The Bookcase Declutter

Another post in my Declutter series! This time it’s the bookcase!

Most of this just need tidying up. But there were a few things on the shelves that I wanted to throw out and get rid of. Things like my study notes from six years ago that were of no use to me. I kept my theory books however because they will always be helpful seeing that they are based on marketing, accounting and economics.

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After that, it was sorting out my fiction vs non-fiction books (They are pretty much all my books since Eugene doesn’t read a lot). I put all the non-fiction books on the top shelf. The books that were part of a series or were assorted fictional topics on the next shelf down. The next two shelves contain Mills & Boon books (yes I do read that trash) and the last shelf now contains my photo albums.


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10 Responses to The Bookcase Declutter

  1. It’s amazing what a difference just straightening out a few books can do to the appearance of your book shelf. I love books – it’s so hard to purge!

  2. Its good that you still have plenty of space for new books too!

  3. Its heart wrenching to clean out one’s bookshelves but I have started doing the same. I have told myself no new books if there is no more room on the shelf – so I have to weed out stuff from my shelves, whether I like it or not.

  4. LadyInRead says:

    oh, i did end up cleaning book shelves across the house as well over the last weekend.. should have taken before/after photos .. just to make myself accomplished if not for any other reason.. decluttering is always so satisfying..

  5. Martha says:

    Looks great! I de-cluttered my desk today, what a project that was! But in the end I’m happy I finally was determined to complete the project without getting side tracked to much.

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