Most people have lots of sets of bedding. Two sets are more than enough. Donate spare bedding to charity. Use old sheets as protection when decorating or as cleaning cloths. They can even be used for Halloween costumes for children. Store linens in the room they will b...

Overwhelmed by clutter? Don't know where to start? Call a professional organiser or try it by yourself with a manageable area such as footwear. Allow a minimum of two hours depending on how much footwear you have and remember to take donations to charity straight away:...

Paperwork is clutter. To stop from being overwhelmed by a mountain of paper:

1. reduce the amount that comes through your door by signing up to go paperless for utilities and banking.

2. Recycle junk mail immediately; keep a recycling box near to where you open your mail...

The “ideal number” of toys will vary from family to family (if there even is one). But hopefully these tips will be helpful to those of you who know the ideal number is certainly less than you have now.

1. Be convinced that less is better. As with any minimalist (o...

When you remove clothes from your wardrobe, put the empty hanger at the end of the rack. This makes it easy to find a spare hanger and keeps wardrobes looking neater.

Holidays off from school are a great time to declutter with kids. Instead of spending money on more stuff they don't need, spend a morning with them sorting out their toys, games or clothes.

It is quite demanding so keep sessions short and fun with a snack break in the...

Now is a good time to go through your wardrobe. Donate/sell clothing you haven't worn in the last year. .. If you didn't wear it last year, chances are you won't wear it next year. If you have clothes that need mending put in a bag and take to the tailor. Get rid of il...

Most people only use 20% of what they own and wear 20% of their clothes. The other 80% is clutter. Only keep things you love, use and wear.

A professional organiser like Marquiss Home Management can help you with the decluttering process.

So it's half term. Kids are bored and you don't want to spend any more money on day trips.. What's a parent to do?.. Spend time at home with them. Have a day helping to make their rooms easy to keep tidy. Create a space for everything so toys/ books/ clothes all have t...

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