If you are looking for a little motivation, a bit of inspiration, or even a kick in the pants on how to declutter, then this list of decluttering clothes quotes might be just what you need. Quotes can be so helping when working on how to declutter not only your closet but your entire home.
“Those are words to live by.” This was a saying that was sprinkled throughout my childhood. Whenever someone would say a phrase that really resonated with either the person hearing it or the situation itself, you could bet that the next thing said was, “Those are words to live by”. Words can be quite magical when you think about it. They have a way of getting your head in the right place so you can move forward.
- Need help getting started on a huge project?
- Struggling to keep your focus in check?
- Looking for inspiration to get to that finish line?
All of these issues can be helped or even resolved with the right words at the right time. This collection is all about clothes. Why clothes only? Because clothes can be one of the most difficult items to declutter. Believe it or not, we can have a large emotional attachment to a sweater or a dress or even a pair of torn and ratty sweatpants. And it’s because of that struggle you might need a few more tools in your corner. To help you stay on track and keep going even when it gets hard. Really, really hard.
My Favorite Decluttering Clothes Quotes
This might be one of my favorite sayings ever and it’s one I use in my own home all the time. Whenever I see a piece of clothing that is taking up valuable space in my closet I say these words out loud. It is my permission to say goodbye to something I do not love or enjoy wearing so I can free up space for an item that I do.
Most people tend to believe that packing things away in a box solves the decluttering problem. However, they quickly learn that it was only masking the problem. You see all they were doing was moving their clutter from one place to another. When I saw this quote, I knew it would hit home for so many people. That clutter you may be moving from your closet into a box and setting it off in another space isn’t helping you it is only moving clutter from one area to another. What you need to do is get the clutter completely out of the home.
This quote reminds me of when I was in high school and I searched for the need to be accepted. Boy did I learn quickly that popularity or having many friends wasn’t friendship. It was those that stayed by your side through the good time and the bad, and genuinely loved you. Our clothes are the same, few are better than too many. After all, no one is going to remember all the different designer clothes you wore or had. To be honest you may find having fewer clothes that you love, is much more pleasing than having to do laundry and washing a whole bunch of clothes, iron them and take care of them when you don’t love them.
Cluttered closets make people feel overwhelmed. The minute they walk into their closet and see all the clutter they become stressed and avoid the clutter.
This does not solve the clutter problem. The best way to get motivated is by doing exactly what this quote suggests. Set a timer for thirty minutes and tackle it. Even though it feels like you only filled up two boxes or you only spent 10 minutes, you have taken the initial step to remove the clutter from your life.
How many times have you woken up in the morning trying to get the kids ready for school or trying to get yourself ready for work only to be stressed because you couldn’t find a top or pants? When you remove clothes that are only taking up space, it helps find the clothes that you love more quickly. This reduces the stress and gives back that time that you deserve.
Clearing out your closet takes this huge burden off your shoulder. It gives you your time back and it makes you feel like high-speed internet. An uncluttered closet makes you want to do a happy dance because it makes one feel so refreshed and clutter-free.
Are you a clothes tosser? Do you drop your things where you are? Don’t worry if you do, many people are a “drop now and put away later” type of clutter bug. But just imagine how neet your bedroom and closet would be if you instead put your things all the way away? Close is not good enough if you are looking to create a home you love. One you find easier to keep neat and put away. A home where it is easy to find the things you need right when you need them. No more lost car keys or misplaced sunglasses. Find everything fast because everything is in its place. If you are looking for the secret to a clutter-free home, it’s this….Always put your things all the way away!
Tranquility is what decluttering a closet should make you feel. It means no more stress, and spending more time with loved ones. So be proud, you have decluttered your closet. This is a quote that should be saved and referred to when clutter creeps back up in your life. This quote should remind you to set that timer for 30 minutes and tackle that clutter before it gets out of hand.
When it comes to decluttering clothes things can be tricky, overwhelming, and yes really really hard. By having a few declutter clothes quotes in your back pocket you remind yourself why it is important you keep working on letting go. Free up space in your bedroom and closet and make room for the things you do honestly love to have and love even more to wear. Once the clutter is gone you can organize what you have left and create a closet you love to be in!