If you’ve struggled in the past to de clutter your closet, you’ll want to try these easy doable steps.
It doesn’t have to be hard. It doesn’t have to be overwhelming. And it wont take you all day.
I’ll walk you through 5 easy steps that will help you de clutter your wardrobe in as little as 15-20 minutes. Really!
Getting your home de cluttered is about consistent progress. It isn’t about perfection. Progress is not perfection.
The same thing applies to your wardrobe.
So don’t worry about completely overhauling your closet and creating the perfect capsule wardrobe right this minute. (unless you have the time, energy, and motivation to do just that).
5 steps. 15 minutes. You can do this!
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How to de clutter your closet.
Before you get started, grab 3 large bags: One for donations and two for items you will remove from your closet for now. I like to use white trash bags that I can label with a permanent marker.
Don’t get hung up on difficult to get rid of pieces. If there are clothes that you never wear, but that you are not ready to get rid of, put them in a “maybe” bag for now. You can reconsider them down the road and de clutter your closet today.
1 Quickly remove everything you ready to donate.
This can include: clothes that don’t fit, that you don’t like, and/or that you never wear anymore. Put these items in your donation bag.
Work quickly! This is your first pass through. Only pull out the things you definitely want to de clutter. We’ll get to the harder stuff in a few minutes.
2 Pull out clothes that don’t fit right now, even if you are not ready to part with them.
Try to keep only a small number of clothes that don’t fit, favorites only, especially if these clothes haven’t fit for a while.
Don’t get hung up here. If you are struggling to let something go, just keep it for now.
I know this isn’t advice you normally hear, but I want you to make progress quickly today.
Progress, not perfection, remember? When you look through this bag of clothes that don’t fit i n 3 or 6 months from now, you may be ready to get rid of more at this point.
Put these clothes that don’t fit, but you want to keep for now, in the second bag, label the bag.