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This is a great place to start for some quick tips or to learn more about the Philosophy of creating your best home.
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Marie Kondo changed the game when it comes to de-cluttering and home organisation. When I heard that she had her own Netflix show, I was both excited and curious to see her beyond the book, doing the work with real people in their homes. Not only did I not love the show and was left underwhelmed, I may have yelled at the TV a few times during the first two episodes. Discover why I think this series sets people up to fail.
After discovering an absolute mess behind my local Salvos store, I decided to investigate how the public can responsibly donate items. Learn what the Salvos Bairnsdale wants you to know about what to donate, how to donate and what happens to donated items; and the role that responsible discarding of items plays in keeping tip fees down.
Your kid's clutter can be changed from overwhelm to opportunity with a simply adjustment to your viewpoint, and access to the know-how of a Professional Organiser and Mum of 2. Find out why your kid's clutter should be celebrated and embrassed as a teachable moment.
I was shocked at how many batteries our family of 4 had used in just 6 months. Learn how many there were, why batteries pose a very real environmental risk and what easy and practical things you can do at home to keep batteries out of landfill.
Is it just me, or are Reality TV Reno Shows missing a huge opportunity and turning away viewers in the thousands? Do you still tune in, or is the drama more than the design is worth?
Sometimes all it takes is a few switches to create a very different outcome. Here are 4 habits to switch now which will significantly change the way you shop and ultimately save you money and prevent more clutter items from entering your home.
When inspiration hits and you're ready to tackle your clutter, you could find your time, energy and efforts wasted if you don't know the correct philosophy and technique to effective de-cluttering. Don't make these 8 common de-clutter mistakes!
Who really benefits from party bags? And who loses?
The things that you hang onto just because you don’t want to waste them, are being wasted the most. It's not your fault, you've been trained to think this way your whole life. The good news is, you can absolutely do something about it.
Curious about what it is like to work with a professional organiser and personal stylist to get your wardrobe just right? Read about one customer's experiences who the services of Interior Philosophy and Style Me Dress Me to do just that.
We all deserve a home that creates daily joy in our lives. What elements of joy do we experience whilst away that we can bring into our everyday lives?
How much money does the average Aussie household have tied up in unwanted clutter? And how has clutter been affecting our relationships? I review the Choosi Clutter Report 2017 which details the first Australian based stats on this fascinating topic.
If you can't fit all your paperwork into 1 folder, then you probably have more than you need. Most households do. With today's modern technology, there is only a small amount of hard copy paperwork you actually require, and it should all fit into 1 folder to grab easily in case of an emergency.
With 2017 drawing to a close, this is the time to upgrade your life by taking some time to think, plan and take action to set yourself up for success in 2018; and if you do, I promise you will thank yourself later.
Ever stood at the bin, wondering whether something could be recycled?
I am answering the question "Can I recycle this" on some of the trickiest things you're not sure what to do with.
Set your family up for less overwhelm and more time, space and money in the new year. With Christmas coming, now is the perfect time to put some strategies into place to ditch the toy excess and get organised in 2018.
After Part 1 where I explained the importance of deciding your tonal scale, lets delve into understanding Tints, Tones and Shades.
Ever considered how tone plays a part in the design of your room? In Part 1 of this 2 part topic, I will introduce you to the tonal scale range and explain why consciously working with it will make all the difference when styling your place.
1/3 Australians will be faced with an emergency situation in their lives, being prepared will make all the difference. Will your vital paperwork, photos and heirlooms survive? And are you ready to grab and go in 15 minutes?
Exploring ideas for creating a clutter-free Christmas with a great list of viable experience options for children and adults.
Clutter is at its core, delayed decisions. And decision fatigue likes to play interference even when we are determined to create positive changes. So when you can't decide between keep or go, what can you do? Here is how to make a decision when you can't make a decision.
What have you been putting up with in your home, even though it really bugs you?