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Take a fun personality quiz; you just may be surprised at the results!

Are You a Clutter Junkie?

by Barb Rogers

Worried that your space is being taken over by unnecessary stuff? Take this personality quiz and learn how to give clutter the heave-ho.

When friends show up at your home unexpectedly, you:
1 of 9 questions

Option A

Throw open your door and greet them with a smile

Option B

Welcome them in and give them a tour of your prized collections

Option C

Frantically clear clutter, offer them a seat and hope they don’t notice the kids’ toys shoved underneath the sofa

Option D

Hurry outside to greet them and suggest drinks at the local watering hole

You've just bought a big-ticket item. When you get it home, you:
2 of 9 questions

Option A

Know exactly where you’ll put it and how you’ll use it

Option B

Are positive you made the right decision — it’s top-quality merchandise and will hold up over the long haul

Option C

Place it in a corner, thinking, I’ll take it out of the box and set it up later

Option D

Feel down in the dumps: The high you felt when they swiped your gold card is already wearing off

If you had to take inventory of your living space, you would:
3 of 9 questions

Option A

Grab a pen and paper, and get on with it

Option B

Take your time, analyze each item and cherish its story

Option C

Tread lightly, not knowing what you might find — and where!

Option D

Feel overwhelmed and throw up your hands in frustration

When you begin a project, you think:
4 of 9 questions

Option A

I have a few tasks to work on, but I’m going to give this project my undivided attention.

Option B

I can’t wait to dive right in and enjoy every step of the process.

Option C

Oh, gosh, this is going to take forever! Now, if I could only remember where I put my scissors …

Option D

This is getting boring already! I might set this aside and work on something else.

When it comes to money management, you:
5 of 9 questions

Option A

Know how much money you have in the bank, the exact amount you need to live on and spend accordingly

Option B

. Consider the difference between needs and wants

Option C

Have to search the house for bills and your checkbook

Option D

Wonder where your stash of cash went, and blame your zero balance on a bank error

You see the most amazing room in a decorating magazine. You think:
6 of 9 questions

Option A

That’s gorgeous, but not my style.

Option B

Wow, I wonder where they got that white vase.

Option C

I could probably re-create that look if I cleared a bit of clutter and put some stuff in storage.

Option D

Who has the time, energy or money to maintain a look like that? They probably have a maid!

You would best describe your living space as:
7 of 9 questions

Option A

Warm, cozy and inviting

Option B

The perfect backdrop to display your prized possessions

Option C

A cluttered mess that cleans up quite nicely

Option D

A disaster area

When a problem arises, you:
8 of 9 questions

Option A

Know there is always a solution

Option B

Step back, consider consequences and then act

Option C

Immediately panic

Option D

Fast-forward to the worst-case scenario

A neighbor asks if she can borrow your favorite serving tray. You say:
9 of 9 questions

Option A

“No problem. I’ll bring it right over.”

Option B

“Hmm. That’s a treasured family heirloom. Would you be extra careful?”

Option C

“Sure. But it may take a while to find it. I think I stored it somewhere in the back of the china cupboard.”

Option D

“Um, I broke it.” The truth is, you have no idea where it is!