Simple Saturday ~ Craft room before & mid-declutter

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About Colleen Madsen

Colleen is the founder of 365 Less Things and lives in Newcastle, Australia.


  1. Bravo honey, bravo !

  2. Well done! What a difference. I have the weekend to myself (kids are with the grandparents and one at camp; hubby is away for work). I am so happy to have accomplished so much today. Looking forward to more decluttering and organizing tomorrow.

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  3. Thanks Colleen for beeing so brave to show this progress shot. “Real” before and afters are always as discouraging as they are encouraging. It’s nice to see proof how things are NOT happening overnight.

    Celebrate when the brown cabinet is gone. It will really make a huge difference!

  4. hihi, just saw this. yay for getting rid of this zebra-style chair. 😉 I really like that you downsized so much. I have a little idea maybe? if you put the frames (?) underneath your desk somewhere else, lets say between your desk and the black drawer next to it, the whole area would look more tidy I think. but thats just a little idea 🙂
    how is the progress so far?

    • The zebra chair isn’t gone altogether it is in my son’s bedroom now. And you are right about the frames etc under the desk. They really need to be sorted.