Monday, July 11, 2011

Monday Motivation: Organizing The Living Room

Well, we've worked half way through our homes already with the Monday Motivation challenges.  If you've missed the previous schedule, here it is:

For the month of July, we'll be tackling the Family room/Living room. 

    Step 1:  Look around your Family room/Living room and choose what activities you want to place in the room.  Gaming?  Reading?  Eating?   Playing?  TV watching?  Homework?

  Step 2:  Decide what furniture you need in the room to help your family with the activities you listed in Step
           1.  Do you have enough seats for everyone?  Tables for activities?  Shelves for books?  Desk for homework?   All other furniture should be removed.

Step 3:  Check for proper lighting.  Do you have enough light for reading and homework?

Step 4:  Do you have enough storage in the room?  Only store supplies that will be used in that particular room.  Any other supplies should be stored in the room where they're used.

Step 5:  Remove all extra items from the room and either place them in the appropriate room or donate them.

Now you're decluttered.  Next week we'll look at decorating the Family room/Living room.

1 comment:

  1. This post made me think about why we have two bookcases full of books in our family room where we watch TV (lots of sports) or movies or listen to music. Anyone reading takes a book out to somewhere quiet in the house. So I decided to move the bookcases out to the dining room where I have room for two reading chairs.

    Thanks Kelly for this Monday Motivation!


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