How to Declutter and Brighten Your Home for Summer
reveals four easy ways to lighten up your spaces—and keep them clutter-free.
Photo: Saverio Truglia
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1. Create a Winter Storage Area
Create a winter storage area in your attic or basement, using a canvas-covered clothing rack and heavy-duty plastic shelving. This makes everything easily accessible—and lets you annually appraise inventory and throw away or donate things you no longer use or wear. (Dry-clean your coats before storing them, and use cedar blocks to keep away pests.)