200 Tips for De-Cluttering: Room by Room, Including Outdoor Spaces and Eco Tips (200 Home Ideas) (Hardcover)
Practical storage solutions for reducing annoying clutter throughout the home.
Household clutter is often caused by a lack of storage or the poor use of existing storage. Room-by-room, 200 Tips for De-cluttering addresses many typical storage problems -- from clothing in the bedroom to gadgets in the kitchen to toys in the living room to newspapers, magazines and remote controls in the family room. For each challenge, the author offers useful solutions that are easy to put into action right away.
Color photographs show the beautiful and orderly results of de-cluttering, and helpful captions describe the design features and storage solutions that hide the messiness of life and help keep everything neat and tidy. The projects range from a "kitchen garage" to store small appliances to moveable walls that increase a room's
200 Tips for De-cluttering addresses these problems and many others in an organized way, tackling one area at a time. It covers:
- Storage inside the house -- kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, living rooms, hallways, awkward corners, garages, gyms, home theaters, playrooms, billiards rooms, music rooms and small spaces, including studio apartments
- Storage outside the house -- pool areas, porches, patios, balconies, roof gardens, outdoor dining areas, sheds, play areas, parking
- "Green" tips -- eco-friendly de-cluttering, using green materials and establishing ecologically sound household routines
A directory of resources provides a comprehensive list of retailers and services that specialize in the de-cluttering process.
200 Tips for De-cluttering is an easy-to-use, practical guide that helps the home owner or apartment renter streamline their space for easier mess-free living.
About the Author
Daniela Santos Quartino is the architecture and interior design editor at Loft Publications and a frequent contributor to various magazines. She lives in Barcelona, Spain.