Monthly Archives: April 2014

“oops I seem to have decluttered” method

“oops I seem to have decluttered” method

Following my earlier post about Marie Kondo’s top ten decluttering tips it seems that the world falls into two categories.  I suppose you could call it the Decluttering Marmite Test.  Those who do it all at once (me) and those who need to do a bit at a time. Once you have been decluttering for ... Read More
 
finding the want not the need

finding the want not the need

Decluttering is a bit like giving up smoking, taking up exercise or trying to lose weight.  We all know we need to do it but it’s just not going to happen unless we want to do it.  There is absolutely no point looking around your house and thinking “I must get rid of some stuff” ... Read More
 
upcycling the kitchen disaster

upcycling the kitchen disaster

One of the pitfalls I faced when I first began decluttering was the little economical eco-freak who sat on my shoulder and whispered little things in my ear like “you could keep that broken jug, break it up a bit more and use it for drainage in the bottom of your pot plants.”  Yes I ... Read More