Minimalist Living: What is Clutter Blindness?

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Have you ever gotten so used to seeing something that you don’t even notice it anymore? The boots and snow shovels from last winter that still sit in your mudroom. The old winter coats that no longer fit but take up room in your hall closet. The kid’s trophies [...]

Baby Boomers! We Have Too Much Stuff! What Are We Going to Do About It?

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Do you know that the average American household has over 300,000 items in it according to LA Times? And many of us baby boomers have much more “stuff” than that! Perhaps you’ve become blinded to the actual amount of stuff you have in your home. You just don’t see [...]

Decluttering And Minimalist Home Ideas 

Learn Minimalist Organization Tips To Declutter Your Home  Is clutter preventing you from incorporating the design of your dreams into your home? Are you interested in minimalist design and minimalist living? Do you want to get rid of your clutter, but aren’t sure how to even start? What if you could seek help to learn [...]

3 Must-Haves if You Want to Succeed in Decluttering and Downsizing

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you are reading this blog, you are likely interested in how to successfully Declutter or Downsize and perhaps both. I’m sharing 3 of the must-have mindsets if you want to be successful on your decluttering and downsizing journey. Just like any other big project you have taken on [...]

Looking For Minimalist Ideas For Your Home? 

Are You Interested In Minimalist Home Ideas?  Minimalist design is a great way to bring a feeling of organization and sophistication into your home. If you are interested in minimalist living and want to try minimalist home design in your home, look no further! You can learn more about the minimalist lifestyle when you learn [...]

Don’ts and Dos of Downsizing in Your 60s

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you are in your 60s, you might be thinking a lot about downsizing and decluttering: Moving to a smaller home. Preparing your home for aging in place. Getting your home and your life in order “just in case” something happens. Or maybe you just want a different kind [...]

Try These Minimalist Home Checklists 

Are You Ready To Try Minimalist Ideas In Your Home?  Minimalist design has grown quite popular recently. Are you interested in incorporating minimalist ideas into your home? Do you find yourself at a loss for where to start with minimalist home ideas? Is there perhaps too much stuff cluttering your home to really make use [...]

5 Steps to Ensure a Successful Downsizing and Decluttering Journey

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer This blog is intended to set you up for success and lay a foundation with strategies for a successful decluttering and downsizing journey. If you are decluttering and downsizing, chances are you’re overwhelmed at the thought of the enormity of the job ahead of you. I know I was! [...]

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Start This Decluttering Course Today 

Are You Ready To Get Started Decluttering?  You don’t have to live with unwanted and unnecessary clutter. You can start your decluttering journey today. Hi, I’m Rita Wilkins. I’m also known as the Downsizing Designer. After getting rid of 90% of what I once owned, I live with more time, money, and freedom to do [...]

A Decluttering Home Checklist Regardless of Your Age

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer I just got off the phone with a new decluttering and downsizing client. Before we hung up, she thanked me profusely and then said, “I feel better already even though we haven’t even started! I already feel a huge sense of relief.” Why did she feel so relieved? Knowing [...]

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