30 Small Ways to Start Decluttering Your Home

30 Small Ways to Start Decluttering Your Home

Here are 30 simple things you can do today to make your home more homey.

Entryway and Living Room:

  1. Clear out the shoe rack or entrance area.
  2. Put away items that don’t belong in the living room.
  3. Remove old magazines or newspapers.
  4. Declutter coffee tables and side tables.
  5. Return misplaced items to their designated spots.
  6. Evaluate decorative items and keep only what brings joy.
  7. Fold and organize throw blankets and pillows.
  8. Check for duplicate items and keep only one.
  9. Straighten up your bookshelf.
  10. Tidy up the entertainment center or TV stand.


  1. Clear the kitchen countertops.
  2. Get rid of expired items from the fridge.
  3. Sort through kitchen gadgets and keep essentials.
  4. Organize pantry shelves.
  5. Wipe down kitchen appliances and surfaces.
  6. Clear out mismatched or chipped dishes.
  7. Assess Tupperware and discard lids without matches.
  8. Clean out the junk drawer.
  9. Arrange pots and pans for easy access.
  10. Dispose of empty or expired spices.

Bedroom and Bathroom:

  1. Make your bed, straighten the bottom sheet and fluff the pillows.
  2. Donate or discard unused clothes.
  3. Organize your closet.
  4. Clear your bedside tables.
  5. Clear bathroom counters of unnecessary items.
  6. Get rid of expired medications and toiletries.
  7. Tidy up bathroom cabinets.
  8. Fold and organize towels.
  9. Clean out under the bed.
  10. Dispose of empty or nearly empty beauty products.

If in doubt just pick one area, tidy it and get rid of what you don’t need.

As always, keep it simple. 🙂

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