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How To Declutter Your Wardrobe Of Excess Clothes: One Step At A Time

Here is a round up of all the Declutter 365 missions necessary to declutter your wardrobe of excess clothes from your closet and dresser drawers, for yourself and your kids.

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Clothing clutter is one of the biggest types of clutter in many people's homes. It invades bedrooms, closets, laundry rooms, and sometimes even more rooms of the house.

That means getting rid of all those excess clothes, and only keeping what you love and need, as well as have room for, is not a simple or quick job.

Since getting rid of all the clothing clutter in your home is a big task if you're not careful you can get overwhelmed with it, which can cause you to not even start, or take on more than you can handle all at once, which can exhaust you and also cause a huge clothing explosion and mess in your home, making you feel like the effort you've already expended wasn't even worth it.

The simplest way to combat all these problems is to break the task down from one huge project into small, incremental steps.

That's exactly what we do here in the Declutter 365 missions. That means I've got lots of closet and clothing decluttering missions, all broken down into smaller pieces, scattered throughout several months of the Declutter 365 calendar.

This page of the site is meant to serve as a round up of all those different missions, so that whenever you want to get rid of closet and clothing clutter you've got all the how to articles and resources at your fingertips, so you can get to decluttering your wardrobe while you're motivated and excited about the process, whether that's when it's scheduled on the Declutter 365 calendar, or whenever else you want to do it.

Two Methods For Decluttering Clothes: By Location Or By Type

As with most things in life, there are multiple paths you can use to get to your destination, and that includes multiple ways to declutter your wardrobe of excess clothes.

The two methods or paths toward your ultimate goal of less clothing clutter that I have created within the missions include (1) decluttering all the places you store clothes, such as within your closet or dresser drawers, and (2) focusing on decluttering one type of clothing at a time, such as decluttering excess shirts, then pants, etc.

I've got missions that allow you to choose whichever of these two path you wish (or you can do both, although you'll find some practical overlap) to get to less clothing clutter, so use the mission that make the most sense for you, and help you achieve your goals.

General Resources Helpful For All These Clothing Decluttering Missions

Before I begin rounding up and listing all the clothing decluttering missions on the site, make sure to check out these resources that will be helpful whenever you're decluttering clothes, for any of the missions listed below.

First, to get you motivated to deal with your clothes clutter, check out this article with 7 ways getting rid of your clothing clutter is awesome.

7 ways getting rid of clothing clutter is awesome

In addition, here are 9 questions to ask when you declutter clothes.

9 question to ask yourself when you declutter clothes

Missions To Help You Declutter Your Closet & Dresser Drawers

As mentioned above, there are two main paths you can take when you tackle your clothes clutter. One of the ways is to focus on where those clothes are located, and slowly decluttering each of those areas, one at a time.

If you choose this option you'll also encounter other things within these spaces that aren't clothes, like other stuff you are storing in your closet, but that's fine. You'd have to deal with that stuff at some point anyway!

Here are the Declutter 365 missions on the site focused on decluttering clothes from specific places in your home. Note that I suggest tackling just one closet at a time, so that means if you've got your closet, a spouse's closet, a guest room closet, and a kids closet, for example, these should each be done separately, working through these steps below consecutively for each one.

First, focus on hanging clothes in your closet. If you have enough time, doing this simple wardrobe clutter trick of turning around hangers can make this process easier for you.

simple trick to identify closet wardrobe clutter: backward hangers

Here are tips for how to declutter hanging clothes from your closet.

How to declutter hanging clothes from  your closet

Once you've gotten a lot of these hanging clothes decluttered, if necessary, make sure to also declutter hangers.

How to declutter hangers

Next, focus on decluttering the shelves and drawers within your closet.

How to declutter closet shelves and drawers

Finally, don't forget to declutter your closet floor.

How to declutter closet floor

While the steps above get rid of any clothes clutter you've got in your closet, I know that many of us also store clothes in our bedroom, such as in dresser drawers. Therefore, here is how to declutter dresser drawers of excess wardrobe clutter.

How to declutter dresser drawers

Missions To Declutter Clothes By Type

The other path you can take to declutter your clothes is to focus on decluttering one type of clothing at a time. If you choose to do the missions in this manner I still suggest you focus on only one person's clothing at a time, and then redo the missions for each additional family member's clothes until you've done them all.

These missions will work when doing either kids or adult clothing, although obviously some of the clothes, like workwear, will only apply to adults typically.

Here is a list of the Declutter 365 missions on the site dealing with specific types of clothing.

How to declutter jewelry

Missions Specifically Designed For Kids Clothes

While the missions listed above work just as well for kids as they do for adults, I've found that people often appreciate some additional instructions as it relates to kids clothes. Therefore, the Declutter 365 missions contain several kid-centric clothing missions.

First, here is the general mission that gives tips for how to declutter kids' clothes.

How to declutter kids clothes

In addition, here are the steps necessary to declutter kids' closets.

How to declutter kids closet

While the steps above get rid of any kids clothes clutter you've got in their closets, in addition here is how to declutter kids' dresser drawers.

How to declutter kids' dresser drawers

Further, here are tips for how to declutter kids' shoes.

How to declutter shoes

Are You Ready To Declutter Your Home?

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I hope this round up of Declutter 365 missions and how to articles has inspired you to get rid of your own clothing clutter, so your wardrobe and closet contain only the items that you love, and look and feel good on you.

When you begin to declutter the feeling you get is contagious, so if you're loving the results you're getting I would encourage you to keep going.

I've got a whole series of 15 minute decluttering missions (eventually 365 of them!) that you can do.

Just pick and choose the ones you want to do, that will make a big impact in your home. But if you want someone else to tell you the order you can also grab the 15 minute daily decluttering mission calendars and follow along as we all get our homes clutter free together!

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