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Make Your House A Home - Clutter Free Living
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Do you feel like you have to make your house a home? Are you in a wonderful spacious detached one family home or are you small apartment living? It does not matter, as long as your dwelling is your home. The place you are living in right now may not be your permanent home. It may not be a house.

You may be living in a room in a college dorm, a boarding house, a tiny apartment. You may not have fabulous landscaping (or any), extra space, a spare bedroom, a huge country kitchen. Or even a full kitchen and a full bath. But, still, you can make your house a home.

What Makes A Home?

There is an old saying "home is where the heart is". Well, you may not feel this way about where you are living right now. It may be a temporary home that you hope to god is not ever going to be long term. There may be circumstances that landed you there that you are striving to escape from.

Your present home may be a room, an inadequate apartment, shared or not. Or it may be a half empty huge house, all yours, where your every breath is echoed.

So what makes a home? You have stuff to get unpacked, organize, ignore, or cry over. I do not believe I am exaggerating. All of your stuff can be overwhelming.

If you have a new house with a garage and attic, those are either going to be the spaces that save you from clutter, or the spaces that become clutter. Or already have.

If you have a tiny apartment, you may be battling closet space (or lack of), bathroom space (or lack of), and so forth and so forth.

Organizing Every Room

Here is a list of organizational ideas you need to create, for a large or small home:

  • closet organization ideas
  • kitchen organization ideas
  • home office organizers
  • bedroom organization ideas
  • home storage organization

I think that if you are considering the concept "what makes a home", you are probably interested in how your home feels, as much as you care about how well everything functions. Function is important, because the way you organize your kitchen and bathroom, for example, affects how fast and efficiently you can get OUT of your home when you need to.

But, the same would apply to your closet organization ideas. If your closet is a mess, finding the right clothes every morning could be a disaster.

You may need a whole list of home organizing tips. Yet - to make your house a home - what are your priorities? Your particular needs may not center around neatness or the lack of clutter. You want your house, or tiny apartment, or room even, to be a home.

Clutter-free living may not be your goal, although you have a clutter tolerance that you need to recognize and pay attention to. It is only yours, not anyone else's. If you feel that your clutter tolerance is challenged in some way, figure out what room challenges it the most.

Small places do not have foyers or entrance areas - but whether you have this kind of space or not, do you feel good or - slightly uncomfortable - when you come in the front door? If you open the front door onto a wide foyer that seems empty - or cluttered...what will you change?

If you open your front door to your tiny living room and it feels cluttered and stuffed with stuff...what will you change?

It is your chosen priorities that make your house, a home. You are entitled to feel wonderful, relaxed, relieved, and welcome, every day or night you walk into your home. You might have a little work cut out for you, to understand how to make your house a home.

I hope I have given you some ideas of how to approach clutter free living.


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