Sunday, January 17, 2010

assignment one: make room for guests

With spring on its way, I have a major desire to de-clutter my house. Not only will it look better it will be easier to keep clean and we can have a better feel for what we actually "need".

My sister has agreed to barter her time helping me de-clutter if I teach her how to sew. She will be here Thursday, so I got an early start on the process by cleaning out the guest room. I wish (now) that I had taken "before" pictures. This room contained the entire contents of #1's Irish Dance studio, which is in the process of changing locations. Thing is, the dance instructor has been in where-to-rent-induced-limbo and the boxes have been in there since July 5th. (Quick math tip: that's over 6 months!)

Last week a contract for a new studio was signed, which got me fired up. All the boxes are out of the guest room and packed to the top of our Yukon XL waiting to be handed over tomorrow. (Did you just hear my big sigh of relief?)

So, here's the big reveal.... (ten hours and the whole family pitching in)


Bia said...

looks very nice...

i, too, am in a de-cluttering mood. i have made several trips to catholic social services, and we're planning an early spring yard sale.

de-cluttering = simplifying . . . and that's a good thing.

lizzerd said...

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! looks great!!!! i can't wait to get there & plop my stuff in it. hehehe

Sandy said...

That's a beautiful room.

Anita said...

WOW. Looks like a Southern Living picture!