De-cluttering in the New Year

2nd Jan 2012

Read our tips on decluttering in the new year on Yahoo! Lifestyle

boat-bookcase-300.jpgThe inconvenient truth is that children and clutter go hand-in-hand, but encouraging a child to be tidy from an early age not only teaches them how to organise their own personal space but can also help them to learn how to care for their possessions. "A place for everything and everything in its place is an adage that holds true when it comes to children's rooms," says Toks Aruoture, founder of bespoke nursery designers Punkin Patch Interiors ( "Suitable storage items range from wardrobes, bookshelves and coat hangers, to memo boards for all-important notes and cards, along with hair bow holders for little girls. Read on