Wednesday, July 11

WOYWW and Decluttering!

It's Wednesday and day 3 of my decluttering quest.  Today I am combining with WOYWW, so 1st a little re-cap.

Here is the craft section of the before pictures (full post and pictures here).
 Things have really got bad, and it's not just about craft.  There are piles of junk everywhere, well just piling up really!  So I am tackling everything intensively for a week, with breakfast updates here at my blog.  After this week it will be back to a bit each day, but I find that hard because clearing up the new mess the family makes each day can take up all of my allotted time, hence no real progress.  Mess begets mess, once there is a clear space it will be much easier for everyone to see that items have been put down and left inappropriately. 

Yesterday, with the living room half done I reported my brave stupid decision to move on to the loft.  As I suspected, this had the effect of one step forward and two steps back, but it had to be done whilst I had a man about the house to give me a hand (SMO has taken the week off to get the whole decluttering extravaganza off the ground).  Where there were spaces in the living room there are now new piles of things from the loft which I need to photograph and try to sell/give away.  All of this means I still haven't taken another picture of the room

The plan for today then, press on with the living room blitz and make it somewhere relaxing for us, with space for little people to play (provided they put toys away after them), and somewhere welcoming for family and friends.

** Kate **

12 comments:

Trish Latimer said...

Good luck with your de-clutter! i bet you'll be inspired to create wonderful things when you're done!! Trish #68

Twiglet said...

Its a hard thing to do but you will feel so good when you have sorted some of it. Best of luck. x Jo

BJ said...

You can do it - hang in there. Don't take out more than you can sort in 15 minutes. Go clockwise round a room. Little by little you'll make it spick and span. Cheering for you. BJ#80

Clarky J said...

Gosh it sure does mount up. I too have just had a craft room move and boy was it hard work! Good luck and I am sure you will feel better once in your room - I certainly feel more creative since the move and declutter x

nerllybird said...

Urgh, good luck with that! Would love to see the results of your banana crafting! ;)
Helen S #74

jill said...

Hope you get the decluttering done soon. jill#73

Danielle said...

Have fun de-cluttering! Hopefully you will feel creative when you are done. Dani 31

Hazel said...

Hope the de-cluttering goes well. Thanks for a peep at your workspace. Hope you have a good week - Hazel, WOYWW #124 x

trisha too said...

Oh my, good luck with the purge--it's hard to do, but you'll feel so much better after!

:)trisha, #36 this week (link)

Alison said...

Keep up the good work..you'll feel better for it..eventually ;)
Alison xx

Darnell J Knauss said...

That a huge job to tackle and I wish you luck with it. You've made a great start now and that's half the battle. Can't wait to see it all cleared! Have a great productive week! Darnell #34

Shoshi said...

Ah... decluttering... I know it well! It's an ongoing project here at the moment. I have occasional blitzes - today having a second go at my books now I've got my Kindlle! Why is it always so much easier to acquire more stuff than to get rid of it?

Happy belated WOYWW,
Shoshi #4