January 10, 2010

Big wardrobe cleanup.


I know a perfect way to create those tiny well organised drawers
( in order to compose my thoughts and to develop self-control :)
only have to clean up my place, that's simple,
a neat place stands for a bright mind :)
Problem is, can't throw anything away; that goes also
for my wardrobe, even when the garments have become far too
tight or too girlish for my age.
OK, i made a decision, I'm having a big cleanup and will post
in the next following weeks all the knitwear i once made that
are worth while of showing here.
Only need to make the photos ...

This is my crammed wardrobe, and...



...these are not my legs, i wish they were.
The same for the shoes!





The advertisement comes from Chris Ware's
FIN.



18 comments:

  1. me too ! ....tidying up to find space in my mind to move forward ...good luck renilde you can do it !

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  2. I love your mobile! I made one of cardboard and wire last year with my friend.
    I'd love to have one made by you once. :)

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  3. can't wait to see all the knitwear.
    i feel like i am the tidying up sysiphos, if i am not working i am obsessed with it cause i want to get my mind free for the real things, but it feels like there is no end...
    i sorted out our wardrobe between the years, it is a whole room, i've been announcing it for 2 months and had several incompleted attempts!
    Now my car is crammed with bags, each one meant for another 2nd hand shop or place of donation, i am sure this will take me another 2 months to finally get rid of it.
    did you wore flipflops recently?
    so your home must be warm again, wish you a wonderful week!

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  4. Het is alsof ik mijn eigen dag teruglees:) Ben helaas nog niet erg ver gekomen. Eerst maar eens een mooi kastje aanschaffen. Ben benieuwd naar wat je gaat posten!

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  5. I have spent many hours clearing out my house over the past week - enjoy it if you can! :)

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  6. I love this post! made me laugh...I should write to those people in Texas!
    I'm cleaning too here, I just started from the living room...now is total chaos, it will take a couple of days.
    Good luck with your beginning of the year cleanings :)

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  7. ha! it seems my entire house is a disorganised shitpile! it rather torments me. i sometimes think if i just did one drawer or one cupboard a day then i might get there eventually. yes, i will do this, you've inspired me.

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  8. And that great mobile of yours.

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  9. have fun cleaning ; ) i look forward to seeing your knitwear. and i really like the sound of the easy dress you posted about below. you will have to show how it went. enjoy your day x

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  10. good-luck!
    its always good to make space at the beginning of the year,
    those are some high shoes!

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  11. Oh, I understand so well! I also decided to declutter a bit this year - started last week on my wardrobe - but it is SO difficult! Some stuff goes into the bag, then I take it out again - I keep on thinking that I must be able to use it for something! I think it comes from being born in an era with the ethos 'Waste Not Want Not'.

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  12. oh yes. I've done the 'big purge' and although very difficult and painful at times... it feels very very good now.

    Cleansed. And light.

    go for it.

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  13. Good luck! You will feel so much better when it's over. In the U.S. I donate my clothes to Goodwill, help people out and get a tax receipt to boot. Do you have it in your country? Happy New Year!

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  14. Go for it! De-clutter and be happy!
    (if only it were that simple :) - it works though!)

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  15. Oh, good look! I like the pictures.

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  16. i love that picture of the shoes. and how exciting to be in the mood to organize things. i need to do that just about everywhere in my house. can't wait to see your pix. :::

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  17. sometimes clutter overwhelms me too,
    even when i do manage to clear out my wardrobe i quickly acquire more to cram into the cleared space, yours looks full of cozy things but good luck!
    x ashley

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