Learn about the KonMari method of decluttering and organizing! Learn the basics and apply the ideas to your home, clothing or the holidays. Take one or all three of the workshops listed below -- please register for each one separately.

KonMari Method: Basics for Decluttering & Organizing Your Home

KonMari Method: Basics for Decluttering & Organizing Your Clothes - Continuing Education at Seattle Central CollegeNOTE: This class has been CANCELLED for Fall 2020.
Do you feel overwhelmed by the clutter in your home, but have no idea where to begin? This class will introduce you to the basics of the KonMari decluttering method devised by Marie Kondo, the celebrated Japanese author and TV show host. Gain the guidance and support  to get started organizing from a professional consultant trained by Marie Kondo.

In this class you will be able to visualize the kind of life you would like once you have finished your tidying journey. We will prepare you for that vision in a way that is suitable and successful for you. You will learn the basic philosophies to guide you as well as some practical techniques such as folding clothes.

A downloadable class workbook will be provided at no cost which includes a visualization exercise to identify your ideal lifestyle, KonMari folding technique, categories checklist, and more. Reading Marie Kondo’s books is useful but not a requirement.

This class also proves beneficial for anyone who has started or completed their decluttering journey and is looking to reinforce the practice of their tidying efforts. Walk away with the tools and knowledge to successfully transform your home using this method -- and begin living a life that sparks joy!

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Visualize the kind of life you want to live once your have finished the tidying journey.
  • Understand the KonMari decluttering method and receive guidance on how to prepare for it.
  • Identify some of the many benefits that can be achieved by decluttering your home.
  • Learn the basics of folding clothing.
  • Complete the decluttering process on your own in an efficient, yet successful way.

Who Should Take This Class

  • Anyone who wants to declutter and organize their home.
  • People who have started decluttering but haven’t finished yet.
  • Anyone who has questions about the process wanting additional support and guidance.
  • All levels of experience are welcome!

Session Details

  • Instructor: Sue Bollinger
  • Where: Online: Real-time and interactive through videoconferencing
  • Fee: $39 for each workshop

KonMari Method: Basics for Decluttering & Organizing Your Clothes

KonMari Method: Basics for Decluttering & Organizing Your Clothes - Continuing Education at Seattle Central CollegeHave you ever looked around your closet and thought to yourself, “How did I get so much stuff that I don’t wear and probably don’t need?" This class just might be the intervention you need!

In this class, enjoy a step-by-step process to declutter your clothes and keep only the items that you love. We will start with an overview of the KonMari Method™ and include a demonstration of Marie Kondo’s folding technique.

Learn the benefits that decluttering your closet will bring to your life.You can save time, money and feel better.

You will be learn about creating a capsule wardrobe -- what it is and why you need it.

This method of tidying can change your life! When complete, your closet will not only be more appealing, you will save time finding clothes each day and feel your best wearing only clothes that you love.

A downloadable class workbook will be provided at no cost which includes clothing checklist, KonMari folding technique, clothing maintenance calendar and more. Reading Marie Kondo’s books is useful but not a requirement. All levels are welcome.  

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits that decluttering your closet will bring in your life.
  • Feel better in your clothes by wearing what you love.
  • Have a visually appealing closet.
  • Create a capsule wardrobe (what is it and why you need it!)
  • Save money.

Who Should Take This Class

  • Anyone interested in decluttering and organizing their clothes.
  • People who feel overwhelmed by their clothes and the decluttering process.
  • Anyone who has started decluttering their clothing but hasn’t finished yet and would like support and guidance.

Session Details

  • Instructor: Sue Bollinger
  • Where: Online: Real-time and interactive through videoconferencing
  • Fee: $39 for each workshop

KonMari Method: Give your Holidays a KonMari Makeover

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it is easy to lose sight of what truly matters. The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, but all too often we clutter up the season with unnecessary burdens and stress. 

The KonMari Method™ of decluttering can be applied to every area of your life including the holidays. Attend this interactive workshop to learn how to simplify and refocus your holidays and make them more joyful and less chaotic. Learn how to visualize your ideal holiday season. Develop strategies to simplify your holiday traditions, while identifying what is most important to you and your family so the time is truly memorable. 

From gift giving and receiving to tidying up your decorations and evaluating your holiday traditions, all of these issues will be covered in this class.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Visualize your ideal holiday.
  • Simplify your holiday traditions.
  • Identify what is most important to you and your family during the Holidays.
  • Declutter and organize your holiday decorations.
  • Give gifts that are truly memorable.

Who Should Take This Class

  • Anyone who wants to rediscover joy during the holidays.
  • People who are interested in helping family come together and create new memories during the holidays.

Session Details

  • Instructor: Sue Bollinger
  • Where: Online: Real-time and interactive through videoconferencing
  • Fee: $39 for each workshop
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