31 Days of Decluttering Reader Share: Kids’ Play Room

Are you decluttering your home, too? I’d love to be able to share your success story with other KOAB readers! Please consider submitting the before & after pictures of your decluttering project — you can do so HERE.

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Check out what one KOAB reader has accomplished in her kids’ play room! You can see in the photo above what the play room looked like before she went to work. Here’s what she said she did:

I am really embarrassed by the bad state of our play room. For the last few weeks we have just been closing the door and pretending it didn’t exist. We even took your advice a while back and got rid of many toys which they had to earn back. (It didn’t sink in in the long run.) I was at the point today that if my kids didn’t help, I was going to throw out everything. Instead, we all pitched in and made about 3 bags of garbage. Now the play room looks clean, we purged some toys, and it didn’t even take that long!

And here’s what it looked like after she was finished! WOW! Doesn’t that look great?

And from personal experience, I bet this awesome reader’s kiddos will even enjoy playing in there a lot better now. I always find that my kids play more independently and creatively with fewer toys. Less once again is more!

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Are you joining in with me on this 31 Days of Decluttering challenge? I’d love to hear from you! (In fact, I was sad because yesterday’s post didn’t get any comments!) So, if you’re with me, let me know: What did you declutter today?

31 Days of Decluttering

Do you, too, feel the need to get a better handle on the stuff in your house? Join me for the 31 Days of Decluttering challenge! Maybe you’re willing to take on one project a day (remember: small ones count!). Perhaps you’d rather pick four problem areas, and give yourself a week to work on each one. Maybe you just want to tackle your basement for once and for all. It’s all good! Everyone is welcome to join.

Day One: Decluttering the Toy Storage Closet
Day Two: Decluttering the Top of a Bedroom Dresser (Finish What You Start!)
Day Three & Four: Decluttering the Master Bathroom
Day Five: Decluttering My Desk
Day Six: Join the Decluttering Challenge
Day Seven: Decluttering the Computer
Day Eight: Decluttering the Night Stand
Day Nine: Decluttering a Kitchen Counter in Less than 10 Minutes
Reader Share: Decluttering the Front Door Hallway Table
Day 10: Decluttering a Bedroom Closet
Day 11: Taming the Paper Clutter
Day 12: Decluttering the Coat Closet



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