Need Help Decluttering In The New Year? 

How Will This New Year Be Different For You?  A new year is a time for starting fresh and resolving to change for the better. However, it’s hard to stick to your plans if you don’t even know how to get started – and getting started is where most people find themselves stuck when they want to declutter [...]

Do You Want To Declutter In The New Year?

What Are Your Plans For The New Year?  Now that New Year’s Eve has arrived, what plans do you have for your home in the new year? Do you look around your home now and wish it were less cluttered? Do you find yourself thinking that, once the new year is started, you’d like to declutter your surroundings [...]

The “Right Size” Home Checklist

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you’re a baby boomer you might be wondering if you should stay in your existing house even if the kids have grown and have homes of their own, or whether you should downsize or “right size” to a home that better suits your current lifestyle as an empty [...]

Declutter Your Home After The Holidays 

Are You Eager To Get Rid Of Clutter After The Holiday Season?  Clutter in your home can be a great cause of stress – and sometimes after the holiday season that clutter can be all the worse! This holiday season, what if you were prepared to get rid of the clutter? What if you could learn how [...]

Downsizing And Starting Over: How to Successfully Combine Households in A Second Marriage

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer As an interior designer for over 35 years, I’ve often been asked to consult with clients who are merging households so they can create a common vision, avoid unnecessary arguments, and create a path forward together. Read my recent article: The Dueling Downsizers The bottom line, both parties want [...]

By |2021-12-10T19:33:34+00:00December 9th, 2021|baby boomer downsizing, Baby Boomers, downsizing after retirement, downsizing for baby boomers, downsizing in your 70s, downsizing tips, Interior design, living in smaller spaces, minimalism, simplicity, simplify your life|Comments Off on Downsizing And Starting Over: How to Successfully Combine Households in A Second Marriage

Are You Ready To Learn How To Declutter? 

Get Rid Of The Clutter – Downsize And Declutter Today!  A cluttered home can often cause stress for the people living there. When faced with what to do with unwanted clutter, however, many people simply don’t know what to do. What if you didn’t have to learn about decluttering all on your own? Hi, my name is [...]

Baby Boomers: You Are 60. Does The Amount of Stuff You Own Scare You? It Should!

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer When you look around your home, are you overwhelmed by the amount of stuff you’ve accumulated over all those years… wondering where and how to ever start getting rid of it all? Your bookshelves and cabinets are filled with books, knickknacks, boxes of photos, and photo albums. Your closets [...]

By |2021-11-03T13:32:34+00:00November 3rd, 2021|8 Decluttering Methods., Baby Boomers, downsizing after retirement, downsizing for baby boomers, downsizing in your 70s, downsizing tips, freedom, Lighting|Comments Off on Baby Boomers: You Are 60. Does The Amount of Stuff You Own Scare You? It Should!

Begin Your Downsizing Journey 

Start Decluttering Your Life Now With Help From The Downsizing Designer  Is there an overwhelming amount of clutter in your home? Do you find yourself at a loss for how to even begin getting rid of it? I’m Rita Wilkins and I was once in a similar position. However, after getting rid of 95% of what I [...]

5 Extreme Decluttering Tricks That Will Simplify Your Life

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer It seems like we’re always looking for different tricks or hacks to make our lives easier. There are two questions I get asked the most when it comes to downsizing and decluttering…   Where do I start? People are often so overwhelmed by the amount of clutter. The task [...]

By |2021-10-21T09:10:53+00:00October 21st, 2021|8 Decluttering Methods., decluttering tips, downsizing, downsizing after retirement, downsizing for baby boomers, downsizing in your 70s, downsizing tips, lifestyle, simplicity, simplify your life|Comments Off on 5 Extreme Decluttering Tricks That Will Simplify Your Life

How And Why to Start Downsizing This Fall

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Have you been thinking about downsizing? Has it been on your mind for quite a while… even though you may not be downsizing for a few months or even a few years from now? Did you know that fall might actually be one of the best times to start [...]

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