6 Quick Organizing Tips to Start Today

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If your schedule is always full and you don’t have more than ten minutes to organize your life, check out these tips to help you get organized. Whenever you have ten minutes spare, do one of these six tasks and you will start feeling more together, less stressed and organized:   1.  Make your Bed   2.  Keep a Basket next to Your Closet     3.  Gather the broken clothes     4.  Sort out those heels     5. Review your toiletries     6. Organize your bedsheets         © 2013-present Decluttr Me | All Read More

New Year – Fresh Start To Getting Organized

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This week I have been thinking about New Year resolutions. I am not a fan of making resolutions as it adds unncessary pressure to my life and I always feel guilty when if I fail miserably. Instead I like coming up with “ideas” on how to change my life. On that basis I have come up with a few ideas on how to help you get decluttered and organized this new year; 1. Downsize your wardrobe. Chances are your closet and drawers are filled with clothing you haven’t worn in years or simply forgot about. Conquer the clutter by first getting Read More

The Clutter Pile of Magazines

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Magazine clutter seems to be an epidemic in the UAE in most households I visit. They seem to be everywhere – the living room, bedroom, bathroom, guest bathroom and even in the kitchen. When I ask clients why they keep the magazines the answers are usually: a. I want to tear our some important articles and images to create a mood board or scrap book b. I wrote an article in these magazines. c. It has useful information that might come handy one day. Do these reasons sound familiar to you? If you leave the magazines lying around, collecting dust and not being Read More

Clear Your Clutter Into Cash

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I have written about the benefits of clearing clutter for your health and time management. But it is also the perfect time to get some cash in your purse or wallet or spread some goodwill (especially during the month of Ramadan). Here are my tips on how to make some money with your clutter: 1. Review the Clutter Look at the clutter and assess whether you need it in your life? Have you used it in the last six months? If no, why not donate or sell it to give you some space. 2. Take Action Sort through the clutter Read More

Tip of the Day – Decluttr your Living Room

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Do you want to come home to rest in a decluttered, peaceful, calm living room? Here are my 14 top tips to start the declutter process today. 1. Have the following items to hand for the decluttering process – donation box, “wrong room box”, recycle bag and trash bag. 2. Put old magazines in the recycle bag. You will never take out the articles and create that scrap book if you haven’t done it in all these years/months. 3. Put those books you don’t like or never read in the donation box. See my article on decluttering your books for Read More

Quote of the Day – Buddha’s wise words

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Here is a quote from Buddha regarding stuff. Wise words. Do you have any other quotes that could inspire others surrounded by clutter right now? © 2014 Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – This post is provided for the convenience of Decluttr Me readers. Any reproduction of the content within this feed is strictly prohibited.

Decluttr Tip – Electrifying those kitchen gadgets!

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I see a lot of clients with various kitchen appliances which stay in the box and never get used or they have more than one of the same appliance. We also have that unfortunate issue of getting “free” electronic goods when we purchase a new food processor or even tv in the supermarkets. These appliances can take up space in your kitchen so why not go through them and see what you can remove from your home. Here’s how to decide what goes: 1. Throw all broken appliances in the trash; 2. If you have double appliances, put one in Read More

Decluttr Session – Bedroom part 2

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Further to the declutter session last week (see the part 1 post here), we moved onto the book shelves and floor in the surrounding area. This is what the area looked like before: As you can see there were a lot of boxes and carrier bags with items within it. These were emptied and put into one of three piles: 1. Keep 2. Sell/Donate box 3. Rubbish Behind the boxes and bags were items that had not been touched for years. They were reviewed and then put into the three piles. We then moved onto the book shelves and went Read More

Decluttr Tip – Bedroom

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            Your bedroom is your sanctuary. If you go to sleep or wake up to clutter this can affect your mood and also your sleep at night. If you are drowning in items, clothes, wires, etc it’s time to declutter. Here are a few simple steps to get you starting the process: 1. Daily Routine Make your bed every day in the morning. A decluttered bed will put you in a good mood instantly. Open the curtains and blinds to allow the sun into your room. When you come home, hang your clothes or put Read More

Decluttr Session – Store room

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I had a 2 day session recently decluttering and organising a store room. Here are the before pictures:                                       And here are the after photos:                                                                             As you can see there was quiet a lot of decluttering before we could organise the room. The main Read More