Before you jump into that project, let’s make sure you have set yourself up for success and completion. You can do this by reviewing the Six Stages of Getting Organized. These six stages apply to most any organizing project, whether you’re clearing that spare storage room (aka guest bedroom) to create an office, or decluttering the living room, organizing the kitchen shelves, cleaning out the garage, or tackling that pile of papers.
Don't let it in the door!
You've put in a lot of work on your organizing project. You've created the space to enjoy your things and you've put in the time to maintain what you have. But what about new items? How do you bring in new items and prevent your hard work disappearing under clutter again?