By Bethany Heitman
Messy piles of stuff aren't just ugly; they're stress-inducing. Interior designer Taniya Nayak, host of HGTV's Destination Design, makes straightening up less of a chore.
Mason jars are great organizers: They look pretty and are functional. Line them up on top of your dresser or bathroom sink, and keep hair bands and clips and makeup brushes in them so that stuff isn't loose.
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Shoe stores will often give away whatever boxes they have lying around. Ask a cashier for some, and use them to file documents (like credit-card statements, tax info, etc). Label each box with what it holds, and then stack them in a closet.
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Like to keep magazines (ahem, Cosmo) in the bathroom to read in the tub? They look sloppy heaped on the back of the toilet. Grab an extra towel rod at the hardware store, and install it (it's as simple as screwing it in) within reaching range. Hang mags over it soRead More »from 6 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Space for the New Year