For this week’s clutter hotspot, I decided to tackle my kitchen counters. Counters obviously are a hard-working area that collect clutter constantly. Since the kitchen is the heart of our home, it makes sense for me to have a strategy in place to clear off the clutter. Before decluttering and cleanup. Here’s what my
When I ask people what the biggest problem clutter causes for them, often the answer is stress. Clutter can cause some serious stress! When a place in my home is cluttered, I find it difficult to do anything productive. It’s like the clutter prevents me from thinking clearly. So over time, I’ve developed a
Is your kitchen prone to what I call “clutter creep”? This is the clutter that sneaks in so quietly that you don’t even notice it’s there! You might have started out with a neat and tidy kitchen once upon a time, but without regular attention, it’s easy to let all kinds of things pile
Have you spent a lot of time decluttering your living room, but it still looks… cluttered? If you’re tired of a messy-looking living space, it might come down to fixing a few of these decluttering, design, and organization mistakes. Affiliate links are present in this post. 7 Things Making Your Living Room Look Cluttered
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
Do you need kids artwork display ideas for all those projects your child brings home? If you struggle to declutter excess kids artwork and keep it organized and clutter-free, this post is full of resources and ideas to keep only the extra special memories and let go when needed. Affiliate links are present in this
Have you ever tried to declutter a room but left off totally frustrated and discouraged? Decluttering is something people want to do, but they often go about it all wrong. If you’re decluttering your home, make sure you’re not making these common decluttering mistakes. 1. Not picking a focused area to declutter If you
When your closets, garages, and basements start to overflow with stuff, you’ve got some clutter on your hands. What happens when that clutter happens to be something that resembles a collection. Is it still clutter? Let’s talk more about the differences between a collection and clutter so you can declutter your home with ease.
It’s always fine to just say no if someone wants to unload their crap clutter onto you. But sometimes you want to be tactful. Say, for instance, if your mother-in-law raises her eyebrows when you don’t want her heirloom China cabinet, you’ll be ready. I asked some of the people in our community what they’d
Do you find yourself acquiring a lot of one type of item? Adding another item to your collection might feel like a valid reason for adding more stuff to your home, but those collections and collectibles have the uncanny ability to spill out into the home’s living space, creating a big source of clutter!
Welcome. I’m Sarah!
I’m the creator of Decluttering School (formerly known as Early Bird Mom), lover of organized spaces, encourager to women and mom to four boys. Click here to read more!