How did your dining room function for you for the Thanksgiving holiday? Does it need to be organized before Christmas? For the month of December we'll check out how to organize and spruce up the dining room. This week we'll do some brain storming about the purpose of the room Next week we'll get our hands dirty with purging and rearranging. The following week we'll look at storage solutions. Our last week will cover decorating and inspirational ideas. Source: architecturaldigest.com via Jennifer on Pinterest So, let's do some brainstorming by asking some questions. . . 1. Is this room used daily or occasionally? 2 . How many people use the room? 3. What activities take place in this room? (eating, homework, crafts, home office?) 4. What items need to be stored in this room? (dishes, linens, school/office supplies?) 5. How well does the lighting function? Does extra lighting need to be added?