At Home in January

Warm white minimal home decor

I have been thinking quite a bit about decluttering this month. The cleaning up of sparkly Christmas decor, the sudden emptiness once things are boxed and away, the start of a new year and of course, the release of the Marie Kondo Netflix series, which I’m sure is filling up most secondhand stores with many items worthy of sparking joy for all society 😉 I’m in the process of filtering through different things in our home, deciding what we can do without.

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I thought I’d gather a few links that I have found refreshing with thinking about home and the New Year. Do you have any ways you clear your decks in January?

The January Cure, Apartment Therapy—31 days of little tasks to help clear and clean this month. They post a new to-do each day.

Instant Upgrades: Easy Organizing Ideas To Spruce Up Your Space, Martha Stewart

What to do with Gifts that don’t Spark Joy, Marie Kondo (from the declutter-er herself!)

30 Ideas for Mental and Physical Decluttering, In Honor of Design—I love this compilation of both physical and mental organizing by Anna Liesemeyer

If you’re looking for a quick helpful guide to assist in your sprucing up this month, check out this Customizable Weekly Cleaning Printable from Homesong Blog

Resetting your Home after the Holidays, Joanna Gaines—I love the idea of choosing a few things to replace the Christmas un-decorating doldrums. A winter bouquet or new hand towels can do the trick!

And just for kicks, my own personal takeaway from my adventure with The Art of Tidying Up last year..

Happy tidying!

First photo via Amy Bartiam
Second photo via @lifeonvirginiastreet

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