Reduce clutter and organize ideas with an inspiration folder

I love getting shelter mags and catalogs in the mail. But all that glossy paper can add up to huge piles in my home. Luckily, I found an easy solution that allows me to keep track of ideas I find without letting the piles get out of control. Read about how I put together an inspiration folder here:
I got an inspiration folder from HGTV Home but you can easily make your own.
All you need to create an inspiration folder is a 3-ring binder, clear plastic sleeves and labels.
Magazines and catalogs I have yet to read get stored here. When the basket is full, it's time to purge.
I use a similar consolidation technique with my CD/DVD storage. Read about that here:

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  • Yvonne F
    on Oct 19, 2013

    I like the magazine idea, but I love seeing my dvds on the book shelve as much as I like to see my books!!!

  • Tina Rudnik
    on Sep 1, 2014

    Love this. But I keep so many mags . I made a fantasy board for every room. I cut pics of bedroom ideas and just put those pics on that board . Living room ideas ect... It was more fun and less clutter.. It worked for me.

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