Decluttering before your Move

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  It’s that time in your life where you have to move – whether it is because your lease is up in your flat, you have bought a new villa, decided to downsize or move country. The paperwork has been signed and now you have to deal with the actual move. If you are like most people you are probably looking around your home feeling frustrated and exasperated by the amount of stuff in each room. You don’t know where to start and you’re wondering if you can just throw the stuff in the moving boxes and hide them for Read More

9 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer

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  I often get asked why someone should hire a professional organizer. It’s not a one sentence answer as organizers do a multitude of organizing tasks (no we don’t organize events).   There are so many reasons to hire a professional organizer, but I wanted to focus on the most common reasons I get hired by my clients for my organizing and decluttering services:   Wardrobe/Closet Decluttering and Organizing – The amount of clothes, accessories, bags and shoes people collect over the years can go into the hundreds. Many of my clients have not decluttered since they got married or moved 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

Is Your Maid Stopping You From Having an Organized Home

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  The question in the title might be a loaded one, but think about it -Is Your Maid Stopping You From Having an Organized Home. Let’s break down the question into these sub questions: Is it constantly disorganized? When you buy storage boxes and other organizing products to use in the home, do you find hidden away in the store room at a later date? If you organize a room, does it go back to being disorganized within a very short space of time? Can you never find your stuff, but your maid is always capable of finding it and receiving Read More

How Much is too Much

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How about clothes? How many pairs of jeans do you own – 5, 20, 100? I own about 10 pairs. That might seem a lot to you, but bear in mind I wear jeans as part of my DeCluttr Me uniform, for meetings (as I don’t need to wear suits any longer), going out in the evening and for casual events.  (If you have a 100 pairs of jeans, in all likelihood it is too much and should be reviewed and decluttered). The key to deciding when you have too much is to review your positive and negative levels when you 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

DeCluttering & Organizing Your Fridge & Freezer

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  Considering I am a professional organizer, I occasionally find too much clutter in certain areas of my life. This clutter cloud usually hangs over my fridge and freezer. I seem to keep buying food but not cooking it (I can’t say no to a dinner invitation), or due buying too many different types of Indian pickles.   To stem this clutter cloud I decided to declutter and organize my fridge and freezer immediately. This is what I did and recommend you do when decluttering and organizing your fridge and freezer next: Keep the rubbish bin or garbage bags near you. If you Read More

Media – Time Out Dubai/Time Out Abu Dhabi – Check out the Chintz

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  DeCluttr Me’s services were reviewed by Time Out Dubai and Time Out Abu Dhabi recently. Melanie Smith of Time Out tried out our 2 Hour Package to declutter and organize her studio kitchen. You can see the before and after pictures and her review by clicking on the link here. Thanks to Time Out for reviewing us!             © 2013-16 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.