FAQ

What Can I expect for my first KonMari tidying session?

  • We will sit down and find out more about your vision for your tidy home and ideal lifestyle and identify your why
  • Do a home tour to familiarise me with your home and the available storage
  • Then we will move straight into tidying up the first category - clothes
  • We will store the items you have chosen to keep
  • Discuss a plan forward

 

is there anything I need to do to prepare for my first KonMAri Tidying session?

I'll ask you to start thinking about your ideal lifestyle: What it will be like when your home and life are clutter free? How you would like to spend your time? How would you like to feel in your home and life? I'll be encouraging you to think about this as if it were already true. That's all! No need for any prior cleaning. It is helpful for me to get an accurate picture of how things are for you at the moment.
 

how long will it take?

This is almost as personal as the belongings you choose to keep :) It will depend on the amount of items you have and the time it takes to joy-check each item. There is an opportunity to do tasks between each session (optional homework!), and this will help shorten the overall length of time to complete your tidying journey.

Book in for a complimentary phone consultation and we can chat about this further.

 

Do I need to work with a consultant?

Absolutely not, there are a range of resources to help you DIY, I'd be happy to help point you in the right direction. The benefits of working with me are that I offer:

  • Non-judgemental support, encouragement and respect of privacy
  • Knowledge and experience. I am a Certified Consultant trained by Marie Kondo and the KMI team.
  • I'll help keep you on track so that you can flow through your tidying and simplifying journey effectively and efficiently

Book in for a complimentary phone consultation and we can have a look at what is going to work best for you.

 

I'm not a minimalist, and I don't want to be. Is this right for me?

If you want to be surrounded by the things you love, that support you in living the life you want, then absolutely! Minimalism is a lifestyle, and the KonMari Method will help you achieve your ideal lifestyle, whatever that is.

 

A-once-in-a-lifetime event! Really?

Yes! “If you use the right method and concentrate your efforts on eliminating clutter thoroughly and completely within a short span of time, you’ll see instant results that will empower you to keep your space in order ever after.” Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Of course there is on going maintenance, that involves putting items back in their designated place and on going joy-checks (as what you find sparks joy may change, just as you do). But, you will not revert back to clutter again.

 

I'm feeling so overwhelmed and fragile. My house is out of control. can you help me?

Yes. Your wellbeing is my absolute priority.

Book in for a complimentary phone consultation and we can discuss a way forward that feels right for you at this time.

 

Can you help me with just one room?

I'd love to, but I also want to ensure that you have the skills and mindset to keep that room tidy forever. For this reason, I like to use the KonMari Method™ which is based on over 20 years of experience and will give you so much more than a single tidy room!

Book in for a complimentary phone consultation and we can have a look at what is going to work best for you.

 

Can you help with storage solutions and wardrobe design?

I'd be delighted to help you find solutions for storing your cherished belongings but not your clutter ;) I have a background in Architecture and Design and love creating spaces of beauty, order and simplicity from a single drawer to an entire home.

 

can you help me tidy my partner's or family's belongings?

Absolutely! If your partner or family are happy to have their belongings 'tidied' (made look neat and tidy), I'd be happy to help. However, as each individual is responsible for choosing what they want to keep, we will not be able to discard any of their belongings, unless they are too young or unable to choose for themselves. But I have seen many times, where other members of the home have caught the tidying bug! I will be delighted to guide them through the process when they are ready!

 

Have another question?
Contact me. I'd love to hear from you!