Decluttering
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This 20-Minute Bathroom Decluttering Checklist Makes All Your Mornings Better
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Whatever time you have to dedicate to decluttering, there might not be a better target with a higher return on investment than the bathroom.
Oct 1, 2021
There's Only One Way to Declutter Your Home's "Black Hole" of Storage
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It’s like chipping away at marble to reveal a statue.
Sep 30, 2021
There Are Only 5 Types of Sentimental Clutter Worth Keeping
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Sentimental clutter is anything you’re hanging onto not for its usefulness or even its beauty, but just because of what it represents to you.
Sep 29, 2021
A Cleaner, More Peaceful Bedroom is Just 20 Minutes Away
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The environment you fall asleep in certainly has an impact on the quality of the rest you get. And who couldn't use a better night's sleep?
Sep 28, 2021
This 5-Step Framework Can Tackle Your Biggest Paper Piles
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This five-step method is the framework I use to get a bunch of large, neglected paper piles down to something much more manageable — or even gone completely.
Sep 27, 2021
8 Guiding Principles that Tidy, Clutter-Free People Swear By
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Chances are, to really commit to a clutter-free life, you need to re-frame your relationship to things in general.
Sep 26, 2021
This 5-Step Method is the Best Way to Declutter Your Clothes
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This method helps you make the best choices about the things you love having in your life and in your wardrobe.
Sep 25, 2021
If You Only Have 20 Minutes to Declutter, Here's What to Do
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Today, practice this quick routine that you can re-enact anytime you're feeling like clutter is getting out of control.
Sep 24, 2021
13 Ways You Can Prevent Clutter from Happening in the First Place
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When you have too much stuff, decluttering is the answer. But it's not the solution.
Sep 23, 2021
A Less-Cluttered Kitchen is Only 20 Minutes Away — Here's Your Game Plan
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Everyday clutter is clutter all the same, and can contribute to a space that feels out of control.
Sep 22, 2021
5 Questions You Have to Ask Yourself Anytime You Want to Declutter
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These rules quiet all sorts of what-if and just-in-case excuses, leaving you with no choice but to make decisions that serve you and your home in equal measure.
Sep 21, 2021
The Last Thing You Have to Declutter Before You’re Ready for Spring
This year, we’re on a mission to help you tackle spring cleaning on your time. Each weekday until April 13, we’ll guide you through a plan to clean and organize different areas of your home, but you’ll have the flexibility to choose exactly what to work on and how long you have to dedicate to the job. This is it! Our final spring cleaning mission.
Sep 20, 2021
The Decluttering Cure Starts Right Now With One Quick Task
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It's not too late to sign up — it's free!
Sep 20, 2021
11 Things You Should Declutter Before the End of Summer
Decluttering your summer stuff means setting up a house that's ready for all the fall festivities.
Sep 14, 2021
3 Mindset Shifts That Will Help You Finally Throw Out Your Unneeded Things
Because "Does this spark joy?" doesn't work for everyone.
Sep 9, 2021
This Drastic Decluttering Method Will Make You Fall in Love With Your Home Again
This may be the secret to finally getting the home you've always wanted.
Sep 2, 2021
21 Things I’m Throwing Out Before Labor Day Weekend
The easiest way to manage all the stuff that comes with getting back into a routine? Have less of it.
Sep 1, 2021
4 Important Things I Learned When I Moved Everything Out of My Bedroom
Deciding what would go back in caused me to stop and reflect.
Aug 28, 2021
6 Smart Ways to Get More Useable Space Out of a Tiny Linen Closet
These smart strategies can make even the most chaotic linen closet look a little less cluttered.
Aug 23, 2021
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Get your home streamlined with 14 daily assignments delivered straight to your inbox.
Aug 20, 2021
5 Telltale Signs That You Have Too Much Stuff
Does your house get disorderly because people live there? Or because you actually have an underlying clutter problem that makes it unrealistic to keep everything in its place? Here's how to tell the difference.
Aug 17, 2021
One Piece of Paper Clutter You're Storing in the Wrong Place
This "necessary" paper clutter is still clutter. Here's how to halt the cycle and reclaim your space — and money.
Aug 11, 2021
6 Things in Your Linen Closet You Should Get Rid of Right Now
According to home stagers.
Aug 3, 2021
Bobby Berk Says This Is the Part of the Kitchen That Everyone Needs to Declutter
It's probably the most problematic spot in your kitchen.
Aug 3, 2021
The "10 Things" Rule Keeps My House Uncluttered, Even with a Family of Six
Plus, I have five tips (that I learned the hard way) for implementing the “10 things” rule in your own home.
Aug 2, 2021
54 Things Absolutely Nobody Should be Storing, Anywhere
Have you ever had guests over and then for some reason needed to move a piece of furniture, like the ottoman or an armchair? You hope nobody notices the crumbs and missing LEGO bricks, but still blow your own cover by apologizing for the mess. It’s the housekeeping equivalent of getting caught with your pants down.
Aug 1, 2021
Self-Described Minimalists Share the 8 Organization Rules They Live By
These minimalist principles can help you enhance the life you’re already living (yes, even if you want to own more than 10 pairs of shoes... for each season)
Jul 27, 2021
I Added One Tiny (Free) Thing to My Closet and Instantly Started Decluttering My Clothes
In my time as a fashion editor, I’ve tried famous methods of decluttering for stories, and even had professionals re-organize my entire closet. Nothing has ever worked as well as this.
Jul 21, 2021
7 Wicker Baskets Under $30 That’ll Keep Your Clutter Under Control
These woven beauties never go out of style!
Jul 22, 2021
The $11 Office Product That Will Solve All Your Annoying Cord Problems
There's nothing quite like visible, long cords to make a space appear more cluttered than it actually is. This super affordable product can help.
Jul 20, 2021
You Need to Let Go of This Habit If You Ever Want to Be Paper Clutter-Free
Besides new stacks of mail, paper piles almost always start with just *one* piece of paper that you leave out on your desk or the counter.
Jul 19, 2021
6 Unexpected Ways Decluttering Can Help You Destress and Calm Down
According to therapists and other mental health experts.
Jul 16, 2021
4 Things Making Your Living Room Look Messier Than It Is
Even if you make an effort to keep your living room tidy, sometimes it still doesn't provide that calm, peaceful feeling.
Jul 1, 2021
Two Things a Professional Organizer Never Keeps on Her Nightstand
And two more that she always has handy.
Jul 6, 2021
Stalled Out With Your Decluttering? Try the "One Week Rule"
If it's still in your house, it's not potential money.
Jul 5, 2021
7 Cleaning Items You Should Get Rid of Right Now
By simplifying your choices and minimizing hiccups, you can avoid irritation and channel all your energy into actually cleaning.
Jul 1, 2021
I’m Done Apologizing for Clutter — And Mental Health Experts Agree
A quick scroll of my Instagram newsfeed seals the deal: Other parents can raise kids and keep their homes clean. What am I doing wrong?
Jun 24, 2021
Good Decluttering Starts With These 4 Questions, According to a Pro
These home organizing tips are grounded in learning how to feel comfortable choosing to keep what brings you joy, and getting rid of the rest.
Jun 15, 2021
Turns Out, the Era of Zoom Calls Has Helped Declutter Homes
A new survey explores Americans’ pandemic-era cleaning habits — and Marie Kondo would be so proud.
Jun 13, 2021
The 7 Commandments of Decluttering, According to a Pro Organizer
Read them, remember them, and get to work on making your home a more functional space.
Jun 13, 2021
The "One Shelf" Rule is the Best Way to Declutter Your Kitchen
This method puts you, not your things, in the driver's seat.
Jun 8, 2021
The One Thing You Should Never Put in Your Filing Cabinet
You can "declutter" it before it becomes clutter.
Jun 6, 2021
8 Items You Should Declutter Before Your Summer Vacation This Year
You don't have to be the person who ruffles through seven sunscreens to find the face stick that doesn't have scratchy sand on it.
Jun 5, 2021
3 Tidying-Up Tricks Everyone Needs to Know Right Now
With a cleaning framework in place, you not only know where to start, but you get motivated by watching your mess shrink along the way.
Jun 1, 2021
8 Kitchen Organizing Mistakes You’re Probably Making (and How to Fix Them)
Even the simplest storage mistakes can get in the way of a tidy, efficient food prep space. Here, pro organizers share some of the most common mistakes people make organizing their kitchens—and how to fix them.
May 28, 2021
Here's What a Home Stager Told Me to Get Rid of
I sent her photos of my (disorganized) room.
May 29, 2021
One "Just in Case" Item Almost Everyone Can (And Should!) Declutter
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It's probably expired, and if you need to reference it again — someone else is keeping all the records for you.
May 24, 2021
7 Things You Have Too Many of (and What to Do with Them)
Don't just toss it all!
May 18, 2021
One Thing You Can Declutter When You Think You've Decluttered Everything
It's weighing you down — and could even be a fire hazard in the summer months.
May 18, 2021
3 Things You Might Regret Decluttering… Eventually
Getting rid of stuff is nice, I know. Just think twice before donating these items.
May 16, 2021
4 Kitchen Decluttering Tips Organizers Would Never Tell You for Free
There's no such thing as a free lunch, but here's some free advice!
May 9, 2021
6 New Decluttering Tips Pro Organizers Learned During the Pandemic
Even the pros themselves took the opportunity to reassess their stuff in lockdown. Here's what they learned.
May 5, 2021
9 Decluttering Tips I Learned From Taking a KonMari Certification Course
These tricks will help you move through your own tidying journey while, of course, sparking some joy.
Apr 26, 2021
6 Things You Should Get Rid of Today Because They Just Take Up Space
I've found that there are some things that I tend to hold on to that are really just hogging space that could be used for something else — or left refreshingly empty.
Apr 12, 2021
Here's How I Got My Junk Drawer Under Control in 20 Minutes
In less than 20 minutes, the drawer that drove me crazy for years had been reorganized into something functional.
Apr 9, 2021
These 7 Pieces Help You Save Your Keepsakes Without the Clutter
Stylishly deal with the items you don’t know — or want — to get rid of.
Mar 16, 2021
How to Organize, Move, and Even Save Money on Books
According to people who own hundreds of them.
Mar 3, 2021
5 Bathroom Items To Toss, According to People Who Just Decluttered
And what to opt for instead.
Feb 26, 2021
3 Things You Need to Do Before You Can Start Spring Cleaning
No one needs to tell you that this year is different than any other, but spring cleaning is just around the corner and, well, it's going to be different. In a good way.
Feb 23, 2021
10 Things Nobody Needs at Home After 30
When you feel like a fresh start, decluttering your house is a great way to solidify a feeling of change.
Feb 12, 2021
7 Things You Probably Forgot to Organize in January
If you've already broken down and recycled all those Amazon boxes, cleared out your closet, and gotten rid of your kitchen tool duplicates, what's next? One of these seven things.
Feb 2, 2021
4 Easy Ways to Declutter and Become a Minimalist, According to Netflix’s “Less Is Now”
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Check out these fundamental decluttering tips.
Jan 13, 2021
This 4-Step Method is the Quickest Way to Clean and Declutter Any Closet
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When you don't have time for a full-on decluttering, "good enough" is enough.
Jan 12, 2021
This Smart Decluttering Tip Will Also Save You Money
This works for everything from extra household supplies to duplicate kitchen utensils to gifts you bought on sale for whenever you might need them.
Jan 10, 2021
One Quick Way to Make Your Kitchen and Bathroom Look Less Visually Cluttered
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I'm extremely visual and sensitive to my surroundings and much of what I do naturally around the house has to do with maintaining aesthetic order for my peace of mind.
Jan 8, 2021
You Can Shrink All Your Paper Clutter Piles With 3 Easy Steps
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Sorting through paper piles this way is easier than it seems at the start. And it gets simpler and quicker the more you do it.
Jan 7, 2021
Decluttering Is Hard—But There’s One 2-Minute Way to Make it Easier
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The mental, physical, and emotional workout is a lot, all at once. But it doesn't have to be.
Jan 6, 2021
Want to Get Your Home Clean and Uncluttered? The January Cure Starts Today—Sign Up Now!
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The first assignment of the January Cure is something quick and easy to get the momentum going. But if you're new to the Cure, let me tell you a bit more...
Jan 4, 2021
5 Things Absolutely Everyone Should Get Rid of on New Year’s Day
Absolutely everyone.
Dec 31, 2020
One Good Thing: How To Declutter in Minutes with an Outbox and a Stair Hook
This simple habit is responsible for thousands of clutter-free homes.
Dec 17, 2020