Monday, July 29, 2013

clean and purge

For the past couple of months I've been trying to clean and purge my apartment. I have too much stuff. Craft stuff included. It's been super slow going. I've been having trouble getting motivated. I try to work on it a little bit at a time, but then I get side tracked by the blog reading/instagram/twitter/facebook/candy crush/etc. I swear it all multiplies. I get rid of one pile and five more pop up. I tried to throw away one bag of trash every time I leave my apartment, but I got a bit bored with that (I do throw out the trash regularly still, I just quit dealing with the extra stuff to take down).

I'm gonna try again. I have a huge project that I'm hoping to start on in September/October (more about that soon) that will get along a lot easier if I have all my space back and all the extra mess gone. By the way, how does one person accumulate so much extra stuff? I cancelled all my subscription boxes and I don't really buy clothes/shoes. How is it all breeding?

I had planned to try to sell some of my scrapbooking and stamping supplies, but I think at this point it's going to be much easier to just donate all the things I'm not using. Trying to sell it requires picture taking, description writing and creating all those posts on all the different websites. I don't feel like I have the time or want to deal with the headache, even though it would be nice to have some extra money.

Wish me luck. It'll be a big undertaking. I hope everything finds a good home. Also, that quilt top on the table/chair is finished. It was for a baby shower that recently took place. I wish I'd thought to take pictures of it before I sent it off.

1 comment:

Hippopotamuslee said...

This looks so much like our apartment and I feel awful because I have a dedicated room for my craft stuffs but it has (and always does) spilled out into every single room. It's hard to de-clutter! Good luck! I know I need it...