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Getting rid of all the items you no longer want or need provides an excellent opportunity to embrace a calmer way of living with less stuff weighing you down. Decluttering your home can feel like a liberating process and one that is really satisfying to complete. But, there are some decluttering tasks even seasoned clutter busters dread, and one of these is the closet.
Closets can be super tricky to declutter because they often pack a lot of stuff into a small space. When you start decluttering your wardrobe, you may be worried you will find yourself getting bored halfway through and struggling to stay motivated to complete the task. But, if you have a wardrobe ready to burst open where it is packed with clothing and accessories, now is the perfect time to declutter your closet. Take a look at these tips to help declutter your closet quickly:
When you want to declutter your closet quickly, it may be tempting to simply pull everything out of your wardrobe and let it all tumble out onto your bed or the floor. While this may leave you with an empty closet, it will also give you no space to work and leave you feeling overwhelmed by the vast amount of stuff you need to work through. Instead, it is better to work methodically. Taking out just a few items at a time will make the task more manageable and enable you to do a more thorough job. This method won’t take you longer, but it will allow you to feel calm and in control throughout the process, as you won’t be trying to wade through a mountain of clothes.
Clear a Space
To declutter effectively, you will need to create space in your bedroom. First, you will need a space to make a pile of items you will be getting rid of, and second, you will need room for the clothes you are keeping. You will now be able to start working through your closet, pulling out a few items at once and then placing them in the appropriate pile. Once you have completed this, it is time to start putting your things back in the closet. Arranging your clothes by type is helpful, but it is also a good idea to keep clothes you wear most often near the front so you can access them easily.
Keeping Your Closet Clutter-Free
Once you have completed your massive decluttering session, it is crucial you keep your closet free from clutter. This is something you can achieve by changing your clothes buying habits. Stopping yourself buying fast fashion items that do not last and are of poor quality is the best place to start. Instead, it is worth shopping local and independent such as at a local online boutique, so you only purchase clothes you love and focus on quality rather than quantity. Changing your buying habits should see less clothing hanging in your closet but more items you love wearing.