An organized home is a challenge for the busy homeowner. If you have a family, small children or pets, it can be even more difficult to stay organized. Don’t beat yourself up and feel bad because you are not alone. According to a survey of 1000 American men and women, an overwhelming majority are under stress about how to keep their home organized.
Try reading a self help book on organization called “Changing Magic of Tidying Up”. This book is written by Marie Kondo, a world renowned organizational guru and author of the best-selling author.
This organization method will help you effectively clean out your walk-in closet. It makes no sense to have a beautifully designed custom built walk in closet that is disorganized. This is an impressive journey to embark upon while you are working on the design for your custom closet. This way, when the closet is complete, you will only have items in it that you use.
One of the fundamental principles of the KonMari method is to Pick up each item in your closet and ask the question: Do I need this item in my life for me to be happy?
Take a step back and imagine your ideal Lifestyle to prevent a relapse back into your old habits.
KonMari Organization Tip #1 – Set a Time to Organize All at Once
KonMari Organization Tip # 2 – Pull Everything out and onto the Floor
KonMari Organization Tip #3 – Divide Your Clothing into Sub Categories
KonMari Organization Tip # 4 – Don’t Save Old Clothes for Loungewear – Discard and Invest in Comfortable Loungewear
KonMari Organization Tip # 5 – Discard Off Season Garments First and say “Thank You” to Your things that you let go. Especially unused gift items that are just taking up space in your closet.
KonMari Organization Tip # 6 – Fold Clothes where appropriate and use origami method to folding
KonMari Organization Tip # 7 – Hang Garments in the closet so that they rise to the right.
The book “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up” will dramatically change your life. Follow the principles faithfully for a good month and you will see how your life will be transformed. It is important that you write things down and start with a plan. This will enable you to have a roadmap to follow when purging your closet and getting your home organized.
Click on the following articles to learn more on how you organize your closet and it keep it clean and neat.
The Best way to clean out your closet – Get on Board with the KonMari method – Pure Wow – By Grace Beuley Hunt
The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo – Tidying Up
Home Organization – Source of Stress for Americans – Huffington Post