How to Reclaim Your Garage!

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It’s easy to lose your garage over the summer. Not the garage itself, but the storage space inside it, which becomes lost to gardening equipment, toys, and summer building projects. Our friends at Closets by Design sent along some great tips to reclaim that garage space. 

1.                   Reclaim the garage floor – The trick is to use the space on the garage walls to your advantage.  Toys such as golf clubs, tennis rackets and skates can be stored along the walls, while bikes can be hung on hooks from the ceiling.  Continue Reading

Basement Purging (is a State of Mind)

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In order to rid yourself of junk, materials, and seemingly valuable items you might use someday, it takes a split second change in your mindset. I must have gotten this gear shifting ability from my dad. When we moved, the one and only time while I was growing up, we got rid of everything. He had no sentiment about things and stuff.

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This weekend I went into that zone and rifled through my beloved fabrics, paper, supplies and purged, purged, purged.  Continue Reading

How to Declutter an Entire Room in a Single Sweep.

According to Zen Habits, the trick to successfully decluttering a room is finding a large area to serve as a working and organizing space. Then, you can:

“2. Start on one side of the room and work to the other.

3. Do one drawer or shelf or spot on the floor at a time.

4. Pull everything out of the drawer or shelf (or section of floor
or what have you), and pile it in the working space. Continue Reading