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The really nice thing about de-cluttering is that you can buy new clutter! Well, no, not really. I have been thinking about our windowsills though. We live in a very old house. Over 400 years ago it was Bramley Hall and in the early 1900s it was a bit of a ruin until it was bought by a builder who converted it into 5 houses. All of the period features were ripped out, but what we do have (apart from fantastic beams in the attic) is walls that are 30 inches thick. This means we have wonderful deep windowsills. What’s not so wonderful is that we all tend to dump things on the windowsills – usually things we don’t know what to do with. On Sunday I tackled the windowsill in our bedroom, which was piled high with junk, and I’ve decided that a good way to keep them clutter-free would be to buy some nice knicknacks to put on there instead. Read the rest of this entry »

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