Home Office, Organization

How to organize mail clutter

August 7, 2017

Incoming mail is a hot topic in my house right now.  We don’t know what to do with it let alone know how to organize mail clutter.  Too often it ends up on the kitchen counter only to get wet from washing dishes or splatter from cooking.  Then the paper dries to the counter top leaving a mess. The other common drop spot for mail in our house is the kitchen table.  It feels like…

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Decorate, Patio

Our Patio Tour

July 12, 2017

We are celebrating the second summer in our home.  We have set up the patio furniture for a relaxing weekend.  We are going to be relaxing, sipping cocktails, and grilling. The sofa and cushions are from Ikea.  We purchased this piece a few years ago for our high-rise apartment.  We have been enjoying it for the last few years.  Our apartment had a small patio space that was long enough for this sectional, but still…

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Decorate, Home Office

My home office reveal

July 10, 2017

Today I am revealing my recently renovated home office. MY OFFICE We have been living in our town home since February 2016.  We have managed to finish 1 room to-date: my office.  Our projects have been riddled with indecision, items that went on back order, items I loved that were discontinued, and the fact that we only have nights and weekends to put into the remodel.  Throw in a year’s worth of excuses and that…

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Decorate, Home Office

my home office design plan

July 5, 2017

Last November our contractor started working on our sun room to help me turn it into a fabulous home office.  The sun room is a long, narrow space. It was dark, despite the number of windows, due to dark brown paint on the walls. Before the Changes Started Before the contractor started working his magic, the room looked like this: And like this, from another angle: The walls are a flat brown, all the trim…

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