To identify wardrobe items to clear out, hang all your clothes with the hangers in the reverse direction. After you wear an item, return it to the closet with the hanger facing the correct direction. After six months, check which items have still the hangers in reverse and it will simply show you which items you do not use anymore. This trick could be used for other clutter areas in your home such as cleaners, toys, linens, tools, hobbies and craft items.
Locate 12 items to throw away, 12 items to donate, and 12 items to be returned to their proper home can be a really fun and exciting way to quickly organize 36 things in your house. This can also be seen as a game to play with all the family.
Identify items you do not use or need and give them away to friends/family or neighbours that could make better use of the object.
Challenge yourself and see how quickly you can fill in a garbage bag with items to throw out or simply to give away to people that would need them.
List the areas that need decluttering and then start tackling the easiest areas first. It is important not to get over excited and to stop after finishing each area as otherwise you may be overwhelmed by the task.