Here is a Declutter Checklist for your entire home:
Create Space for Every Item
Donate Mismatched Items (Dishes, Cups, etc)
Toss Old Coffee Mugs and any dishware with a stain
Limit Water Bottles
Add Drawer Dividers
Toss Stained, Mismatched or Broken Food Containers
Throw out all old Spices and Expired Foods
Toss Old Shampoo/Body Lotion, etc. Bottles
Limit yourself to 2 shampoos/conditioner, lotions, etc.
Limit hairstylers, and store them in a basket or under your sink- out of sight.
If it hasn’t been used in three months, toss it.
Toss old towels and sheets that are stained or frayed
Toss towels and sheets that don’t match
Tackle one drawer at a time.
Bundle like items together (Pens & Pencils, Envelopes, etc)
Shred Papers that are not needed
After 1 Month: Receipts, Deposit/ ATM slips, Reconciled Bank Statements
1-3 Years: Paycheck Stubs, Mortgage Statements, Expired Insurance Records, Charity Donation Receipts
7 Years: Tax Returns, W-2 & 1099, Medical Statements, Real Estate Tax Forms
Have you worn it in the last 6 months?
Will you wear it in the next two weeks?
If it is Broken/ Has any holes, will you get them fixed?
Does it fit well?
Would you buy it now?
If you answered “yes” to all of the above questions, then keep it, however if you answered “no” to any of these, then you should probably toss it.
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