The wonderful, beautiful thing that happens when you rid yourself of the things that don’t see your worth? You make space in your life for all the glorious things you deserve.” -Mandy Hale
It happens to all of us. One day, we wake up and realize that our home, our sanctuary, the single most place in the world that we’re meant to feel cozy and comfortable, is full of things that instead make us feel claustrophobic and out of control. Clutter. The word itself inspires enough dread to make us peer out from behind the shutters to check for the camera crew from ‘Hoarders’.
As a woman with lots of experience walking into all sorts of homes, I want to assure all of us that we’re not alone in accumulating this. It’s as though we have this innate talent whereby we can stroll into a HomeGoods for a place setting and leave with five picture frames, four candles, a set of rooster salt and pepper shakers, one full-length mirror and a dessert platter that we would just die without. But if one day you wake up with an irrational fear that your houseguests will mistake your living room for a Hobby Lobby, you might be ready for some of the tips below. Click the first photo to begin. Enjoy, and best of luck!