Spring Closet Cleaning: What To Keep
We all have a closet full of things that don’t fit, don’t really like, or we just don’t want anymore. Sometimes, we can feel a bit guilty because some of our items still have a lot of life in them – especially the ones hanging up with the tags still on them!
It can be hard to let go of things you once loved, haven’t worn, or planned to wear one day, so here are some tips to help you declutter your closet and make room for things you want to wear!
If this all seems overwhelming to you, here’s an easy way to get started. Simply go through all of the clothes, shoes, bags, and accessories in your closet and put them into four distinct piles. Once this task is completed, you’ll be well on your way to closet happiness!
The Four Piles & How To Separate
- The “Keep It” Pile – In addition to your favorite things that you wear regularly, you may find some old favorites that were buried in the back of your over crowded closet. If you truly love it – keep it – it’s that simple!
- The “Discard It” Pile – If there is absolutely no reason that anyone would want the item, no matter how much you are personally attached to it, it’s time to let it go. Promptly get rid of items that are torn, soiled, severely damaged, or just worn too thin. Think of these items as things that can’t be reused and have had done their time.
- The “Donate It” Pile – There are many great organizations that are in need of clothing donations. If you have items that are still in good shape, there are people that can truly benefit from your generosity. Consider donating gently used clothes, shoes, and accessories to those in need and feel good about doing a good thing and helping others.
- The “Sell It” Pile – There are several ways to sell those clothes and accessories that are in good shape or still have the tags on them. Contact a local consignment shop or look for buy/sell groups on social media in your area to advertise items. This is a great way to earn some extra money, so you can replace those pieces with fun, new clothes and shoes that you can wear and enjoy this spring!
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