I've HALVED my family's weekly laundry. And the benefits have truly blown my mind.

I've HALVED my family's weekly laundry.  And the benefits have truly blown my mind.

I’ve been experimenting with the Project 333 minimalist fashion challenge established by Courtney Carver from Be More with Less.  I must say the outcome and benefits have truly blown my mind.

 I honestly didn’t anticipate so many other little knock-on effects.   These really surprised me, so much so that I have been spouting the benefits to anyone that will listen.

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A stylist, a professional organiser and a minimalist wardrobe

A  stylist,  a professional organiser and a minimalist wardrobe

A big part of my success was meeting with Stylist, Janette Wojtaszak from The Statement Life. I’d never met with a stylist before and I wasn’t sure what to expect.  I like to dress on-trend, but by no means do I follow what is happening in the big world of fashion or subscribe to the notion of ‘fast fashion’.  In fact, I am probably the total opposite, I would prefer to spend double the price on a classic, quality item of clothing than purchase fashionable pieces that will only be worn once or twice.

So, if I don’t subscribe to high fashion, why did I hire a stylist?

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A professional organiser declutters her own wardrobe

A professional organiser declutters her own wardrobe

So now I have a capsule wardrobe, a really clear and defined wardrobe that consists of a little over 33 items of clothing.   I have done the same with my daughter’s wardrobes.  The benefits and impact of having a minimalist wardrobe have blown my socks off.  

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I hate laundry and what I’m doing to speed up the process

I hate laundry and what I’m doing to speed up the process

Let it be known I hate laundry.  I hate washing the clothes, hanging it out to dry, bringing it back in and I despise having to put it away. 

Which is why as a Professional Organiser, I’m love any system that make my life simpler. Laundry for a family of 3 daughters who like to regularly change outfits and a husband is never going to go away, so I need to think smart about it. 

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