Why clutter doesn’t sell

Using Helen Sanderson's Home Declutter Kit to organise your home

Talk to any estate agent, interior designer, Feng Shui expert or marketing consultant and they’ll all tell you: aspiration sells. The number one strategy for motivating people to buy something is to inspire them. If your property is over-full and messy, you’re making it very difficult for prospective buyers to see what you’re selling – and more importantly, imagine themselves … Read More

An amazing journey

Helen Sanderson launching her Home Declutter Kit

Creating the Home Declutter Kit has been an amazing journey. From the initial idea, through crowdfunding to design and production and finally launching, it certainly was quite a trip with plenty of ups and downs. So it was fantastic to mark the occasion with a special thank you event. It was an emotional evening for me, and I’m really happy … Read More

5 tips to help create a calming bedroom

Tips for a calmer bedroom from Helen Sanderson

Make your bedroom your sacred space. A space where you can dwell. A space that you can be. Make your use and experience of this space different to the way you live, interact and move around the rest of your home. Declutter Stuff creates noise! Whether it is just visual noise, clothes not put away or too many books in … Read More

9 Reasons Why People Have Clutter

In over 10 years as a Declutter Consultant and Personal Organiser I’ve worked with hundreds of people in their homes. People in pain, people with too much stuff, people surrounded by chaos, living a state of overwhelm and paralysis. Their home stresses them out and they’re seeking help (from me) to resolve it. Because people open their hearts and share … Read More

Dreaming of a Calm Space : a client’s experience of decluttering

I’m delighted to share this funny and moving blog-poem from one of my beloved clients, published as part of APDO’s involvement with National Spring Cleaning Week. Please comment and let me know what you think. Dreaming of Calm In the twilight of the early morn Through the ticks and the tocks … I’m Space, dreaming Of Calm Sacred Space I’m … Read More

Decluttering Is About Unfolding More Than Folding

Marie Kondo’s Book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying took the world by storm, selling over 4 million copies. Everyone I know is talking about it, especially my clients. As a fellow organiser, the wave of interest in letting things go – especially those that don’t bring us joy -has been a welcome inspiration, as well as being great for … Read More

For decluttering, real beats online every time

It’s a big day for me, my Kickstarter campaign to fund my Home Declutter Kit went live this weekend. (As some of you know, Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform to help you launch your creative project.) It’s been my dream to produce a simple decluttering tool with some beautiful imagery to help more people find a way to create more … Read More