Let’s face it, every working-from-home-guru will tell you that managing clutter and keeping organized is the key to getting yourself on track and focused with it comes to running a business or working at home. In reality this is a personal preference. Clutter is completely an issue for me. Not because I am a clean freak, but because I am a procrastinator and yes, I do think I should reorganize my pens right now instead of writing this blog post. So for those of you with lazer focus, keep your clutter! As for the rest of us, I’ve rounded up some ideas for organization and de-cluttering to get you cleared up and ready to post those 40 pieces to Etsy that have been sitting in your living room.
Organizing Your Desk Space
How cute is this mail organizer? It’s such a simple tutorial that can offer such a big impact to getting your paperwork organized. Does it have to be just for mail? Of course not! What about getting your receipts in order? make it smaller or bigger depending on your needs!
Yes we all have smart phones and laptops, but sometimes you just need to take notes on something. These pretty little notebooks will make you want to keep all your business to-do lists right in them!
This project is a must-do if you’re a music lover! What a cool idea to turn old records into desk organizers. It’ll motivate you to stay focused and remind you of all the things you love at the same time!
Isn’t this coupon organizer adorable? It would be perfect for spare business cards, invoices, receipts, or even just ideas for coupon cards and other promotional materials.
Have a lot of crayons and pencils laying around? Then you have the supplies to make some really cool and crafty office supply organizers! These should get you in the mood to organize, focus, and get to work!
Organizing Craft Supplies
Let’s face it, if you’re running a craft business, you’re crafting all the time! It’s only natural that your supplies can get a little unruly after constant use. Well you can make a wall pocket organizer to keep those supplies handy right above your crafting table. If you sew a lot, you’ll love these cute ideas for storing your bobbins and for keeping your thread tangle free. I also picked up this great tutorial for ribbon storage.
Now that you have some tools for getting clutter free, you can clear up, settle in, and get to building that crafting empire! Right? Oh that T.V. does look like it needs a dusting….
What helps you focus on the tasks at hand?
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