I have a confession to make: I’ve been sleeping on my living room couch for weeks. I have a perfectly functioning bed a couple feet away in the next room but I’ve been kicked out by my own closet. My Ikea PAX wardrobe has failed me, as it can no longer sustain the extent of my fashion finds and thus, my clothes have ventured out, conquered my bed, forcing me to sleep on the couch. One of my resolutions for 2018 is to declutter my life in every aspect, and since I really want to sleep on my bed again sometime soon, I started with my closet.
I did my research and found multiple solutions to help (FYI: Marie Kondo is the shiznit), I’m about halfway through the pile, I can almost clearly see the mural behind my bed. It’s still a work in progress but hey, I’m getting somewhere! If you’re anything like me, here’s how to do it.
#1 Here comes the purge
Examine each article of clothing and without trying to sound like a hoarder, think about how it makes you feel. When was the last time you wore this? And can you imagine your life without it? If you’re drawing a blank, toss it.