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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Sleepwear Clutter

Today's mission is to declutter your wardrobe of sleepwear, such as pajamas, nightgowns and robes that you don't need and are excess stuff, to get rid of your closet or drawer clutter.

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This mission is designed to be done while we're focused on the Organize Bedroom Closet Challenge and/or the Organize Bedroom Challenge, which are two of the 52 Week Organized Home Challenges here on the site. When you do the mission depends on where you keep these types of clothes within your home, the closet or within a drawer in the bedroom.

Instead of trying to get rid of all your clothing clutter at once, and then feeling overwhelmed, or pulling out too many clothes all at once and making a big mess, I've broken this task of decluttering clothes up for you into a series of missions. Some of these daily missions are focused on the type of clothing item, while others are focused on clearing out the places you store the various types of clothes, such as in drawers in your bedroom, or hanging up or on shelves or drawers within your closet, for example.

As always, when decluttering any type of clothing, make sure to use these 9 questions to help you with the process, so you can feel good about the choices you make.

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What Types Of Clothing Items This Mission Encompasses

During this Declutter 365 mission I want you to evaluate whether to keep or get rid of the following types of clothing items in your closet or dresser drawers that are considered sleepwear, or nightwear. This list can include (in both summer and winter weights):

  • Pajamas, also known as PJs and jammies
  • Nightshirts, or nightclothes
  • Nightgowns or nightdresses
  • Onesies or blanket sleepers for children
  • Chemise
  • Negligee
  • Robes of all varieties

How Much Sleepwear Do You Need?

Today's the day that you ask yourself how much sleepwear do you need (and have room for in your closet or drawers), and then you should keep decluttering until you reach that number you've decided upon.

Since everyone has their own lifestyle, fashion and style sense, and a different amount of space in their closet and drawers to store this type of clothing it's difficult to say with certainty what that number of how many you need is, for you.

Therefore, I find it easier to talk about minimums, and then additional factors to consider to decide if you need or want any number above that minimum.

At a minimum you need enough sleepwear to have clean clothing to lounge around the house in, and sleep in, for the full time in between when you do laundry.

As discussed in more length in my article about how often to wash various types of laundry, assuming you've not spilled anything, or otherwise made a mess while wearing your sleepwear, it can be worn about 3-4 times between washings, while your robe can be washed about every two weeks (some prefer more frequently, and that's OK too!)

Free printable that helps you answer the question, how often should I wash . . . everything, including clothing and household items {on Stain Removal 101}

Since you can typically wear pajamas or other sleepwear a few times before they need to be washed, and I recommend you do laundry at least once a week or otherwise stick to a laundry schedule or routine, then you really don't need that many pairs, at a minimum.

However, most people use other considerations to decide they'd like a few more. Here are some additional factors to consider for yourself when determining how much sleepwear you'll want to keep.

  • Consider whether you wear these items around the house, for several hours in the evening or morning, versus just to sleep at night;
  • Consider what types of sleepwear are appropriate for each season, such as winter or summer weight fabrics or styles; and
  • Consider personal preference for the variety of styles, colors, and fits you prefer for your sleepwear

Keep decluttering to get rid of excess items that don't fit your body, you don't like, have too many stains or tears to be salvageable, aren't comfortable to lounge around the house or sleep in, or otherwise will not fit into the space you've got designated for them.

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Declutter 365 missions: 15 minute missions for your entire home

Once you declutter one type of item in your home I bet you'll want to declutter some more. After all, decluttering gives you a great reward for even a small investment of time and energy.

The Declutter 365 system is designed to help you declutter, over the course of a year, your entire house, with just 15 minutes of decluttering each day!

Hundreds of thousands of people use this proven system to get rid of their clutter, and bring peace and calm back to their homes.

Declutter 365 works to guide you to clear the clutter without overwhelm, focusing on just one small area at a time, and without making a huge mess in the process, so you see consistent forward progress without all that "messy middle" that makes it even harder to function in your home than before you started.

In addition to building a daily decluttering habit, the Declutter 365 program, along with the accompanying 52 Week Organized Home Challenge, teaches you the skills, habits, routines, and mindsets necessary to maintain the clutter free and organized state of your home from now on, so it'll never be as messy and cluttered as it is right now, ever again.

If you haven't already, make sure to get your copy of this year's Declutter 365 annual calendar here (it's FREE!), find today's date, and do 15 minutes of decluttering on the day's mission. Then, repeat again tomorrow, and again and again. Over the course of the next year, if you do this 15 minutes per day, you'll declutter your whole house!


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In addition, here's a round up of all the Declutter 365 missions on the site for decluttering clothes of all kinds.

How to declutter your wardrobe of excess clothes





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