What To Do With Your Stuff When Downsizing

What To Do With Your Stuff When Downsizing

What To Do With Your Stuff When Downsizing

There may be a time in your life when you need to move into a much smaller space compared to your previous house. Most of the time, moving happens when your children are all grown up and you no longer need the extra bedrooms and you want less space to clean. But most of the time, people have accumulated valuable items, but the problem is that their stuff won't fit in a smaller home.

So if you are downsizing or rightsizing, whatever you call it, and you have no idea what to do with all the stuff you have collected over the years, you may want to consider these clever ways to store your stuff in the new, smaller space.

Dual-Purpose Furniture

Always go with dual-purpose furniture that offers hidden storage. Examples of these are coffee table or ottoman with storage compartments for extra pillows, throw blankets, games, or books.

Baskets and Cubes 

Another great option to go with are cube storage units that incorporate baskets. You can store extra stuff, can be easily accessed, and saves spaces when arranging.


This is the perfect time to take advantage of technology by storing your pile of paperwork, tax forms, and even your pictures in a digital format.


Go online, watch videos. You may find some helpful tips on how to repurpose some of your favorite stuff and use it in a different and useful way.


Maximize your closet space, not only in the bedrooms but also in your kitchen closets, you may also consider getting a closet consultation to make sure you fully maximize it.

Moving can sometimes be overwhelming, and downsizing doesn't mean that you have to let go or throw out all the precious stuff that you love. Always prioritize what matters the most and consider these tips to store the items you treasure and making it look more organized for your new home.

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