Leslie works at Listia and recently embarked upon a 40 day Decluttering Project. She will be sharing her experiences with all of us over the next few weeks. This is the first installment of Leslie’s Decluttering Project.
Small space living makes the quest for a clutter free life a huge challenge. Sometimes I win, sometimes the clutter wins. This year for Lent, I chose to give up clutter and send it packing! For the next 40 days I’m working through clutter to create a clear, peaceful, and harmonious living space.
Room by room, I am dividing items into three categories:
3. List on Listia
Listia is the perfect place to give away the things I no longer need. In turn, I get credits that I use for gift shopping, without any out of pocket spending!
Decluttering Project #1: The Bathroom
Before I started this project, it looked like a beauty supply store threw-up in my bathroom.
Do I really need 5 different shades of red nail polish? No. Do I need 3 different kinds of anti-wrinkle cream? Maybe. What I DON’T need is every product I own spread all over the counter, taking up valuable real estate and creating stress. I want my bathroom to be clean and relaxing.
After decluttering the bathroom, I have exactly what I want! A lovely bathroom that invites a sigh of relaxation and not a sigh of exasperation.
My next challenge is the kitchen. Who knew such a tiny kitchen could get so cluttered?