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If you’ve shopped our collection or perused our Instagram and Pinterest pages, it’s probably pretty obvious that we love all things minimalism. An uncluttered life full of better things -- not more of them -- is what makes us happy and at peace. But of course it can be challenging at times to master the ways of minimalism, whether that be in your wardrobe, your home or just in your general life approach. Here to help, we’ve rounded up three of our favorite reads on the subject to get you ready in time for spring cleaning and to take the mantras of minimalism to heart once and for all.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

One of the first steps in moving towards a more minimalistic approach is by tackling your home, and Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo is a master at the task. With a three month waiting list and a longer list of happy clients, Kondo’s approach to removing clutter by only filling your space with things that spark joy is one that actually works.

The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living by Nathan Williams

For fans of Kinfolk’s quarterly magazine, “The Kinfolk Home” is a beautiful centerpiece for your coffee table that will inspire a life of slow living and act as an easy reminder to de-clutter every time you sit down in your living space. Featuring 35 thoughtfully designed homes from around the world, this collection of photographs and interviews is one that we pick up often and savor each and every time.

The Joy of Less, A Minimalist Living Guide: How to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify Your Life by Francine Jay

Using her unique approach for living a life of minimalism, Francine Jay helps readers take back control so that they can stop feeling overwhelmed by and overly attached to the stuff that they own. This guide is another must-read for those on the path to living a truly minimalistic life.

Cover photo of Kinfolk Home thanks to @thefamjewels.