Eastern Fall Cure: Getting Into the Thick of It

Eastern Fall Cure: Getting Into the Thick of It

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Maxwell Ryan
Nov 15, 2008

I love this image from myumisays31. I don't know where it's from, but the wall looks like long velvet and the "tree" is a "feather tree". The rich colors and sultry quality of the room are worth bookmarking. Very Lenny Kravitz.

Quote of the Day from Pic Above: I recently upgraded to a laptop and have my old desktop in the "outbox" (just waiting to donate the CPU and recycle the gargantuan monitor)...having less wires and less of a presence (that monitor was HUGE) is making a world of difference in my bedroom! - UWSretreat

• Cure Clock: 21 days Remaining
• Assignment: Read Ch. 5 - clean out home office and choose your colors
• Flickr Pool: East Fall Cure Pool

It is an absolute pleasure to check in with you all today and I'm impressed how well this Cure seems to be going. Usually spirits can be pretty low around this time. Keep up the good work and don't forget to list the things you accomplish in this or Monday's post.

Because this week is about the office, I'm curious how much work you all do at home.

This Week's Assignment: In the Deep Treatment, among other things you are diving into the home office and tackling all the computer and electrical tangles that you may have. You are also considering a Media Fast, which is a rather radical part of our household cleaning binge.

As for wireless technology, this simply offers a tremendous design advantage that eliminates wires and clutter for those who work at home on laptops, which is also now easy and inexpensive to set up. Our Unplggd site was started specifically to aid in this area...

In the One Room Workout you will be getting into real color, painting color that is. We had a great time writing this part of the book and remembering all that we had learned over the years about painting. In particular, we were happy to be able to lay out some healthier paint alternatives, though we've found it hard to integrate these choices into NYC life. We'd be interested to hear any tips on this subject.

LATEST NEWS ---------------------------------------------

Living room with new chairs by sara.cali.
Go Sara.Cali! Here's her living/dining room with new chairs. Everyone's digging this pic.

The Other Tiffany's remarkable side table project - before and after above! She did two of these, one for each side of her bed
Desk and Chair by hilarriet.
Hilarriet's clean and tidy (and sexy) desk. It's Saturday and she's already done. Good work!
Office Before by jendavid1000.
This is JenDavid's desk "before", which looks quite nice. Check out their wire hiding strategy in this link. Can't wait to see what changes they make to it.
bathroom cabinet by • Eliane •.
Super small but organized Bathroom cabinet from Eliane (sorry about the mispelling before :-))

PICTURE UPLOAD AREAS ---------------------------------------------

>> New Eastern Flickr pool

You can also visit our old unofficial (but awesome) Flickr pool here or simply tag your pics with "apartmenttherapycure." See even older pics here too.

EAST CURE POST INDEX ---------------------------------------------

Week 5 - Retail Therapy
Week 4 - Weekend
Week 4 - Retail Therapy
Week 3 - Weekend
Week 3 - The Landing Strip
Week 2 - Weekend
Week 2 - Clearing the Path
Week 1 - Weekend
Week 1 - Creating Your Vision
Getting Oriented - Weekend
Getting Oriented - Week 0
Fall Cure - Join us next week!

SIGN UP ---------------------------------------------

Late to the Cure? No worries, sign up and jump into the week we are all at. Every little bit helps.

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GENERAL INFO ---------------------------------------------

The Fall Cure is live again in all four of our Home city sites. The Cure posts will go up twice a week on Mondays and Fridays, allowing for plenty of comment space. We will be pulling comments and pics to the front page post on each of these days and everyone is urged to take pics and post them here.

REMEMBER: The goal is to use the group to support, inspire and answer questions as you go. The more you participate, the more you will get out of it. But you may also lurk if you are shy ;-).

Chicago (hosted by Sarahrae and covering the midwest)
San Francisco (hosted by Danielle and covering the northwest)
Los Angeles (Hosted by Abby and Laure and covering the southwest)
New York (Hosted by Maxwell and covering the east)

Please choose the site nearest your home to join in, but feel free to browse and comment on all!

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>> The Cure Archive
>> About The Book

>> Excerpt from Chapter I

Worksheets:

repair_worksheet.xls
repair_worksheet.pdf
shopping_list.xls
shopping_list.pdf
interior_design_worksheet.xls
interior_design_worksheet.pdf
outbox.doc
outbox.pdf

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