?  customers' real-life tips

Organize Your Medications

I have to take a number of medications. I keep them all in original containers, but change out the tops -- which I have labeled with my label maker. To fill my pill organizer, I put the dog out of the room, shut the door and ATTEND. No TV, etc. I... read more
I have to take a number of medications. I keep them all in original containers, but change out the tops -- which I have labeled with my label maker. To fill my pill organizer, I put the dog out of the room, shut the door and ATTEND. No TV, etc. I check the name and dose as well as the appearance of the pill. Why? Generics may vary. I put aside meds to be reordered. Before taking the organized dose, I check to make sure I name all the pills so I don't accidentally take too many or too few. So many pills look alike! I also never take pills in the dark. Why am I so picky? As a medical professional, I've seen all sorts of medication errors. It's easier to avoid errors than it is to correct them.
SuzyCreamCheese from USA
Read all customer stories related to the tip Organize a Medicine Cabinet

Chair in laundry room for folding

Best thing I ever did. I put a rolling chair in the laundry room in front of my laundry table. I watch videos while I fold. I love it.
Joyfulllly from Midwest
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Extreme Fishing Reel Storage

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Organized rees

Organized rees
Do you have 18 - 27 fishing reels that you need to store? If so, this tip is for you. It costs about $40 compared to $60 or more. Use the large ornament trays 2/pk and the 25 gal Square Storage Box. The reels are sorted by type and I have labeled the... read more
Do you have 18 - 27 fishing reels that you need to store? If so, this tip is for you. It costs about $40 compared to $60 or more. Use the large ornament trays 2/pk and the 25 gal Square Storage Box. The reels are sorted by type and I have labeled the front of each tray for easy identification. With limited storage space in the garage I could not leave the rods and reels attached. This will keep the reels cleaner when not in use. Very happy with the end product.
OCDFisherman from Arizona
Referenced Products: Corrugated Ornament Storage Trays  | Square Storage Box
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In-Store Events

Do Good! Feel Good!

During our Kiss Clutter Goodbye Sale, we’ve partnered with Goodwill Industries to help you declutter and live the organized life, while helping to change the lives of people Goodwill supports. Now through May 15, donate at least $5 at checkout and get a FREE bag (while supplies last) to take home as a reminder to declutter and give to Goodwill all year long!

KISS CLUTTER GOODBYE WEEKENDS Join us in store! SAT. & SUN., APRIL 23 – 24 AND SAT. & SUN., APRIL 30 – MAY 1

During these two weekends, Goodwill donation centers will be on hand at our stores – in the parking lots or inside our stores – for you to easily donate new or gently used clothing, textiles, small appliances and household goods (sorry, no mattresses, furniture, chemicals or paint). And when you donate your items during our Kiss Clutter Goodbye Weekends, you’ll receive a FREE bag (while supplies last)!

Plus, these fun-filled weekends will be packed with prizes and expert demonstrations of our favorite decluttering solutions from noon to 4 p.m.




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