This week it's all about jewellery - how to declutter it and how to organise it!
From costume jewellery to the nice stuff (not that costume stuff isn't nice!), it's all covered.
Statistic (courtesy of Daily Mail 2014)
Most women of 40 years old have a jewellery collection worth $11.5k Au
Could include up to 150 pieces- most expensive item generally an engagement ring
Only 33 per cent of jewellery is worn regularly
9% of women sell/ remodel unwanted pieces
78% women said they had no intention of selling unwanted items
What are the best ways to declutter?
Lay all jewellery items out together (on white sheet or other light surface to make sure items don’t get lost)
Sort into categories - earrings/ necklaces/ watches
Let go of broken ones that you won’t repair immediately
Store sentimental ones that you won’t wear away from your everyday pieces
Only keep the original boxes/ containers if you actually use them
Consider gifting sentimental or heirloom items to family members
Sell & donate what you don’t love and use
Questions to ask yourself when re-organising:
Do I want it on display?
Do I want it hidden/ out of sight?
Where is convenient? Where do I put it on and take it off?
What are the best ideas for storage?
Large shallow drawers in dresser/ cupboard
Stacked jewellery boxes
Compartments for watches/ rings etc
Necklace stands/ hangers
Wall hooks/ peg board/ cork board with tacks
Bon Maxie - accessory storage
Clear containers with dividers (fishing tackle/ craft items)
Display sentimental items that you wont wear in a shadow box or similar to honour the piece and person