Archive for February, 2013

Garage Organization Made Simple

First, get a handle on the mess by moving everything out to sort through what goes and what stays. Large, clear plastic containers can help you do this. They’re great for clearing away the clutter and then using for storage. Be ruthless with yourself during the sorting and purging process.

Web Sites That help You Get and Stay Organized

If you’re looking for websites that offer ingenious organizational and time-saving products, there are plenty of them to be found on the internet. LillianVernon.

Furniture Arrangement Can Enhance Any Room

Chairs should be placed within eight feet of each other to encourage conversation. Position a table in such a way that it is easily accessible from every chair. Keep a light source near the seating area. Coffee tables should have a clearance of about 14 to 18 inches from the sofa. Side tables should

Conquer Bathroom Clutter, Simply

If you take a look in your favorite discount store’s home organization aisle, you’ll find lots of inexpensive storage containers that can easily be utilized in bathroom drawers, under the sink, and for shower and bathtub areas as well. All your daily makeup stored and brought pout in 1 bin keeps it all together

Keep a Detailed Home Maintenance and Remodeling Database

Whether you are just purchasing your home or you have owned it for a while, start with being committed to setting up a manageable database of information regarding your home’s maintenance. Begin with taking stock of your home’s current condition. Be brutally honest when you’re assessing the situation. You might want to categorize your database by section of the home such as the exterior, kitchen, master bedroom or basement, or you may choose to divide it according t

Eliminate The Chaos Of Home Office Clutter

Mail is probably the biggest contributing factor to our messy desktops. I am always amazed at the amount of junk mail I receive on a daily basis. Get in the habit of dealing with your mail on a daily basis. Toss what you can, place those things that need to be shredded into a shredding bin and shred them once per week,

Recycling Can Be Easy And Profitable

Encourage the entire family to come up with ideas for reducing the amount of recycled material that’s consumed by your household. Take them along with you to the recycling center in your neighborhood so they can witness the process firsthand. Show them how they can reuse recyclable materials in their own organizational efforts at home. Perhaps a large cardboard box can double as a bin for all their shoes, or a coffee can be re-purposed as a penny bank.

Making Your Closet Functional

A basic simple solution to the question “where do I hang all my clothes” is to install a double rod system. This will double the available space you now have to hang tops and sweaters, etc You can also hang shoe bags from your existing rod or purses and handbags, hats, and other accessories and place them within easy reach. There are also several very clever options that hang off the back of your closet door. Wooden or plastic clothing hangers are much better for you

Creative and Affordable Ideas To Bring Your Family Room To LIfe

Consider using pieces of furniture you have in other rooms into your family room to use when you have large gatherings. A short, double-sided dresser, or 1 sided with a decorative table cloth draping, can easily become a buffet when a table runner and an arrangement of candles or a colorful flower centerpiece is placed on top.

Gardening Tips For Beginners

If you don’t know what plants to start growing, you can always ask assistance from the local nursery available in your area. These local experts will know what types of plants will thrive in your climate. Your local nursery is one place to buy your plants and seeds, but you can also purchase from mail order companies that ship plants or seeds directly to you.

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