Having the mindset to organize your home office like you would your bedroom closet will have you on the right track in no time. Luckily we have five easy tips to get you started making your home office just as organized as your bedroom closet (or as organized as you wish it was).
It’s no secret that you find clothes easier in your closet when they are organized by category. Keep the same methodology for your home office by storing like-items together. Store pens, pencils and highlighters together in a pencil cup and place files together in a filing drawer. Have one place for paperclips and store them all together.
Clothes are labeled by brand and size, so why not label the items in your home office? Having a consistent labeling method will allow you to find what you’re looking for easier. Simply use a label maker if available, or just a handwritten adhesive. Use whatever works best for you to keep your items in order. This also helps if it is a shared office space so everyone in in the know.
Having an adjustable shelving system in your home office makes staying organized easier than ever before. freedomRail is the perfect storage solution that allows you to move and adjust components to fit your lifestyle. No longer will you need to cram or turn items sideways on the shelves.
Binders can be filed just like t-shirts or cardigans in a drawer. Store binders together on the shelf with the spine facing outward. Don’t forget to label your binders so you can easily grab what you need, when you need it. If you have extra time, alphabetize your binders to make finding them even easier!
Just like in a closet, you need a place to get things done. Similar to a jewelry or makeup station, clear a space on your desk to give yourself a place to do your work. Having an efficient work space will keep you focused and allow you to keep checking items off your to-do list.
Having a consistent organization method is key. Take advantage of these helpful tips to get your home office back in order. Not only does it make finding items easier, but it gets rid of the unneeded stress allowing you to live a happier life.