The fact of the matter is that one person’s junk is another person’s
treasures. With this in mind it gets pretty difficult to tell a person
that their home is a mess and that they need to start decluttering
After all what you perceive as
clutter could simply be artistic
license. But at which point does
good decorating take the turn and
simply nosedive into being clutter?
It’s difficult to say at which point
exactly, but if you’re what I like to
call a “clutter bug”, like I used to be, then you are probably even at
this instant looking at piles and piles of clutter all over the room, and
no, if you think back, they weren’t part of the original décor.
And if you really open your eyes and look, you also probably have
too many things in too many non-places all around the house, from
the kitchen to the living room to the bedroom and even what used
to be a guest bedroom, but what is now home for your spare junk
and heaven knows what else.
If you’re that type of person then this book is for you. It doesn’t
presume to hold your hand while you become a declutterer, nor
does it presume to tell you what exactly you should do with your
Instead, when I wrote this, I meant for it to be taken as a guide to all
the things that you could do to declutter your life.