Downsizing can make this difficult, however, as it did for me this past year. Emotional attachments cloud decisions about what to keep, what to discard. Regardless, whether starting fresh or moving into something more cozy, editing is critical.
Tackling this design project on your own? Remove one piece. You'll be happy you did.
Tip: Take a picture. Photos offer clarity. The two dimensional nature of photography is helpful in the editing process.