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An Introduction to Marie Kondo and the KonMari Method

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tidying and organizing up in bedroom dresserWhen it comes to New Year’s resolutions, getting organized and having a cleaner home ranks right up there with increasing wealth and being healthier. This year, there is plenty of inspiration when it comes to getting and staying organized. A Japanese sensation, Marie Kondo, is making an unprecedented splash in 2019. Her KonMari method has inspired thousands of people around the world to adopt her innovative tips and suggestions to make real changes in how they approach decluttering and organizing. 

The Marie Kondo Method

Marie Kondo is an organizing consultant from Japan who now lives in Los Angeles. She is also the author of four books including The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Her books have sold millions of copies so far and have been translated into numerous other languages including English, Spanish, German, and French. She is also the star of a new Netflix series named Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.

Marie Kondo developed the KonMari method of decluttering and organizing. Instead of tackling one room at a time, the KonMari method uses categories to help people get organized. First, it starts with gathering all clothing items. Once clothing has been tackled, you move on to books, papers, miscellaneous items, and sentimental items.

KonMari also focuses on joy. While going through each item, ask yourself if it sparks joy for you. If it doesn’t, it should be thrown away or donated. Unlike other decluttering strategies, the KonMari method doesn’t emphasize whether you’ve worn something within a particular time frame or try to force you to part with something that you don’t wear but that has sentimental value. Simply put, if it sparks joy, it’s a keepercontemporary closet storage system Phoenix

Staying Organized with Customized Solutions

Once you’ve decluttered, the KonMari method helps you stay organized with unique tactics with a focus on items being seen. For example, it allows your clothes to be seen more easily so items like shirts don’t get lost in your dresser drawers. Most closets in today’s homes aren’t designed to accommodate your unique needs. Using custom closet designs and built-in storage from Closet & Storage Concepts of Phoenix ensures that you have space and a place for everything. Even if your lifestyle calls for you to dress in a suit and tie five days a week for work but your weekends are spent in jeans and hoodies, the best custom closet space can accommodate both.

Contact Closet & Storage Concepts today and keep the KonMari motivation strong for 2019 – and beyond! We proudly serve the entire Valley including Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Sun City, AZ! 

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