I own what I love and need, and no more.
Everything I have is something I use. All of my clothes are worn. There’s nothing that sits on a shelf or hangs in my closet waiting for the day when I’ll need it or feel like wearing it.
I’m not a minimalist — I don’t go without the things I want in my life — but I do get rid of anything that drains me or I don’t love and use. And that, my friend, is the key to creating your personal retreat.
You don’t have to have a picture-perfect home that looks like the ones you see on social media, you only need to use the space you have well, and make it work for you. A space that is free from clutter, feels good, reflects your individual style, and replenishes your energy.
Because when you feel good at home, you feel better everywhere else.
Imagine how your life would change if you freed up yourself from the burden of unwanted things, comparing your home to others, the constant search for home inspiration, and the frustration of what you want not becoming a reality in your home.
And my goal is to help you go from pinning to living and thriving in your home, so that home becomes your favorite place to be.
“Jen is amazing. She took my nasty, cluttered garage and actually turned it into a room I enjoy spending time in.
Decide on a single starting point — it’s important to organize one room or space at a time to prevent overwhelm.
Distribute all items in the space or room into categories.
Determine where you’ll store the items you’ll be keeping. Having homes for all your items eliminates the need for constant decision making.
Design a system for storing items. Keep efficiency and function as the top priorities. Containers aren’t always necessary but they can be used to help keep items together.
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