5 Pro Tips to Know Before You Start Organizing

At the start of the New Year, we all have the same looming to-do on our checklist: The Big Home Organization Project of 2017. It likely feels much more daunting than doable, but like any challenge, you just have to take it bird by bird. Our advice? Start with downsizing the clutter. Never mind your organizational chops (or lack thereof), because we’ve brought in expert organizers/designers Carly Waters and Shira Gill to get you out of the woods and into your dream space. And to help proffer some practical inspiration, we turned to our favorite go-to brand in times of need: IKEA

Keep reading for five stress-free tips to achieving a well-organized (and balanced) home. 

What’s your declutter plan for 2017? Tell us in the comments below, and shop practically everything you’ll need in the IKEA stress-free organization guide.