On day one choose one book you no longer need and discard it. For book lovers everywhere decluttering books can feel sacrilegious.
Throwing away the physical books feels like youre rejecting the content in them.
Declutter books. They are like treasures. I think one of the best ways to deal with book clutter is starting a book-sharing club or a book-sharing library where you live. How to declutter books using the KonMari method.
They also make for gorgeous home decor so I tend to collect them. Which can make decluttering and organizing books challenging to say the least. That way you always have new reading but fewer books.
I view each one of my childrens books as personal friends. Lets talk books. Pretty simplebring a book swap it for one in the library.
Part 1 Sorting Through Your Books. Method 1 Slow and Steady One way to start and declutter your books is with a daily challenge. Remember the decluttering your books process is not your EOFY process this is the step before that.
Marie Kondos Spark Joy is an in-depth illustrated room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your homeIf something sparks joy keep it if not expel it from your home. This book covers. In my building we started a book-sharing library with about 100 books.
Knowing your goals makes it easier and keeps you motivated when it gets difficult. On day two choose two books you no longer need and discard them. Or worse still it feels like the intellectual association in your home is being compromised by culling the books in your mini library.
Decluttering your accounts is not just about clearing out paperwork it is also about decluttering your processes. Heres my roundup of the learnings from the books I read. If you feel like you are ready to tackle books here are the steps to decluttering your books using the KonMari method.
Think about why you want to declutter. As a former school librarian I adore them. You can declutter your bookshelves by sorting through your books and organizing your cleaned shelves.
Although there are dozens more decluttering books I could read by the time I got to the fourth book I realized I wasnt learning anything new. Although it may take a bit of time the process of decluttering your bookshelves can make your home or office more inviting and easier to navigate. If you havent read the book and you really should you might find it beneficial to read this complete guide to the KonMari method which lists out her method in more detail.
Put all your keep books back in their designated space When you declutter your home everything should have a designated space. Decluttering your books will streamline the EOFY process and reduce the stress that can come along with it. Come back and do it again.
For books that means they should have a designated bookshelf. 9 things I learned from decluttering books.