When using the KonMarie Organizational system your first stop is your closet and drawers to sort out ALLLLLLL your clothes. Knowing how to declutter will help with knowing How to Organize Your Closet Using Marie Kondo Method. I will say this, it will be a very long process. However, it is guaranteed to take you down memory lane and allow you to have gratitude towards your life and possessions.
Sit comfortably and visualise what you want your closet or room to look
Reuse, Donate or Discard
Take all your clothes out in the open. Start separating them into piles and ask your self the following questions or statement :
Reuse: “I am so in LOVE and this is still useful to me, should I keep this?”
Donate: “This has done its time I should pass it on so it can make someone
Discard: “You no longer have any use to me, thank you for your service to my life. Goodbye”
Now you have dwindled down your wardrobe into your favourite pieces. It is time to now organize them into a more useful flow for your life.
Using a wardrobe rack for your work
Baskets & Trays for Accessories
Place your everyday
Easy Shoes Access
Make your shoes easy to access on open shelves or in a space you can see them as you need. Shoe storage boxes are great for storing away shoes you don’t use very often. Boots for winter or sandals for spring. However, you need more open access to your everyday shoes.
You must be asking, ‘why not use shoe rack?” They are on sightly and your shoes will more than likely end up in a pile on the floor. T
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Current Season Wardrobe Items
Seasonal clothes keep them out in the open to see them when the season comes around. Think open shelving for folded items like jeans, and matching hangers-on rods for clothes that wrinkle easily. Invest in a set of good-quality hangers it is worth the splurge. They slide more easily across the rod, won’t snag delicate fabrics and help clothes keep their shape. Wood hangers are best for suit jackets and clothes with more structure; slim, velvety-coated hangers will help slippery tops stay put.
No Snag Baskets
What should you do with your smaller items? Grab some fabric lined baskets and add your scarves, bags, swimwear and intimates. Add to those basket out of season items and place them higher up and out of reach. To ensure you know where everything is label the baskets for easy visuals
Drawer inserts are a lifesaver. They come in many variations from velvet-lined
Fabric Care Items
Caring for your garments is essential for their longevity.
- Lint rollers
- Sweater Comb
- Safety Pins
- Stain remover
Rarely Used Clothes
For clothing, you don’t wear as much. Stash them away in storage bins or in drawers where dust can be kept away. Invest in garment bags instead of hanging them at the back of the closet. Unlike plastic bags from the dry cleaner, cloth garment bags protect clothes from dust while allowing the fabric to breathe.
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