News — Minimalism

De-Cluttering AND Creating - Tips!

Posted by KATIE BERGGREN on

De-Cluttering AND Creating - Tips!

There was a large period of my life where my first morning thought was “What area can I declutter today?” This was well before Marie Kondo came on the scene :)   My favorite books were The Joy Of Less and The Simple Living Guide. Discovering simplicity and minimalism blew my mind - Oh to have words to describe how I felt!   Do you have this feeling, too? Did you get so excited when Marie's book came out, like I did? After I read it, I did a HUGE purge of 'mementos' I'd been holding onto for years, and the feeling afterwards was like...

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Being a Minimalist AND a Creator – New Art Prints

Posted by katie berggren on

There was a large period of my life where my first thought upon waking was “Where can I declutter today? What can I let go of?” This was before the great Marie Kondo came on the scene. At that time, my favorite books were The Joy Of Less and The Simple Living Guide. When I discovered these books […]

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A LOT of stuff went away

Posted by katie berggren on

When I’m stuck or close to a head explosion from TOO MUCH, a quick fix, for me, is to de-clutter. I adore the way I feel after I clean out a closet or a cupboard…  One day I went through my big hope chest, things I’d been saving since Kindergarten: photos, notes, haircut samples and […]

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2016 Mother & Child (& Mermaid Motherhood) Calendars are now available for Pre-Order

Posted by katie berggren on

The Autographed 2016 calendars are now available for PRE-ORDER (while supplies last)!   ATTN: MERMAID FANS: 2016 Mermaid Calendars will be available for Pre-Order early next week! CALENDARS WILL SHIP OUT TO YOU IN A FEW WEEKS AFTER CAREFUL CREATION! Back by popular demand, these motherhood calendars sell-out quickly! Share your love through the […]

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Take A Moment: Chaos ~ & a new mini painting

Posted by katie berggren on

Hi there~ Recently, I asked the wise mamas on Facebook how they keep their homes out of Chaos. Here’s the scoop: small cleaning bursts throughout the day vs. a full day of cleaning; minimizing possessions to simplify (my personal fave); meal planning; cleaning one room per day; and also important: lowering our standards ~ sounds […]

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