Create a life you love
Hello. I’m Gemma Quinn, and I’m proud to be Australia’s first certified KonMari Consultant! I’m also an Evaluator working for KonMari Media Inc to mentor and certify consultants across the globe.
I have always been passionate about organisation and design but the “Life Changing Magic of Tidying up” - my first introduction to the KonMari philosophy was a truly transformational moment. From my own experiences I know that tidying up and decluttering is about so much more than clearing out excess and having pinterestable drawers! The overall impact is much deeper, more cathartic and impactful - and can affect the way we think, feel and behave.
Combining my experiences and interests led me to develop my own home and lifestyle organizational consultancy. I wanted to help other people change they way they live and choose joy everyday. I am now proud to say I am a Platinum Level certified KonMari Consultant!
I’m fascinated by about the way people relate to spaces, objects and systems - and how that affects how they feel. I draw on over 15 years of leadership experience working in operations and human resources within the design industry. I’ve transferred my experience in creating effective, efficient and happy teams into my work with individuals, families and homes.
A designers eye..
I use the KonMari philosophy combined with design thinking - a creative approach that puts people at the heart of the design process. I start by understanding my client’s needs and lifestyle and providing personalised solutions to life organization. My goal is to help you promote order, create simple processes for day-to-day life, and reduce stress and conflict in running your home.
The freedom of function..
My aim is to free you from the stresses and strains of everyday life, creating a space that looks and feels good - and crucially, one that works brilliantly. When your everyday life flows easily, it enables you to concentrate on the things that matter most, and live your life with joy.
I’ve always been passionate about design and organization, and through KonMari I’ve been able to combine my passions into a career in consulting! It is a privilege to share my expertise with my clients and guide them through this fantastic experience. Read my story here
You, me and KonMari
Looking for a KonMari Consultant? Here’s what you’ll get from working with me:
With my help you’ll begin to visualize your ideal lifestyle and feel motivated to achieve your goals. You’ll gain a new awareness of yourself and feel motivated to navigate towards your dream of a functional, beautiful home.
You’ll find my style clear, honest and open. This clarity will give you a fresh perspective, enabling you to see the things in your home and re-evaluate the way you live, in an informed and inspired way.
We will have fun together re-discovering the things that matter most to you, unlocking the stories you have with your belongings, and connecting with how they make you feel.
You’ll feel empowered to make positive choices about what to keep, and what to let go that will influence your future behaviours long after I’ve left. No more guilt!
I bring whole toolkit of resources and a wealth of experience to help you maximise your potential and unlock the hidden joy in your home. You’ll find that I understand how your feeling, because I’ve done this myself.
The end result is a beautiful space filled with things you love. You’ll feel relieved of the stresses and anxieties that were hidden in your home, giving you a sense of peace and tranquility to live your life to the fullest.
Embarking on the KonMari journey is a commitment to yourself, and as such should to be as individual as you are. My tailored approach includes:
1:1 In-home Consultation
I work with you in your home, category by category, keeping what sparks joy and letting go of the rest. Sessions can close together or be spread out of a period of weeks or months to suit your schedule. Be prepared for a journey of discovery as you reconnect with the everyday things that matter most and learn new systems and mindsets for managing your home.
KonMari Deep Dive
I have designed this specialized KonMari deep dive/immersion for busy people who want results fast, travelling as far as London, Los Angeles and beyond to help my clients embark on their KonMari journey. I stay in your local area and come to your home each day for a period of five days (or more) for a half or full day session. Following the same category by category approach, this challenging and rewarding experience works like a rapid detox enabling us to work together in a focused, concentrated way to get results.
The world is a big place, but it’s getting smaller! No matter where you are based I run remote coaching sessions through Skype. These are a great way for clients to brush up on their KonMari skills, ask questions and continue to tidy their home long after I’ve left!
Speaking and Media
I love sharing my passion for all things KonMari! Please feel free to get in touch to talk about speaking opportunities, and media enquiries.
Not sure what might be best for you? Click here to connect with Gemma and arrange a free phone consultation.
Enchanted with organizing since her childhood, Marie Kondo began her tidying consultant business as a 19-year-old university student in Tokyo. Today, Marie is a renowned tidying expert helping people around the world to transform their cluttered homes into spaces of serenity and inspiration. Her KonMari Method™, introduced in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (a global phenomenon that has sold more than ten million copies in over forty countries), is a way of life inspired by a single question: Does this item spark joy? The answer points the way to a life filled only with the items we truly cherish.
Marie has been featured on more than fifty major Japanese television and radio programs as well as in Time Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, Vogue Magazine, the Ellen Show, the Rachael Ray Show and many more. She has also been listed as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people.
The KonMari Method™
DOES IT SPARK JOY?
The KonMari Method™ is a state of mind – and a way of life – that encourages cherishing the things that spark joy in one’s life. Belongings are acknowledged for their service – and thanked before being let go, should they no longer spark joy. People around the world are drawn to this philosophy not only due to its effectiveness, but also because it places great importance on being mindful, introspective and optimistic.
THE KONMARI™ PHILOSOPHY
01 Commit yourself to tidying up
02 Imagine your ideal life
03 Finish letting go first
04 Tidy by category, not location
05 Follow the right order
06 Ask yourself if it sparks joy
The Power To Transform Lives
The decision to pursue what sparks joy extends far beyond its first application in home tidying: It often opens the door for greater self-discovery and fulfilment. After a thorough tidying session, one of Gemma's clients quit her job and started a new business. Another client shared that she felt comfortable travelling the world by herself - something she never thought she could do. Yet another client declared she went through such a dramatic change – moving on from a relationship that no longer sparked joy – that it transformed her entire life.