My capsule Journey - INTRO & how to start
A while back on my old blog, I wrote a little entry on decluttering my life. If you're like me and you see something for a great deal, you end up with a lot of stuff. Moving out of my last place made me realize how much I've been borderline hoarding!! Clothes left right and centre, some with tags, others from grade 8, and many items that were just plain ugly. (probably cost 2.99 or something?)
I'm not much of a reader but I've been spending my little chunk of free time planning out what books I would like to read, and browsing multiple blogs & articles about decluttering your life. This is the trending book that has been suggested to me!!
inspiration : http://lifegoalsmag.com/minimalist-wardrobe-checklist/
//Simple steps to start you off//
Wanna join me in some minimalistic living? Here's what I found helpful to start this little journey.
Let it go
Spend some time looking at current trends. Keep in mind what could be used in the Summer / Fall. Look for inspiration on Pinterest, Instagram, Vsco etc. I'm the worst I literally look up things like: "Summer Adventure outfit" on Pinterest. You would be surprised at home little people notice that you are repeating the same clothing pieces.
Let it go
Donate / sell / ask if someone wants it .. whatever it takes. Spend a day going through your stuff. The more you get rid of, the more room you have for new items :) Some charities even pick it up from your house. I left a garbage bag full of clothes in my car instead of just leaving it laying around the house and I got rid of it in no time.
My dad used to tell me if I bought a shirt for example, I would have to give away 2 items I already owned to charity. < Wise guy alert !!
This is something I've been doing to keep myself from buying random things on sale. This about quality, the season, what you already own and how necessary an item is. It's ok to spend a little more on something that will last and look great. I try to avoid prints when it comes to "investing on clothes"
Here is my fav investment accessory!! a black bucket purse from Little Burgendy.
This is my fav part of my capsule journey. I had a coat rack that I was able to fit and see all my pieces for the month or so. It's practical because I can see what I own. A little closet makeover can do some good to your brain and style. HANG EVERYTHING!