Rita, the downsizing designer, shares the challenges of downsizing and creating a minimalist lifestyle.

Want To Declutter Before The Holidays? 

How Can I Get Started On Decluttering?  Do you look around your home and feel frustrated by the clutter? Do you think you’d feel less stressed if only you could get rid of some of the clutter? Are you uncertain how to begin your decluttering journey?  Hi, I’m Rita Wilkins, the Downsizing Designer. Once, I [...]

How To Combat Clutter and Become Your Own Clutter Boss

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you look around your house right now, is it filled with clutter? Clutter is that daily reminder that you probably own too much stuff and that slowly but surely, it is overtaking your house…and your life. There’s the obvious clutter… The dirty dishes on the kitchen table or [...]

Top 5 Decluttering Tips for Retirement

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you are starting to prepare for retirement, chances are you’re also thinking about how to get rid of a lot of excess stuff in your home so you can make room for that new stage of life filled with more freedom and a lot less stuff. It’s actually [...]

5 Years Later: What I Discovered When I Decluttered and Downsized

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer It was a little over 5 years ago when I downsized from my 5000-square-foot home in the country and move to an 867-square-foot condo in Philadelphia. I gave away 95% of my belongings. I can honestly say I have no regrets and I’ve never been happier. In the process, [...]

These Decluttering Bundles Make Great Gifts

Learn Decluttering Through Decluttering Checklists  Starting your decluttering journey may seem difficult when you don’t know where to start. You may want to live a more minimalist lifestyle, but find you don’t know how to achieve such a goal. Don’t worry – if you want to learn about decluttering, I can help.  My name is [...]

A Minimalist Home: 6 Minimalist Decluttering Tips for Curating Your Home

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Perhaps you are one of the lucky ones. You’ve already downsized to a smaller, more manageable home and in the process, you got rid of a lot of the things that you no longer wanted, needed, or used. Like all of those boxes in the basement or attic that [...]

Get A Quick Start On Decluttering Toda

Decluttering Can Help You Achieve A Minimalist Lifestyle  Are you surrounded by clutter? Do you find yourself at a loss for what to do with said clutter? Do you dream of living in a more minimalist home with a minimalist sense of style? Do you wish you could learn about minimalism and decluttering through an [...]

Declutter This Holiday Season 

How Can I Learn How To Declutter?  Are you living with too much clutter? Do you want to learn how to declutter and downsize your life but find you don’t know where to start? Do you wish you could find an easy guide such as a decluttering checklist to help you out?  Hi, I’m Rita [...]

How To Start Over in Your 60s: A New Minimalist Lifestyle

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Are you at a new stage of your life and you want or need to start all over? If you’re in your 60s, you might be an empty nester. Your house feels empty (although a little less cluttered.) You might be wondering “what’s next?” If you’re retired or pre-retired, [...]

Easy Ways To Learn About Decluttering 

How Can I Live A Minimalist Lifestyle?  Are you intrigued by minimalist designs? Do you wish you could have a minimalist design in your home, but don’t know where to start? Do you want to live a more minimalist lifestyle? The trick to being able to live a more minimalist lifestyle is knowing how to [...]

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