minimalism Tag

As the start of the school year draws near, I feel a renewed energy for minimizing. I had grand plans to declutter every last corner of my house during summer break, but like most teachers, my long list of summer to-do's usually goes undone. We...

The term "junk drawer" doesn't seem to jive with the idea of minimalism. How could a minimalist home have a junk drawer? Surprisingly, I'm guessing most minimalists have a such a drawer (although they may give it a more useful-sounding moniker, like "utility drawer"). Who...

Soon after being introduced to minimalism, I de-cluttered my kitchen. I'm not sure why this room stuck out as needing immediate de-clutterification; perhaps the kitchen was an easy place to begin, since most of the items contained therein are mine. (Well, maybe not the over-sized...

This weekend I tackled a larger-than-usual minimalist project - the pursuit of floor space. This required jettisoning two pieces of furniture, which was scary, but completely awesome! The catalyst for the project? This chair: This chair is not comfortable. This chair is not nice. This...

My favorite thing about the weekend (besides sleeping in past 6:00 a.m. and spending time with my adorable toddlers) is the opportunity to tackle some decluttering projects. As Saturday afternoon rolls around, I can see my clutter getting nervous. My eyes roam the house, searching...