Decluttering Challenge: Day 18

by Katie on April 3, 2014

Today I finished our bedroom by cleaning out the closet and the dresser.  Although I was not exactly looking forward to tackling the closet, I’m relieved to have it finished.  Since storage space is at a premium in our house, we utilize our closet for not only our clothes and shoes,  but for our clean laundry basket and a container of various bags and backpacks as well.

I found several bags to get rid of that we no longer use as well as a few pairs of shoes.  Additionally, my husband and I went through our clothes, and together we filled a bag and a half full of clothes that no longer fit us.  In the past, I’ve gotten rid of plenty of clothes that don’t fit because they’re too small, and  I have to say, getting rid of clothes that are big is way more fun!

I also straightened the dresser and got rid of a few pairs of pj’s that I don’t wear anymore.  However, the rest of the dresser (much to my delight!) was very organized and not in much of need of straightening.  Now that our room is finished, I plan to move on to the hall closets and the boys’ room between tomorrow and next week.

Did you miss previous posts in this series?  You can read all of the posts from the Decluttering Challenge Series here.

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DEANNA H April 4, 2014 at 4:44 am

So that’s what my bedroom should look like! 🙂


Katie April 4, 2014 at 9:50 pm



Debra Pauley April 4, 2014 at 7:00 am

i absolutely love reading your decluttering series. it gives me inspiration to read this first thing in the morning. thank you for getting me motivated to tackle the day!


Katie April 4, 2014 at 9:49 pm

Thank you – I’m so glad the series is helpful to you. Honestly, it is a huge motivation for me just knowing that I’m posting the series. It helps keep me accountable to the task at hand!


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