I am delighted to welcome my brother Neil onto the team.
Based in Somerset he will enable Devon Clutter Busters to expand across the border.
Neil has experience of working with people who hoard as well as a straight forward approach to simplifying life with organised living systems.
You can call Neil on 07985 490810 or Christine on 07794 978095
Make a feature of your hats by hanging them on pegs on the wall.
Keep black and navy clothes separate in your wardrobe so you don’t have the problem of is it black or is it navy?
Take a photo of your shoes and stick it on the box.
You have made the decision. It is time to go your separate ways. One of you has left already and the other has decided it is time to sell the family home. It is crunch time and you need to bite the bullet and get those final things sorted. BUT you are both dreading it.
Is this you? Book a session and get that job done.
We act as impartial advocates for both parties helping you to see it through.
I help my clients put systems in place designed to meet their specific needs; some might want to sort a set of cupboards or reinvent a room or just find the floor! Whatever your needs I have a sympathetic, fun approach which leaves you feeling good about yourself and your home.
I have helped people who have hoarding disorder to take charge of their homes again and recover a sense of who they really are.
I also deliver talks and workshops and run Clutterbugs, a friendly, confidential and supportive group for people who have problems with clutter and need ongoing support. Clutterbugs meet at CentrePeace Community Centre in Paignton on the third Monday of the month from 9.30am to 11.00am.
For more information please call me on 07794 978095
I look forward to helping you
Hi, my name is Christine Durrant.
I have been in business as a professional de-clutterer since 2009. Before I started my business I spent 6 months helping a friend to sort her flat. She was kind enough to let me take photos and also give me feedback on what was helpful and what was not. I am greatly indebted to her for allowing me into her life and for the encouragement she gave me to start my business.
7 years on and I am still enjoying helping people to rediscover the space they have but can’t see for clutter. Possessions are great until they stop us from enjoying our living space.
If your possessions are beginning to possess you then why not give me a call and find out how I can help you to reorganise the space and where necessary thin out those possessive possessions!
Book a three hour session – morning or afternoon – in February and save £15
If three hours isn’t long enough talk to Christine about a bespoke package to meet your decluttering and organising needs…
Call today: 07794 978095
Sometimes our lovely organised wardrobe space no longer works for us. Mounting piles of clothes accumulate in all four corners of a room.
Why have you stopped putting it away?
Chances are that the system that has worked beautifully up to now has suddenly got blocked. Once the organised space becomes blocked then there is nowhere to put the new stuff that is still coming in.
Surprisingly, it often takes a little while for us to notice the reason for the piles. We are busy people and small piles accumulate quietly but steadily in unused corners. Once we do notice we need to take action. Look at the storage space allocated for this stuff and check for blockages. Is your wardrobe so stuffed that you now have to hang clothes on the outside rather than the inside of it? Have you run out of hangars?
When your wardrobe and drawers no longer accommodate all that is destined to go in them you will find yourself with piles of clean laundry mounting on any available surface. There seems little point in folding it as you have nowhere to put it.
It’s time for action. Go through your wardrobe and drawers and let go of anything that no longer fits you. If you love it and you want to keep it till it fits again then try removing it from your working wardrobe. Bag it up and put it somewhere out of the way. You don’t need the guilt trip that you are no longer size XS and it won’t get in the way of the clothes you actually wear.
Next, check for clothes which still have the shop labels attached. Is it time to admit you made a mistake and that this was an impulse purchase too far? Forget about the money and let it go. We all make mistakes. If that had been a burnt dinner it would not be allowed to go on haunting you with its presence so why keep an unloved piece of clothing when space is at a premium?
If this seems like an overwhelming task, don’t worry. Help is at hand.
A Devon Clutter Busters wardrobe overhaul is great fun!
Christine will help you to choose the clothes that make you look good and feel great and leave your wardrobe and drawers organised and easy to manage.
Call Christine on 07794 978095 to book your session now. You won’t regret it!
Do you need more space
Especially in your home?
Collecting, keeping those things that may be useful
Look at items in your cupboard, books, unwanted gifts
Use your once treasures and turn them into cash
Tackle one space at a time
Try sorting into different piles
Either for boot sale, auction or for charity etc
Reducing your clutter
How much does a new kitchen cost? I was horrified to be quoted £5000 to £6000 for my 8’ x 6’ kitchen.
We got in a ‘kitchen designer’ from a company that sells kitchens hoping that she would have some useful suggestions for how to arrange our small space more effectively.
What she actually did was to cram in as many kitchen cupboards and internal gadgets as possible with no talk of how we used the space or what we wanted to be able to do in it and having been promised that there would be no ‘hard sell’ we were pestered for months afterwards by follow up calls.
In the end I spent some time working out what we wanted to store in the kitchen and my husband put up some new shelving designed for purpose which cost us just £200. Now we have a kitchen that works for us. Visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Devon-Clutter-Busters to see a short video clip of it.
If you are thinking of spending £1000s on a new kitchen maybe you would like to book a session with someone who is not trying to sell you anything but is able to help you work out what you need to make your space work for you.
A one off session to help you plan and organise your kitchen space will cost you just £100 (plus travel) and may save you £1000s in the process.
Can you afford not to call Chris on 07794 978095?
You have had a hard year and now you need some down time. If you are like me though, you use the first week of the holiday to tidy up and reorganise all those cupboards of stuff that have accumulated over the past year. It is very easy for school stuff to take over your home as well as your classroom.
Now is a good time to take stock of what you have used and what is moldering away at the back of the cupboard. Be ruthless and realistic. Is this item in good enough condition to use again? Is it faded, torn or tatty? Would you actually want to use it?
Don’t let tired resources take up space in cupboards.
By checking over your stock early in the holiday you will know what you have to work with when you start preparing topics for the next academic year.
If the thought of tackling the cupboards alone is daunting or overwhelming, why not give me a call on 07794 978095 and book a one off cupboard clearing session?