Home Organization Tips
Dream of Clean in the Bedroom

Dream of Clean? You are at Month 1, Week 1 - Spend some time in organizing your bedroom.

How? Follow the DOC Home Management Method: Declutter / Organize / Clean.... Now with a new downloadable printable weekly checklist to help you really get on top of household management tasks.


weekly planning page

This Weekly Planner Printable is a simple Monday to Sunday Planning printable. It can be used for the DOC Challenge.

Each day, I have added one of the tasks from this week. Download the planning page for Month 1, Week 1 in the bedroom, check off the tasks as you complete them and add in whatever else you need to organize your week.

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First you will need to declutter - try 5 minutes a day; Your declutter list or plan will be unique to you as you only know what there is, how much of it there is, and where it is. But here is a list of things in your bedroom whihc you will need to sort through bit by bit.

Then on to Organizing: Now that your shelves have been cleared of excess 'junk' - it's time to organize - keeping similar items in logical places;

Thirdly - you can Clean! You might need to start with some deep cleaning first - but the list of jobs below are tasks that can be done in 5 mins!

Month 1, Week 1: Tips for organizing the Bedroom

Declutter

Declutter Clothing: Go through clothes one drawer at a time. Anything with the tags still on can be put online on sites like Ebay or sold in a consignment store, while other items can be given away, repurposed or sold at a discount. Go through your undergarment drawers and toss out anything with holes or excessive wear in them. Time to go shopping!

Organize

Sort clothes into closet sections, shelves or drawers. Organize shirts in one drawer, pants in another; You can also sort by work clothes and leisure clothes. It's up to you - as long as it makes life easier to find certain items, especially if you are in a rush.

if you have more time this week - move from room to room doing the same thing in each bedroom.

I really like adding smaller dividers into the drawers or spaces you have. It's a great place to store the small things in a neater way. Underwear, socks, bras, singlets.

Clean

Pick up the laundry. This task can be completely skipped if it is a part of your daily routine (see the home management page). If everyone is good at picking up their laundry and bringing it to the dirty washing basket or into the laundry - that will make your job easier. This week - aim to make new plans to get your family to clean up after themselves and at least deposit the laundry in the right place. The floor is not the right place for dirty socks!


Dream of Clean Home Management Challenge

To organize your home, you need to begin one room at a time.

My latest ebook, "I Dream of Clean" helps you do that - working through zone by zone, in 3 easy steps - declutter, organize and clean. It organizes these tasks into 16 weeks and each week is already divided into daily tasks on a printable cleaning schedule.

Follow the step by step practical guide to home organization and bring your home into order with this house cleaning schedule with printable checklists.

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Alternatively, complete the challenge by following the pages below and move through the steps one week at a time;  Join the Home Organization Tips Ezine here to keep in touch!


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