“May I take that mail for you, Madam?”
“That homework looks heavy, Sir. Allow me.”
But, while the counter may serve well in the moment–when you’re in a rush or tired after a long day–the handy, horizontal workspace will never ever put that stuff away for you. And so a heaping eyesore begins to grow… Statements, receipts, newspapers, magazines, reminders, and various invitations all pile up on the kitchen counter, until the baking mood strikes you one day and you realize that there’s no room to roll out a pie pastry or cookie dough.
Here are a few simple ways to declutter your kitchen counter.
Paper is the #1 problem in many of the homes I visit. So take 30-90 seconds a day to follow these three simple steps and you will be well on your way to taming those unruly piles of paper.