The first thing that I realized, that with a million other things going on, it is hard to dedicate a whole weekend or even a night to cleaning up a whole room. My first little tip is to divide and concur. For instance, I have been wanting to better organize my hall closet. This closet holds everything from holiday decorations, craft supplies, and linens. Instead of saying "I need to get this all done in one day" I instead say "I'm going to work on one shelf a day". It makes it seem a lot less daunting.
Hall closet before (I can't even.. just no)
Hall closet after!! Nicely organized!
Reuse items! I have been going through closets, cabinets, boxes and realizing how much room I can save simply by using some of the larger items to house the smaller ones. It makes it more neat and accessible. For instance in my hall closet I used my favorite red and blue buckets (that I got for $1 at Target!!) that I use for entertaining to hold some of my craft items!
Love these buckets!
One of the biggest things that you should do every 4-6 months is CLEAN out your beauty drawers/closets. Trust me it will change your life. It will make getting ready in the morning so much easier - and realistically do you need 4 tubes of mascara? Nope, I didn't think so. I organized my beauty drawer that holds all of my makeup as well as my shelves that hold everything else. I started by grouping things together and creating an 'Extreme Coupon' type stock pile. Am I the only one that gets lotion from some relative/friend/co-worker every birthday and Christmas? I made an executive decision that I am not buying any more lotion until I use what I already have. By cleaning everything out you can realize what you already have and it can be a great money saver!