The famous KonMari Method described in Book - The life-changing magic of tidying up.. the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing has two steps at its core:
- Discard items that do not spark joy
Find places to store the remaining items
Quote: "All you need to do is take the time to sit down and examine each item you own, decide whether you want to keep or discard it, and then choose where to put what you keep."
The order of these steps is important, you must fully finish discarding first before even thinking about storage.