Relieve yourself from ‘mess stress’ with these cheap ways to declutter your home


ARE you suffering from “mess stress”?

According to a new survey by, 54 per cent of us have admitted to being stressed about our messy homes in lockdown.

Learn how to keep things tidy and declutter your home with these cheap and savvy tips

I know that only too well and I’m still struggling to keep things tidy.

But I want to help with your “store-rage” issues. Hopefully these ideas will sort you right out.

SOCK IT TO ’EM: If you have way too many socks, a drawer divider can create calm amid the chaos.

John Lewis have a lovely one for a tenner, but instead you could save empty loo rolls and line them up vertically in your drawer.

Pop pairs in each roll and you’ve got yourself a cheap drawer divider.

SAVE: £10 with home-made version

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The survey suggests that it’s messy bedroom floors causing the most stress so keep clutter out of sight with a bargain storage cube that’s also a seat.

Head to Dunelm for their faux linen storage cubes, currently down from £10 to £8.

SAVE: £2

STEP IT UP: Clutter on the stairs “to be taken up” is one of the other main stresses.

Be like one Saver mum and assign everyone their own storage basket on a step.

The kids are responsible for keeping it empty and you can turn it into a bit of a game. have some lovely wicker baskets but, at £26.99 for a set of four, head to Wilko instead.

Their pretty decorative tubs start at £1, so just £4 for four, and they have lids available to match.

SAVE: £22.99

TOY-TALLY CLEVER: Toys everywhere?

While IKEA have lots of brilliant solutions for toy drawers, starting at around £49, just use a colourful laundry bag to hide clutter quickly. have a brilliant narwhal and unicorn-themed laundry bag for just £12.

SAVE: £37

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