DIY Paper Management System Keeps The Kitchen Counter Clutter-Free

If you find that, no matter how hard you try, your house stays cluttered with all sorts of paperwork, this DIY hanging door organiser will help you keep it all in check.

Whether it’s bills, Christmas cards or Crayola-based artwork, we go through a lot of paper on a daily basis. This not only makes it hard to find the important papers when you need to, but clutters up your hosue something fierce. Unclutterer reader Steve explains his DIY solution:

I used six mini “Command” removable hooks and six 10″ x 13″ mailing envelopes to create a paperwork organisation wall on the inside of a coat closet door, adjacent to our kitchen. I labelled the envelopes for “Bills”, “My paperwork”, “My wife’s paperwork”, “Health receipts”, “Worthwhile Coupons” and “SHRED.”

This new system allows my wife and I to easily sort paperwork into its appropriate place and then hide it away by simply closing the door. We can then grab the folders, as necessary, on our way to the office, the store, or the shredder, and bring them back when we are done.

It’s remarkably simple, but something few of us were probably able to think of on our own, and easily adapted to different circumstances (coupons are more of a US thing). Hit the link to read more, and if you have a different way for managing paper clutter, share it with us here in the comments.

Creating a Home Paper Management System [Unclutterer]

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