Organizing With What You Already Have
Here's a dilemma that a client of mine has:
In her family room there is a 48" wide and 60" high tv cabinet housing an old tv. It takes up a lot of space.
In her bedroom, she has decorative baskets and boxes housing shoes, sweaters, extra t-shirts, etc. on her floor, making it difficult for the room to look open and inviting.
In the basement there was a flat screen tv on a much sleeker tv table. No one uses it.
Take the very old tv and recycle it.
Turn the huge tv cabinet into a spacious armoire by taking it upstairs to the bedroom, using the shelves and drawers for bulky clothing, socks, etc.
Put the overflow items that end up on the floor in the newly re-spaced closets.
Take the basement newer tv and its stand into the family room, which opens up an entire corner of the room.
Other little changes we made:
We moved an extraneous, small magazine rack/end table with a small lamp down to her guest room.
We put her outdated radio alarm clock on the end table in that guest room.
That made room for her narrow barre for workout in the room.
Lessons learned: Look around with a fresh eye:
Reorganizing is not magic.
Take stock of what items you have that seem to be your overflow.
What furniture could be better used elsewhere?
Contact me and I will be your fresh eyes to make your house "smart."
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