Get Organized With The 30-Day Declutter Challenge

Do any of these statements sound like you?

You have tried to get rid of the clutter in your house many times but you usually make a bigger mess than when you started and that makes you frustrated and you give up.

You have the best intentions but everyone else in your household seem to put up roadblocks when you try to get rid of things.

You have so much to go through and the job seems so big that you feel overwhelmed just thinking about it.

All of the above sound like me to a T. If they sound like you too, I have a few suggestions for you that will finally have you tossing out things you do not need and getting super organized in just 30 days. I did it and so can you!

First off, this system only includes your own things. Not anyone else’s. So there is no one to consult with this process. But there is no one else to blame either if you don’t do it.

Second, download and print my free printable and check off the days as you go. Start anytime you want and you don’t have to go in chronological order.

Third, I have a few rules to help guide you through this list.

 

Rules

  • throw out items if not they have not been used/touched/seen/expired in over 6 months
  • if you are not sure about whether you should keep or toss but you don’t have a place for a particular item, put it in the next day’s drawer/item list category to sort through
  • if you keep handling that same item a few days in a row, and you have not found a place for said item, throw it out
  • garbage/donation/give away items must leave the house daily and disposed of (this does not mean placed in your car or garage, item must be irretrievable)
  • if you repeatedly throw out a certain type of item, create and place it on a never buy again list
  • keep your list in your purse/wallet or read it over often so you remember what you don’t need

Get yourself organized and de-cluttered in 30 days. I challenge you! No more excuses.

Click below to download and print your 30-Day Declutter Challenge

Get organized and declutter in just 30 days with this free printable checklist!

If you need help going through your clothes closet, check out my no fail method here.

 


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10 thoughts on “Get Organized With The 30-Day Declutter Challenge

  1. Such a great idea! Mail and paperwork are always my downfall – I always stuff the various envelopes and paper somewhere and then when I go to organize the many piles and stashes I get overwhelmed. I will be moving soon so I really need to buckle down and go through it all, since of course, it’s mostly trash… 😉

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  2. I have been diligent through the years keeping clutter down, but have let up on it of late due to time constraints. Always good to remind oneself to keep at it or it will take over your life! And for me that means it weighs on my psyche. We bought a new suitcase and it came with an odd strap. Yesterday my husband said, “Do we really need to keep this?” We both cheered as he put it in the trash. I only hope I don’t regret it! 😉

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