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  • How To Deep Clean Your Home

    The Spring Cleaning Process For us, Spring Cleaning is giving attention to overall cleanliness and function of your home. It’s about this time of year that we realize everything we are still holding on to from the holidays! All of the stuff we were too busy to address during the hustle and bustle have finally come to a head! Pick a Space You don’t need to clean out your entire home at once! Pick a space that you are committed to tackling. It will feel amazing to have one space completed in entirety. Clear it Out Taking absolutely everything out of the space. If you are cleaning an entire room, for example, your living room, Take all of the pillows off of the couch. If your couch cushion covers can be washed, take them off as well. Roll up any rugs Clear all surfaces How to Spring Clean Your Space Throw anything that can be washed into the washing machine Pick up and throw away all trash Vacuum all of your furniture! Yes, even the couch cushions. Hold off on vacuuming the floors for now.…

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  • How to Accessorize Your Kitchen

    It can be tough to learn how to style and accessorize your kitchen because it is a high traffic, high use room. Everything on your counters and in your drawers needs to be intentionally placed to maximize effectiveness. Here are out tips for styling and accessorizing your kitchen. If you have a small kitchen, crowded counters can make the space feel too tight. Keep that in mind if you’re trying to open the space – less is more! Before we jump in, have you seen the before and afters of our kitchens?! BEFORE: AFTER: Mallory’s Kitchen Reveal BEFORE: AFTER: Savannah’s Kitchen Reveal How to Style Your Kitchen Clean everything off the counters It’s easier to start with a clean slate. Clear your counters and wipe them down so they sparkle! Anything that doesn’t fit in the cupboards can be placed somewhere just for a short time. Start with the biggest item It’s always easiest to start with your largest item! This could be a small kitchen appliance, tray, or vase. If you have a “statement” piece in the room, place…

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  • Mallory’s Classic Colonial Kitchen Reveal

    It took 154 days to complete. 154 days to turn our rarely used living room into my actual dream kitchen. I am still pinching myself that it’s done and I get to live here. I am so beyond grateful for complete transformation of the heart of our home. I’ll share photos and all sources and info that I can think of at the bottom of this post. Please leave a comment with any questions. Thank you guys from the bottom of my heart for cheering for me every step of the way. This has been really hard and frustrating at times but also incredibly rewarding and we are just feeling so blessed and so excited that it’s done. Before: Design Plan: After: Sources and Info – Walls/Floors Wall color: Behr FrostBeams/Baseboards: Behr Carbon Floors: Garrison Collection – European Oak – Newport Collection [color: Pebble Beach] – I have this flooring throughout my house but had it reinstalled in a herringbone pattern for the new kitchen and I am in love. It was more pricey to have it installed this way…

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  • Mallory’s Classic Colonial Kitchen: Renovation Selections

    This post is sponsored by Elkay. As always, all opinions are our own. I’m in the middle of this kitchen renovation and I feel like I am going a little bit crazy! With the holidays and all of the construction it can be so chaotic and busy. Not to mention, I am doing the baseboards and trim work myself, which is just a tad bit time consuming haha! Seeing the progress each day is so motivating! I’ve been sharing everything behind the scenes on stories (@classyclutter) which has brought up a ton of questions and requests for links. Now that we have finalized so many of the details, I’m ready to share what we have chosen for #MallorysClassicColonial! Sink The sink was one of the first things I picked out for my kitchen. I chose this stunning farmhouse sink from Elkay! Elkay Quartz Luxe 35-7/8″ x 20-15/16″ x 9″ Single Bowl Farmhouse Sink with Perfect Drain You guys – this sink has a feature called the “perfect drain” which means it is completely edgeless! The edgeless design allows the food…

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  • Kitchen Organizing Favorites

    It all start with the label maker! We both have this one, but it is currently sold out on Amazon. This is another great option! Knife Block I have two of these kitchen knife blocks and I love that my variety of knives can all fit in this block. Spice Jars 4 oz. Spice Jars | 6 oz. Spice Jars We LOVE these spice jars because it helps the cupboard look more uniform and comes with the supplies you need to fill them. It comes with different shaker tops for different herbs and spices and a funnel to help fill them. Like any great organizing product, allows you to see whats inside so you don’t end up buying more of what you already have. TIP: We highly recommend clear bins, jars, tubs, etc whenever possible. After your initial investment in the clear product, this will save you from buying things you already have and save you from running out of things you use most often since you can easily see inside. Spice Drawer Organizer Bamboo Drawer Organizer Clipboard for Meal…

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  • Spring Cleaning Kitchen Checklist

    This post is sponsored by Viva® Towels. All ideas and opinions are our own, always. It’s that time of year again! Spring cleaning is in full swing around here now that the kids have gone back to school after spring break. As you may know, we recently renovated our kitchen and man, renovations can get dusty and messy in a hurry! Now is the perfect time for me to do my kitchen spring cleaning, and I’m excited to share my tips and kitchen cleaning routine with you. Refrigerator The first thing that always gets messy and out of hand at our house is our refrigerator and freezer. The first thing I like to do is go through and dispose of all expired products. I definitely don’t need three ketchup bottles that are half-full, so I like to consolidate things that I have multiples of and dispose of empty containers or things that are expired. We use Viva® Multi-Surface Cloth™ for the entire job. They clean and feel like cloth and are super strong and absorbent. They are strong enough to…

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  • The easiest and BEST way to clean grout

    This post is sponsored by Clorox. All opinions are my own. Cleaning grout can be a very tedious and often frustrating task. With a few simple tools and cleaning products, you too can discover the best way to clean grout in your home. With our backyard project over the spring and summer, things have been a little dusty inside and my grout seems to have absorbed a lot of the dust and dirt from the backyard. Combined with every day family life, it needed a major refresh. Over the past few months, we’ve had a few different events at our home and clean floors are a MUST.  Cleaning before parties and events are absolutely crucial to a stress-free day and such a small thing makes a huge difference in how your space looks and feels! Materials to clean grout Clorox Bleach Pen Power Drill Scrub brush attachment for power drill Broom & Dustpan Mop The best way to clean grout First, sweep your floors to remove any loose debris from your tile. You can also use a vacuum with a hard-surface…

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  • Daily Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

    Having a daily kitchen cleaning checklist is the only way I have found success in keeping my kitchen clean. Aside from the occasional dirty dishes pile up, this kitchen cleaning checklist has helped me keep my kitchen clean and organized with a family of seven! Daily Kitchen Cleaning Checklist *Thanks Bounty for sponsoring this post I have found that doing everything in this order has worked really well for me and after several days of my daily kitchen cleaning schedule, I began to memorize it and I can work really quickly and efficiently now. Start by emptying the dishwasher from the day before. I like to run my dishwasher after dinner in the evening so the dishes that were used throughout the day are clean and ready for use the next day. Prewash and load the dishwasher. You can read about my dishwashing tips here. Next, I do a quick wipe down of hard surfaces.  I use a multi-purpose cleaner and the NEW Bounty Quick-Size Paper Towels for the quick wipe down. I spray the multi-purpose cleaner on all hard…

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  • Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks We Love

    Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks Spring is here and I am ready to get my house in order. There is something about Spring Cleaning that just makes me so happy. My kids are home for Spring Break and so they will be pitching in to help get the cleaning done! I have gathered some of our favorite posts about cleaning and organizing to share some tips and tricks for Spring Cleaning. I know sometimes it is hard to keep the kiddos focused so I will give them a job a day and help them get it done. This teaches my little ones to organize and since they put in the hard work they are more willing to keep their space clean. I love it!! I hope you enjoy these tips and tricks. Let us know which ones you use and what ideas you love. Happy Spring Cleaning! For the Floors: Prescott View Home Reno: Tips & Tricks for keeping your laminate flooring looking great For the Kitchen: How To Clean Stainless Steel – Streak Free Prescott View Home Reno: DIY…

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  • A Fresh Start: Cleaning and Organizing Your Home

    A Refresh Start: Cleaning and Organizing Your Home Don’t you sometimes just need a fresh clean start with your house? I know I do. After a big holiday or my kids being home for a school break I just need to get my house put back in order. I tend to take on too much at one time then get overwhelmed and don’t end up finishing. I decided I needed to take things a day at a time so thats just what I did.I found it a millions times more helpful. I made a free printable for everyone, this makes cleaning and organizing a little more helpful when choosing which chores to do that day. I also have linked some of my favorite posts that give tips and tricks on organizing different areas of your house! We would love to hear what your favorite tips are and we would love any tips you have for us!  Cleaning Schedule  This is the schedule I love to go by. It is easy and makes my chore list seem minimal instead of focusing…

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  • 10 Amazing Cleaning Hacks

    Schools are back in session and it is time for me to get this house organized and cleaned! I have loved having my kiddos home but it is nice getting everything back in order. Today I thought I would share some of my top Cleaning Hacks that I love! All of these Cleaning Hacks are easy and make my life so much easier when it comes to cleaning my house. I hope you enjoy these as much as I do and please share what have been your favorite Cleaning Hacks. 12 Things Only Professional Cleaners Would Know I loved this read. There was many tips I learned. How to Clean Your Dishwasher in 3 Easy Steps 7 Beyond Simple Ways to Your Home Super Clean These Tips are simple and easy to follow you will love this one! How to Clean Your Microwave DIY Natural Toilet Cleaner Plus 6 Bathroom Toilet Cleaning Tips How to Organize Your Entire House In 10 weeks Challenge I’m going to take on this challenge. Depending on my mood I sometimes love to clean everything…

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  • 10 Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Whole House

    Spring is here and I love Spring cleaning. These is something about it that makes going through everything and getting organized feel so good! Here is 10 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Whole House! How to Organize Your Bathroom in 3 Easy Steps These steps are so easy but it makes a huge difference in your house. Check them out! Dishwashing Tips I always like to start with a clean dishwasher. These tips are great tips to clean your dishwasher and it gives you tips on keeping it clean. 12 Toy Organization Ideas  I don’t think I can go 1 day in my home without toys everywhere from my kids playing with them. With these tips though it helps their toys at least have a place where they are suppose to go and my kids now enjoy putting them back where they belong. How to Organize Your Shoes By organizing my shoes I feel like my closet looks so much better already. How to Maximize Your Storage Space Everyone likes more space but sometimes we don’t always have all the…

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  • Cleaning Tips for moving and an announcement!

    Hi friends! Mallory here! Well, we are officially moving! My husband accepted a job in Prescott, Arizona, about 2 hours from where we currently live in the Phoenix area. We are in escrow on our first home in 10 years! We have been renting during this very, very long school journey and we are finally ready to stop renting and get into our own home! I’m 90% excited, 10% terrified. When I’m stressed, I clean. Today I’m going to share my favorite cleaning tips for moving out of your old home and into the new one! This post is sponsored by Mr. Clean and Swiffer. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ll be the first to admit, buying a home is insanely stressful. We looked at approximately 1.2 billion homes online before actually walking through them with our realtor. I’d have to agree that a huge turn-off is walking into a home for sale and finding it filthy. I can look past carpet, paint, cabinets, etc but when a house is dirty, it makes you wonder if the homeowner took care of…

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  • Cleaning and Nesting before Baby

    I partnered with Maids.com to share my tips for cleaning and nesting before the new baby comes. I am pregnant with baby number 4 and I am beyond nervous but also very excited about it. I am due next month and I have been starting to nest and get ready for this baby to join our family. Last month Mallory helped me get things organized in my kitchen and pantry and that got the ball rolling. My kitchen is the place where my family gathers the most and I am so grateful we started there. I want to share more about my kitchen overhaul later and today I wanted to talk about getting already for baby. Here is 6 tips to help get ready for baby. 1. Create a little changing station for baby. I wanted everything that the baby need to be easy to find and for everything to have a place. My girls are 5 and 6 years old and I wanted to be able to tell them where everything was at so that they could help me out…

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  • 10 Cleaning Tips + Printables

    During the summer I always have a harder time keeping up with house. I always love a cleaning tips. These are just a few of my favorites. A few of these tips are homemade cleanings which is always a benefit. As a bonus I also added in Mallory’s awesome cleaning printables. How to Freshen your Towels How to Clean a Glass Cooktop How to Clean an Ice Maker How to Clean a Microwave Goodbye to Yellow Armpit Stains Secret Weapon for Cleaning your Sink, Toilet and Bathtub How to clean Burnt Pots and Pans How to Dust a Ceiling Fan How to Clean your Toaster How to clean between the Oven Glass To help me keep up on things, I have printed and I have placed these printable up around my house. I always need a good reminder. I love both of these Printables and they can both be found HERE Happy Cleaning Everyone!…

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  • Shark Steam and Spray Review + Printable Cleaning Checklist

    *This post is sponsored by Shark.  I was provided a Steam and Spray mop to review.  All opinions are 100% my own.* Hi friends! I’m super pumped to share this awesome product with you today. In honor of Spring (finally!!!) beginning, we are sharing lots of cleaning tips and tricks with you and it only seemed fitting to throw in some of our favorite cleaning products as well. When Shark contacted us to review the Shark Steam and Spray, we could not have been more excited. I have a Shark Navigator that I use daily and LOVE so much so I knew I’d probably love the Steam and Spray. Basically, the Shark Steam and Spray is an electric mop  It’s lightweight and has a cleaner and a steamer built in. It plugs into the wall, just like any regular vacuum and has 3 cleaning modes; Scrub, Mop and Sanitize. I use Scrub and Mop the most.  Sanitize is awesome too! I have these linoleum marble-ish looking floors in our kitchen and I never feel like they look “clean”. I think…

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  • Spring Cleaning -My secret weapon for cleaning your sink, toilet and bathtub

    Hi friends! I hope you’re enjoying our “Spring Cleaning Week”. I’m in the process of planning a little kitchen revamp so I have been organizing and cleaning like crazy. The first step to my kitchen makeover is to deep clean, sanitize and declutter the entire kitchen. That is quite the task I tell you! Today I thought I’d be super nice and share with you my super secret weapon for cleaning. *winks* For reals though. I love this stuff. PS this is NOT a sponsored post, I just really love it! 😉 This stuff is amaaaazing! It is my “go to” cleaner for tough stains, rust, dirt, grime, you name it. This stuff will get it out/off! Drum roll please… This is the.best.cleaner.ever! You can use it on tons of surfaces and the results are amazing. Just to prove it, I’m gonna let go of a little bit of dignity and show you my previously grime caked, gunky, dirty sink. Every couple of weeks, my sink has to get the Bar Keeper’s friend treatment because it gets yucky fast with…

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  • Weekly Cleaning Schedule: Improve Your Cleaning Habits

    Weekly Cleaning Schedule Welcome to Spring Cleaning Week at Classy Clutter! This week we are focusing on how to get organized and clean our homes! We will be sharing a few tips, tricks and ideas to help you get your home in order. What better way to start then coming up with a cleaning schedule. Every Monday, I get overwhelmed thinking about my week if I do not have some sort of schedule mapped out. I have come up with a cleaning schedule that is basically life changing. You can get your home *sparking* clean in about an hour a day. You don’t have to do it all in one solid hour, you can break it up throughout the day if necessary but having a plan  and a weekly cleaning schedule it makes things sooo much easier! This is my plan for each week but I have included a blank schedule for you and a lined one if you prefer to use that. You can simply save the image and open it in Picmonkey.com to create your own weekly schedule or feel…

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  • 7 Spring Cleaning Tips To Make Your Home Really Sparkle

    So, we all know spring-cleaning means you go that extra mile to really freshen up your home. You go the extra mile to vacuum under the sofa and wipe down the fan blades, but there are 7 things you can do that will make you feel like your house is as clean as it was when you first moved in. None of them are major overhauls, but add them all up and you’ll have one spic and span living space. 1. Clean the Curtains. Shower curtains, window treatments and curtains need to be cleaned at least once a year. In the bathroom replace the shower lining or wash it if you can effectively, but also give the outer curtain a good wash and possibly an ironing to freshen it up. The window curtains may need to be dry cleaned if they’re not machine-washable, but it will be worth it. They collect dust and smell just like any other fabric that’s covered in dust. 2. Wash the Blinds. A simple dusting may not cut it, break out the screwdriver and take…

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  • Cleaning and Organizing tricks and tips and WINNER!

    Today for Totally Inspired Tuesday I wanted to share a few cleaning and organizing tricks that I have come across. I will be honest I need to be better about keeping stuff organized! Mallory on the other hand does not  have that problem…she helped me ALOT! But since New York is on the other side of the country…  I will be facing it on my own now 🙁 There is NEVER a better time to get organized then now! Right before Christmas is a great time to get rid of ALL the toys you kids no longer need or use and all the clothes that no longer fit! I promise you will be soooo happy to have a place for all your new goodies from Santa!  iheartorganizing blog has SO many great tips… one of the best blogs I have come across. organizingmadefun blog is a great blog that has tips how  to stay up on the daily cleaning…  everyone has an extra 15-20 mins! I LOVE these organizing bins…this would be perfect inside a garage or storage unit, or shed in the…

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  • Spring Cleaning – The Tools

    Cleaning your house is no small task which is why we are sharing our favorite tools to get the job done easier! Here are the cleaning tools we can’t live without! This electric sweeper is everything you need! We use this in our house daily to pick up after dinner! It is electric and rechargeable. This is my kids favorite chore. It works like a dream and is actually kind of fun! (for chores, anyway! Electric Sweeper Eureka Mighty We are going to let you in on a little secret – this is the vacuum that The Perfect Clean uses and we loved it so much we bought it ourselves! Dyson Stick Vacuum This is quite the investment but we have both had them for a few years and we love it! Having a cordless vacuum for nightly cleaning is so convenient! Steam Mop Using this to clean our floors is soooo satisfying! Duster Pet Stain Eraser Roomba Microfiber Cloths Magic Erasers…

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  • Backyard Must Haves!

    Living in Phoenix is a dream outside of hot summer months! Other than June through August, my kids are constantly outside playing which is why having a backyard space we can all enjoy was a priority for home. We tackled a major backyard overhaul last year and it still one of my favorite projects to date! Before we jump in, let’s get you caught up on how my backyard came to be! Here are the original plans – more than here. Savannah’s Backyard Plans Here is the reveal! How to get the look: ONE | TWO | THREE |FOUR | FIVE | SIX Towels How cute are these chairs? String lights These will transform your backyard at night! I’ve played around with curtain lights as well for certain events which is super fun too! You need this! Trust me! Play set | Car Wooden Swing | Bike Rack This tool is always so handy to keep our backyard clean!…

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  • Travel Essentials

    After traveling so much over the years, we have found our tried and true products that make our lives SO much easier! This weekend we are headed to Disneyland – but these faves are always on our list when we head out of town! Fanny Pack ONE | TWO | THREE Packing Cubes Make Up Case Battery Pack Travel Wet Brush…

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  • Our Best Beauty Tips! | Beauty FAQs!

    What makeup do you wear? Here are our everyday makeup routines! Mallory’s Makeup Routine Savannah’s Makeup Routine Do you still have a Shine Cosmetics code? Yes!! You can 10% off by using the code CLASSYCLUTTER! Who does your eyelash extensions? Salty Lash! We love them so much! We get fills every 2-3 weeks. What hair extensions do you have? We buy our hair extensions through Salty Hair Extensions! Savannah put them in. We move the hair up every 6-8 weeks! Does Savannah do hair professionally? Is she taking clients? Yes she does! She is not taking clients currently but we will let you know when we can! What press on nails do you love? We made a tutorial here on exactly how we put them on! You can watch it here. These ones! We love Impress Nails and grab them from CVS!…

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  • Tips and Trick: Hanging Frames

    We love pictures and we love gallery walls. Its a great way to change up a space and to personalized your home. Where we get frames Micheals Ikea Thrift Store What we use to hang pictures On my recent corner gallery wall I used these High and Mighty wall hangers and I love that they are easy to use that you don’t need tools to use them and also they hold a lot of weight. You can find the wall hangers HERE. Watch step by Step You can watch me hanging the picture HERE. Also, be sure to follow us on IG at Classy Clutter.…

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  • Mallory’s Classic Colonial: Kitchen Sources

    Here are all of the sources shared so far for my kitchen! We will keep this post updated as more decisions are made! CHAIRS – OVERSTOCK – Spray painted – Rustoleum Hunt Club Green RUG – AMAZON – 2×12 (Red/Navy) Backsplash Tile – Brick lay in between cabinets, herringbone behind range APPLIANCE PULL – AMAZON (13″ for dishwasher, 18″ for fridge) CABINET PULLS – AMAZON CABINET KNOBS – AMAZON STRAINER | DISPOSABLE STOPPER | SOAP DISPENSER Delta Cassidy (Champagne Bronze) Pot Filler – Amazon Delta Trinsic (Champagne Bronze) Faucet – Amazon Delta RO Faucet – Champagne Bronze – AMAZON Chandelier – Wayfair Floral Print: BFF Print Shop Flooring: Mallory’s Classic Colonial Flooring…

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  • Savannah’s Family Room Details

    Since we moved my tv into the new family room I wanted to have a list of everything I have in my family room right now. Paint Color on the walls Sherwin Williams Rhinestone Paint Color for Built Ins Its called Boothbay Grey by Benjamin Moore lighted 50% Home Depot can do it for you. Samsung Tv You can find everything about our frame tv HERE Trim on the walls Link to trim on walls post HERE Dining Room Link to the dining room refresh you can find HERE Navy Sofa Stay Classy sofa you can find in our shop HERE New Sofa Article Sofa I love this new sofa from Article you can find it HERE Pillows Article Mustard Pillows Article Fur Pillow Rug This rug from Boutique rug matches the new sofa perfect. Be sure to use our code CLASSY55 for 55% off Coffee table You can find the Coffee table HERE Side table Old from Target Side Table Lamp You can find the side table lamp HERE Deep Green Curtains You can find the deep green curtains…

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