This month’s Decluttering Zone is the Kitchen so I decided to attack the cupboard under the sink. The above photo is the before photo. I can’t remember the last time I cleared out this cupboard.
There is all of the cleaning stuff, extra bottles of soft drink, millions of plastic bags from before we got our “green” bags, and so many bottles of alcohol – both full and half empty. I had always put this job off as it was a bit scary. I didn’t really know what I was going to find in there.
So I started on the top shelf and started pulling things out. I organised all of the plastic bags in to one bigger bag – we’ll try to use these for something at some stage. I got rid of cleaning products that were almost empty or that we really no longer use. I reorganised everything so it was a bit more organised, with the cleaning products on the right and the soft drinks on the left.
It’s not perfect, it’s hard to get to things at the back but it will do for the moment. I will probably try to get some baskets to organise it a bit more later.
I then took a big breath and started on the second shelf. I would’ve preferred to do this when Mr Monkey was home as these are mostly his bottles but I didn’t want to wait until he was home from work. So I rearranged the bottles so it was a bit tidier and I will get him to go through them soon.
Do you have a scary cupboard under the kitchen sink as well? Could it use a bit of decluttering? I’d love to see your before and after photos!