Get Inspired for Spring Cleaning!
It’s that time of year again!
The flowers are blooming, the grass is greener, and it’s getting warmer out. That means spring cleaning season is here! We selected five books from a variety of methods to help get you in the spring cleaning spirit. From KonMari to minimalism, you may find that perfect organizational style that sparks joy.
Click the links below each book to check it out as an eBook, Audiobook, or place a hold on a physical copy through the Evergreen Catalog.
Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you’ll never have to do it again. With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house “spark joy” (and which don’t), the KonMari method will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home—and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
The Home Edit walks you through paring down your belongings in every room, arranging them in a stunning and easy-to-find way (hello, labels!), and maintaining the system so you don’t need another do-over in six months. When you’re done, you’ll not only know exactly where to find things, but you’ll also love the way it looks.
Fumio Sasaki was tired of being stressed out and comparing himself to others, so he decided to change his life by saying goodbye to everything he didn’t absolutely need. With newfound freedom, focus, and gratitude for everything around him, Sasaki shares his personal experience with minimalism in Goodbye, Things. You’ll learn how the minimalism movement can transform both your space and your life.
In this guide, Joanna Gaines teaches you how to create a home that reflects the personality and lives of the people living there. Using examples from her own farmhouse and other homes, you’ll learn how to set priorities, embrace your design style, and create a space you’ll never want to leave.
The gentle art of Swedish death cleaning : how to free yourself and your family from a lifetime of clutter, Margareta Magnusson
The Swedish have their own form of minimalism called döstädning, dö meaning “death” and städning meaning “cleaning.” This process helps you clear out old belongings before your family has to do it for you. With a focus on bringing humor and joy to a daunting task, Margareta Magnussen helps readers declutter unnecessary items and keep what matters most.