Now that spring is here; it’s a fantastic opportunity to declutter and clean your home from top to bottom. Spring cleaning may not be your favourite job. It may seem a little overwhelming, and knowing what to do with all your bits and bobs can become troublesome. Maybe it’s clothes you no longer wear, or kitchen gadgets taking up valuable space in your cupboards. Every household has their little quirks. If you want to get rid of stuff that is no longer of any use to you, why not donate it to charity? Not only will you get rid of a whole heap of things you don’t need, but you could also help out a worthy cause at the same time. If you need help on decluttering techniques, head on over to Flylady.net. She’s queen of clean and is particularly useful if you’ve fallen behind on your household chores.
But, what do you do with those items that may, essentially, be useless, but have sentimental value? That’s always a real toughie. If you want to stamp your personality on your home, it might be easier than you thought. Pick a space. You don’t have to fill it with all your personal clutter or throw bright colours all over the walls unless you want to that is! If your home is white and minimalist or a farmhouse style cute cottage? Setting aside an area to display your favourite things makes a great feature. Besides, it all contributes to helping cut down on clutter. If you still can’t quit the clutter look at becomingminimalist.com for more help. What’s not to love? If your abode is all clean lines and simple shapes, our the hint of something different will add warmth and interest to your space. Why not use shelves or a retro cabinet to show off your precious personal items. If you’ve got recesses or insects that are just wasted space, fit them out and use them! They’re just wasted space anyway, so there’s nothing to lose!
If you hate any sort of clutter or fussiness but want to show off your art or family pictures, then there is an alternative to having to dust lots of little frames. Check out wallpaperink.co.uk where you can have your snaps turned into top quality wallpaper for your home. They also produce fun and funky murals and wall art, which is an excellent way to add your personality to your walls. After all, who wants to have the same as everyone else? It’s a chance to make your place as unique as you are!
Instead of shoving all your stuff out of site in boxes and cupboards, why not have a proper sort through all of your items. Choose the pieces that you think are worth displaying. You can create your very own sentimental gallery. Think personal artefacts like shells and stones from holiday beaches. And what about all of those champagne corks from celebrations? There’s no point in keeping them in the back of your kitchen drawer; they’re only going to become a nuisance. Keep your memories fresh by using them to put your own stamp on your decor!