Summer is a great time to think about simplifying your home. The weather is better so we can use our outdoor space more, do jobs around the home that are more difficult or unpleasant when it’s raining and, of course, many of us have the added excitement of the kids being off school so there are more toys, clutter and chaos! Here are 20 ways you can simplify your home this summer and some decluttering projects and tips which are designed for warmer days!
Decluttering is so popular right now and everyone seems to be throwing out their unwanted stuff, clearing their homes of the clutter and finding ways to organise what’s left. If you haven’t got started yet, aren’t quite sure what the fuss is all about or exactly why and how it’s going to help you anyway, then check out my 10 reasons to declutter your home. I’ll also give you some tips on how to start decluttering, common decluttering problems and how to get around them and why decluttering is the key to a simpler, easier and more intentional life for you and your family.
Just because you don’t have time, energy or knowledge to declutter your home, don’t think that decluttering isn’t for you! Here are my 30 favourite 10 minute decluttering projects for busy people that’ll kick-start your decluttering and tackle the main clutter-hotspots in your home. 10 minutes every now and then is better than nothing and you can make quite an impact with this list!
Minimalism can be off-putting or scary at the best of times even if you’re someone who’s open to trying new things, likes a challenge or you’re totally convinced that Minimalism is the way to go for a new and better life. But, if you’re a collector or hoarder and prone to keeping everything for that ‘just in case’ moment, Minimalist living (and its benefits) can seem out of your grasp. If you’d like to change your life, simplify what you can and live a fuller life (just with less stuff) then check out my decluttering tips for hoarders.
If you have a family, then you’re probably going to have lots of clutter come into your home on a daily basis! Keeping control of the clutter can be difficult even if you have strategies to help you manage and minimise it. To help you keep on top of the clutter and avoid it building up, check out my ideas for 4 clutter-busting daily routines to keep your home clutter free!
Declutter in Progress is a completely free 1-week home declutter challenge. It will help you take action over your clutter and make your home start to work for you, rather than against you. If you’re not sure where or how to start decluttering your home, join my free challenge and let’s get started!
Decluttering your clothes will make it easier for you to choose what to wear in the morning. It will help you feel good about yourself as the clothes in your wardrobe are the ones that you love and feel good wearing. Your wardrobe won’t be cluttered with clothes you don’t wear, don’t like and don’t fit. To make it simple and quick for everyone, check out my post on how to declutter clothes in 10 easy steps.
Decluttering your home can be a huge task if you’ve never done it before, have a lot of stuff, don’t have much time or energy or aren’t in the right mindset to just dig in and get started. To help you declutter your home, one day and one step at a time, check out this post on 365 ways to declutter your home in 365 days.
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So many people think about their material possessions and physical stuff when it comes to decluttering. But there’s a whole load of other things that we can declutter in our life that aren’t visible or tangible. If you’re looking to truly declutter your life and create more time, space and freedom by living simply, then check out this post on 10 things to declutter that aren’t actual things.