11 Top Tips For How to Start to Declutter a Room

If you find yourself wondering how to start to declutter a room so you can get rid of your overwhelming clutter,

you’re going to want today’s top tips along with my other decluttering tips to help make getting started easier.

Start With a Vision

 You need to think about your goal for the space before you can start tossing items in trash cans or shoving other items in boxes or on shelves.

Gather Your Supplies

Here are a few things you’ll need to have ready to go when you start to declutter a room:  - Black trash bags - Donation bag or box - Box for items to sell

Don’t Bring Anything Else into the Home

What benefit is waiting until after your decluttering work is done to avoid bringing new stuff into that same space? 

Schedule the Time

If you don’t schedule in time for decluttering, you’ll probably never start actually doing it.

Start At The Door

 One way to dive in is to start at the door and work your way counterclockwise around the room.

Focus on One Item at a Time

When deciding how to start to declutter a room, take it one item at a time and make a decision about what to do with that item.

Once you get going, you’ll find that it gets much easier!