It’s time again to spring-clean your entire home and get it ready for the festive period. This can seem like a daunting task, so it’s important to have a game plan to ease the load. Georgina Wong, a member of the Australasian Association of Professional Organisers (AAPO), says you have to first be mentally prepared to cut the clutter.
And don’t begin by arming yourself with lots of new storage boxes, no matter how pretty they look, says Nathalie Ricaud, a professional organiser, founder of Get Organised & Beyond, and fellow AAPO member. Instead, she suggests grabbing a large garbage bag for trash, and large boxes to store things to donate and sell.
Here are some extremely handy tips on decluttering each room in your home, just in time for Chinese New Year.