I’ve been trying very hard to implement the konmari method as I clean and organize this summer. My closet and many collections have made this a daunting task, so I claim small victories when I can. My vintage scarf collection had reached over 50 scarves, only a few of them actual winter wear. That means I have loads of pretty little squares of fabric that serve no purpose other than to explode from drawers and various nooks I have stashed them. The heart of the konmari tidying up is identifying what brings you joy. Since I truly love so many vintage things this is a challenge for me, but I did my best to choose the ones that I liked and wished to wear in the future. I relegated the rest to donation or consignment piles.
Marie Kondo also has specific ways to store items, essentially they should not be crushed and buried beneath piles of like items. I am not a folding expert as she is, but I did a passable job on these to store them neatly in an average shoe box. I covered the box in a favorite pattern to increase the likelihood of using it each day. Next…sweater storage. If I go into the closet and am buried I hope you have a lovely summer.