After the stress of Christmas and the blues of January, it’s time to put that all behind us, step into spring and start fresh. As the mornings and evenings begin to get lighter, our moods get brighter! One of the most popular things to do during the transition into spring is spring cleaning! Spring cleaning comes from the days when houses had fireplaces, it is the act of refreshing a house after a long, stuffy winter. Nowadays, people spring clean as a refresh after the January blues and begin their 2019 (again!). Here are some useful tricks and tips if you’re thinking of doing some inspiring cleansing this spring!
1.If you’re looking for some tidying inspiration, the popular book written by Marie Kondo ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying’ is a must-read. Marie gives great tips and tricks on how she deals with mess and tidying up in her own home.
2.An important part of decluttering is letting go of things that you don’t need or use anymore, so try to think of this when sorting through your wardrobe.
3.There are 3 important questions to ask yourself when looking through your wardrobe: Do I still like it? Do I still wear it? Does it still fit? Answer these to help you decide what to keep and what to chuck!
4.Try donating the clothes and items you no longer want or need to charity shops, not only are you creating space for new items, but you’ll feel good and have the satisfaction of knowing your item will be enjoyed just as much as you once enjoyed it!
5.The best way to organize clothes is folding them and stacking them vertically, this was there is easy access and creates less mess when you’re choosing what to wear!
6.As we’re moving into spring, the weathers getting warmer, so it’s time to put away those big winter coats in storage and begin to make more space for your staple spring items.
7.If a room is looking a bit dull or lacks character, a simple brand new paint of coat can change a room by brightening it up and looking brand new.
8.Boxes and baskets are perfect for storing away smaller items such as photographs, important documents or beauty products to avoid obvious clutter.
9. Once you’ve cleared, decluttered and cleaned, invest in some flowers to spruce up your home and welcome spring. Tulips and daffodils are popular choices for spring.
10. Lastly, a positive that comes out of an effective spring clean is the space you have created from decluttering! Reward yourself for getting through January or for a successful spring cleaning by investing in some new clothes for your spring wardrobe!