Does a clutter-free home sound like an unattainable dream? Are you ready to conquer what seems like the impossible?! Then let’s get started!!!
Welcome to the Happy Clutter-Free Home Series!
In this mini-series, I will give you seven days of posts, each challenging you to tackle a different aspect of clutter in your home.
You may not obtain a clutter-free home in just 7 days, and that’s not a problem. Don’t beat yourself up over it.
This is a challenge to get you started.
Once you gain momentum, this whole decluttering project of yours will become a breeze.
You will love finding the peace and calm that is hidden under all the clutter in your home, and you will be working on getting back more of your time as well.
There will be less cleaning after decluttering your home, and less sorting through the mess. Easier days are ahead mama!
Day 1: Decluttering Checklist: 100 Items You Can Get Rid of Today
First, I will give you a decluttering checklist. Do not attempt to tackle all these items in one day.
The list is made up of a lot of easy wins, things that should be easier to let go of when you are just starting out.
So, go ahead and grab yourself a trash bag and a giveaway bag and get busy!
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Day 2: The Flat-Surface Clutter Rule – How to Clear Clutter From Flat Surfaces in Your Home
On day 2, we will talk about the flat-surface clutter-fix rule. This rule will change how you think about a room every time you leave it.
Grab a laundry basket or empty box, and start clearing off those counters and tabletops, one room at a time!
Related Post: 15 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering When Overwhelmed
Day 3: How to Create a Minimalist Bathroom
On day 3, I will walk you through how to create a minimalist bathroom.
The bathroom is the easiest room in the house to declutter, very few sentimental items in there!
It is also a small goal, which helps build your momentum for larger tasks.
Related Post: Help with Sentimental Items
Day 4: How to Create a Minimalist Bedroom
On day 4, we will tackle how to create a minimalist bedroom.
Your bedroom should be your peaceful retreat from the craziness of motherhood.
I never gave my bedroom a priority because it was the one place I could hide everything.
It’s time to give yourself a place that isn’t chaotic! There is enough chaos in your life already.
Related Post: A Step-By-Step Guide to Declutter Your Bedroom
Day 5: How to Manage Toy Clutter
On day 5, we will talk about managing the toy clutter and toy storage solutions.
It is easy to start with the toy clutter, but I suggest starting with your stuff first. When mama shows the house she is serious by getting rid of her stuff first, they know you mean business.
Related Post: Get Rid of Toys (With the Help of Your Kids!)
Day 6: Declutter Your Kitchen: Simple, Actionable Steps
On day 6, we will start working on the kitchen. The kitchen is easy for some folks and a nightmare for others.
Start with one drawer, then one cabinet, and then one section of counter space. Break up the kitchen into workable parts. You can do it!
Related Post: Create Your Very Own Minimalist Pantry
Day 7: What to do With all the Stuff After Decluttering
Finally, on day 7 I will help you figure out the best ways to get rid of all the stuff you have set aside in your journey to a clutter-free home.
We will talk about how to deal with trashing some items to selling other items. I also have some good info on how to track your donations.
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Welcome to Happy Clutter-Free Home!
Thank you for joining me on this journey!
I would love it if you also signed up for our newsletter for ongoing tips, advice and joined us on Facebook as a community of mamas kicking clutter to the curb!
By signing up for the Happy Simple Mom newsletter, you also get a Declutter Your Home Starter Kit for FREE as my gift to you. It will help you tackle 3 core areas to a clutter-free home, giving you worksheets and checklists to make it possible.
You’ve got this! Everything is difficult…before it is easy. Go get your clutter-free home!
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This looks fantastic – I’ll give it a go! Rachel
Good luck! A clutter free home doesn’t always happen overnight, especially with kids! Yet persistence pays off and makes your days easier.
Hope it works for Grandmas too!
It is Grandma approved!!
I need to do this! Currently moving and I have so much stuff!! 😱
Moving is the perfect time to prepare yourself for a new clutter free home! Good luck with your move! By the way, I love your sugar and grain detox on your site! I need that!!!