2020 is just around the corner.
A new year brings a fresh start, and there’s no better way to set the tone right than by getting rid of the junk in your home.
If you feel overwhelmed by the mess, and don’t know where to start, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Here’s a list of three things you can get rid of before 2020 rolls around!
1: Get Rid of That Car That’s Turning to Junk in Your Garage
Having a second car is becoming more common these days. Whether you inherited a clunker, or your old car just never sold, it is absolutely time to get rid of that junker sitting in your garage. Plus, you could be sitting on a small goldmine. These days there are tons of companies that pay top cash for junk cars along with accessories like used car batteries, tires, engines, and much more.
While it can be hard to get rid of sentimental objects like inherited cars, it’s something you should seriously consider. After all, you’ll ultimately be saving yourself a ton of money and space once it’s out the door. So truly evaluate if you need that vehicle.
If not, you can get it picked up and off your property quickly.
You’ll soon be happy you have space and the money in your pocket that comes with selling off your extra car.
2: Sell the Gold That’s Rusting Away in Your Jewelry Box
Antiques and hand me downs can be lovely. Especially when they are jewelry. But even though jewelry is small it can pile up quickly. That’s why it’s important to organize and purge your jewelry from time to time.
Plus, if you’re short on cash this season, the easiest way to get it might be inside your own jewelry box.
Selling your unwanted necklaces, bracelets, and earrings to a licensed jeweler can be a great way to increase your savings.
Moreover, pairing down your jewelry forces you to truly evaluate your style. Going through your accessories will encourage you to take stock in what you want out of your wardrobe. But going through your jewelry box won’t leave you feeling as overwhelmed as tackling your whole closet immediately.
Organizing your jewelry box is a great way to begin decluttering. It will reaffirm your taste and give you confidence. You’ll realize what you want to keep, what to purge, and what pieces reflect your personality the most.
3: Consider Pairing Down Your Bathroom Cabinet
Toiletries and cosmetics can also pile up in your house if you are not careful. Think about your bathroom cabinet: when was the last time you really used the lotion that’s been sitting there for years?
Organizing your toiletries is especially important because these products can expire. Expired products cause problems when used. They can trigger issues that range from contact dermatitis to a burning sensation.
While it can be totally fun to stockpile a bunch of different scents to wear, it’s important to be mindful of how much stuff you actually have.
If you’re interested in using down what you’ve got rather than throwing away, consider checking out the Project Pan community online. This is a group of beauty enthusiasts who tackle mindful consumption and use their products all the way “to the pan (container)”.
Latching Onto Items Might Feel Safe, But…
Getting rid of the clutter feels better. Before the new year rolls around set yourself up for success by getting rid of the unnecessary junk in your home. Help yourself feel organized, and put some money in your pocket with these three tips. You’ll feel better after your junk is out of your house!