Have you Lost that Loving Feeling? Remove these 4 Items from your Bedroom Today!

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  How is your love life? This may be a bit of an intimate question, but I’m asking seriously. Do you find it is being hindered by stepping on Lego pieces on your bedroom floor, or tripping on dirty laundry, or being drowned out by the television. If this all seems applicable to you then check out my tips to find that loving feeling in your bedroom. Remove the toys – Nothing can break the romantic zen than hearing toy fire truck sirens, or stepping on Lego (ouch!). One room in your house has to be a sanctuary for you Read More

How Long Should you Keep your Make-Up & Toiletries

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  Often whilst working with clients, we find a massive stash of make-up. Some looks brand new, but often they look old, tired and expired. Foundation seems to be the massive right now, especially due to contouring (I still can’t master it, even after those Youtube videos!), but did you know that the liquid foundation only lasts from 6 months to a year? Deciding what should go and what should stay can be difficult, especially as there are no expiry dates on make-up, so to help you decipher the expiry dates, here are my tips on how long you should Read More

Where Do I Start Organizing?

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  I often get asked this question – “where do I start organizing”. My response is, where do you feel the most pain right now? Is it your kitchen, your wardrobe, the hallway entrance to your home? Wherever you feel the most amount of stress and feel overwhelmed is where you should start. You know where the pain is, but how do you start the process? Starting the process is generally the same for each client, we have established the pain and priorities and then now it’s time to roll the sleeves and start decluttering and organizing based on their requirements Read More

Organise Your Home: How To Declutter Your Kitchen, Bedroom and Kid’s Room – Sassy Mama

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    Sassy Mama contributor Ash (who is an awesome interior designer – see her work here), recently picked my brain to collate some simple organizing tips to share with the Sassy Mama readers. The tips focus on the kitchen, bedroom and kid’s room, but you can use some of the same tips in other areas of your home and life. You can read the full article here. If you enjoy it, please share it with your friends and family. You never know it might help them!           © 2013-17 Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – Read More

The Pre-Christmas DeClutter

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  Are you dreading the Christmas/Holiday season. Stressed from everything you have to do to get ready. Exasperated by the amount of stuff in your home and no where to store them properly? Well today is your lucky day! Here is my pre-Christmas DeClutter guide to help you get organized, de-stressed and happy to enjoy the season. There are certain areas that need a light declutter (or heavy declutter – but if it is heavy you may need the help of a professional organizer to get you through it all) pre-holidays and this where we are going to focus on. 1. Read More

Organizing your Bedroom into a Peaceful Decluttered Haven

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  You may be surprised to hear this, but even professional organisers have their moments when they need to (re)organise their home. Whenever I am feeling slightly stressed, I reassess my bedroom and see what I can change to get it more organised.Why the bedroom? That is the first place I wake up (unless of course I fall asleep on the couch whilst watching another HBO series) and the last room I see when I go to sleep. I want to wake up and fall asleep not feeling stressed and overwhelmed by clutter, so I ensure that my bedroom is Read More

How to have a stress-free, decluttered bedroom

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  Do you know that you spend over a third of your life in your bedroom (especially in those teenage years). That’s why it is always important to have a calm, safe, sanctuary to clear your mind and stress. When you go to sleep or wake up in the morning, you can be directly affected by your bedroom. This infogram provides great tips and tricks on how to have a stress-free, decluttered bedroom:   (Your Guide to a Stress-free Bedroom [Infographic] by the team at The LuxPad)     I especially love the tip on making your bed every morning. By Read More

The Joy of Simplicity in the Bedroom

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Your bedroom is the place for relaxation, sleep and recharging in your home, isn’t it? Then why does your bedroom make you anxious from time to time? Is it because you have turned it into a home for clutter? If that is the case, you will not only keep feeling anxious, but you will not be able to relax completely even while you sleep.     Think about what it would mean to you, and how much it would improve your time in your bedroom, if there were less things in it. Try to keep only the necessities in your Read More

15 Easy Morning Habits to Make you Look Forward to the Evening

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  How often do you leave your home and dirty dishes, clothes on the floor, stuff on the bed, and then dread coming home to face this mess? If you often leave a path of destruction at home in the morning, here are some great tricks to help you build habits and start looking forward to your evening at home. Habits take around 30 days to form, so the tricks in this infogram need to be repeated every day until they become second nature. By taking these steps, you will find how much you enjoy going home and staying there. 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