The Purge

You'd think I'd be done this year long purge by now, right? Nope. We are getting down to the nitty gritty though, and it feels so refreshing to really see it start to pay off. I promise, I'm ALMOST done talking about this LOL. 

I did my half of the closet last week and it has been the single most life changing part of this process. I edited a bit last year, and over the past few months. But last week I put some real pressure on myself to get it down as much as possible by literally giving myself 40 wooden hangers to use and everything needs to be limited to those. I hang almost everything, so this is easier said than done. I also went through all the dresser drawers and tossed all the single socks I keep meaning to located the partners for, pajamas that don't get worn and bathing suits I know I don't want to wear anymore. 

I didn't quite manage to keep it to 40 hangers, but give or take 10 more hangers and I was able to weed out about 50% of my wardrobe. You are probably asking WHY? Why would I want to get rid of some of my favourite pieces of clothing? Well, I don't wear them. Or if I do, it's not often enough to justify letting it keep me feeling weighed down. I am FINALLY at that stage of the purging, where I am only wanting to keep things that are both useful and loved. It's not enough to just do one or the other, everything needs to be doing those two things to warrant keeping.

And I am already feeling so much better about the clothing I do have. It all seems to easily coordinate together now, and getting dressed every morning feels both effortless and exciting. I'm not feeling overwhelmed (I didn't realize I even was feeling that way until now!) and I can make better decisions about what new items will eventually be included since I want to continue having things coordinate well and be interchangeable. 

I also have fun news for some of you! I have been taking all my closet clean out items to local consignment store Blogger Armoire this past year, but I had a few requests on Instagram to do it old school and hold a closet sale like I used to since so many of you are not local. I threw a few items up into the SHOP tab on the menu, and if you guys are wanting more I can definitely keep restocking from my pile of consignment items. I'll leave the items up for a week before I make a run to drop off the bulk of the load at Blogger Armoire next week. Feel free to email me directly if you have any questions about any items! Happy Shopping!!

Wren's face this morning perfectly sums up how I feel after all this organizing and purging!

Summer Closet Clean Out

Hey Guys! I was making a pile of things to take to Goodwill this weekend and when I started purging, I couldn't stop. I tend to let things go if I haven't worn them within the past year, and none of these gorgeous Rebecca Taylor pieces have seen the light of day for a while so it is time I pass them on. As with all my closet sales, shipping WITHIN CANADA AND THE US is included in the price. ALL SALES ARE FINAL, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS PRIOR TO PURCHASING PLEASE ASK!! I always do a thorough check of everything and point out any flaws, but I'm not perfect so please ask for more photos or info if you have questions about anything. Thanks so much, and happy shopping!

Rebecca Taylor floral short sleeve blouse, 100% silk, size 2
$sold
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Purple silk Rebecca Taylor blouse, size 4
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Rebecca Taylor navy and cream striped dress with beaded neckline. Retailed for over $300, worn twice. 100% silk, Size 4
$sold
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Rebecca Taylor 100% silk snakeskin patterned blouse. Size 2
$35
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Rebecca Taylor cotton eyelet strapless dress. Size 6. Just noticed some small staining along part of the hem, priced accordingly. $sold
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Rebecca Taylor 100% silk army style dress. Size 2, meant to have a tighter skirt area and blouse-y top. Super cute on.
$60

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Rebecca Taylor purple silk tunic. Super feminine and flowy. Retailed for $300, worn once. Size 4.
$sold

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Rebecca Taylor knitted sweater tunic. There is some metallic threading that really makes it cute. Great for the fall with riding boots and leggings. Size small
$sold
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Blog Sale Part 2

Thanks so much to everyone who made last week's sale a huge success. It is a bit of a feat to organize and arrange everyone's pick up times but it is always fun to see everyone and where my things are finding new homes. With that said, here are the remaining items I need to clear out.

As all my home-item related sales are, EVERYTHING IS FOR LOCAL PICK UP ONLY! sorry to all my long distance friends and readers, but these awesome deals are only for fellow Edmontonians. Because I have had trouble in the past sorting out who emailed or responds first or who is just asking for more info, etc. I thought I would make it easy by simply allowing you to checkout straight away here so you know you either snagged it, or didn't. However, PLEASE EMAIL me at inthefunlane@gmail.com to arrange a pickup time to come get your item after you checkout. Or feel free to email me there as well if you have any other questions.

set of two ornate antique serving trays, one very large, the other average size

SOLD




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Set of two small grey ceramic urns. 21cm high, 16 cm in diameter.
[ $16 ]
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Single yellow finial.
[ $13 ]
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White enamel mail bin. can be hung
[ SOLD ]
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Antique postal scale.
[ $15 ]
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Antique pink urn lamp. It is fully functioning, but I would recommend getting a new wire kit just to be safe.
[ $25 ]
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Vintage brass mail sorter.
[SOLD]
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Barnboard organizer. I used  it for many years for my knob collection (shown but not included, sorry!) but no longer need to hoard handles and knobs. 28 inches high by 22 inches wide. Bin labels can be changed as needed.
[ $60 ]
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Reupholstered antique office chair. Adjustable height, back, recline. Wheels all roll nicely. A very cool and unique piece!
[ SOLD ]
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Antique wire crate.
[ $15 ]
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Hand embroidered (by moi!) 'I wish *' hoops.
[ $35 ]
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Large wire urn
[ $15 ]
Thanks again guys! You always make this so fun to do.