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Trending on the Organized Home: Secrets to a Well-Lived Minimalist Life


Trending on the Organized Home: Secrets to a Well-Lived Minimalist Life

December 30, 2018

This week, our companion site The Organized Home revisited its most-read posts of 2018—including a story on a family of four living (and thriving) in 600 square feet; smart advice from Marie Kondo; and a how-to on overhauling your pantry.

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Above: If you don’t want moths or flour beetles (bookmark Annie’s horrifying personal experience with the pests here), read The Organized Pantry: 8 Rules for Decanting Dried Goods. Photograph by Matthew Williams; styling by Alexa Hotz for Remodelista: The Organized Home.
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Above: “Keeping mementos of things that you would otherwise forget can keep you from moving onto the future,” says Marie Kondo. For more of her wisdom, see Think Like Marie Kondo: 9 Tips from the World’s Top Storage Fanatic.
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Above: The tidy, spare entryway in small-space blogger Alison Mazurek’s Vancouver apartment. See how her family of four manages to live with less in 7 Things You Can Live Without in a Small Apartment, from Someone Who’s Been There. Photograph courtesy of Alison Mazurek.

More of this week’s posts on The Organized Home:

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Frequently asked questions

What is the trending organized home?

The trending organized home is a living space that emphasizes minimalism and simplicity. It is designed to reduce clutter and provide a calm, uncluttered environment.

How can I live like a minimalist?

To live like a minimalist, you need to declutter your living space, invest in multi-purpose furniture, prioritize quality over quantity, and limit unnecessary possessions.

What is decluttering?

Decluttering is removing unnecessary items from your living space. It involves sorting through your possessions and getting rid of anything that you no longer need or use.

What is multi-purpose furniture?

Multi-purpose furniture is designed to serve multiple functions in a living space. For example, a sofa bed can be used for sitting and sleeping, or a storage ottoman can be used for seating and holding household items.

How can I prioritize quality over quantity?

Prioritizing quality over quantity involves investing in well-made, durable items instead of buying cheap, disposable products. This can lead to a more sustainable, long-lasting lifestyle.

Why is it important to limit unnecessary possessions?

Limiting unnecessary possessions can reduce clutter and stress, improve focus, and simplify your life. It can also free up space and resources for things that matter more to you.

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