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The Easy, Overlooked Decluttering Hack That Works In Every Room Of Your House

When every square inch counts in your quest to quash clutter, don't overlook door space. Here's how to make the most of it.

Ikea Skadis Peg Board, $24 each, ikea.com.

When every square inch counts in your quest to quash clutter, don’t overlook door space. Here’s how to make the most of it.

1. Bedroom door storage hacks

  • Add a series of small hooks down the centre of the door to hang purses.
  • Install a towel rack for scarves, ties and belts.
  • Affix a small pegboard for necklaces.

Ikea Knallbage Hanging Organizer, $10, ikea.com.

2. Front hall door storage hacks

  • Store gloves, hats and shoes in an over-the-door pocket organizer.
  • Screw in a small hook to hang a dog leash.
  • Install a mail organizer to sort letters and bills in one easy-to-find place.

iDesign Classico Kitchen Cabinet Storage Rack for Pot Lids, $21, amazon.ca.

3. Kitchen cupboard door storage hacks

  • Use a magnetic whiteboard to keep track of pantry essentials.
  • Install a rail to hold pot lids.
  • Attach a magazine holder to store boxes of foil and parchment paper.

Rebrilliant Durso Towel Bar and Basket Cabinet Door Organizer, $26, wayfair.ca.

4. Broom closet door storage hacks

  • Add a rack to store cleaning supplies.
  • Hang a mesh trash can to stash your rolls of wrapping paper (keep it in place by tacking elasticized ribbon to the door).