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Decluttering Masterclass: Declutter Your Bedroom, Kitchen & Laundry Room

Tatiana Ambrose, Helping You To Be Creative & Productive

Decluttering Masterclass: Declutter Your Bedroom, Kitchen & Laundry Room

Tatiana Ambrose, Helping You To Be Creative & Productive

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39 Lessons (2h 5m)
    • 1. Are you ready to declutter your bedroom in 5 days?

    • 2. Declutter Class Introduction

    • 3. Reasons why you should declutter your home

    • 4. Ready, Set, Action!

    • 5. Supplies Needed

    • 6. To-Do MUST in order to benefit from this class

    • 7. The difference between organizing and decluttering

    • 8. Declutter Your Bedroom Introduction

    • 9. Day 1: Declutter Your Bedroom

    • 10. Day 2: Declutter Your Bedroom

    • 11. My Before and After Day 2

    • 12. Day 3: Declutter Your Bedroom

    • 13. My Before and After Day 3

    • 14. Day 4: Declutter Your Bedroom

    • 15. My Before and After day 4

    • 16. Day 5: Declutter Your Bedroom

    • 17. Original Room Remodel: Craft Room

    • 18. My Updated Craft Room Office + Decluttering Tips

    • 19. My Favorite Drawer Organizer

    • 20. Packaging and Card Organizer Life Hack Tips

    • 21. Bonus Tip # 1

    • 22. Bonus Tip #2

    • 23. Bonus Tip #3

    • 24. Bonus Tip #4

    • 25. Bonus Tip #5

    • 26. Ready to Declutter Your Kitchen Area?

    • 27. Day 1: Declutter Your Kitchen

    • 28. Day 2: Declutter Your Kitchen

    • 29. Day 3: Declutter Your Kitchen

    • 30. Day 4: Declutter Your Kitchen

    • 31. Day 5: Declutter Your Kitchen

    • 32. Before & After: Laundry Area That Makes You Want To Do Laundry

    • 33. Declutter Your Laundry Space Day One

    • 34. Declutter Your Laundry Space Day Two

    • 35. Declutter Your Laundry Space Day Three

    • 36. Declutter Your Laundry Space Day Four

    • 37. How To Declutter Your Papers

    • 38. Extra Stuff

    • 39. Class Conclusion

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About This Class

Decluttering your bedroom, kitchen, and laundry room (which I actually took a step further and completely remodeled the look of it in four days and show you how). 

Your home life shouldn't feel like an overwhelming and dreadful chore. You should get excited and pumped to see what transformation is about to happen to your room.

Inside this course, Tatiana shares fast daily action steps to completely decluttering your bedroom, laundry area and kitchen quickly so it doesn't feel like an unachievable goal.

Learn how to declutter your bedroom, kitchen, laundry room and guest bedrooms by following along with different lectures with Tatiana today!


★★★★★ "I found this course to be amazing and in perfect timing for me. We are going to be moving from a 3,000 sq ft house to a 1,100 sq ft house next year. We are currently in the middle of remodeling. So the way she went through the room and her 2 yr rule was great!!! I might actually have to do this a couple of times to a couple of rooms to get to the size I need but at least I have this video to fall back on!!! It was amazing!! If you want a way to organize a room and not be stressed about this is your girl!!!!" -Lori

★★★★★ "tatiana was able to break it down! I have a room that consider my art room... wood block printing to knitting, but it also is my "junk" room. she helped me take the overwhelming task out of I can work." -Holly


I created this course because as a professional Creative Artist who runs her own home-based business with three dogs, my household can look chaotic after completing a big project.

I will show you how easy it is to transform your bedroom into a welcoming and energetic space by the end of this week!


  • Stop tripping over items

  • Gain confidence that you can transform your messy bedroom

  • Be more energized waking up in an organized room

  • Reduce any anxiety, stress and negative thoughts with decluttering

  • Help someone in need with donating the items you don't use

  • Know where everything is located in your bedroom

  • A time-saver in not searching for misplaced items


  • Improve your bedroom by simplifying

  • Have a laundry room that actually makes you want to do laundry 
  • Find any lost items you've completely forgotten about

  • Create more empty space in your bedroom

  • Know where everything is located

  • Follow along on decluttering your room fast


  • You will see the before and after of Tatiana's bedroom after each day

  • An active teacher that answers your questions 

  • A bonus video on decluttering and organizing your creative space/craft room


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Tatiana Ambrose

Helping You To Be Creative & Productive



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1. Are you ready to declutter your bedroom in 5 days?: welcome to five days to de cluttering and organizing your bedroom. My name's Tatiana Ambrose, and I'm a creative artist and an online instructor that has been running her own business since 2016. Hands as you can guess, my home can get pretty messy. So with this course, you will be able to take actionable steps on decluttering your bedroom in five days. No more procrastination hiding it behind a closed door or stepping over your clutter. Get ready to proudly open your door and thinking, I love my room. A clutter free room energizes and motivates you, which in turn, will certainly put you in a better mood day today. This course will walk you step by step on what you have to tackle with printable pdf checklists to make sure you stay on track even when you're not in front of the screen. The ideal student for this course is anyone who is motivated to declutter and wants to improve their bedroom. Anyone that has put off this task for too long feel free to look through this course description, especially those free preview lectures to see if this course is right for you. And I sincerely hope that you already excited and join me inside this course 2. Declutter Class Introduction: thank you so much for underling in this course. So this course is going to be focused on decluttering and organizing different parts of your home. And I know since I was little, my mom always loved to have an organized home, and in turn I picked that up from her and I de clutter different sections of my home periodically, along with keeping it organized. So as a creative artist, when I am feeling creative, inspired, motivated, I go into my workplace and then by the end of day it is a complete, chaotic mess. But I have different tips and tricks that I use that helped me get it back into that organized room so that it makes me feel inspired when I walk into my room instead of trying to step over this or that or walking by and glancing and go on. Oh, I will tackle that later, and it continues on this procrastination cycle that you just you know, two months later it's still the same mess. So I felt like as one average person to another that we together can tackle de cluttering and organizing different sections over home through simple, actionable steps. Day by day, along with sharing my tips and tricks that have worked for me. So that is the reason why I created this course. And I am so excited that you have decided to join me and other students in this course because we have formed an awesome community that is focused on getting more freedom through more space in every room, no more stepping over clutter, no more, not being able to see the table. That is our goal. So if you're ready, let's continue on. 3. Reasons why you should declutter your home: if you have to hide, cover up, make excuses when it comes to specific rooms having different messes, different clutters that tells me that that room should be de cluttered. That room should have an empty floor that you could walk through without tripping without stepping over anything with heels or barefoot. So right now I want to jump straight into the different reasons on why you should start decluttering the different areas in your home. And if you agree with any of thes reasons, you know this is gonna be the perfect course for you. When it comes to getting a more organized space in your home, that's going to make you feel proud. That's going to get compliments, and that's gonna make you feel better and proud of that space. So my top five reasons on why you should start decluttering your home toe day. Reason Number one is the fact that you are going to have to do less work and save more time . So how many times have you walked past a messy or a room that is filled with a lot of stuff ? If you were to clean that room once a month, would it not take you a lot of time to clean it because you have piles of this or that collecting this or that that has taken up the entire room. So the more clutter you have in a room, the longer it's going to take you to clean. The more work you're going to have to put in on keeping the specific room or rooms clean. Not to mention if you were to misplace something such as your keys, your phone, your paper, your cards in a room that is already filled with a lot of things, you're going to waste time trying to find that specific item. So number one on why you should declutter is that it is a time saver. And in the long run, you're gonna end up doing less work, which, if you're like me, I am all for that. Number two, the I need Teoh starts to decrease. So when you have a room that is filled with a lot of items, you sometimes mental air telling yourself I need to do this. I need to do this. I should do this. I need to do this. I need to complete this. So, with a room that is declutter that is organized. The I need to do this, This this or this goes away because you are able to keep that room clutter free and organized that is now going to give you more mental room to focus on something else. The third reason on why you should declutter is to help others. So, for some of us, re keep things what we never used them for whatever reason, whether it's something from your childhood, something that was given to you as a gift, but we never use it. So if you have those type of items that you know you're not gonna use, you might feel guilty getting rid of them. Remind yourself that these items can help others. You can donate these items, you can sell it online, you can have a garage sale, or you can even give it to your friends or family members. Number four. You are able to find items easily once you go through all of your clutter. You know what you have. You know where everything is located. You don't have piles upon piles of disorganization in your home. So if you're looking for something specific, you will know exactly where it ISS. If you lose something, there's a good chance you're gonna be able to find it like that because you don't have clutter all over your home to go through. And the final reason number five is you are going to save money. How many times have you purchased something and then a week later, you go to find it, and also you don't know where it is. It got lost. You are not going to be going through all the clutter in your room to try to find it. So you go out and you buy it. And then if you're like me, I sometimes find the item Ah, week to a month later. So by de cluttering and organizing the different areas in your home, you're gonna save money because you're not going to go out and buy something that you already have or that you forgot you bought because it's hidden somewhere in your home. You just don't know where and you totally forgot they even purchased it. So those are my top five reasons on why you should start de cluttering and organizing your home, uh, day. So hopefully one or more of those points have hit the home run and you are ready to join me on decluttering your home. 4. Ready, Set, Action!: Have you ever walked past a room or walked into your bedroom? And you have clothes everywhere, piles upon piles of stuff that you should have taken care of months ago. You come from a trip, you have your suitcase, It's still on your floor. It's still next to your bed. If you answered yes to any of those questions than this is gonna be a fantastic course for you in this course, I give you step by step actionable goals that you can complete each day, depending on what section of your home we're gonna be focusing on. And with each section I also provide different resource is in different PDS that you can print out and have on hand when you are not watching this course. Because I know from experience that you can be inspired, motivated, amped up, ready to tackle decluttering, your bedroom, your bathroom, your kitchen. And then life kind of gets in the way and you forget about this course. So by having those hard copy pdf's in front of you, you'll be able to glance back and see what you need to do day by day, step by step, to achieving a more organized and de cluttered space in your home I personally love when it comes to organizing, changing and adding more space in any room. It has always been fun for me and with this course I don't want to overwhelm you. Instead, I want to be there walking you through step by step, day by day on tackling the different aspects when it comes to de cluttering and organizing your home. So if you're ready, let's continue on to next lecture. 5. Supplies Needed: now, before starting with day one. I do want to give you a list of things that I am going to have on hand that you can have on hand as well just to make sure you are prepared and you're not wasting your first day trying to get all these different things. So let's take a look. So for our supplies, we're going to basically need the necessities which you should have in your home and if not , just go out and grab them at your local grocery store. So items that I am going to have on hand trash bags for the items that we're gonna throw away donation box for the items that are still useful. But I personally will not be using them. It has been over a year to two years since I have used this item, which tells me it clearly is not a necessity in my life, a recycle bin if you want to recycle your papers, or you could simply shred him if you have a shredder and this is optional. But a storage mints of the storage bin is for all the items that you want to keep. But they don't necessarily need to be in your bedroom in your home, out in the open and then moving on to the cleaning supplies. I will be using disinfectant wipes a cloth for dusting, which, if you have a duster, fantastic a vacuum Windex wipes for my windows and mirrors and a mop for cleaning the floors. 6. To-Do MUST in order to benefit from this class: Now I am super excited to get started with you when it comes to de cluttering and organizing the different sections over your home. But the one thing I want to really quickly mention to you before we jump any further in this course is the fact that I want you to be hands on. In this course, there are different resource is different. Pdf files that you should be downloading and having on hand being able to cross off as you go. Because if you just sit there in front of the screen watching the entire course and taking zero action, this course is not gonna be beneficial to you in any way. So be hands on, get excited. Have your pdf files ready to go after each section. So when you start organizing and decluttering a certain section of your house, you have that sheet in front of you ready to break everything down that I have talked to you about so you can start crossing it off, getting inspired and getting more organized. 7. The difference between organizing and decluttering: Now I wanted to clarify something. Since this is a decluttering course, I wanted to make sure we are on the same page about the difference between decluttering and organizing and how those actually go hand in hand. So when I say we are going to be decluttering a room, that means that we are going to be removing or putting away different items from an overcrowded, overfilled space. Now the way to declutter and the way that I prefer to de-clutter is to pull everything out first, go through it, and then you can put it away instead of just looking in your closet and shuffling things around, I want everything pulled out in order to start the decluttering process before moving onto organizing. Now with organizing, when you organize a room or a section of your room, organize a drawer. I am talking about storing and showcasing any and all of your items. So the way to organize something is to group them together by either the items themselves, by their purpose or even by color. This is going to be something that is unique to you on if in your closet you want all of your pants to stay together, or you want all of your shirts to be hung next to the same colours. So all of your black shirts are going to be in one section of your closet, olive your pink shirts, blue shirts are all going to be grouped together. And when things are organized, they are going to be so much easier to clean and be able to maintain because you are going to know exactly what you have in that room, in that space, or even in that drawer. So my process when it comes to decluttering is that I declutter first, once I have gone through the specific items, then I am going to organize Now the final tip that I want to give you when it comes to decluttering and organizing, is that sometimes giving your items a new home will make things fall in place a lot easier. So just because you have kept your shoes on the left side of your closet, on the floor does not mean you can't put them in the middle of your closet. Do not be afraid to give your items a new home. Don't use the excuse of well, that's where they have been for years and years and years. Step out of your comfort zone, be able to remove everything from that space and visualize how you can really utilize that space and make it even better. So with all that being said, let's continue on. 8. Declutter Your Bedroom Introduction: Hi there. So forth this section we are going to be focusing on decluttering your bedroom within five days. Now, if it takes you a couple days more or a couple days less, that is completely fine. Don't worry about it. But Michael is going to be within seven days. You have a fully de cluttered organized room. Now, in this section, the closet is not gonna be included. The closet is gonna be its own separate section. So without keeping you waiting, let's start. 9. Day 1: Declutter Your Bedroom: So starting with day one now, there's gonna be one main goal for each day, and it shouldn't take you an entire day. I want these to be bite size so they don't overwhelm you, and you're able to accomplish a certain thing each day. All right, so four day one, what I want you to do is to clean off anything that has a horizontal ledge, so that can be night stands, coffee tables, chairs, tables, desks, entertainment stand with shelves. Your dresser, your drawers if you have a storage ledge on either side of your bed or even at the end of your bed. Now have all your supplies ready. So you should have your storage box. You should have a trash can or a trash bag, and you should have a donation box. What you're gonna do is clean everything off, organize everything and group things together. So if you have a bunch of papers all over your room, get those papers together. If you have jewelry on a desk, jewelry next to your bed on your night stand, group those together and find a home for it because once you have de cluttered and organized your room, you should be able to go to a specific place that holds thes specific items. And along with that, if you have any items that do not belong in your bedroom, So for me it would be I have a box of dog treats in my room. I have a dog brush in my room. I have a specific area that I took the treats and brush from that. I need to get out of my bedroom and put back. So this is gonna be day one. Once you have cleaned everything off, disinfect it, wipe it down, dust it and then organize it. It doesn't have to be completely empty, but when you look at it, it should be organized. So go ahead, tackle Day one, and let's start making progress on de cluttering and organizing your bedroom. 10. Day 2: Declutter Your Bedroom: Now we continue on today. Number two. So for day number two, what we're gonna tackle today is picking up anything and everything off the ground. So that's clean clothes, dirty clothes, shoes, flip flops, suitcases, purses, backpacks, socks, anything and everything that is on your floor that should not be there needs to be picked up and either thrown away donated, stored in your storage bin. Or if it is a clothing item, put it into your closet for now and then. Once you have everything off the floor, go ahead and vacuum. And if your bedroom is not fully carpeted, go ahead and mop. Get your floor cleaned up, disinfected hair and dust bunny free before the end of Day two. 11. My Before and After Day 2: welcome back to day too. So I have already at the start of day two wiped off my fam blades wiped off my lights, my fan, and that light over there Now, for day two, I need to get everything off the floor. So I have polit clean clothes, dog toys, waits, backpack, purse, a overnight suitcase, dog leashes, shoes and just random stuff. And even over here on the other side of the bed, I have my laptop cord, one of my blinds that fell down fire extinguisher. So all of this stuff needs to get off the floor. Now, a couple of the things such as my weights I normally keep beside my dresser. But for today, there are no excuses. Floor is going to be clean. We're gonna vacuum and get this floor cleaned up. So if you're ready, let's do this. All right. It took me 40 minutes to clean up my entire floor. So let's take a look. Completely clean. Nothing behind the door. Nothing on either side of the bet. Now, how would you feel walking into this room? I know I am ready to get to work. I am energized. I am refreshed. and I have so much room there is no more stepping over anything tripping over anything dumping something on the floor on my dresser. It is an organized room. Now, even though my room right now is clean, organized, looking good, I am still not done because my backpack, my purse and close went into this closet. So I know that even though the room looks great and I could stop here, I still have a closet with clothes and other things that I could throw away because they're too worn out. Donate them because I never wear them and reorganized to add more space to my closet. So good job on if you have followed along and you have a clean floor in your bedroom. Good job. Fantastic. You should be feeling good. Go ahead, reward yourself and get ready for day three tomorrow. 12. Day 3: Declutter Your Bedroom: So how are you feeling? We are now on to day number three. So let's take a look at what we're going to accomplish today. So it is now time to tackle your drawers. If you have a drawer in your night stand, you have a dresser or more than one dresser. You have a coffee table that has George. You have an ottoman in your room that has yours. Any shelves, ward yours. This is gonna be what we're going to tackle for day three. I want you to go through all of your drawers and organize them. So I know I have a drawer that I tend to just kind of throw everything into and before you know what, it's completely filled up. So one thing that you can do by organizing your doors is to once again group everything that is a like together. If you have smaller items that are not going to take up the entire drawer, use drawer dividers and combine different items in one drawer. So hopefully by the end of today, the items that you haven't used and you know you're not gonna use you can toss or you can donate. So The goal is going to be that by the end of this day, you end up having one or more drawers that are gonna be empty and ready to use for when you need them. 13. My Before and After Day 3: moving on to day three. Now I am going to organize and declutter my dressers toe where I have my fingers crossed, and I am pretty sure about 99% sure that I am going to end up with two full empty drawers. So this is what I have to work with in between my closet and my drawers in my dressers to see what fits where and how I can organize it. I have some storage bins, a wire scarf organizer that I can also use for belts, four drawer dividers and then some trays and extra storage bins that I can rearrange and hopefully get a little bit more of organization. Now, the cutlery trade right there. That can actually be a fantastic use for organizing my pens, my pencils, paperclips and so forth. So I am curious to see if I can put this to good use. So right now, let's take a look at my dressers. Today I am going to be going through all of my dressers here and getting them organized and hopefully freeing up some space. Now, when I say I don't have any space to work with, I am serious. This drawer is electron ICS with some screwdrivers and just different video camera stuff. Canon camera things, stuff like that. So that is filled. This one is my workout clothes, from shorts to Pan's. And then I do have the top. Jur is towels and underwear. The second drawer is filled with socks. I seriously love socks, so I'm gonna have to go through all of my socks and see which ones I have not worn for over a year. Because that tells me clearly, I don't like him that much. If it's been that long, which ones have holes? Those can go and hopefully get down to only half of the socks that I own. The next to our shirts and the bottom is PJ slash shirts that I wear for, like, outdoor work. So I am going to re fold thes and roll them up to use up less space, which is gonna equal more shirts can fit into one drawer. So hopefully when I come back, I will be able to show you some empty drawers. Let's get started and I am back. So cleaning out all of my drawers took about an hour with folding clothes, putting stuff in storage bins. Get my donation box ready. About an hour, which is not bad. So as you can see, I have 12 34 five drawers that are now empty. And this dresser that had my clothes in it are big, Big George. So for tomorrow, I know that I'm gonna have space in these drawers to move some stuff from my closet if I need to. I only wanted at least 1 to 2 drawers that were free, and I ended up with five. So here is what my condensed drawers look like. I ended up rolling all of my workout shorts, pants, long sleeve, long sleeve shirts as well. I cannot believe that all of these clothes that I have fit into thes two drawers were taken up a total of four drawers. I got rid of the stuff that I have not worn in over two years. Donated that the things that are seasonal I put into my storage bins and I am down to Onley using two drawers. I feel like I made a huge breakthrough with having now five empty chores. So how did you do? How maney empty George, do you have let me know what worked. What didn't work for you. Or if you are stumped on anything when it comes to de cluttering and organizing your bedroom. Otherwise go ahead, take your break and I will see you tomorrow. 14. Day 4: Declutter Your Bedroom: All right. We are in the final stretch now onto day number four. Today we're gonna be tackling your closet. So go ahead, open your doors and take a look inside your closet. Is it build and cluttered and you're just trying to fit everything in anything that you can in your closet? Do you want to add more room? If so, today is gonna be the day to de clutter and organize your closet. I have a feeling that this is gonna take you a little bit longer. So take out at least 2 to 3 hours, half this day, maybe fall on your day off or on a weekend that you don't have anything else planned to really tackle and focus and get this done. Now, unlike some people who like to just take everything out of their closet, I personally am not gonna be doing that. I am going to be working section by section because if for some odd reason I do have to stop, I am not taking two steps back and having a cluttered bedroom again. We did not come all this way to take everything out of her closets and clutter our bedroom back up, so work section by section and see how you can transform your closet Now as a helpful hint . If you have a smaller closet, you should be using ceiling to floor of that space. Most people stop when they can no longer reach the very top of their closet. So if you or someone that is not utilising the space from ceiling to floor of your closet, you might need to work section by section and figure out how to best utilize the space that you have. So if you're ready, let's do this. Let's tackle our closet and get it organized. 15. My Before and After day 4: Day four is Closet Day. Now the thing with closets and the trick with closets is that you should be using all of your space from a top to bottom. Most people such as myself, you see where my closer hang up, that is my tallest shelf. I should have at least another shelf on top of that, which I plan on adding. But for now, with this closet, it's filled and very disorganized. You have close stuff on top, more clothes, and then we look over at the bottom. You have my laundry hamper, which I very rarely use, so I'm going to get rid of that. The backpack that was on the floor is now back in the closet. Need to find an appropriate space for that and then looking over on the other side of the closet, I have flip flops and shoes galore with a sweatshirt on the floor and then jackets, jeans, pants, my purple robe and we go to the top and where those decorative pillows are. That is my tallest shelf. So definitely need to use up my closet space a lot better so I can fit more things in it. So looking up there is the top. I could definitely fit another two shelves, but definitely at least one. You have the top there, which I am not utilizing all of my closet space. I'm gathering everything from the top of my closet down to the floor and having a lot of floor clutter versus using it all the way up to the ceiling. You could have a shoe rack organizer sitting in here where you could put your shoes, your towels and then on top. Maybe put some pillows. But the goal four day four is to go through all of my clothes and the clothes that I have not worn in the last two years either should be donated because for whatever reason, whether I don't like them, they don't fit. They have holes in them. They need to be donated or if they're still in good shape and there is nothing wrong with them. I just have not worn this clothing item for two plus years. It needs to go into storage now for storage. As you have probably guessed. My bed was custom built to include storage, so both of the side panels on either side have a bunch of storage, and then this panel underneath can left up, and there are four storage totes. I need to start utilizing these storage totes if I don't plan on donating some of my clothing items for whatever reason. So the top two things I am going to do with my clothes is either put them in storage or donate them if I have not warned them for over two years. So if you're excited, let's tackle or closets and get them back into working order. And I am back with my newly de cluttered and organized closet that now actually has more room, just like my dressers. I ended up getting rid of three bag fulls of clothes that I'm going to donate, and a couple things were just worn out, and I know that I would not have warned them. So I went ahead and just threw those items away. But so here is the first half of the closet. I moved half of my clothes that were hanging all along here down to this area. I brought out my older but smaller laundry hamper. I used up two of my drawers, so now I only have three empty drawers left or additional clothes. And then I wanted to show you all of the hangers that I was using that now need to be moved into my other empty closet, moving over to my other side. My shoes are all organized. I have less pants and jackets that I was not wearing. I'm using my storage bins. So this entire process of de cluttering my closet took a little over 2.5 hours. But I did add an additional shelf. So now I have even more space. So I am tired after going through all of this, but it was definitely worth it. I love where my closet is going, and I can now had even more items when I need to use my extra additional space that I now have in my closet. And I know where everything is. So my donation boxes are in my car, ready to be dropped off. Trash will be taken out and I am back to having and organized room, and I know that I can add even an additional shelf right above. My purse is up here, and I might do that later on. But right now I am happy that I have a lot more space to utilize before I add an additional shelf up here. Now, if you have bulkier items, you can stagger them using a pop tab. So all you would have to do is take your first hanger, take a bigger size pop tab, put it over your first hanger, take your second hanger and put it through the second loop. And there you go. This is a very easy way to stagger your clothes so you can make more fit into your closet. 16. Day 5: Declutter Your Bedroom: and finally, the day has come. It is now day number five. So if you still have a little bit more to accomplish after this day, go ahead at it to your list. But make sure to break it down into small, actionable steps that you can accomplish each day. Don't overwhelm yourself with a list of 20 things additionally, that you want to do to your bedroom. So for day five now you should be completely proud of yourself on reaching Day five of de cluttering and organizing your bedroom, I want you to sit down and take a look at your bedroom. Now some of you may have had areas that were completely cluttered. I want you to think on Why was this area so cluttered? So if your night stand was completely filled up with a pile off your items and you were not able to have a clean night stand, that would be one problem area that you would have to solve, so to prevent your bedroom from getting cluttered again, What can you do? What can you at? Is it a basket underneath your night stand or that can go right under your night stand that can just be pulled out and push back in when not in use. If it was a lot of clutter on top of your dresser, could it be that you need to add a shelving unit? Or now that you maybe have one or two drawers free? Could you dedicate that drawer for whatever ended up being on top of your dresser? So go ahead, take a look around your bedroom, identify the areas and why they became cluttered and figure out a solution that works for you on how to prevent this clutter from gathering back up in six months, seven months or even eight months. So you should have found the problem areas. Now is the time for Day five. You're going to get rid of the trash, donate the box of items, put away your storage box or been in an area that has been dedicated to storage and then go out and, if needed, by the additional organizer's shelves and Adam to your bedroom. So then, from here on forward, you have tackled and fix the problem areas in your bedroom and add those final touches that make your bedroom come together 17. Original Room Remodel: Craft Room: So one thing that I personally love is having your own creative space or creative corner that basically trained your mind that whenever you're in this space or this corner that you have created, it is time for you to start thinking creatively. So let's hop on over and let me show you my creative space. Welcome to my creative corner. So this is where all the magic happens. I have been into various art media since I was little. So my shelf is pretty jam-packed with all the hobbies that I'm interested in, along with giving me space. Here is another shelving unit that I have up in my creative space just to make sure everything is organized. And here I have my storage bins which hold bulk your items. But one of my favorite places is this photon. I can sit here and brainstorm. I can lay down and think about what I need to problem-solve. This is one of the main places that I hang out. Now, if you're someone that is interested in starting and having your own creative space, your creative corner. Let me share with you my tips for getting started. One, you should feel relaxed in this area of your home. To make your creative space appealing to the eye. Like adding some color. Number 3, you shelves and storage bins to give yourself more space to store your supplies. Especially if you have a creative corner, you definitely want to utilize number three. Number four, have a specific place to sit or lay down. Now this is probably going to be one of the most important tips I can give you. Invest in a comfy chair or a comfy couch because this is going to enhance you feeling relaxed. I don't want to be working on a project or brainstorming ideas and having my mind wander back to our, this metal chair really hurts. Number 5, make sure to add photos and words to your walls. Staring at a green wall is not the same as walking into my creative space and seeing books, kits, and art supplies. Number 6, make sure to have a good light source. I personally prefer natural light. So in my creative space, I do have a nice big window, but I also have a great light source above me for if I decide to work during the nighttime. Number seven, make sure your creative space is not only relaxing, but inspiring and motivating. So what quotes inspire you? Who motivates you? Who do you look up to? What motivates you? Include this in your creative space. Number 8, dedicate a specific area in your creative space to show off anything you have created or accomplished. Unlike having external sources motivate, inspire you. On your off days, you will be able to look and see just how far you have come. And that in itself should be motivation enough. And the last tip I want to share with you is to have a busy, yet organized creative space. If you are serious about having a creative space, you will more than likely start to accumulate various supplies, various kids, as you expand your hobbies. And if you're caught up in your most recent inspiration for a project or you're currently on a roll. And your creative space has a little bit of chaos going on. That is perfectly fine because I am guilty of that. But at the end of the day, you want it to be organized because the next day you don't want to walk into a cluttered mess. So now we have reached the end of this lecture. If you are someone that is seriously interested in starting your own creative space and you have any concerns, any questions, any doubts when it comes to starting your own creative space, Creative Corner. Feel free to reach out to me with any questions that you have and I'll be more than happy to answer them. Otherwise, let's move on to next lecture. 18. My Updated Craft Room Office + Decluttering Tips: Welcome to my newly updated craft room office. Now, when I first posted my craft room, it was just that a room for my crass. Now, I've taken it a step further after having it be a craft room from many, many years and now have turned it into my craft room office where I can do my work, have all my craft supplies organized, and of course, have my office dog, Athena with me. So as you can see, I have switched out the shelving unit on the green wall, the storage cabinet with the collapsible boxes still the same. Just the boxes have been cleaned out and reorganized. And then array here, this is a new edition. I took my mini fridge from the kitchen since our kitchen has been renovated and move them mini fridge into my craft room office that holds all sorts of different beverages with my kitchen fish tank got moved into my craft room as well. The shelving unit right above, as you can see, the books and everything is still relatively the same, but things have been reorganized. And this is the big black cabinet that has replaced Two Towers that I used to have. All of the things from the towers I had to go through, donate, give away, throw away. And instead of the towers that I had in this corner, it is now replaced with my office desk. So this entire space now allows me to work and to keep all of my work supplies organized. Now I usually leave my laptop on top of my desk, but underneath I have this little pullout section. Usually you can put your keyboard there, but since I work on my laptop, it stores my laptop stand, my planner, and my three hole punch. Now, the best tip I can give you for this lecture when it came to reorganizing my craft room and making it into my updated craft room office is to minimize so many times we have regular sized items or we have multiple items of one type, whether it's five different scissors, a 100 different pens that are taken up a lot of room. Now I'm not saying you shouldn't have a 100 pounds. You can most certainly have a 100 pens. But just don't clutter up the space. Out of those 100 pens. Pick out your top five or 10 that you are going to have within an easy reach. Instead of having all of those pens on display 24, 7 taken up a lot of your room and cluttering up your space no matter what room it's in. So for example, you can use a regular size Sticky Notepad or you can minimize it and get a smaller version of it to work. Yes, you will have to write a little bit smaller, but look at the size difference and how much less space it is going to be using when you scale down the size of your sticky notes, they do not have to be full size. Another example of how I D cluttered and minimized what I had was replacing my regular size paper cutter that could take and cut through 20 plus pages in a second. As you can see, it is very, very bulky, very big to wear. Fitting it into my craft room is going to add to the clutter. And to be honest, I do not use it that often to where I need such a big paper cutter. So instead, I replaced it with a simple handheld paper cutter that only takes, I think anywhere between one to ten pages at a time. I think ten might be even pushing it, but it is lightweight. I can hold it with one hand and it is smaller in size to where now this simply fits in the back of my desk. It just sits there and does not clutter up the space. It looks like it's meant to be there. Now moving on. With a stapler, you can get a regular size stapler. Or if you do not use a stapler on a regular basis, minimizing it to a mini handheld stapler? Yes, it will hold a lot less staples, but it also is going to not take up as much room the more space you're going to need and keep your space clutter-free because the bigger the items, the less room you will have to actually utilize that space. And of course, for the items that do not fit, for example, my scissors did not fit into my rotational pen holder. They were too big. So instead, what I did was I bought some 3M hooks, stuck them to the side. My desk, one for the ruler, and one for my pair of scissors. This way I am utilizing this side of my desk. So that way they have a home. They do not just get to sit around on my desk. I use them when I need to. And everything goes back into its home once I am done using it. So that is a quick look into my updated craft room office. I hope you have some good ideas and hopefully some new ideas to now utilize in any of your rooms when it comes to decluttering and organizing any space in your home. 19. My Favorite Drawer Organizer: So I had to share with you my new ultimate favorite jure organizers. I bought a 22 piece drawer organizer with non slip silicone pads that comes in five different sizes. As you can see, there are clear. They have a little metal lip and that's where you can stack your compartments on top of each other. You can do the same size, you can do different sizes. So I have this tiny one, as you can see, it just fits on top and you can slide it back and forth to get to whatever section in the compartment or just lifted out. So now let me show you what it looks like in my office drawer. Here we go. As you can see, you just slide it in. I loved the silicone paths because they do not slip. And this bottom one that has the scissors and pliers in it, that is the biggest size that they have available. With my 22 P set, I was able to do two doors. So all you do fill the bottom one, you can put another same size on top, which I am going to do. That is filled with pens followed by a small square one. And the small square ones are the smallest ones. So as you can see, the pen's being stacked on top of the white out. They fit perfectly. And in the end, all of these different compartments can slide around. Or you can just simply lift amount if needed to get to the bottom. But in this drawer that I feel is average size, I am able to do three stackable layers of jure organizers. Now if you have a deeper Georgia, you might want to do more than just the three, but three fits perfectly in this door. And my office door now went from cluttered mess to a plus organization. So take a look at this 22 P store organizer set with five different sizes. If you're interested in having a drawer that looks similar to this. So you can transform your clutter drawer into a fully functional and organized drawer. Or you can see everything that you have and you know where everything is. 20. Packaging and Card Organizer Life Hack Tips: So the one thing that I want to show you is my gift drawer, organizer slash packaging drawer. This is where I keep my supplies, if any, to ship something out. Or I need gift bags, bows, tissue, paper, ribbon on envelopes, label maker. All of this stuff will be found in this door. Now before I even got to this level of organization, I had to declutter the gift and packaging items that I had. Before. This drawer, I had over three different storage boxes filled with tissue paper, envelopes, galore, different types of packaging, from the bubble wrap packaging to cardboard packaging with over 30 plus types of different bows and ribbons. So I had to pull everything out. And from the three different boxes, I was able to narrow it down to one drawer. So going through this, as you can see, I have a handful of different types of tissue paper. I thought that I needed 203040 plus different types of tissue paper to where I had the number one color of course was white tissue paper. I had a good six inch stack of white tissue paper. And here's the thing. After collecting all of these different types of tissue paper, yes, they're pretty yes, you might use it. But the bottom line is, after a couple hears of having all of these different types of tissue paper, I had to narrow it down to only ten 1520 types Macs that I will use throughout the year because there is no need to keep more than that in your drawer. I am telling you this from experience, unless you are using tissue paper on a weekly basis, which I do not. Next, I have two different types of demo label makers. The small one I bought First, I still have to replace the batteries in it, but I really like the second one because it is easier for me to use and it has a charging chord that I can just plug it in and recharge it. Then of course, Bose both were a big one. I had a whole, entire bag of bows and ribbons, and I had to narrow it down to my top ten so that when I have a gift, I just put a bow on it. Rapidness, some ribbon. I don't give myself so many different ribbon and bow options that it fills up an entire drawer. Next, of course, I have envelopes and folders. These are a little bit thicker portion in my drawer, as you can see, my Manila folders. I do have quite a bit of those because I do use them on a weekly or bi-weekly basis when I get new clients for my business, they all get a new folder. Then I only have one or two different types of packaging envelopes if I have to send something out and this light. Role is just stuffing. If I need a little bit of extra protection in something that I'm gonna be sending out. This is what I am going to use for packaging. And right there towards the front of the drawer, I have more gift bags and all along the bottom, I have gift bags as well. Gift bags. I probably use once or twice a month, give or take. So all of these are probably going to be used before the end of the year. And then of course, putting everything back, you should not have a cluttered door. You should know where everything is in your drawer. And the way in the back back of my door, I have a couple smaller envelopes if I need them to mail out something, and then these extra little sticky tabs that I can put on my Manila folders. If I need a lot of paperwork done, I can just stick it inside the Manila folder and then add some hole punches to my different pieces of paper and add them to the folder so everything stays together. Nothing is going to be falling out of the folder. That is it for my gift slash packaging drawer. I condensed it from three different boxes to one drawer. This is what I want you to keep in mind and aim for when it comes to decluttering, a lot of people have an excessive amount of one thing or another thing or a lot of different things. Remember, if you are not using tissue paper on a weekly basis and it's only for gifts. Do you need 40 different types of tissue paper? No. Because if you only use tissue paper five to ten times last year, There's a good chance you're only going to be using tissue paper five to ten times this year. So reduce the amount of items that you collect so that everything can fit nicely into a space without taking up too much of it where you will now know where everything is located. Now the other thing I wanted to share with you this as more of a little life hack that I really, really like is I ordered this box and added my souvenir nameplate to the front just to give it a little bit more pizzazz. This box contains over a 100 different cards for different occasions. I still have my old box from a couple years ago that only came with 40 cards. This touches of gold, but all of these different cards are all blank on the inside. As you can see, the cards on top that I am pulling out, these are too big to fit into my card box, so I just put them on top for now. And my touches of gold shows you the different types of cards and on envelopes. And in the back, I do have a section of thank you cards with their own envelopes. Thank you cards. I do use quite a bit, but I wanted to bring this to your attention because this is a very, very awesome thing to have, especially once you have declutter to your home and you have space to include something like this, ready to go. So as I showed you, I had my gift slash packaging drawer, and now I have two different sets of card boxes. The reason for these is one, if there's an occasion coming up, I have all of these different Happy birthday cards. I can pull out all of these different thinking of eukaryotes. Thank you cards and then all sorts of different special occasions, holidays, graduation, sympathy, you name it. This box most likely has a card ready to go. Now, I purchased it in bulk specifically because once you break down the amount of cards that came with this box and envelopes, it equals to about 25 to 35 cents. I'll card. Now that is crazy compared to when you go to a store, you do have some areas still do have their 99-cent cards, but most likely depending on the type of car that you get, your spending two to seven plus dollars. And that uses up your time where you have to go to a store to get a card and it's a lot more expensive. So once you declutter, consider adding a card box that includes cards for all sorts of different occasions. For this box, I searched a 100 plus cards for all occasions or any occasion. And you will get so many different results depending on the type of cards that you want, the theme that you're going for. They'll show you a preview of the bulk card purchase that you buy. But to have over a 100 cards ready to go makes my life a lot easier. I have my gift. Sure. I have my cards, and this is the type of thing you can do once you have the cluttered your space and you actually have space to create your little gift and packaging door and be able to display a card collection box that you can pull out cards for any type of occasion. So hopefully this was helpful and inspiring for you. Feel free to use any of these ideas when it comes to decluttering and organizing different sections of your home. 21. Bonus Tip # 1: now, as you know, in one of my drawers, I did get some drawer dividers that I ended up using. So this is what it looks like so far. Now, if you're someone that does not want to go out and buy different dividers or different drawers, there is such an easy fix for this, and I actually used it in another drawer. So what you can do as a substitute to save money and to not go out and buy drawer dividers because, as you can see, there is a little curve. Were the drawers meat? And that's because they are in a tight space. So by making your own drawer dividers, you can actually have yours that fit more individual items than it. So let me show you an easy up cycle trick that you can do to organize all of your drawers. So most people have a lot of different cardboard boxes or even containers. Containers are the easy way to go, so if you have some square or rectangle containers, whether the lead cracked or you lost lead, feel free to use them in your drawers to hold different items. But then the other do it yourself round is going to be creating your own drawer dividers from different car poor boxes, whether they're shipping boxes or even cereal boxes, cracker boxes and so forth. So what we're gonna do is we're going to take our cardboard box and put it inside the tour . Now for my personal preference. I don't like my cardboard boxes to be flush with the top of the Jor. I like him to be a little bit lower. So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna measure how tall the cardboard box is to make it flush. And then I'm gonna use an Exacto knife or scissors to cut a little bit below that line. And don't forget that when it comes to car poor boxes, you can always tape or glue the top of the box that you opened. So you have two different cardboard box containers from one box. So with this box, as you can see, it uses up quite a bit of the box so I can have one so I can cut this in the middle and have to equal size corporal box containers or just have one really tall one and one that's a little bit shorter. It is completely up to you and what you want to store in these boxes as well when it comes to having them turn into your organizer's. 22. Bonus Tip #2: now, Another quick little trick that I like to use for my smaller trinkets, such as earrings and rings, is instead of using my time to create smaller cardboard sections to store my rings and earrings in, I like to use different size ice cube trays so you go out and you buy a couple of ice. Keep trays, and you can use that to store your rings and earrings in in your drawers. And they, of course, are stackable, so you can have 23 or even more sets of ice cube. Trace that store your rings and earrings so you don't forget about them, and you can quickly go through your trace to see what earrings or rings you want. Aware a specific day or night this way, especially when it comes to your earrings. They don't get separated, they don't get mixed up, and you don't forget about them now, also, depending on your size. When it comes to your ice cube tree that you've chosen or even your preference, you can have one ring in each of the ice. Keep squares. You can have multiple rings and one ice. Keep square and same thing for your earrings. Maybe you have really long dangly earrings. You might want to keep them separate in their own ice cube square. Or maybe you want to group them together and put him in one ice. Keep square so any small trinkets can be put into an ice cube tray and stacked in your drawer. 23. Bonus Tip #3: now one tip I like to utilize for my bedroom to get rid and make sure there aren't any odors. If someone's coming into my bedroom, warm hang out in my bedroom is to use dryer sheets, so I just take one dryer sheet and this has multiple uses. So the first thing is that I can put this into my dirty laundry hamper to make sure any clothes that have odors sweat. They stay in the hamper, and they don't travel out and permeate the entire room. Now the second thing I like to use it for is to put it in my vet so that your room smells fresh like so very easy. Very simple. Then an alternative to that is I end up with a used dryer sheet. So the other thing I like to do is to take some odor eliminator spray or even a fabric deodorizing spray. So fabric refreshing our spray. And there's all sorts of different brands that you can choose from, and all I do is I take my odor fabric deodorizer spray and I spray my dryer sheet, let it dry a little bit, and then I can just simply put it into my laundry hamper. And you don't have to use this on a daily basis. This is just a quick tip for if someone's gonna be coming over and you want to make sure that your room smells good. 24. Bonus Tip #4: So one thing I am noticing asked the week is going by is I have different chords in this area, and what's happening is my chords are getting tangled and are disorganized. So I see this as a problem area down the road that's going to clutter up my drawer. So there are two ways that you can go about fixing this. The first way is to wrap the cords and use a hair clip for each one to prevent tangling. Now you can keep the courts in their own area. Or what I am probably going to be doing here shortly is taking a toilet paper roll or even paper towel rolls, cutting them in half and then putting individual chords in each of the toilet rolls or paper towel rolls and you can take him and I'm going to be using superglue to keep them together. - Like so now. The reason I cut my toilet roll in half is because the toilet roll was too tall toe, where I had to really put my fingers in the role to pull out the cord. This way, the cords are sticking out so I can see what cord is in each tube and at the same time being able to use one toilet paper roll for two courts so you can take as many paper towel rolls, toilet paper rules as you want, and line them all up and down any of the doors that you want. So if you're saying a problem area like I was having in my drawer, with all of my chords being bunched up, this is a very easy, very fast hack that you can do today. 25. Bonus Tip #5: So when it comes to vacuuming, I sometimes drop things on the floor. And when I'm vacuuming, I don't want my vacuum to suck up any of my stud earrings, a hair clip or anything small like that. So what I like to do is to use a use dryer sheet at the end of my vacuum nozzle, tied with a rubber band or hair tie, and then just go through the areas that are underneath couches, baseboards by cabinets, any place where I might lose something. I always want to go through that area first with a dryer sheet to pick up any small items that I may have lost so they don't get sucked into the vacuum, and I lose him forever. 26. Ready to Declutter Your Kitchen Area?: Welcome to our kitchen decluttering section. Now, the kitchen tends to be one of the places where it does collect a lot of clutter simply because the kitchen has lot of cabinets, a lot of jaws, and a lot of counter space, basically, a lot of horizontal space that you are always going to be tempted to put something on it, forget about it and before you know it, your kitchen is not only cluttered with kitchen supplies, but also non-related kitchen clutter that shouldn't even be there in the first place. The one thing I want you to keep in mind when it comes to de-cluttering your kitchen, is the fact that a kitchen is a space where you cook, where you make food, where you eat. It needs to be a clean and healthy environment for the health and safety of you and your family. So this is a very important section that you're going to get a lot of benefit from. So without keeping you waiting any longer, let's dive into our day one checklist for de-cluttering your kitchen. 27. Day 1: Declutter Your Kitchen: Welcome today, want of de-cluttering your kitchen? I am so excited to start yet another room with you when it comes to decluttering, organizing it and getting it to the state of clutter-free that you have been wanting. So for day one, what I want you to do is to look at your kitchen. And today we are going to declutter and organize half of the cabinets and doors in your kitchen just because I want you to go through everything in your doors, everything in your cabinets. And if you tackle it all in one day, it might become an even bigger mess to where if you don't get it done, you might have less space to make food and eat food on. So for today, I want to start small. So decide on what half of the kitchen that you are going to start decluttering the cabinets and jurors of and when it comes to decluttering, I want you to look at the space and maximize this space. So in a cabinet, if you have three shells and there is a lot of space above a shelf before the second or third shelf starts, you either need to move that shelf down or even add an additional shelf to give your cabinet more space that you can use for boxes. I am going to have a os box if the item is not usable, not repairable, a Donate box or items. I don't really use a storage box for items. I don't really want to give away. And this can also be your, I don't know, box. So when you're going through the different things in your chores and cabinets, if you are not sure if you want to donate it, sell it, or get rid of an item, put it into the storage slash, I don't know box for now. This way, you're not stuck on deciding on what to do with an item. You are making decisions going boom, boom, boom through everything in your chores and cabinets for half of your kitchen today. Now another thing I want to point out is the fact that when it comes to specific items, I typically do not have more than two to three items per person. So the more people that you have in your home, the less items you need. For example, with two people living in my house hold, even though I get mugs on a yearly basis as gifts, I only need four to six mugs in my cabinet. And before decluttering my kitchen, I had over 15 mugs taking up over half of my shelf space in one of my cabinets. Some of those monks were given to me by family, some were given to me by friends. They had sentimental value, but at the end of the day, I did not use the marks. I looked at them, I acknowledge them, but they did not serve the purpose of putting your tea or coffee in it. So why would I keep it to take up space in my cabinet? Same thing applies to your utensils. Before decluttering my kitchen, I had over 15 forks, 15 spoons, 15 butter knives, 13 steak knives for two people, that is excessive. Now also what happens with you having an excessive amount of one thing in your kitchen? This is going to add to the clutter because when you have 15 forks and you go through using your forks and you'll tell yourself, I'll wash the dishes later. I'll wash the dishes later. And a week later, you have 151415 spoons, 13 steak knives in your sink to do. That is a lot of utensils that adds to the burden of not wanting to do dishes because who wants half of their sink filled just with utensils. So when you go through your items right now, I want you to only have two to three items, such as Cups, mugs per person. Now utensils, I have a set of eight. So 848 spoons ate butter knives, no more than eight an Azure go through today and declutter half of your cabinets and doors. I want you to purposefully start to create space in your cabinets and drawers because the items that you have on your counter, on your table, they are going to need a home. So as you start decluttering, start looking at ways to utilize kitchen space. Because at the end of the day, counter space is very, very valuable and should not have more than one centerpiece decoration. And if it does, see if you can utilize your kitchen, for example, if you have a fruit basket, can that fruit basket hang on a wall to hold your fruit? If you have a paper towel holder, cannot be screwed under the cabinet or on a cabinet door to get it off the counter. Now, one final thing to get your day one started for decluttering your kitchen. As you go through, there are going to be items that you are going to have a sentimental value to you. But you have not used this item more than once or twice a year for the items that you do not use on a regular basis. And you want to 100% keep this item. Say it's something for the holidays that you only use once or twice a year, put it on the very top cabinet shelf. That way it's not going to be in the way. And typically, most people do not consistently get items out from the very top shelf in their cabinets. And as a reminder, you may have purchased something or something that was given to you and you associate it with a value. But typically almost 99% of the items that you have are a sunk cost. Do not be afraid to let that item go. Just like counter space is valuable in your kitchen, any space is valuable. So your kitchen should not be a storage center. Your kitchen should have the items that you use on a weekly or monthly basis. So with all that being said, I hope you are excited. Let's tackle on decluttering half of your cabinets and jurors today. Go ahead and get started. If you have any questions, comment in the Q and a section of the course and when you're done, go ahead, relax for the rest of the day. Do what you need to do for the rest of your day and be back tomorrow for day number two. 28. Day 2: Declutter Your Kitchen: Welcome back to day number two. So as you can probably guess, for day number two, we are going to be decluttering and organizing the remaining half of your cabinets. And George today, now hopefully, as you have gone through, cleaned out your drawers, half of your cabinets, you're wiping everything down, getting rid of any dust, anything sticky, and having a clean space to reorganize and put everything back to maximize the space in your cabinets and drawers. And you should have already started to limit the number of items that you have, such as do you need five spatulas at one time? Do you ever cook with five spatulas at one time? If yes. Is that on a weekly to a monthly basis? Because if the answer is yes, go ahead, keep the five spatulas. But I know in my personal home life, I only have used a max of three spatulas, but that is even on a rare basis, I typically use to at one time. And now for day number two, if you haven't already started doing this, you're under sink space, under your kitchen sink. You always need to have a shelving unit. So many times you just put everything under the sink and it gets cluttered and then clutter starts building up on the items that you have sitting on the bottom of your kitchen sink. But if you have a shelving unit where it gives you two levels, sometimes even three. Not only are you maximizing this space, but you now can see everything that is under your kitchen sink and you can keep it all in one place as you go through day number two, finishing on de-cluttering your jaws and cabinets in your kitchen. I want you to keep in mind that clutter in your kitchen, anywhere in your home creates stress on unfinished projects that you keep on putting off creates stress. And stress can heavily affect your mental health. I know you probably have heard just how much stress can affect you mentally. And this is true, especially for women. So if you want to reduce stress in your life, start by de-cluttering and getting your kitchen and any other room to a state makes you happy. So for example, for your kitchen, I want you to get it to your satisfaction. Some people like their kitchen to have their daily used appliances and items out on the counter to give it that cozy, homely feel. While others, like the bear minimalist, look where everything is clean. The soap bottle doesn't stay out. You do not see the paper towels. This is going to be your preference. I cannot tell you how I want your kitchen to look because my preference might not be your preference, but as you go through. Imagine what you want your kitchen to look like when it is fully declutter word, is it going to have a cozy feel or do you prefer to have a bare, minimalist look to your kitchen? So by now, you should know that all of your items should have a home. They don't just sit out on the kitchen table without having a home. All of your items need to have a space that they belong in. And if you're like me, I have a door in my kitchen called a juncture. Basically, anything that can be used around the house that you might need. You usually can find it in the junk drawer. But the problem is that the juncture sometimes gets so cluttered that you don't even know what you have in the back of it because it's filled to the brim and his overflowing. So if you have a juncture, I want you to dump everything out of that door and I want you to go through the items, organized them by having different containers for your different items. And you can even do a little mental switch by not seeing it as a juncture where everything goes into it that doesn't have a home that you might use around your house. Instead, see it as a utility drawer where you keep useful items for their home when you need it. So for me, I have different screws, pens, markers, know pads, and so forth in the drawer. But I also when I cleaned out the junk drawer, ended up getting rid of a lot of the items that I knew we were never going to use and it was time to discard them. And again, if you are not sure if you're going to toss donate cell or store any of your items, put it in your I don't know, storage box because I do not want you getting bogged down. If you should keep it or not. You want everything that you use to be easily accessible and do not feel obligated to keep gifts because we only want your kitchen to contain the items that you use on a consistent basis, not because they were given to you as a gift. And if you do have something that you do like to collect that you do not want to part with, such as, I know a lot of people get magnets as souvenirs, shot glasses as souvenirs. If you do not consistently used the magnets, used the shot glasses, and you have 20 plus of these items. You might want to take it out of your cabinet to free up your cabinet space and use it as a decoration by putting an extra shelf on your kitchen wall or right above your window where you can showcase your shot glasses, your mugs, your magnets. We want to maximize this space in your kitchen. So keep all of this in mind. For day number two, you are almost done with having Foley did cluttered and organized drawers and cabinets. Way to go, stay motivated, stay inspired, tackled a2. And I will see you in day number three. 29. Day 3: Declutter Your Kitchen: Welcome to day three. Today we are going to be de-cluttering and organizing our fridge. Now, this is going to be the fridge and the freezer. So for your fridge, I want you to pull everything out and wiped down every surface of your fridge because most likely there is crumbs. There is dried stuff on your shelves, maybe on the side of your fridge, under your fridge drawers. I want you to take everything out and start with a clean slate. Now before putting things back, see if you can reorganize your fridge. Do the shelves needs to be moved up higher or lower? Do you need to buy an additional shelf you can use in your fridge to make sure all of the space in your fridge is being used and also go through and toss anything that has expired and any items that you will not use. So for example, if you bought something and you've only had it once and it's been sitting in your fridge for over a month and you know, deep down you are not going to be touching this item again because you didn't like it, you don't prefer it, or you haven't had the need to use it, don't be afraid to toss it. And of course, anything that is expired has to go. And for your freezer section, you're gonna do the exact same thing, pull everything out, anything that can be wiped down, that should be wiped down. You need to take the time to wipe it down. If you need to reorganize the shelves, do not be afraid to do so. And if there are items in the back of your freezer that you have forgotten about that our frost bitten, please go ahead and toss those items and then go ahead and reorganize everything in a way that makes sense to you, where you will be able to see everything you have in your freezer and anything that you have in your fridge. So as an example, if you have kids, kids tend to get their fingerprints and stuff on the front of your fridge, make sure to wipe the outside of your fridge down last. But when they open the fridge, they tend to just start grabbing things. So to help them, what you might do is put the healthiest snacks in the front of your fridge that are the easiest to reach for your kids so they can open, grab without moving anything, without you having to worry about them knocking something over and break in it are spilling it. Keep in mind that organization aspect that might not only help you to do less clean up when it comes to your fridge, but if you have kids, when you rearrange and organize your fridge, keep them in the back of your mind on what will help them when they open the fridge. All right. Day three is simply tackling the inside of your fridge and freezer. If you want to share your before and after photos, do not hesitate to post in the Q and a section. Of course, I get notified whenever you post anything, and I most certainly love seeing the before and after photos of everyone that has enrolled in this course and tackled their bedroom and different aspects of their kitchen. So good luck and go ahead and tackle de-cluttering and reorganizing your fridge and freezer. 30. Day 4: Declutter Your Kitchen: Well, welcome back. We are onto day number four. You should be feeling better about your kitchen already. Now, even though we have only had three days that we have been continuously working on de-cluttering your kitchen. Today is going to be a big day that is going to make the impact and make the prior three days worth it. Because today for day number four, we are going to be decluttering and organizing your counters. And now, as I stated, counters and table, if they are kept empty, you are almost tempted to put items on there and forget about it. Flat surfaces are wanting to be filled. So when you put something on your counter, on your kitchen table and you leave it there, that equals clutter. So for today, the very first thing I want you to do is to remove the items that do not belong in the kitchen. Books you're reading, your scarf, your jacket hanging on the back of your chair, paper clutter such as your mail catalogs. All of the items that do not belong in a kitchen need to be put away and given an actual home where they belong. So for example, if you bring in the mail and you just leave it on your kitchen counter today, you need to create a home for your mail, whether it's a drawer that is empty, that you can now label for only male, or you create a completely different space out of the kitchen to put your mail into Same thing with items such as your scarf jacket, gloves that needs to go in its home, whether that's the downstairs closet, a hook by the door. These items do not belong in the kitchen. Then we are going to be sorting through what you have on your counter. If this item or appliance is a daily or a weekly used item that you want to stay out on the counter, that is perfectly fine. But the items that you do not use on a daily, weekly basis, you need to give them a home in the kitchen, in one of your cabinets, in one of your drawers. It needs to have a home. So then when you do decide to use it, you can pull it out, use it if it needs cleaned after being used to clean it off and then put it back in a tone. So the first three days have led to you creating more space in your cabinets, in your drawers. So the things on your countertops and table that are not a daily used item can now have their own home in your kitchen. And from here on forward, the best tip I can give you to keeping your kitchen clean is every night before bed, wipe off your counter and table, that will prompt you to put everything back in its home and get everything that doesn't belong on the kitchen put away. So for example, I usually work in my bedroom or in the kitchen where I have my laptop, my plan, or my notebooks. But at the end of the day with me wiping off the counters, wiping off the table, my laptop, my notebook, my planner does not belong in the kitchen. My laptop needs to go back to the bedroom where it belongs. And this way, when you wake up the next morning, you start with a clutter free, clean kitchen. So go ahead, start giving the items on your counter and table. A home, especially if they are not kitchen related items, and continue cleaning off your counters and kitchen table until you are satisfied with the results and the look of your kitchen counters and kitchen table. 31. Day 5: Declutter Your Kitchen: All right. Day five, this is the very last official day for de-cluttering your kitchen. For day five. With all the cleaning you have been doing, all the reorganizing, it is now time to clean off anything that does not belong on the kitchen floor and do a really good sweep and mop of your kitchen. Now when I say to clean off your kitchen floor, there are typically items on the kitchen floor that do not belong there that can have a different home. But in particular, all of the boxes that you have, whether it's for donating, storage, selling, they are most likely still in your kitchen. And these boxes now have to go. And same thing for the items that do not belong, such as you keeping a mob in the corner of your kitchen. A mob typically does not just hang out in the corner of a kitchen, or you have your soda, you're Monster energy drinks, your cases of water hanging out next to your fridge. They do not belong on the floor. These items belong in the fridge. So if you have to pile them up on the floor, that should tell you that you need to give them a home. You cannot have items hanging out on the floor as their home. So your water and your energy drinks needs to go into a cabinet that will be specifically for drinks needing replaced in your fridge when you need them, your mop needs to have a home with other cleaning supply is not in the corner of your kitchen and anything else that is just hanging out on your floor, needs to have a home. This is the very final day for de-cluttering your kitchen. I am so excited that you have come this far. So after you have given anything that is on your floor, a home, go ahead. Give your kitchen floor a good sweep and a final mop and look at the before and after of what you have accomplished with this being Day five for the remainder of this week, for day A6 and A7, if you want to tackle on putting your items up for sale or dropping your items off to get donated. Go ahead and do that. But by the end of the week, by day seven, you should be completely finished with your kitchen. So that includes even if you have to go out and buy an extra shelving unit or a new shelving unit for under your kitchen sink. Go ahead and complete those final touches that will make your kitchen come together. And a rule of thumb that I like to follow once I have declared a specific room is from here on forward. If you bring something new into the house for your kitchen, for any specific room, you must remove something from the kitchen or a specific room. So if I buy new hand towels for my kitchen, I am not just going to continue collecting my hand towels and end up having 20 plus hand towels. Because once again, you're going into that excessive number of one item. If I bring in a pack of five new hand towels for the kitchen, I need to get rid of my five oldest ones that are worn out, have holes in them or just are no longer the color that they used to be when I bottom, keep that in mind in order to help you keep a cluttered space. And from here on forward, you don't just go into the kitchen and put something down. You need to put it away. Because if you're putting it down, that means it doesn't have a home. And that is a problem area that you need to solve by giving that specific item that you want to just leave on your kitchen table, on your kitchen counters, a specific home. So I hope this kitchen section has been really inspiring and all the daily tasks over the five days have been really beneficial. And you have seen a difference in your kitchen. If you have any questions for me, if something doesn't make sense, I aim for a 100% student satisfaction. So do not hesitate to reach out to me. I am here to help you, but I cannot help you if I don't know what you're struggling with or if something doesn't make sense, I want to help you and I am here to help you. So reach out to me if you have any questions, if you want to share the before and after of a specific area in your house, whether it's your bedroom, kitchen, and whatnot, otherwise, go ahead, finish decluttering your kitchen. And I will see you in the next lecture. 32. Before & After: Laundry Area That Makes You Want To Do Laundry: Welcome to the next part of this class where we are going to be de-cluttering your laundry space. Now, I took it a little bit further and I not only D cluttered my laundry area space, but I didn't entire makeover. So as you can see here is the before. It is a homemade shelving unit that fits above the washer, but you can see where that empty picture frame is above the dryer. That is all empty space. Everything that you're seeing on these three different shelving units is a mess. There's no organization and most people might not think about de-cluttering or even organizing their laundry space. Now, for me, when I say laundry space, this can vary depending on where you are located. For my laundry room, de-cluttering, make over. I have basically a laundry closet. There are three brown solid sliding doors that you can close to hide this laundry area. I can't walk into it. It's not a room. I would definitely say it is more of a closet than a room. But when I took a look at my laundry space and I want you to take a look at yours as well. I want your laundry area to be organized where you can see everything, where you know, where everything is located and it actually makes you want to do laundry. I know. Bear with me a laundry space that makes you want to do laundry. Tatyana, you have lost your mind, but I promise you, I haven't. So here is the after. As you can see, I am now utilizing my space above the washer and dryer. We have organization. We have space for decoration. It is visually appealing, D cluttered, and organized. This laundry space now makes me happy to do laundry, makes me want to do laundry. And that actually is really, really fun, which I will go through all of the different steps on how I created this. So you can recreate it with your own personal touches or take the sections that work for your laundry space. But without keeping you waiting any longer. Let's jump into day 1 of decluttering your laundry space. 33. Declutter Your Laundry Space Day One: For day 1, the very first thing is you need to decide what type of shelving unit you are going to fit into your laundry space, and I want you to utilize your wall space. So as I mentioned, my old shelving unit above the washer got taken down and I want a shelving unit that utilizes the space above the washer and dryer. So there's two ways you can go about this. Measure your wall space, see what you have available, and you can purchase whatever shelving unit you want. But for me, we have been wanting to remodel the kitchen. So I used to upper cabinets from the kitchen that will now go into the laundry room. So the first thing after we got the cabinets off the wall is I had to remove the doors. After the doors were taken off. Everything got sanded on the outside of the kitchen cabinet. Then I use some pink putty to cover up the holes. And then I started painting the cabinets white. Now for day 1, I only got one coat, white paint on the cabinet. And if I had to redo this, I would definitely use a white paint with a primer already in it to speed up the process and to save time. So while the white cabinets were drying from the first coat of paint, I took the old shelving unit off the laundry wall, wiped everything down and help take down the remainder of the kitchen cabinets while the first coat of wiping was drying. So that's it for day one. I want to continue to making sure that every decluttering project that you take on has small, actionable steps you can complete in a day that do not take up your entire day. Now, of course, if you have a free weekend, you can definitely get your laundry room done in a weekend. But if you want to take it day by day, like I did, We will definitely have a D cluttered and organized laundry space by the end of the week. So I will see you in day two. 34. Declutter Your Laundry Space Day Two: Welcome to day 2 of de-cluttering, organizing, and remodeling your personal laundry space. So for day 2, when I got up early in the morning, I put on a second coat of white paint on my cabinets. And then in the evening, I did my final third coat of white paint on the cabinets. Then, while the white paint was drawing on the cabinets, It is now time to envision what you want your laundry space to look like. So this is where all my different containers, vases, baskets came into play. So let me go through everything that I purchase that you see in my finished my laundry room. So if you want something similar, you will know where to look for it. The first thing after I painted my cabinets white, the inside was still wood and the shelves were wood. Now, I don't want to waste any more time painting. And I know that with painting inside the cabinet and the shelves, there is always a chance that the paint can ship and it would add extra days. So instead, I went to Walmart and I bought a roll of easy liner adhesive laminate in white and the white and blue pattern. This way, I will take the white lined all of the inside of my cabinets in white and then do each individual shelled and the top of my cabinets in the white and blue pattern, then my white and gray baskets I got from Target. I had to measure the height of my shelves so I wouldn't buy a basket that's too big and that wouldn't fit. Then going one over to the smaller cabinet space, the white elephant with the fake succulents came from Walmart. Then the yellow vase and the white and silver vase on the lower shelf with the plants all came from Hobby Lobby. I picked out the vases from Hobby Lobby, then went into their plant section, picked out some plants, cut them down to size, and then just put them in the vases. Now looking at the lower shelf from the left to the right, the first container has a removable lid with dryer sheets in it. That container came from Walmart, My piggy bank. I actually bought a ceramic pig and painted at myself. Then we already talked about the Hobby Lobby vase with the Hobby Lobby plants. And then I took a plane cardboard box, cut it down to size, and used some wrapping paper. It was a really cool metallic pink, yellow, blue, I mean, very colorful wrapping paper. And I wrapped the Bach and dismantled Parker box. And then I have six dryer wool balls that came from Walmart. Then I have my blue softener and in its twin jar, I have some clear disinfectant liquid for my animals laundry. These two are T containers that you can get during the summer at Kroger in the center, that tropical electric turquoise blue is our Scent Booster beads in a jar that came from Target. And the big circle jar with my light blue and pink laundry detergent with a snap closed lid came from Amazon. So that is all that I did for day 2. I did the final coats and I bought everything that I wanted in my laundry space that I would be utilizing for all of my laundry supplies. Alright, so go ahead, complete day two, and I will see you back for day three. 35. Declutter Your Laundry Space Day Three: Welcome back to day 3 of decluttering and organizing your laundry space for today, I had my fiance's help and we hung the two cabinets. And I finished lining the inside of my cabinets with my white adhesive liner. And I wrapped each individual shelf in the white and blue pattern adhesive liner. That is all that I did for today. It seems like it's not a lot, but it actually took a big chunk of my day because I had to cut everything that size couple times. I had a couple of takes on trying to wrap the inside of the cabinet without the wallpaper, wanting to kinda go off track. So this did take quite a bit of time, but that is it for day three, short and sweet, but time consuming. By the end of day 3, you should have your new shelving unit in your laundry room. And for day 4, we are going to be ready to start getting everything to come together. 36. Declutter Your Laundry Space Day Four: Today is the day that everything starts to come together. On day 4. For today, it is all about decorating and making everything look presentable by giving everything its own space and it's own home. So I have my toilet paper at the top, baskets and then all of my laundry supplies that I use when I do laundry on the bottom shelf. Now, even though this cabinet is three shelving units, we have the bottom, the middle, and the top with the old shelving unit, I did have bulkier items, but my bulkier items no longer fit my laundry theme. It would just get cluttered again. So at the very top of my cabinets, I pushed a couple of the bigger items back to where no one can see them. But I know where they're located. And to be honest, anything that is above my toilet paper and paper towels on top of the cabinets I use on a very, very infrequent basis. So I don't have to worry about constantly having to get a chair and get those items down. But at least I know they are there. So if you are using a cabinet like I am, don't be afraid to put some items on top. Our bulkier that don't fit in with your laundry space theme or that you don't really use that often. This way, we're creating a little bit more storage by using the top of the cabinets. So that is it for day 4. Decorate, make everything come together. And let me be honest, this final layout of my laundry space did not happen in one day. I put everything where I wanted it to be an over the next handful of days, I would just constantly be moving things around and seeing what looks good or what might look better. Group together, play around with it, have fun. As a final note, I want to say a congratulations if you undertook and remodeled your laundry space to where it is now aesthetically pleasing to the eye. It is D cluttered. Everything has a home and most of all you utilize your laundry space that you have. Give yourself a big pat on the back because this was a big, big project, but it was 100% worth it. And I want you to be proud of every area in your home. Because if you look at the before and you look at my after, when it comes to my laundry space, it looks like it was meant to be where before a handmade shelving unit just above the washer, not utilizing your space, not really something that you would want anyone to really look at. So when we had guests over, we usually just close the doors. Now, it doesn't matter if the doors are opened or closed because either way, I am very happy and I am in love, in love with my laundry space. So congratulations. Once again, I will see you in the next video. 37. How To Declutter Your Papers: All right, so I had to do a paper declutter lecture simply because I know I've previously mentioned about de-cluttering your paper because I am one where paper is my nemesis. I open something and I put it down. Next thing you know, I have mail in my car, mail in my bedroom, male on the kitchen table, mail in my craft room from even two years ago, it gets pretty hectic when it comes to Tatyana and her paper clutter. So this lecture is specifically dedicated to your paper. Now, the number one thing, number, number one thing which you already probably know what I'm going to say is from here on forward, the moment any type of paper comes into your home, you need to give it a whirl. All of your paper needs to have a home. This way, you will be clutter-free of any paper. You don't put an envelope down, go I'll get back to that later. I will pick it up later. Know if you got it from your mailbox, if you got it from your neighbor, if you got it from my friend, any type of piece of paper, you need to give it a home. So the number one thing that I did to improve my paper clutter, to declutter all forms of paper is to get a metal wall shelf. Now this metal shelf sits in the corner of my desk. I don't have a mounted on the wall and it works perfectly. So the different tabs that I have, four if I bring paper and is one toss, that means I walk in and I tossed in the recycle bin or the paper shredder to the things that I am keeping. It is an important document. So I'm going to have a to-do, meaning I have to complete this. So for example, I have a car recall letter that I have to schedule. So that is in my to-do section. I have a file section, meaning I've opened this piece of paper and I'm going to leave it right here in the file, but it needs to leave this file section and go into its appropriate home. And then of course, the unopened mail. If I don't have time, I'm in a rush. I have an open section, meaning I have to get to it, open it up and then put it in the to-do section or the filing section or toss it, but it needs to get out of the unopened section. Now, the top two tips that I can give you that have worked fantastic for me, is one, to get an envelope opener. I can't tell you how many times I have sliced my finger and it hurt for days opening envelopes this year. I said No, we are not going to do that because a paper cut, even though it's small, thing, hurts, that little slice that you're not expecting and then a hertz for days and days is not worth it. So I went to Walmart and I got this small letter opener in black. So it blends in with the rest of my office stuff and it works like a charm. I absolutely love it. It gives it a nice clean cut. When I open the letter, put my letter opener back in its home. And for over five months. I have not gotten a paper cut, which is magical, simply amazing, and I am so much happier. So if you have ever gotten a paper cut from opening letters, invest in an envelope opener or an envelope slit, or they have different names. Look around, see what works for you. The number 2 thing, if you have important documents, you can either store them in different area of your home or you can take photos of that document, email it to yourself, and store that email in an appropriate folder, which I will show you how to do this way. You will not need a hard copy of this document, which now minimizes the papers that you are keeping. And of course, we cannot forget to mention investing in a shredder. It doesn't have to be expensive. A shredder is going to be amazing for the important documents that have your personal information that you don't want to just put in the recycle bin where they can blow out or putting your trash can or the trash bag can be opened. And of course, the smaller it is, the less documents you'll be able to shred all at once. Which for me, the smaller the better, because it doesn't take up as much space. And let's be honest, I don't have a lot of documents that have a lot of my personal information on and I do hand shred at this moment, but paper shutter is something that I will be investing in here in the near future. And of course, when it comes to decluttering your paper in this day and age, the one thing that has been hard for me is to do online bill pay, signing up for paperless billing. But this is something that will drastically reduce the paper that is coming into your home that you have to open, they have to take care of. So what I did was all of my bills. I made paperless, meaning they were emailed to me, stored on my email and I would receive a reminder email to where I click, look through, continue on with my day. Why? Because once I signed up for paperless billing, I also made it an automatic withdrawals. So things like my cell phone bill, I get an e-mail stating how much it is, review it. Awesome. Continue on with my day where before I would get an envelope with 34 maybe five pages stating what I wrote, I would have to either get online and pay it or make a check and mail it back out. This is a lot of back and forth paper you really don't need unless you are absolutely adamant on receiving your bills via mail. So a good thing you can do to minimize your paper clutter is sign up for paperless billing and any bills that you have recurring year after year, put it on automation where it withdraws that amount. This way, you can never be late paying your bills. Your credit score will never negatively be affected if you don't pay a bill on time because with automatic bill pay, it gets taken out every month and then at the end of the year, disable that automatic bill pay. If you were thinking about switching to a different service or a different provider. Now, of course, for your very, very, very important documents, your marriage certificate, your checkbooks, your car title, all of that important type of documents should be stored in a safe. You don't want to have those hanging around the house. This is just a friendly reminder to those. So if you have all these type of important, important documents, make sure to bring them all together and keep them altogether in a safe. Next, if you are someone that has kids, you know, your kids usually bring home different types of artwork, school projects, things that you might want to keep. And they do love to create art. You are going to have a lot of artwork clutter, not saying that clutter in a negative term. It's just this artwork from your kids is going to start to pile up. The one thing you can do to de-clutter is to take a picture of all of your kids, our work, and make a book. There are a lot of different websites where you can take your photos and make an actual physical book for that month or even for that year. And keep this book to look back on the artwork that your child or children have created. This way, you have the artwork without the clutter. Hopefully with all of these different tips and strategies, you are able to now grab all of the paper in your house, put it in a pile, get your filing cabinet or your metal wall shelf, and start sorting through everything, recycle what you don't need, shred, what's personal that you don't want someone else to look at that has your personal information. Start giving everything a home. And soon you will see just how amazing it is to be able to take that envelope from your mailbox, open it up with your envelope opener and put it in its appropriate home. And now we're at the end of this paper declutter section. Let's continue on to the next video. 38. Extra Stuff: So you have probably heard that one man's trash is another man's treasure. And for this lecture, I did want to point out my top two places that I like to use if I want to sell something. Because not everything that I no longer use needs to be donated or needs to be thrown away. This is going to be completely up to you. You can throw it away. If it's just really beyond repair. You can donate the items or you can sell them. And these two places, I have personally had the most success on that. I really like. The first one, of course, is the Facebook marketplace. You put really good photos, give a price, title, description, and boom, the post as up for people to see. The second place where you can list your items for sale locally is called offer This is another fantastic website. I sold two dog crates and a bike on here within the first two hours of putting it up for sale. Now as advice from one local seller to another, if you want to get, say, $20 for an item, you have to list it higher. Because 99% of the time, unless it is a killer deal, a person will respond to your listing of the item that you have for sale and they will give you a lower offer than what is listed. This applies for the Facebook marketplace and especially on offer up. So if you want to sell an item for $20, put the listing price at 25 or even $30. So then when someone is interested in your item and they give you a lower offer, you can accept, that can come over, pick it up. And when it comes to meeting strangers, I always err on the side of caution. So don't have someone walk into your house unless there is someone else present with you, and if you can meet them somewhere public, that's even better. Now I understand sometimes you can't do that because you have a table set and trying to put a table set into a small car will be next to impossible. So just use your best judgment when it comes to meeting strangers. Be smart and if you can make some extra money off of the items that you really no longer use if you don't want to donate them instead you want to give them to someone else, go for it. There is nothing bad about selling your items instead of donating, it is completely up to you on what you choose to do with any items in your home that you no longer use on a consistent basis that you want to sell or donate. So go ahead, check out these two places. And what you can even do is list one item on both places, or even list five plus items on both places to see which one works better for you. And then just narrow it down to one or the other and stick with that one website. 39. Class Conclusion: Hi. You have now reached a in this class. So what did you think of this class? If you enjoy the class, I would love to see a thumbs up review from u. I love all my students feedback. It helps me plan for my future classes. 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