Decluttering 101: Items To Get Rid of

Decluttering 101: Items To Get Rid of

Decluttering isn’t just exhilarating, it’s one of the most rewarding things you can do for your home. It’s easy to accumulate too many unnecessary items, which is why everyone has to start fresh at some point. Luckily, getting rid of unwanted items is an easy chore to get into. There’s a certain rush to throwing out things that have worn out their welcome. This is due to the fact that it gives us new options to work with. Once your home is clean, the air is perfumed with possibilities.

Everyone wants peace of mind, & the sense of satisfaction brought by cleaning can’t be ignored. Decluttering opens up doors to new additions, such as fun furniture like our Egg Chairs. What you do after is up to you, but stay focused. Like many chores, getting started is the hardest part. Looking at the clutter can be overwhelming, but don’t let it discourage you from tackling necessary cleaning projects.

Most people enjoy decluttering once they get started, so not allowing yourself to be intimidated is the first step. The best way to start is when you are armed with the right game plan, since the execution will be easier. For this reason, we have compiled a list of items that everyone should automatically get rid of. They are taking up much needed space, so get rid of them with no hesitation!

Items That Need to Go Right Now

Unnecessary Items #1: Anything That’s Outdated – This is a broad target, which is great since it covers many bases. Any expired coupons, pantry items, old magazines or unused clothes need to go. There’s a reason why they went to waste, so don’t make the mistake of keeping them. Throw out the useless items before they continue to collect dust in your home.

Unnecessary Items #2: Everything That’s Broken – Everyone wants to salvage old goods, but in the end they never get repaired. This is due to the fact that we aren’t mechanics & our schedules don’t have time for tedious repairs. For this reason, anything that’s chipped, broken or torn needs to go. This includes clothes, linens, mugs, plates or electronics. If they didn’t get fixed within the first month of breaking, it’s time to kiss them goodbye.

Unnecessary Items #3: Neglected Entertainment – Everyone has a stack of DVD’s, but we only watch a few at best. Now that Netflix is providing an easier option, physical DVD’s look more archaic by the day. Do yourself a favor & sell or donate any DVD’s/books that you haven’t touched this year.

About Alexandra Dedovitch

Alexandra Dedovitch has a B.A. in Multimedia Communications and English. She is a professional writer, artist and designer. Her passion for writing, travel and design has led her to settle her roots in Arizona, a hub for modern and eclectic style. She is the founder of Folk Heart Creations, a blog dedicated to travel and self-expression through art and design. She has worked for Inmod since 2013, both in-house and freelance.

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