Creative ideas to un-clutter you home

With the new year having started, it is a good idea to get rid of unwanted items that fill your cupboards, wardrobes and take up too much space. Here are a few un-cluttering tips to get you motivated.

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The Four-Box-Method

Gather four boxes labelled: Store it, Keep it, Donate it, Bin it and organise your items accordingly.

Make a list

If you don't know where to start de-cluttering, start by making a list of items you don't need.

The 12-12-12 challenge

Choose 12 items of each: To donate, return to proper owner or throw away.

The Closet Hanger experiment

Point out clothing pieces to clear out, by hanging all your clothes with the hangers in the reverse direction. After you wear an item, return it to the closet with the hanger facing the correct direction. After six months, you’ll have a clear picture of which clothes you can easily discard.