6 DECLUTTERING SECRETS You Have To Try!Feb 27, 2020
Not long ago, we put out a video called Six Secrets to Decluttering and you guys were so inspired to go out there and get rid of stuff in your homes that I thought you knew it was time for another one of those, so I'm in this video. I'm giving you six more
secretsand my hope is that you'll go back through your house and get rid of even more stuff because you can do this, just a quick reminder if you
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havethings you need to organize in your house you're at the store you buy something nice and it comes in this giant box or maybe it's a small box or it has a lot of packaging, whatever I'm sure it's not You need that packaging at home, so when possible, leave as much packaging as you can at the store.
It's one less thing you'll have to deal with. A great way to save space is shoes, so when I buy shoes. I tend to just leave the store box, throw the shoes out of the bag, move on with my life and it's a great way to not bring a big old shoe box home. Now let's say it's something larger like a TV or an online purchase and you're done. the box and the foam and the plastic stuff and whatever you can make as soon as you get it, throw it away immediately, so we have a box cutter in the kitchen, we just tear up our boxes as soon as they arrive, we fold them.
They put them in the recycling box and we don't have to think about them again and getting rid of all that packaging really helps reduce the amount of stuff floating around our house. Let's say you went through your closet and got rid of everything you no longer use, but you're still dealing with a lot of things. Well, there is a way to slim down your wardrobe and that is to simply fold or roll it. I know this may seem obvious to you, but just think about it for a minute, your closet is really designed for those things that shouldn't be folded because you don't want them to wrinkle or that need the length when hanging, so if you find you have limited space in the closet and You only have things in your closets that you like, what you can do is fold or roll the clothes now, if it is something that is prone to wrinkles.
Rolling is actually an amazing technique to save a lot of space and reduce wrinkles, and we've been referring to videos on that for a while. I'll come back and link it below. It also has great folding tips, so you're good. There's a period in your life where you move out of your parents' house and then you're on your own for a while and yes, they're great, but if you're past that point, you probably still have some sheets from your previous days and you just have them there. In case of emergency, well, what kind of emergencies are coming up and do you really need extra bedding? but think about it like this, linens take up a lot of space in your linen closet, no matter how you cut them, chop them, fold them or vacuum seal them, they still take up space and the truth is you probably don't need them because when you remove your beds, you have an extra set of bedding that you throw on your bed and the others are being washed or you just wash your bedding and then put it back on your bed when it's done, so when you're sick and tired of look at that bedding, you can stop using it, you can donate it and get a nice new set, but you don't want to start hoarding bedding because if you do, you'll fill your linen closet with There are a lot more eyelids than you ever will.
You will find, whether you work at home or in an office, tidying up your workspace at the end of the day will make a big difference to you the next morning because I find that clutter and clutter are magnetic, so the more things there are , the more things you will attract, the cleaner your desk will be, whether at home or in the office, you are more likely to take better care of it the next day and, frankly, be more productive, so what I've done and what I think works It's a good idea to take about five minutes before you finish work for the end of the day and just organize your papers, organize everything if it needs a little cleaning, if you spill a little coffee or a little apple. gone somewhere, just give it a quick clean so your desk area feels clean and presentable and that will really help you reduce any potential clutter buildup.
This is my honest collection of manuals for things like kettles, outdoor heaters, vacuum cleaners, deep fryers. juicers all the things I don't really need manuals for, you know why because Oh, what was it in the past? I don't know in the late 80's or early 90's the internet came out and now you can get all these manuals online so here you go My recommendation and this is actually what we are doing because I don't need to take up space with patio heaters Garden Treasure tabletop. I don't need that manual. Why would you reference that manual? So what we are doing is this.
We go online, download the PDF files, create a little digital folder and put all the manuals we might need in there that way, if you ever need to reference something you can just open the PDF and use it. but you don't have to worry about flipping through a bunch of papers, honestly, that's really from the 80s, no one does that anymore, parents of adult children, this one's for you, a long time ago, when I moved out of my house and then my Mom finished. Selling that house and needing to lose weight, she hit me with the first round of I need to get rid of some of your stuff from when you were a kid, which basically ripped my heart out of my chest because you always think about all your stuff. little things from when you were little your artwork your stuffed animals your blankets all that junk will be stored in your parents' house forever and that's not realistic so parents, if you have that stuff piled up in your house and it's overwhelming you, It's time to be honest with your kids, call them, email them and tell them before this date, if you haven't chosen and taken what you wanted, I will donate it or you will go somewhere else and you won't know where it is.
It's just that my mom made it for me. I felt terrible at the time, but then I got over it and it was really great because I managed to lose weight only down to the things I really wanted and then everything else we got. I put it aside and my mom kept a couple things with her. Chad is actually going through it right now with her mom and her brothers are also participating in it. This is something that almost all families go through and it is not fair to the parents that you no longer have to bear the burden of their children's things your parents still love you you still love your children but the steps you must take the This week's comment question is what is the most difficult thing for you to tidy up in your home?
Is it your aunt's doll? collection your mother's stamp collection that collection of spoons you acquired somehow baby clothes children's art there are so many things we would love to keep and have a hard time getting rid of, so I would love to know what yours is They're in the comments below to me, they honestly look like they're greeting cards and clothing. I think those are the two hardest things for me, so I'd love to know what yours are. Here are a couple more videos. I think you're going to If you love it, if you want to learn more about
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