Spring Cleaning & Decluttering Guide

With our busy schedules and so much happening these days, things can get cluttered, disorganized and even a downright mess with time, and sometimes it’s just easier to keep it that way. But doing a little spring cleaning and decluttering your space can actually be enjoyable and truly life-changing. For everyone looking to downsize or to just simply live a more intentional, simplified life, here are some spring cleaning and decluttering tips for your home.

Designate ‘Keep’, ‘Throw Out’, and ‘Donate’ Bins

When it comes to certain household items and personal belongings, it can be easy to hoard. Use a few different bins to better visualise what you are actually keeping, throwing out, or giving way. Seeing the ‘donate’ bin fill up while your ‘keep’ bin stays relatively modest is encouraging and highly satisfactory. 

Use The Marie Kondo Method

Which of your items, products or clothes spark joy? The Marie Kondo method guides you to reassess your belongings and organize your home simply based on how you feel and the life you’d like to live. If your collection of nail polishes gives you that tingly feeling inside while your range of different mascaras and eyeliners don’t, you know what to do. 

Let Go With Gratitude

A good rule of thumb to know when it is time to let something go is to recall the last time the item was used or worn. If you can’t remember or it’s been more than 6 months, it’s time to declutter. 

Celebrate What You Do Keep

It’s tempting to go on a shopping spree after a lengthy decluttering session to fill up the space you’ve recently made for yourself, but this will surely result in another cramped, disorganized home. To avoid this and make future declutters easier on yourself, take the time to truly celebrate what you have and love. Organize your makeup in an aesthetically pleasing way that makes you want to use what you already have instead of buying more. Not only will you save money, but you will also feel more comfortable and happy in your now organized home. 

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