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

Decluttr Tip – Books

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      Even in this age of kindles and iBooks, its still nice to have books to hold and read. However, once you have read the book do you add it to the pile on your bookshelf, floor or table? Do you need those books? Have you made any of the receipes in that cookbook by Jamie Oliver? If no, then its time to decluttr them. Here is a declutter task for you: 1. Go through all your book collection 2. Keep the ones you can’t part with – one book I will always keep is a Suitable Boy Read More

Tip of the Day – Hanging Frames

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Do you have lots of pictures and paintings in frames and have no idea how to organise them? If you are not artistically inclined, knowing how to hang the frames on your wall can be a daunting task. Below is a diagram showing various examples of hanging frames around your house or office. The diagram below has been a great help, enabling me to hang the frames in a logical manner around my apartment. Of course the size of your frames may vary, but these diagrams can help give you an idea when you want to hang something in your Read More