heymomo is sprucing things up with some flowers before the organizing of the closets begins.
Today (or yesterday for those who weren't off for Columbus Day) we embark on Week One, which is all about creating a vision for your space. Deep Treatment folks are cleaning, decluttering, and making lists of repairs. Those doing the One-Room Workout are starting a style tray, setting a budget, and looking for inspiration. Click below
for weekly assignments and good links.
Welcome to all of our Midwest participants, here's who's on board so far: (There's a whopping 94 of us! Way to take initiative Midwest (and friends!)
LindaK, landerdander, beth_in_chicago, chicagoflamingo, HomeFor2, Vikini, alexandscott, rockypondgirl, chicagomom72, Hekela9, Mrs.Mack, Cvillegal, ksmile, orangeblossom, eshirden, madgel24, RWL, juliejuliezzzzz, rkdavis, Andi, ascout, tamaraamick, Sam Kraus, chicagoamber, CeciliaC, harmonyfrance, SassyBlondeGirl, freneticfloetry, sblack511
Dawn, Sarcelle, Gemini Girl
JanG, Laurall, jamyzz, Simply.Goldyn., lorijo
ivegots, Sparklebot, cyclopathic, northwind, simpleshelly, Seshat, lilithslair, Sheaff, Sunkay, SarahN, Molly Margarita, bright_as_yellow
nicolem2882, STLcoleen, Sadie, Chelle, sarahrae
signe, baxlala, kennedm1, ewserk, suzieboozie, serenity_evenstar, neda
Mary, Francesca, design.is.good
lehall, MelissaS, wendi, AustinV, Melanie Millar, maybellene, srw
Veronica, smallcitybeth, honeyfresh
hourto, Emmm, heymomo, Jenny!, caradoll, HeatherAB
Telsing, elle_media, PoignantTuna
Weekly Assignment (Deep Treatment):
is brightening up her table scape with a beautiful mix of fall foliage.
In the deep treatment, you're doing a lot of cleaning. If you haven't already made the switch to green cleaning products, check out our archives
. With "Green Month" having been in the last few months, our archives
are packed full of user reviews and comments about every product you could need.
Make a complete list of repairs and solutions.
Vacuum and mop the floors.
Remove one item from your apartment.
Buy fresh flowers.
Sit for 10 minutes in a part of your home that you never sit in.
Look into earth-friendly cleaning products.
Weekly Assignment (One-Room Workout): This is a fun week for One-Room Workout folks. Gather ideas, check AT for inspiration, and set a budget. If you're honest with yourself from the start about what you're going to spend, your project falls into place a lot more easily.
Choose your room.
Collect inspirational pictures of rooms you love.
Start a style tray.
Visit your favorite home store.
Set a budget.
Good Links & Ways To Support Other Cure Members:
juliejulezzzzz shares the making of her new headboard with us.
seshat has some questions on refurbishing furniture and making it hold still on wood floors.
ce_pelle is working on a new entryway color. What are your thoughts on their space?
Chore charts are a good way to keep your progress on track through the whole Cure Process.
The Midwest Fall Cure: Week Zero - Weekend
Midwest Fall Cure: Let's Go!
Roundup: The Best Of the Midwest Spring Cure
Look for an update of the Fall Cure'rs on board each night to make sure you're included in the event!
Still need to sign up? Check out the details below!
has a beautiful workspace that just glows with light.