Do you ever wish you could just start over from scratch with the things in your home? Do you have a room that stresses you out just thinking about it? I’ve definitely felt that way. (Even as a designer!) I want to share something that’s completely transformed how I approach my own home and those of my clients. It may seem counterintuitive, but I really think it’s the most important thing you can do for your home.
And it doesn’t cost a dime.
Let me back up a bit…After several years in our fist home, I finally felt pretty good about furnishing each room. But I constantly had this nagging sense that things still weren’t right. I always felt like a room just wasn’t quite “there yet”. I kept adding new things only to like a room less.
My basement and attic became the receptacles for things that I didn’t want to look at but wasn’t ready to give up. Stuff spilled out from my kitchen cabinets… gadgets and dishes that I never used. But I held on to them for that “one day I might need this” reason. I had a closet full of clothes and “nothing to wear”.
My life was cluttered, and my home felt heavy.[Read More]