These Three Questions Will Help You Know If Your Home Is Too Cluttered

Let’s play a quick game. I want you to scan the room you are currently reading this in, assuming you are at home, and quickly ask yourself three questions about what you see in front of you. How long ago did you use the item in question? If I were to give you the money…

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Insider: A Look Inside My ‘Minimalist’ Home

Often when people visit my home, they are a little taken aback by the décor and detail in each room. If you haven’t met anyone who has subscribed to a minimalist lifestyle before, you’d probably think that they live with the bare necessities and not much more. For me, living minimally isn’t about ruthlessly counting…

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Minimalism: Living life with your favourite things

Minimalism is often perceived as people living with the bare necessities. Two jumpers, one pair of jeans and a house with functional furniture but nothing more. A lot of people tend to see it as a challenge or game. ‘You own 3 plates, and yet I own one and therefore I am clearly more minimalist…

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Minimise Your Media: Take Back Your Shelves

How are your spare surfaces and shelves occupied in your home? Are they filled with things you treasure, things with a purpose, and things that enrich your life? Or are they filled with old books you won’t read again, DVD’s you’ve seen twice but also have saved on your hard-drive, and CD’s when you no…

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Minimise Your Possessions: Clear your walls and surfaces.

It’s more unusual to find a house without decorative items accessorising the walls, window sills, mantelpiece and shelves, than to find one with. We have become naturally accustomed to furnishing our habitats with personalised items that make us feel more ‘at home’ within our surroundings. Photographs of special moments, art we are particularly fond of,…

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Theming Your Home: Minimising Your House For Clutter Free Living

I have moved house six times in the last five years. From Nottingham to Scotland, Belgium to Scarborough, and then finally settling in York. One of the most valuable things that I have learned which has made each of these moves as painless and fuss free as possible is that if you theme your whole…

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