I’m decluttering the downstairs half bath – otherwise known as “unearthing things you had forgotten you shoved back there”. We have this cabinet in there that served the great function of storing and hiding things that we use infrequently.
I made this my next project because I knew that my husband hates this cabinet and would not have a problem with me throwing it out. Tomorrow is garbage day so I’m decluttering the bathroom – under the sink and everything in the cabinet.
This is not my bathroom above. I wish it were! The reality is, my bathrooms are very small and very full! Here is a picture of the cabinet that my husband hates:
I’m learning that flat surfaces and extra cabinets are not our friend when we are trying to reduce clutter. We don’t need more bookshelves or cabinets or containers. We need to deal with the stuff that is hidden behind the doors and drawers. We need to stop delaying the decisions of whether we will keep, trash, or donate. I know this is easier said than done.
Wow. Who knew 2 smaller cabinets could hold so much junk! We had six vases, multiple boxes of lightbulbs, and way too many candles. We also had a box of Swiffer wetjet cleaning pad refills and we haven’t had a working Swiffer in years.
With the cabinet going in the trash, I’ll have to decide on new homes for the things I want to keep that are still useful. There’s going to be a much smaller space to store things in the bathroom so it’ll force me to reduce quite a bit.
I’ll post the after photos in a few days.
What do you have under your bathroom sink that you’ve forgotten about? Please tell me I’m not the only one!
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