Here's how to know when it's time to let it go.
What do we want? Free space! When do we want it? As soon as we can actually let go of our stuff. That day can be today, if you reconsider your on-the-fence objects with these questions.
1. Is this item enhancing my life?
This question is better than "Do I love it?" (Because, of course, at one time, you did.) Instead, ask yourself if the item is actively important to you right now.
2. Is this something I'll want my children to see one day?
A work of art you're proud of completing? Sure. A moving box filled with decades-old Tupperware? Probably not.
3. Do I already have five of these?
You'll never use all that red nail polish before it goes bad, and you need, at most, two black cardigans to get through the chillier months.
4. Would it be too expensive to replace?
If it turned out you really needed that scented candle or magazine rack, it wouldn't break the bank to just get another. And in the meantime, enjoy a priceless