A Professional Organising and Decluttering Service in Geelong, Victoria

I was stressed with all the things that had accumulated in my home. The cupboards were full and I could not face the thought of going through the things stored in them. I needed professional help, not a friend but someone who would be objective and removed from the emotional attachments I felt to the Stuff. Marion understood and was my strength during the process. I felt that Marion did listen to my reservations and guided me through the decisions I had to make. Marion was supportive of me during the process and now I have a great sense of relief and freedom and a feeling of control with what I choose to have in my home. I would recommend Marion and her professional skills to others.

C.H. Werribee Vic

It was such a pleasure to have Marion come to my home to help me organise and cull my clothing. For years I kept so many clothes in my wardrobe that I loved and had memories attached to them, but I no longer wore. I wanted to create some space in my wardrobe and I wanted to feel good about the clothes I owned, not look and see old memories and nothing to wear. Marion was professional but more importantly she was understanding and considerate of my situation and the difficulty in letting go of items that were a part of my life for so many years. What I found really lovely that afternoon was that Marion was never forceful or controlling but instead I felt I could trust her enough to talk about my situation and it allowed me to make my own decisions to let go of things myself. I feel lighter and free!! Thank you for bringing a lovely energy into my home and for your support.

J.A. Brunswick West Vic

I just wanted to say another big thank you for all of your help in getting our house under control. You were so easy to work with from the minute you walked in and made the whole process both easy and efficient. We have been able to maintain the systems you helped to put in place and have found that we are now keeping on top of everything much more easily. Our ‘stuff’ was causing me a great deal of stress as I was unable to manage the day to day tidying and organisation of our home. This left me feeling overwhelmed and at times quite down. The simple process of letting go of many things and finding a place for everything else has made the world of difference. Thank you for all of your support throughout the process. We couldn’t have done it without you.

M.E. Werribee Vic

I wish to record my appreciation of the valuable assistance provided to me by Mrs Marion Ivermee-Villarosa in the reorganising and decluttering of my home study. Over a period of time I had been working alone on this project but my progress was slow due to many other demands on my time. Once I had arranged for Marion to ‘come on board’ we soon built a momentum which under her direction and participation saw the successful completion of the project a week ago. I am extremely pleased with the outcome and thank Marion sincerely for her valuable services.

G.J. Highton Vic

Thank you Marion for the help you have given me in sorting through my cluttered kitchen cupboards, I had no idea what to do with them as it was all very overwhelming. With you, it was not an invasion but a dedicated caring heart doing something you are naturally good at plus, you showed nothing but respect and care to the point where I could do my little bit as well. I will not allow them to get to that stage again.

K.B. Geelong Vic

Thank you so much for your patience, kindness, clarity of thought and wonderful guidance…and making it fun, you are very clever. I really feel like I am cleaning out more than clutter, you are so inspiring!!

M.H. Geelong Vic

We needed to relocate which meant a complete downsize, 17 years into a 45 day time frame. We needed direction because the big picture was totally overwhelming and we couldn’t see the ‘wood from the trees’.
With planning, Marion helped us with our previously delayed decision making about what we needed and what could potentially go. Her direction, guidance and invaluable insight and recommendations to other services, helped us produce what we set out to achieve. A seamless move.

S & K. Cranbourne, Vic

When I conduct pre-move assessments, for the majority of our customers, I see the relocation of unnecessary furniture and many boxes/bags packed with items that are not longer needed; simply because for various reasons the people don’t have the ability to de-clutter prior to the move. This adds significant cost, not to mention the frustration and annoyance most people feel throughout the whole moving process because of having to deal with their unnecessary clutter.
Marion from “A Place of Calm” provides an excellent personal service to assist people with de-cluttering their households at any time, but in particular when relocating from one house to another. I strongly recommend the use of Marion’s personal and professional service to help create a more comfortable future in your home.

Daryl Pagan Crichton Removals

I opened the door to a stranger when I enlisted Marion’s help a little while ago. I was anxious and worried about inviting her to help start the decluttering journey. Making the phone call was enough to get me started before our appointment BUT I am so glad I met Marion. I said goodbye to a FRIEND at the end of our short time together and I have been singing her praises to all my friends but have never told her how wonderful and helpful she was. Marion was respectful, gentle . encouraging and efficient. She gave me many suggestions to help me maintain the easy organisation after our time together. Thank you Marion. I can’t recommend Marion highly enough. If you need help, call her. Not only will you find your home/cupboard/room/self/whatever – you will find a friend.

J.W. Werribee Vic

My mum struggles with an acquired brain injury as a result of a stroke and Marion has been an outstanding support to my mother during the process of moving her to into a new home. Marion assisted Mum and our family by being on-site to provide both practical advice and emotional support during and after the move. Her support gave Mum a sense of comfort that she had someone there to help where she needed, but to also offer friendship and care at times things become challenging or overwhelming. Since the move, Mum seems so happy and much more confident in her abilities to care for herself and stay organised and tidy. Marion’s assistance was invaluable and we intend to keep Marion engaged in providing ongoing support and assistance for Mum as she settles into her new home and lifestyle.

N.H. Geelong Vic

I first saw Marion’s profile in the Humans In Geelong Expo profile in 2017 and thought to myself ‘I need that lady’.
I was wanting to sell my house and relocate but thought it was beyond my reach. I have MS and fatigue very quickly mentally and physically, so it felt like a big unachievable picture.
When I’d tried to get on top of things I would end up making more of a mess plus
I had a bit of an ‘op shop’ addiction.
The beauty of working with Marion was she broke it down for me by planning what we needed to do, what I needed to take, and the support I needed to get some of the jobs done such as a vacate clean, and removalist.
As we decluttered, Marion would offer suggestions that were logical and got results but if I wasn’t ready to let go of something, she certainly didn’t force me.
I would have moments of complete embarrassment, but not once did I get the feeling that Marion was judging me. That was priceless. Marion was and still is great company, and although at times I was stressed, her cheeky sense of
humour made the process fun.
Marion saved me a lot of worry and even connected me with reliable service providers. To have Marion on board with the packing then setting up the new home at the other end was fantastic and I will be forever grateful.

R.S. Drysdale Vic