Sarah Beck, Author at Decluttering School

From Cluttered Catch-All to Creative Craft Room

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Do you have a room in your home that is simply unusable, due to neglect and/or procrastination?

Wouldn’t it be great to declutter and organize that room in order to create an inspiring space that is calm and inviting? One of our community members did just that with this cluttered catch-all makeover.

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Making the Most of a Dumpster Rental

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You’ve finally decided to get rid of the clutter from your home once and for all…

A feeling of relief overcomes you as you reserve a dumpster to be delivered sometime in the next two weeks…

But where do I even start?

What goes in a dumpster?

Will I have enough time?

Where will all this clutter go in the meantime as we wait for the dumpster to arrive?

These questions (and many more perhaps you didn’t even know you had!) will be answered in the following list of advice from members of our community.

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200+ Ten Minute Miracle Ideas

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Is every room in your home filled-to-the-brim?

Are you overwhelmed and don’t know where to start?

Do you have moments (or weeks/months) of “maintenance mode” where areas in your home are looking good… then they get neglected as you move onto work in other rooms of your home?

We asked members of our community to share their specific “hot spots” they are currently working on… and they named a HUGE list of areas in their homes.

This inspired us to come up with a MEGA LIST of “Ten Minute Miracles” you can do in your own home if you’re stuck or don’t know where to start.

“But wait… What’s this ‘Ten Minute Miracle’ you speak of…?”

ultimate list of ten minute miracle ideas for decluttering and organizing your home

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Budget-Friendly Organizing: What to Do If You Have No Containers

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You have started decluttering – hooray! – but now that you’re working on organizing your home…

You’ll need to go shopping for all matching and coordinating containers, right?

Not so fast… Chances are you have many containers around your home that will work for you. Read on to get some clever and budget-friendly storage container ideas!

 

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Five Ways to Make Decluttering Easier

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Are you wondering if this decluttering journey will ever get easier, because right now you’re not seeing the light at the end of the tunnel since there’s SO MUCH STUFF?!

How do you even attempt to gain momentum and make it easier on yourself as you (sometimes literally) dig yourself out of the mess?

Here are FIVE WAYS to make decluttering easier:

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30+ Places to Donate Your Surplus Craft Supplies

Anyone else have an abundance of craft supplies? What about unfinished or abandoned projects?

Sometimes when craft supplies are collected, they may be incorrect for the task at hand or part of an old hobby that no longer serves us. So… What to do with all the excess supplies and tools?

We asked our community to give suggestions on the best places to donate surplus craft supplies and tools. They responded in a big way!

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Who will pick up all these donations?

Do you have donations piling up in your home since donation centers near you have been closed for months?

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a comprehensive list of companies that will come to your home and pick up your boxes, bags, bins and furniture?

We have come up with a list thanks to a simple Google search… read on!

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How to Maintain a Home with a Chronic Illness or Disability

Do you ever have the desire to work in your home but you don’t have the energy or stamina due to a chronic illness or disability?

Wouldn’t it be great to get ideas on being able to get the decluttering, cleaning and housework done even if you aren’t feeling well or perhaps physically limited?

Sarah Mueller reached out last month in a post asking members to give their best tips on overcoming these obstacles in order to maintain their homes.

Our community responded in a BIG way…

Here are their best tips:

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