If you ever want to live tiny you’re going to have to simplify your wardrobe if you already haven’t.
And you’re going to have to do it in a big way (if you’re not yet a minimalist like most of us).
Have you seen the closets in tiny houses lately? They’re super tiny! (see below).
But don’t worry. You can do this! It’s actually pretty easy if you can follow the 7 steps outlined in this post.
So let’s jump right in to step 1 below:
Step 1: Get every piece of clothing that you own (EVERYTHING! Even undies) and put it into one big pile on your bed.
Step 2: Now you’re going to divide that big ole pile of clothes into three piles: 1) keep 2) store 3) donate
Step 3: Go through each piece of clothing in the pile and ask yourself, “Does it fit me right now?”
If it doesn’t, get rid of it! And please- avoid the “it might fit me if I lose 10 pounds, etc.” If it doesn’t fit right now, get it out of your closet and drawers. Space is limited! And you should wear clothes that fits you comfortably.
Step 4: Go through each piece of clothing you still have left in your keep pile and ask yourself, “Is it in good enough condition to keep wearing?”
If it isn’t, get rid of it! If it has sentimental value either take a photo of it or put it in your store pile and move on.
Step 5: Go through each piece that you still have left in your keep pile and ask yourself, “Do I love it?”
If you don’t love it, don’t wear it! Especially since you only have room for so much… So if you don’t absolutely love it, let someone else love it!
Step 6: Finally go through your keep pile one last time and ask yourself, “Does this represent me right now? Or is it the old me?”
Step 7: Process your piles. Store the store-ables (these might be seasonal pieces too), drop off the donations and reorganize your keep pile.
Earlier this year Laura Norcross wrote a wonderful post on how to declutter your wardrobe that you also might want to read through. She’s got some really helpful tips in there that she was able to share.
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