Why Hiring a Professional Organizer Will Pay for Itself

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  If you had a broken water tank, you would hire a plumber right? Or you lost the internet you would call the telecomms company to fix it. So if you are buried in clutter and can’t get organised, wouldn’t you call a professional organizer to help you? There is no need to feel shame for asking for help with your clutter as there is no shame in asking for help for your internet service to be fixed. Hiring a Professional Organizer is often considered a luxury, but if you want to clear the stress that clutter is causing you, Read More

12 Secrets to Becoming Organized

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  Do you often wish you were organized like your friends. Do you see tips on Pinterest and wish that could be your home immediately? Well don’t get frustrated any longer. Today I am going to reveal 12 secrets to becoming organized in your life and home. 1. Find A Home For Everything  And return your items back to their home when they are not being used. When shopping, envisage where you will put that item in your home. If you cannot find a place, don’t buy it. 2. Pick A Purpose for Each Room Sometimes the function for the room is Read More

Discarding the Diaries and Journals

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  Hands up if you have an old shoe box full of diaries and journals hidden somewhere in your home (or at your parents home)? If the hands are up, isn’t time to considering discarding the diaries and journals? I remember when young, that one of my requests every year for Christmas would be for a new diary for the next year (preferably a glam one from Selfridges). I used to write all my angst in these diaries – the love and hate relationships with friends, falling in love with boys, watching movies and my favourite new musical artist, shopping Read More

The 5 Decluttering Principles to Help you Clear the Clutter

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  I often receive messages from friends telling me about the new items they have bought to add to their (dare i say it – cluttered) home. I cannot tell my friends to book me to declutter their home (well not often), but I share my 5 favourite decluttering principles to inspire and help them declutter their home (occasionally). Today I want to share these 5 Decluttering Principles with you to help you start the declutter process. Declutter The Easy Stuff First -By decluttering the easy stuff first, it will inspire you and give you the strength to move onto the harder items that Read More

How to Organize a Perfect Workplace at Home

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  Recently, here at Decluttr Me, we posted a useful article about ways to have a creative home office. Your perfect workplace should be not only creative but well-organized as well. Thus, today we’re going to tell secrets about home workplace organization. Believe it or not, your workplace impacts your creativity, concentration, and cleverness. Once you organize a perfect workplace, you can become more productive and, therefore, complete tasks on a high-level faster. Many thanks to OmniPapers who has shared this informative piece of writing about workplace organization. Pay attention to this infographic as you can find out interesting ideas Read More

How to Keep Your Wardrobe Fresh and Odour Free

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  Whether you have a built-in wardrobe (which doesn’t fit your clothes) or wardrobes and cupboards from Ikea, Home Center or Marina, the clothes, accessories and shoes can easily absorb odours. The odours may be from your perfumes or oud, smoke and shisha or other outside aromas. If you are living in older apartments or villas, your wardrobes may have a stale or musty smell in it. Many times this smell is due to poor ventilation and air conditioning. I often have followers or clients asking about the best way to keep their wardrobe, shoe closets and cupboards fresh and Read More

{Infogram} 9 Awesome Ways to Have a Creative Home Office

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  I love working from home: I get to wear my loungewear, have cat cuddles every so often and there are no distractions from employees. However, I can be distracted which can result in me losing valuable time during the day. To help me increase my productivity in my home office, I used this handy infogram which sets out 9 awesome ways to have a creative home office.     I was particularly impressed with the colour psychology and feel much calmer and positive with greens and blues injected into my office. Which tips have you found useful for your home office Read More

Help Your Parents to Declutter

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  Now that you and your siblings have moved out of your parents home, does the family home seem cluttered? Have you parents decided to stay in the cluttered home or to downsize?Whatever situation they are in currently, downsizing, paring down or living in their clutter, letting go of their personal belongings can be a difficult process. Decades in one home can result in clutter piling up in cupboards, wardrobes, attics, garages and basements. Also parents becoming emotionally attached to the items owned by you and caregivers in the past. You may be frustrated by them keeping your old schoolbooks, clothes Read More

What’s Stopping You From Getting Organized?

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Do you have a lot of items at home? Are they thrown around everywhere in no logical order? What’s stopping you from getting organized? There are many reasons that might be stopping your currently. Here are some of the reasons that I have seen with clients: 1. Lack of Time Life might be fast paced and busy, but allocate 15-30 minutes every other day in your calendar to review certain sections of your home such as the kitchen (it is the most fun), mail, paper and then the wardrobe. Slowly you will see the change with less clutter and more order. 2. Read More

Is Your Husband Stopping You From Decluttering?

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    I often get calls from wives needing help to clear the clutter from their home. Often they talk about how the clutter has built up over time living together. Both spouses might be bad at clearing the clutter or the cause might be due to one spouse. However, 9 out of 10 tell me that their husband tends to stop the house being decluttered and organized either by the wife or by a professional organizer, such as DeCluttr Me. There are many reasons why the husband might be stopping their wife from decluttering and organizing the house.  Here are Read More