Decluttering sentimental items is the hardest part of the declutter. Once you really consider the items however you will know whether or not you really want to keep it. For example, I gave away 6 bowls that came from my grandparent’s house. They weren’t special or anything but after they passed away I was … Continue reading decluttering – Sentimental Items
I chose one value to work on but it helped me live to all my values. Continue reading What do you value most?
Keeping our homes welcoming and neat is important to most of us. But often I see people obsessing with having the newest furnishings in their home and redecorating when the slightest wear appears. Reupholstering worn fabric or revarnishing is rarely considered these days and some people even think they must have the newer model or their friends will … Continue reading Keeping up with the Joneses – zero waste & furniture design
Wow am I glad I decluttered now! My landlord has decided to sell the house I live in and so I need to find somewhere new. It has been a good little house and we were lucky to be there for three years but rent prices are going up and the market isn’t great so … Continue reading Small Apartments
I’ve surrounded myself with all the lovely things in my life and by decluttering the bad I felt like it was a fresh start. I became so much more conscious of what comes into and out of my home. The reality of the 5 Rs of zerowaste life became much more immediate. Continue reading Why decluttering helps us understand the 5 R’s of Zerowaste
I feel guilty that I had to declutter so many things and some even had to be straight thrown out because they couldn’t be recycled. However, I feel more guilty that I bought them in the first place than I do about getting rid of them. I can now move forward consciously. Continue reading Declutter & Guilt
My wardrobe became three wardrobes. Two in my house and one in my parents’ house. They were stuffed – bursting at the seams with stuff I rarely wore. Continue reading A Minimalist Wardrobe Declutter