Liven up your Lingerie drawer

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  Start by emptying your lingerie drawer(s) and sort your items into keep, donate (TKD accept gently used items for recycling and rehoming) or throw piles. This should be a fairly straightforward process – cull anything that looks faded, stretched, frayed, shapeless, doesn’t fit or hasn’t been worn in the last year.   Next separate your underwear into bras and knickers. Depending on how many items you have, you may want to further sub-divide those items into those you consider everyday essentials and those that are for special outfits or occasions. If you have an extensive collection of underwear, you Read More

The 2 for 1 Rule for your Clothes

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  How often do you go shopping and come home with clothes, accessories… stuff and then find you don’t have a place for the new stuff?   You open your wardrobe and find you don’t have any spare hangers to hang the new clothes?   There is no space in the cupboards to store your shoes, scarves and accessories?   Your make-up box is so full that you can’t close it, let alone put new items in it.   How can you resolve this issue?   Simple – follow the DeCluttr Me rule:   Buy 1, Remove 2 Items   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

How to Reduce your Wardrobe with Cost per Wear

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    You see these boots? They cost me $900 on sale (yep on sale. I hope my mum is not reading this!). They are a beautiful pair of boots, but the middle section of my foot starts aching after wearing them for 5 minutes. It is so bad that I have worn these boots 3 times since I purchased them 5 years ago.  This is what you call a complete waste of money. How did I come to that conclusion? By using this handy formula: (Wears per Month) x (Number of Months worn if it is a Seasonal Item) x Read More

Why Shopping Whilst DeCluttering is Never a Good Idea

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  I recently helped a lovely client to declutter her clothes and accessories which she had bought over a few years. Whilst we were still in the declutter process, a parcel arrived… The parcel was from Net-a-Porter and contained beautiful new clothes to add to the wardrobe.   She then confessed she had been shopping online before I had arrived and ordered more stuff to be delivered later in the week. A few minutes later, I was told I had been called in to help declutter so she could buy new stuff!! Imagine my face. By using a professional organizer 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

How to Organize Series – Decluttering and Organizing a Walk in Closet

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  Check out our new video showing how we decluttering and organized a walk in closet and also under the bed.     Clothes not worn often were boxed using Samla boxes from Ikea and labelled for easy reference. The main areas of the wardrobe were also labelled to help the client keep her area organized. A lot of clothes, shoes and bags were donated. Old paperwork was shredded using the services of Shred-It.       If you need help to declutter your walk in closet, wardrobe and bedroom, contact us to book a free 20 minute consultation.   Read More

Decluttering and Organising Session – Walk in Closet and Library

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A client recently needed to organise his walk-in closet (room) and library. During the 2 days we decluttered a lot of clothes and shoes that he no longer wore, liked or could fit into; we also removed hanging rails and hangers to give him more space to breathe within the walk in closet area. We also worked on his library, donating several boxes of books to a pet charity and reorganising the books which were left in alphabetical order. Check out the before and after of this 2 day session here:   If you would like help to declutter and Read More