Coronavirus Quarantine Projects

While we are currently facing an uncertain time worrying about Coronavirus and trying our best to stay healthy and sane with kiddos at home, it can be hard not to feel like a prisoner.

I can’t say I’m the best at slowing down and taking a break. I’m an on the go kind of girl and like to have my hands in multiple projects. But with recent events and self-quarantine going on it has forced me to push the pause button.

Although remaining inside is a good way to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus, it could lead to boredom and stir craziness.

So, what’s there to do while stuck inside? I’ve compiled 5 organizing projects you can do to help make your quarantined time more productive – and hopefully fun!

blue background with words: Coronavirus organizing at home. 5 quarantine friendly organizing projects

The Junk Drawer

Go from junk drawer to no more! This is a simple and fast project that can be done while stuck indoors. Here’s what you do.

  • Start by taking every single item out of the drawer.
  • Create piles or groupings of similar items. Batteries should be together, pens, tools, nails & screws. Whatever it might be keep like with like.
  • Toss anything that you don’t use or relocate items that don’t belong there.
  • Wipe out the drawer and add small containers inside.
  • Put your categories back using the smaller bins to keep items from moving and getting mixed together.
  • Wah la! You now have an organized drawer

Closet Switch Out

With spring upon us, it’s time to switch out winter clothes for the spring/summer wardrobe. Switching out your closet is the perfect time to go through any items you no longer use, love, or wear.

Here’s what to do:

  • Take all items out or your closet.
  • Before packing up the winter wardrobe go through each item piece by piece and decide if it is a keep, toss, or donate.
  • Get out the spring/summer clothes and repeat the previous step. No point in adding clothing to your closet that you don’t plan to wear this year. Save yourself time and space.
  • If you want to take things a step further try storing your clothes by style. Hang the tanks with tanks, cap sleeves with cap sleeves, dresses with dresses… you get the idea.
  • Color code. Within each category, color-code your clothing. You might find this silly but just try it once and I promise it will not only make the process of picking out an outfit easier, but it will also make putting away clothes even more efficient. ROYGBIV (Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet)
  • Consider adding a bin or basket to your now organized closet so that anytime you find a clothing item you don’t like, or just simply no longer want to wear, you can toss it in the bin. Once it gets full you know it is time to donate. (after coronavirus quarantine is over, of course)

Office Organization

Now is a great time to get your home office organized, especially if you must work from home right now. If you aren’t used to working from home this can be somewhat of an adjustment. Distractions can be found everywhere, but with a little organization, you can minimize distractions and maximize your productivity.

Here’s what to do:

  • Start with the paper. Paper can easily be one of the biggest clutter creators. Stacks and piles are easy to create but are hard to ignore. Take some time to go through it all and create piles like you would for clothes. Instead this time you will be deciding to file, shred, or toss.
  • Cords. Are the cords and wires behind your desk tangled and twisted? Unplug the cords if you can and re-route them so nothing gets tangled together. Use cable ties or Velcro to contain any extra cord length you aren’t using.
  • Clear the desk. The less you have sitting on your desk the better. I’m all about office supplies but remember the main goal here is to create a space that allows you to easily focus. The fewer items in your line of vision means less chances of a wandering mind.

For even more tips and tricks about organizing your home office be sure to check out this post. Maybe your home office is mild on the clutter and you just want some inspiration on how to make it look more streamlined. Then head over to this post all about our amazing office transformation.

Car Organization

While the car might not be getting used this is a great time to get it organized and cleaned. If you cart around kids, I’m willing to bet your car could use some TLC.

Here’s what to do:

  • You guessed it. Take everything out. Start with a clean slate so that nothing get’s in the way of cleaning and sanitizing.
  • Vacuum seats and floors and wipe down all surfaces including door handles and the steering wheel.
  • Add back anything that belongs such as car seats, emergency kits, sunglasses, etc.
  • Take time to add in a designated trash bag or bin for easy, on the go trash removal.

Next time you get to leave the house, the car will feel like it just came back from a fresh interior detail.

Virtual Clutter

Virtual clutter is just as real and distracting as physical clutter. Maybe your inbox is over 100 or even 200 unread emails. Do you have a ton of apps on your phone that you don’t even use?

Here’s what to do:

  • Go through your email and unsubscribe from any newsletters or subscriptions you never read.
  • Organize your digital files. Delete any files you no longer need and create folders that you can drop files in to be able to find easily. For instance, create a financial file to drop any receipts or digital bank statements in. Add another folder for photos and whatever else you might need.
  • Organize the apps on your phone by color and uninstall the ones you never use that are just taking up space.

Coronavirus Quarantine Will End

While you might feel like these few days of quarantine have felt like years, take heart and know that this will eventually pass.

Take time now during this collective pause to gather your family and spend quality time together. Read a book. Rest. Catch up on a favorite show. Organize those spaces that you’ve been meaning to get to.

Whatever it might be try looking at this downtime in a positive light.

If you need help or some pro tips specifically for your space, be sure to contact us as we now offer Virtual Organizing. We’ll coach you on the best way to arrange your space for functionally and aesthetics. Plus, we will make product recommendations that fit your style and needs.

Contact us here to schedule your virtual session.


blog3003 · April 15, 2020 at 12:35 am

Hi there! Someone in my Facebook group shared this website with us so I came to give it a look.

I’m definitely loving the information. I’m book-marking and will be
tweeting this to my followers! Superb blog and superb style and design.

neatadmin · April 16, 2020 at 10:40 am

Awesome! Thanks so much!!

https://bahissitesi2019.blogspot.com/ · June 27, 2020 at 4:23 am

Tahereh Mafi Name Pronunciation Vocational Courses For Railway

My page pdf (https://bahissitesi2019.blogspot.com/)

ManuelSkace · June 28, 2020 at 4:01 pm


ปั้มไลค์ · June 30, 2020 at 7:41 pm

Like!! I blog frequently and I really thank you for your content. The article has truly peaked my interest.

danceree.shoppy.pl · July 1, 2020 at 5:18 pm

Vocational Education Uk Reading List Deakin

Also visit my homepage – bog (danceree.shoppy.pl)

pdf · July 2, 2020 at 12:40 am

Percy Jackson And The Olympians Lightning Thief Movie Wealth Of Nations Read Online

My web blog – pdf

pdf book · July 2, 2020 at 10:43 am

Science Fair Projects For 8th Grade Life Science Brain Science Cerebra

my webpage – pdf book

pdf book · July 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

The Art Of Thinking Clearly Chinese Bookfinder Us

Here is my page – pdf book

ebook · July 3, 2020 at 12:56 am

Fight Club 2 Explanation Silas Marner Quotes About Eppie

Also visit my blog: ebook

shop2us.shoppy.pl · July 3, 2020 at 7:38 am

The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind Cost Discovery Of India Tv Serial

Feel free to surf to my website library (shop2us.shoppy.pl)

book epub · July 4, 2020 at 7:25 pm

Mortal Engines Book Movie Differences Meluha Name Meaning

My web site; book epub

wootap.shoppy.pl · July 6, 2020 at 10:31 am

Communications Biology Impact Factor 2019 Education And Training Business Ideas

My web-site :: pdf book – wootap.shoppy.pl

Sharyn Boahn · July 6, 2020 at 8:42 pm

I simply want to mention I’m new to blogging and site-building and definitely liked your web blog. Almost certainly I’m planning to bookmark your blog post . You amazingly come with incredible posts. Cheers for sharing with us your web page.

buy cbd · July 8, 2020 at 10:04 am

Not often do I encounter a weblog that is both educated and entertaining, and let me tell you, you may have hit the nail on the head. Your concept is excellent; the issue is something that not sufficient individuals are speaking intelligently about. I am very happy that I stumbled across this in my quest for something relating to this.

watwffc.shoppy.pl · July 8, 2020 at 11:25 am

Daily Education Bangladesh Celestine Prophecy Free

Here is my site; books – watwffc.shoppy.pl,

beef curry · July 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was an amusing account it. Look forward to far posts from you! By the way, how could we communicate?

cbd oil for pain · July 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

A blog like yours should be earning much money from adsense..-.,”

Floy Mcneme · July 8, 2020 at 2:37 pm

Hello, I think that the last time I saw one of you blog posts I may have said some harsh things about what you wrote. First of all I am sorry and I really liked this post it’s one of your best so fat.

dhojngp.shoppy.pl · July 8, 2020 at 5:18 pm

Commission On Higher Education Online Application College Freshman Literature Syllabus

Review my homepage :: best books (dhojngp.shoppy.pl)

viagra buy boots · July 8, 2020 at 8:54 pm

It?s difficult to find well-informed people on this topic, however you seem like you understand what you?re discussing! Many thanks

google · July 8, 2020 at 11:05 pm

I don’t know whether it’s just me or if perhaps everybody else
experiencing issues with your website. It appears as if
some of the text in your content are running off the
screen. Can someone else please comment and let me know if this is happening to them
as well? This might be a issue with my browser because I’ve had this
happen previously. Many thanks

bog · July 9, 2020 at 2:16 am

Horizon Science Academy Primary Calendar Chronicle
Of Higher Education Publications

My webpage bog

cbd for anxiety · July 9, 2020 at 4:06 am

Glad to be one of the visitors on this awe inspiring web site : D.

ebook · July 9, 2020 at 8:56 am

Environmental Science And Technology Springer Harry Potter Philosopher’S
Stone Questions

Here is my homepage … ebook

바카라사이트 · July 9, 2020 at 11:14 pm

Say, you got a nice post.Really looking forward to read more. Awesome.

John Deere Repair Manuals · July 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

I’m typically in order to running a blog and that i actually appreciate your articles. The write-up has actually highs my curiosity. I will save your own web site and maintain checking for brand spanking new data.

pdf · July 10, 2020 at 2:54 am

The Artist’S Way Workbook Pdf
Famous Scientists Quotes On Religion

security screen mesh · July 10, 2020 at 7:28 am

Currently it seems like Expression Engine is the preferred blogging platform available right now. (from what I’ve read) Is that what you are using on your blog?

review · July 10, 2020 at 8:11 am

This internet site is really a walk-through for all of the information you desired concerning this and didn?t know who to ask. Peek below, and also you?ll certainly uncover it.

John Deere Service Manuals · July 10, 2020 at 9:43 am

It’s excellent webpage, I was looking for something like this

bazelevs.shoppy.pl · July 11, 2020 at 8:02 pm

Accredited Online Colleges Ny Transmetropolitan Book 2

Also visit my blog best books (bazelevs.shoppy.pl)

http://inrsmbz.shoppy.pl/ · July 13, 2020 at 5:14 am

Talking To Strangers Kinokuniya Pride And Prejudice
Book Original Cover

Feel free to surf to my web blog: bog (http://inrsmbz.shoppy.pl/)

DerrickRaf · July 13, 2020 at 1:45 pm


How to Prepare for a Disaster - Pretty Neat · April 17, 2020 at 11:30 am

[…] earthquakes, fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, or like the current events affecting the globe… COVID-19. While these aren’t the most fun things to discuss, I do think it is important to be prepared and […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *