Your bedroom is the place to relax and unwind, but if it’s in disarray and crowded you may find yourself anxious where you should be resting. You’ll want to follow two rules when looking around your bedroom and planning for organization: Make a home for everything and choose carefully what you want to be visible. Having things away and out of sight can help you find calm in your space. This also just naturally highlights the decorating and scheme of your bedroom, the visuals that can really please you. Read on for nine tips to organize your room.
Learn a new way to fold
I follow a couple of professional folders on social media and I gotta say, it’s soothing AND helpful. My drawers get especially messy when I start rummaging, but folding your clothes so everything is a uniform shape makes a difference.
Use drawer organizers for everything in your wardrobe
If you have a shelf for t-shirts, a dividing organizer can help you sift through them. Cubes for socks and underwear (especially bras!) are real game-changers but you could potentially cube up everything in your drawers.
EZSTAX™ Regular Size 18-Pack T-Shirt Organizing System
Under the bed shoe organizers are nice, but I love this mirror hideaway. Shoes are bulky and often get disorganized when they aren’t secured. These solutions also mean I’m not using up valuable closet space.
A pile of dirty clothes is never a good sight, and most utilitarian hampers just don’t fit in. So either make it something you like to look at, or put the hamper in the closet (even better) as long as it has good ventilation.
Mariko is a high school English teacher who has three children, illegible handwriting and an obsession with mail-order artisan ice cream. She lives in Hawaii, but she makes a point to eat her way through big cities as often as she can.