15 Minimalist Decor Tricks To Maximize Your Life

Sometimes less is more when it comes to styling your home decor. There’s something special about a minimalist decor, it can help bring you peace and clear your mind of unwanted clutter. You’ll be surprised how much a minimalist home can bring serenity to your life!

With some easy do-it yourself hacks you can turn your living space into a sophisticated area! With some fantastic ideas by giving your wardrobe a minimal overhaul with a ‘use it or lose it’ approach, this can be used in every room of the house making for a clean and clutter free lifestyle!

Checkout these 15 Minimalist Decor Tricks To Maximize Your Life!

1. Purge, don’t organize.

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Organizing now means reorganizing later, again and again and again. If you haven’t touched it in six months, toss it or re-home it, but don’t store it.

2. Consider your “reducables”.

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Sure, you’ll never toss all your towels, but do you need 15? What about your five mixing bowls and three butcher knives? Duplicate items will never be missed.

3. Stop bargain hunting.

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Buy what you need (and only what you need) when you need it. Just because it’s nice and on sale doesn’t mean it must be yours.

4. Repurpose your time.

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The average american spends 8 hours a week cleaning and dealing with STUFF. Time spent purging your clutter will reappear as leisure time down the road.

5. Use it or lose it.

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Give your wardrobe a minimal overhaul and discover less stress getting dressed and lots of time saved on laundry.

6. Start small.

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Looking at piles upon piles of stuff and wondering where to begin? Try anywhere. Grab a box, open a drawer and start evaluating.

7. Look to the future.

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When considering adding possessions, try to picture the item in your home six months from now. You’ll generally find that you can skip it.

8. Do it now.

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Never leave for later what you could sort now. And if you stray from that philosophy, never pass an object in need of a home (especially if that home is the garbage).

9. Keep your counters clear.

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If it doesn’t fit in a cabinet, ask yourself if you use it often enough to warrant looking at it every day. I’m looking at you, juicer.

10. Dream in color.

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While neutrals and grey tones are a hallmark of the minimalist movement, there’s no rulebook. Go ahead, add a splash of color.

11. Can’t stop, won’t stop.

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Minimalism, like life, is a process. Stay vigilant as new clutter finds you.

12. Replace rather than increase.

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Buying something new? Swap out something old.

13. Make a minimalist wish list.

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Rather than spending your money on things, consider investing in experiences or services that will enrich your life without cluttering your home.

14. Don’t let consumption consume you.

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“One can furnish a home very luxuriously by taking out furniture rather than putting it in.” —Francis Jourdain

15. “Omit Needless Things”

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The principle comes from “Elements of Style” co-author William Strunk, Jr. and can be beautifully applied to all aspects of life.

 

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Via Designbump

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