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

No Home is Too Big or Small

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If you follow DeCluttr Me on our social media or have a look at our before and after pictures you will see how I organise and declutter homes around the region. No home is too big or small for me.  This was very evident this weekend when I worked in a Studio as well as a Villa. The Studio apartment session was for 2 hours only. The Client didn’t own many possessions (except many empty boxes) but he needed help to organize his items. Working together we made sure that all his items were stored in a set location whether in boxes, cupboards Read More

Organize Your Life With These 8 Tips

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  Being disorganised seems to be an ongoing battle for many people. Despite trying to clear the mess, it seems to get worse and worse. There are many tips out there which can help but first you need to decide if you need the help. Are you late for appointments often. Are your clothes lying around everywhere. Do you have unopened emails constantly in your inbox. Do you pick up your rubbish? Are you forgetful? Do you do to-do lists? Are you stressed often? Do you feel out of control on a daily basis? Do you feel tired all the Read More

6 Ways to Downsize Successfully

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Many of my clients have started downsizing from big  villas to smaller ones, or from villas to apartments in the last few years. The reasons could be due to rent increases, economic demands or that they no longer need the space as family members have left the nest. Whatever the reason, it can be difficult to downsize your items to ensure they fit in your new home whether it be locally or internationally. The most important thing to remember when downsizing is to purge your life of all the things that you do not need without getting rid of the Read More

[Infogram] – How to Create a Child Friendly Floor Space

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With children in your life, I am sure you child proofed the table and cupboards, but what about the floor? The floor is the area where your child will be learning to stand, sit and lie on as well as play games. Considering how much of their early years will be spent in this area, it is prudent to choose the right floor. Once you have the right floor for your kid, you can also consider placing a well chosen rug to aid the child’s preschool development. The infogram below show you how to create a child friendly floor space Read More

Quick Tips to Clean Up your Inbox

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How many emails do you receive in your inbox every day? Do you delete email immediately or let them lie unopened in your mail box? Does the mail icon on your phone a notification of over 1000 unread emails? Is your inbox is untidy, overwhelmingly full and unwieldy? If yes, check out my quick tips to clean up your inbox today: Deal with the spam immediately – as soon as it comes in, click on the unsubscribe button (usually found hidden at the bottom of the email) and delete the email. Set a routine for checking emails – so they can Read More

The Problem with Hand Me Downs

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Do you save your older child’s clothes to give to your younger children? Are you a middle child or younger child? Have you worn hand me downs since you were a baby from your older brother(s) or sisters(s)? Do you still get hand me downs from them even as adults? What do you do with them? There are different levels of hand me downs and they have to be dealt with in different ways. Here are my suggestions: The Baby and Children Clothes  As a parent, I bet you have kept old clothes for the next child to wear when Read More

5 Scientific Decorating Tips

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  Have you ever thought about decorating your house using science? Do you just choose the furniture item from the Ikea Catalogue and let the painter choose the paint colour? Well I didn’t think about science until I heard about Neuro-Architecture, which is where neuroscience combines with architecture to help influence design decisions.  It focuses on how the brain and nervous system reacts to build environments and has been used in hospitals, rehabilitation centres and workplaces to improve productivity. Using the findings in the various environments, they have been adapted to help change the interior design of the home.  Neuro-Architecture Read More

How To Stay on Top of your Clutter

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  Do you wake up in the morning and see clutter in your bedroom, then later in your office and when you are driving back in your car?  Do you clear a small part of the clutter but it keeps on returning and piling up? Wish you could keep the clutter at bay from the moment you wake up? Well here are some great tips on how to stay on top of your clutter starting from today. NEVER LEAVE A ROOM EMPTY HANDED Make sure you take something with you every time you leave room such as dirty dishes from Read More