If you have decided to take on the task of de-cluttering your home, good for you! Your first step is to design an approach that gives you something to celebrate after just one or two hours of work, something where you can see and admire the results.
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So, where did the idea for patterned gift wrapping paper come from? In 1917, the Hall Brothers stumbled into the gift-wrapping market by accident. At that time, they offered red, green, and white tissue paper in their Kansas City, Missouri store. But a few days before Christmas they sold out.
Are you downsizing? Do you have a large quantity of things that you’d like to sell? If so, you might be wondering Which is better an auction or an estate sale? Between auctions and estate sales, the best monetary return is almost always
Banish Clutter in Bothell Washington, Part 1 Where do you start? The thing that typically overwhelms people when they start to Banish Clutter, is taking on too big a project at once. Clutter usually took a long time to accumulate and it is unreasonable to expect yourself to fix it in all in a short […]
Digging Out a Hoarder in Seattle, Washington. Does someone you love hoard? Do you worry about their ability to safely navigate in their home? Does it concern you that they may be eating expired food or not storing food properly in the refrigerator? Are the papers stacked so deeply a small kitchen fire could turn […]
This is a fascinating video that allows you to see some self-professed hoarders interacting with the possessions in their homes. The film implies its subjects are coping with obsessive-compulsive disorder. I do want to stress that the majority of people with overwhelming clutter are not mentally ill. They have simply become overwhelmed by some trauma that […]