The Decluttr Me Update for 2017 & 2018

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  As we are coming to the end of the year, I wanted to brief you on my 2017 and also give a few updates on 2018. This year has been awesome for DeCluttr Me; we helped more and more people to declutter and organise their lives and also helped previous clients update their homes. 1.  Helping a relocation company – Bluecherry Me run by the lovely Diane Harkins – with unpacking and organising household items for a family moving into a villa in Dubai from abroad. My role in this massive project was to make sure all the pieces were safely unpacked and Read More

The Difference Between Cleaning and Organizing

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Many times during the week I will be compared to a maid. It seems to shock people when I explain that I do not provide a maid cleaning service, but provide an organizing service which enables you to be organized moving forward. Organizing and cleaning are entirely distinct undertakings which require you to have different thought processes and actions. So here is my explanation of what is cleaning and organizing (or in other words the difference between a professional organizer and a maid): THE DIFFERENCE Cleaning Cleaning involves the use of cleaning products such as dust cloths, disinfectant, brooms, mops, Read More

What is more important – Organising or Decluttering?

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What is more important, or superior – Organising or Decluttering? This is the question raised by Lani Rosales in her post which you can read here. I agree with the point that you can organise all you like but if your wardrobe (or other storage area) is full to the brim you still need to declutter first. This is what I explain to my clients when working with them in their homes and offices. If you still have to squeeze items into you’re organised wardrobe or kitchen cupboard or filing room, and your items become creased or damaged, then it Read More

Guest blog – Tea Organising by @Kangayayaroo

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My lovely friend @Kangayayaroo had a decluttr session this weekend. She has kindly agreed to share her decluttr session with us all. Here’s her post:   My husband has a tea habit. The habit is spilling out of the cupboard in all directions. He may know what is in there, but I certainly couldn’t find mint or chamomile when needed. I wanted to have a tidier way to handle this, like a nice wooden case with small drawers, but that would take up too much counter space. So, a quick Google image search for “organizing tea” gave me a few Read More