Entries by Sarah Macnaught

National Organising Week 7-13 November 2016

  National Organising Week between 7-13th November 2016 is designed to celebrate the positive impact of decluttering & organising your home. APDO Association of Professional Declutterers & Organisers is running National Organising Week asking: why delay letting go of those possessions which are cluttering your home and impacting on your precious living space?  Declutter N.O.W.

Does your stuff own you – or do you own your stuff?

Every  home I visit has an issue somewhere with stuff and space.“If I could clear this cupboard…”   “I want to be able to read in this room by the window…”   “This used to be a bedroom…”  “I should have moved years ago…”  Voices trail off into wishful thinking. All of them are saying, “If I didn’t […]

Has your home got an unsightly muffin top?

Out of sight is never really out of mind.  You can still feel it.  And it can weigh you down whether you are aware of it or not.  My decluttered clients tell me “this is the greatest weight off my shoulders” “I cannot believe how much lighter everything feels” “that was the fastest way to […]

No, you don’t need a skip for that!

This excellent blog “Do I Need a Skip for That? How To Get Rid of Your Unwanted Bulky Items” was posted on Houzz by Amanda Pollard.  On the surface is shows how there is always some way to recycle your belongings- even the broken stuff that ‘nobody could possibly want’.   It lists the Furniture Donation Network […]

Creating living memories – My mother’s garden…

  I am obsessed with helping clients create memories when they are going through a major downsizing process.  Often we take photos of items that are being gifted or donated to charities.  We scan old negatives and photos to share among family members, or to use in a digital photo frame in the new residence.   Some […]