Since everyone has been spending more time at home lately, it only makes sense that the clutter lying around everywhere has been bothering you. There may be too many trinkets lying around on the bookshelf, or maybe your garage is full of boxes and you’ve even forgotten what’s in them! And no one wants to start the summer with a house too packed with things to let in the summer breeze.
Maybe you’ve heard of estate sales before and thought they were something just for people moving into old folks’ homes and downsizing. While it’s absolutely true that if you’re a senior or have a loved one in that stage of life ready to downsize or move into a retirement home, holding an estate sale can help you prepare for that. But, there are other times you can hold an estate sale as well — specifically for decluttering purposes or moving elsewhere.
Some people believe that the architectural foundations dictate how a space will feel and look.
While we do acknowledge that it does play a major role, we still believe that how you take the time to fill out the space and decorate it according to your personal taste and preferences creates a much significant impact.
Even if you own a small home, keeping it clean on a regular basis can feel like a monumental task. Doing small tasks daily might help it seem like less of a chore overall. However, there are a few other things you can do to keep your house looking great, and none of them require a huge effort on your part. Much of what you do to make cleaning easier comes down to how you plan and manage it. You can incorporate some of these helpful steps into your existing routine.
We all hate when that time of the week comes. You take a whole day just to clean the whole house, do the laundry, etc. However, cleaning doesn’t necessarily have to be that tiring and time-consuming. These 5 easy-to-follow tips will show you how to keep up with your cleaning tasks and make it easier for yourself to keep the house neat and clean all the time.
Home design trends come and go each year with surprising regularity. You don’t have to fall into the ‘trend trap’ when you renovate your house if you use the following list of improvements that have stood the test of time. Choose one or two of these ideas and begin the new year with a new look for a few rooms in your home.
Being a homeowner can be a joyous experience. However, it does come along with mundane responsibilities. One of these is getting your home prepared for the winter months that lie ahead. Here are four fall cleaning tips to assist you in your winter preparation efforts. Continue reading “It’s Time for Fall Cleaning: 4 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter”
If you want to have more space in your home, getting rid of your clutter will be a good first step. You’ll likely have more extra room than you thought was possible once you’ve eliminated the items that you no longer need. Here are a few great tips for de-cluttering your home.
If you find yourself constantly asking, “Where are my [insert your personal lost item here]?” Then it may be time to do a little decluttering. Having an organized home allows you to enjoy what you have more since it’s easier to find and gives you more time to enjoy time with family and friends, since you aren’t constantly searching for or fixing items you probably don’t need, anyway. With a few simple steps, you can be well on your way to having the clutter-free house you’ve always wanted, but never had the time to achieve.
Guest post contributed by Dixie Somers
A child leaving the nest is an emotionally conflicting time in the life of a parent. If you’re facing this milestone with your adult child, it’s normal to feel a mixture of apprehension, excitement, and even sorrow. Whether they’re leaving home to start college, embark on a new career, or to begin their own family, you may be a bit overwhelmed. Many questions arise during this time, such as what this move will mean for your relationship with your child. One of the common challenges parents face is deciding what to do with all the belongings in their child’s former bedroom. Here are some helpful ideas for reducing the clutter in your child’s bedroom when they move away from home.
Continue reading “Leaving the Nest: How to Declutter Your Child’s Room When They Move Out”