5 Reasons People Can’t Stay Clutter Free: Not Asking For Help Before Getting Overwhelmed

5 Reasons People Can’t Stay Clutter Free: Not Asking For Help

Here is the fifth reason I believe many people can’t stay clutter free. This is the last in this series of why I believe many people can’t stay clutter free. I hope if you found yourself relating to some of these reasons and you can now now begin to shift your mindset and do something about staying clutter free. If you are just joining us here are the links to Reason 1, Reason 2, Reason 3 and Reason 4.

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5 Reasons People Can’t Stay Clutter Free: Too Much Stuff

The Top Five Reasons People Can't Stay Organized

Recently I  had the opportunity to go to visit a past clients home. I had worked with this client for a year on her home. We made great progress but I never truly felt like we finished the job. We still haven’t been able to pick up where we left off and new clutter has already arrived on the scene.

Because I have an intimate look into this clients like I realize a few things about why many people just can’t seem to stay clutter free. I’m going to post one of these a day so maybe after you read each one you can evaluate yourself and your home to see if any of these relate to you.

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DIY Organizer Series: Back To School Pantry Organization

Back To School Pantry Organization

It’s that time of summer where I’m trying to get my kid to decompress from all of the late nights, fun swim days and yes, video games. It’s time for us to clean up and and prepare for back to school and activity filled days. Let’s start preparing the kitchen pantry since it might be a mess from having kids rummage through it all summer! It’s always good to get a jump start on getting snacks ready for school lunches. Let me show you my back to school pantry organization!

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Bringing the Inside Out: Summer to Fall Patio Decor

Bringing the Inside Out: Summer to Fall Patio Decor | Smart Happy Organized

Summer, sun and margaritas equals grilling, grass stains and fresh air.  Once the weather gets nice we pretty much live outside.  I’m of the belief that your outdoor space should reflect your personality just like the interior of your home.  The patio should be a comfortable family/dining/lounging area, encouraging those kids, obsessed with electronics (mine included) to get their hineys out there and soak up some vitamin d.

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Easy Steps to Combat Daily Clutter

Easy Steps to Combat Daily Clutter

*This is a Guest Post By: Edna Thompson

All in a Day:  Daily Clutter Control

When it comes to getting rid of stuff, people are likely to postpone it forever. It is hard to dispose of things, even if you don’t need them. However, de-cluttering is an important step to a clean and cozy home. When your counter tops are crowded, your shelves overflow, your drawers won’t close because they are stuffed, it not only looks bad, but it can slow you down while cleaning.

It’s time to do something about it. Here are a few tips to keep daily clutter at bay.

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How to Organize an Epic Garage Sale and Make $500+

How to Organize an Epic Garage Sale and Make $500+ | www.smarthappyorganized.com | garage sale, organizing a garage sale | cleaning out garage

I used to hate having a garage sale. Really, I hated them. They were SO.MUCH.WORK!  From the sorting and purging to the prepping and pricing. It was all such a pain in the butt. That is until I figured out a few tricks to make my garage sales easier, more fun, and more lucrative (with the same old junk to sell). Want to know how I made $500+ on my latest epic garage sale? Let me share my method!

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DIY Organizer Series: My Organized Laundry Room…Finally

DIY Organizer Series: My Organized Laundry Room...Finally

DIY Organizer Series: Lesson 12

Wow! I can’t believe I finally finished and have an organized laundry room! This was one of those projects that stayed about half done for four months. I just couldn’t find the time to finish it until last weekend.  I emptied the laundry room closet and laid all of the stuff in the foyer where it stayed for about two months.

Have you ever started a project which just left things a mess? Well I’m here today to finally show you the results of my long over due work and give you some tips on how to get it done smarter and faster (thanks to my lessons learned). Check out my organized laundry room.

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The KonMari Method: You’ll Never Revert to Clutter Again…Really?

The KonMari Method: You'll Never Revert to Clutter Again...Really? | autumnleopold.com | clutter, KonMarie, Marie Kondo, organizing

Hi friends! I am back from vacation and have so much to discuss with you! First, I actually got some reading done on the trip and was able to read, “The Life- Changing Magic of Tidying Up (the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing).” by Marie Kondo. There is so much in this book I could talk about but I’m choosing to start by asking a simple question that is bothering me.

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Welcome to Our Home! Front Porch, Foyer, and an Introduction to Our Style

Welcome to our home!

Hi everyone I am Tina Bousu, wife, mother of four, and obsessed with making our home a beautiful happy place! I’m so excited to be opening up our home to you today!   I love many different home decor styles: elegant design, traditional design, antique, whimsical, eclectic and more.  Let’s start at the beginning shall we!

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DIY Organizer Series: Garage Organizing

DIY Organizer Series: Garage Organization

It took us until the middle of June this year, but we finally spring cleaned out the garage. We might have had it done a few weeks sooner but it rained every single day we planned to do it. This clean out wasn’t nearly as bad as some of the others we have had because we are getting better about not accumulating so much stuff in the garage. But as you are about to see there is still tons of stuff to trash and donate.

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