What does a Garden Gnome do when she is not gardening, in the kitchen or doing genealogy? Well the answer might just surprise you so read the entries to find out more. This blog focuses on everything we do to make our house a home. There will be a strong emphasis on home energy efficiency and do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. At the same time there will also be crafts, knitting and crocheting projects along with any other little tips we do to create that down to earth, I want to be here home. Please enjoy your visit :)

Thursday, October 28, 2010

The 27 Fling Boogie

I recently wrote about the 27 Fling Boogie, a decluttering method I learned from Flylady.  I have used this method for on and off several years and am so impressed at the effectiveness I wanted to go into a bit more detail.  The real beauty of this method is it is so simple to implement.  It costs nothing but about 10 minutes worth of time and if you keep at it a good chunk of your clutter will be gone in no time.  When it comes to having your house on the market this decluttering technique really does work!

Essentially what you do is grab a plastic shopping bag of small wastebasket and go through a room our your house gathering 27 thing that will be tossed.  What happens is you end up getting caught up in the moment so the bag fills rather quickly.  It ends up being a bit of fun while decluttering.  Once you get to the point you can't find 27 items in a day to toss switch it to finding 27 items for the donation box. 

Garden Gnome