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12 intelligent ideas to reduce mess and clutter at home


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Planning and doing the interior of the home is not a cakewalk. It will break your heart when after spending all your time and money, you realise that there is no room for the shoes or after the entire efforts kitchen still remains cluttered. Arranging toiletries in the beautiful bathroom becomes a challenge. Or there is no space to stuff those stuff toys of your kids.

Home interior designing and keeping it organized and clutter-free for long needs strategic planning and futuristic outlook. What you think you don’t need now is not necessary you will not need it in future. Chances are there that you will desperately need it immediately moving into your home. So why not plan ahead! Today we have come up with intelligent ideas of drawers, cabinets, inserts and pull-outs that will keep your home organized and reduce the accumulation of clutter. There is something for each room and then something you can design it for yourself after getting inspired from here. Have a look!

​1. No compromise in style

home:  Living room by ZERO9



Newspaper and magazine laying on the sofa… it’s no news! Let’s accept that we all face it. So why not design the sofa with armrest having space to keep your sofa clutter-free. When there is space to keep the stuffs within an arm distance then it will surely become a habit for all to keep the things in place after reading. You can use the space for decoration too.

2. Under the table

dining space:  Living room by ZERO9

dining space


Under the table and on the niches of the wall are the places which usually go waste if not used judiciously. In modern times when every inch of the space matters, it all depends on your creativity to utilize it. Use the niches and under the table space to show off your collectibles or to keep the utensils; it’s your choice.

​3. Moving with the steps

It makes a point to build a shoe rack just near the entrance of your home. Indians prefers to take off the shoes before they step into their home. If there is a staircase near the entrance, utilize the space and build several drawers and cabinets there. Trust us; over the period you will thank us for the advice.

​Shoe cabinet to sit on

If there is no staircase to build a shoe cabinet, make one with a seat above. You will need them while wearing the shoes.

​4. Not just an art piece

Let your imagination branch on the wall and spread along it creating space for your precious books. It will not any book shelve of your home. It will be a piece of art adorning the wall of your home.

​5. Hidden beneath the bed

Replaced the cumbersome box in the bed which needs to be lifted to store or take out the stuffs with drawers. Drawers are always convenient to use and will keep the bedroom clutter-free.

​6. Stepping into the challenge in style

Project:  Nursery/kid’s room by Modulart



It’s a daunting task to keep the room of the child organized. Clothes, books and toys, it needs lots of space to keep it in place. Well then design a comfortable way to reduce the clutter in fun way which will be a child’s play. Step drawers in the bunk bed, pull-up drawers in the bed, below the window drawers… your children will find it easy to tow away the clutter away in the drawers. Try it!

More design ideas for children room storage

Apartment at Bannerghatta Road:  Nursery/kid’s room by ACE INTERIORS

Apartment at Bannerghatta Road


​7. The bangle love

Dressing Accessories Storage - Origami Spaces(Origamispaces.com):  Dressing room by Origami Space Design
Origami Space Design

Dressing Accessories Storage—Origami Spaces(Origamispaces.com)

Origami Space Design

Hanging rods inside the cabinet to keep the bangles is an intelligent way to keep it organized and then find one when needed.

​8. Drawer within a drawer

It’s an innovative and intelligent hack to keep the drawers neat and organized and can be adapted in bathroom as well as in kitchen. What is visible from outside is one large drawer giving the space a clean look.

One for the kitchen

Get ideas to keep your kitchen organised and fabulous: 40 ideas to keep your kitchen organized and look fabulous!

​9. Pull out bar drawer

POISE: Showroom:  Kitchen units by Poise

POISE: Showroom


Stacking and stocking of wine bottles beneath the bar will become easy with pull-out layered drawers to hold the bottles. The convenience also allows keeping the bottle in view so that you don’t have to pull out to each and every bottle to find what you were looking for.

Slotted to stack the bottles

POISE Modular Kitchen:  Kitchen units by Poise

POISE Modular Kitchen


​10. Gadget garage with room to fit more

POISE: Showroom:  Kitchen units by Poise

POISE: Showroom


Design a convenient closet called gadget garage for your kitchen. With all electrical appliances arranged in one place, life in kitchen will become more organized. Long cabinets on both side of the gadget closet with pull-out shelves in it will be an added space and advantage too.

​11. Below the sink

Get freedom from exposed eyesore like scrubbers, cleaning soaps and mops littered on the counter waiting for a place to hide them. Under the sink space is an ideal location to keep it all because of the convenience. This unusable area will certainly become usable.

​12. The bathroom clutter

This is the one place you would always look forward to keeping it clean and clutter-free. After all this is the room we use to freshen up. Instead of long cabinets opt for simple small drawers which are easy to maintain and lots of things can be stored here. Design and make space for open shelves too which is again convenient because of its visibility.

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