I am becoming inundated with STUFF. I never considered myself a collector, but I have to admit -- I am fearing that I am going to become one of those little old ladies who live in a labyrinth of boxes and newspapers packed high to the ceiling, accompanied only by her one-eyed cat and a parakeet or two. Except instead of boxes I will have skeins of yarn. And instead of newspapers, I will have back issues of Creating Keepsakes and Real Simple. And no cat or birds -- just a few kids.
Combine my love of all things embellish-able with three kids' worth of stuff (four if you count my nephew who's at our house every day), and our house is CLUTTERED! Ack! I HATE IT!
I am having trouble winnowing down my craft materials and my books -- those are my main areas. I've been on this "Project Spaciousness" kick for about six months now, but I don't see a whole lot of progress. I've bought a ton of books on simplicity and clutter-busting, but they are just sitting in the pile of books to read, and they themselves have become -- you guessed it! -- clutter!
How do you handle your STUFF? How do you decide what to get rid of and what to keep? How do you convince yourself it's okay to let go? ADVICE, QUICKLY! (Before this stack of chipboard falls on top of me and I cannot reach the computer...).