Well, since it’s that time of the year for Spring Cleaning I wanted to take it on. In my case it was actually a massive project and actually took me the last two weekends to complete my closet and wardrobe makeover. Upon completion I put together some closet clutter cleaning ideas based on my experience.
Let me tell you, my closet was full of clutter! It is pretty embarrassing how hard we tend to hold on to items that we have not worn in years, and frankly, have no intention of wearing ever again.
These are the first 3 steps I took to clean my closet and get rid of the all of my wardrobe clutter.
1. Take Everything Out of Your Closet: This may seem like a daunting task, but really it’s the best way to see all your garments that are tattered, rarely used or unused, completely out of style or that no longer fit your current body type.
2. Sort Items: I sort my clothing and accessories by:
I put my unwanted and tattered garments into extra large and sturdy trash bags. Make sure NOT to mix up the “throw way” items with the “give way” items! I make sure to write “Donate” on at least one of the bags so I don’t accidentally give away unusable clothing.
3. Cleaning The Closet Space: Whether you have a basic closet or a custom closet system here are some examples of how to clean your closet space.
The next post will address the final parts of my spring cleaning closet project. The steps will include:
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