#icandeclutter Days 7-11

Sorry I haven’t been back with an #icandeclutter update for a few days –  I have been too busy decluttering (which is good!). I’m still going strong, although the parts of our house where I’m collecting all my donation items are starting to resemble an actual rubbish tip. I am sooooo looking forward to Friday, which is when the sorting begins. That reminds me, I suppose I should find some boxes…

I worked on the walk-in wardrobe in our bedroom yesterday, which was a lot of fun. How could it possibly be fun? I hear you ask. The answer is that it wasn’t my own clothes that I was getting rid of, it was Mario’s, so it was fun. I did a huge declutter of my own sections of the closet last year, so they were in pretty good shape. I still managed to turf a couple of things though.

Closet 1

Mario sorted through all the things that I had pulled out of his closet last night, and he has a real knack for decluttering. The amount of clothing we now have to donate is insane. If I have learned one thing from this process, it is that hanging on to t-shirts you’ve had since high school Continue reading

#icandeclutter Days 4-6: Closet & Garage

Ermagawd, I had the most productive long weekend!

I tackled the spare bedroom closet, which – as you can see – was packed wall to wall with my clothes, shoes, handbags, etc.

Closet Before

I got rid of a whole load of things, and did some organising, and I am sooooo proud of the result. I can see where everything is! Plus – biggest bonus – there’s now spare room in the closet for when we tackle the closet in our room! Continue reading

A Tale of Two Socks – September Short Projects

a tale of two socksA couple of months ago, I went to the Melbourne Quilt and Craft Expo. It was such a lovely day. Mario had to work (or so he says), so I went by myself. It was a revolutionary experience: I discovered that I actually kind of love going places by myself. I could look for as long as I wanted, and not feel guilty! I even went shopping afterwards! Continue reading