My number one tip is to think of things in terms of how much life energy they rob from you. If something requires washing, dusting, assembly, repair, ironing, worrying, storing or any other form of maintenance, it's got to be really special to keep or buy in the first place!
How Not to Be a Hoarder
|6/15/12 7:49 AM|
I couldn't agree more with the tip to finish the job. I used to get stuck at the pile stage and then I decided to get rid of 100 things at a time (no more, no less) and make sure everything actually left the house. 10,000 things later - I am clutter free! I had a lot to get rid of. : )
Pro Organizer Tips: What NOT To Do When Decluttering Your Home
|4/11/12 12:33 PM|
I completely agree with makedesign. I've had to construct elaborate ruses to trick myself into redirecting habits. My latest trick is to imagine my space through someone else's eyes, preferably someone I admire. It helps keep me on track with tips 1-3 above. By the way, great desk and dome!
You Can Do It: No Fail Ways to Finally Get Yourself Organized
|1/26/12 1:14 PM|
I feel dressed with my shoes and hate taking them off at parties. But, I'm also a real clean freak! I'd love to invent a steam cleaner for the front porch where people can give their shoes a quick clean before they come in. With two small kids I realize it's a law suit waiting to happen, but if someone comes up with a safe one, I'll be your first customer!
AT Asia: Shoe Storage in Hong Kong
|10/20/11 5:27 PM|
I've been embracing minimalism and thought I preferred modern design but these shots have me dreaming. It's totally out of character but I love the macrame wall hanging. I agree with olderworker that the lines are awfully clean for hippie style. Does anyone know where to get a display box like the one on the kitchen table?
On Trend in Europe: The Handcrafted Hippie Home Look
|10/18/11 4:35 PM|