Congratulations! Now that you have only the items that make you look and feel great, keep that momentum moving with a little maintenance.
Schedule a 15 minute monthly date with your closet.It's a good time to take a look at what needs attention. Buttons, hems or items for the dry cleaner. Whatever it is, checking in to your clothing will make every day a success from the st
To your most Peaceful self!
If I know that someone will appreciate my things as much as I do, it always makes it much easier to let it go. I was fortunate to hand off many of our items to a young woman who was starting out in her first apartment. It was wonderful to give her doubles of items and she was thrilled to get them.
But what if you don't have that perfect someone? Actually, you do. You just haven't met them. When you look at your closet donate bag, think of this. Someone is going to be thrilled to get those. Don't think so? Watch your local news tonight.
To your most Peaceful self
Is this what you are seeing every morning? Is that how you want to start your day? Hopefully you have been following and purging this week and have been able to make some progress.
Now it's time to reward yourself with some simple closet upgrades to keep things organized. Keeping your items organized helps keep them clean and neat and can save you money in the long run. My favorite upgrade? Sturdy, consistent hangers without the little hooks.
Thanks Apartment Therapy for these great resources and ideas.
Now that you have done your ruthless editing, and have an assessment of what you need to manage, it's time to make it pretty! Finding the right organizing method combined with the right kind of storage creates a welcoming morning routine. And it makes keeping your closet organized a snap.
Here is where bringing in another professional can bring more bang for your buck. Working with a closet designer can be intimidating and seem out of reach, but there are many who do great work at a very reasonable price. And you get exactly what you need and want for your space.
Your closet designer will ask you:
I have worked with a couple of really great closet designers, but Rick Lyrek is my favorite. Look at how even a small redo makes such a difference
To your most peaceful self
Changing over clothes from one season to the next can be challenging. Even though you say you have nothing to wear, somehow there seems to be a lot of items to go through.
Make the transition flow easier by utilizing this handy chart from Apartment Therapy. By applying the criteria to those hard to get rid of items, you can edit faster and easier.
Welcome to my blog. I am glad you are here to read the musings on organizing and finding balance in your life. I hope you find them inspiring and motivating.