Northwest Fall Cure: Light Therapy

Northwest Fall Cure: Light Therapy

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Wig3000 finished and sealed the new bath tile in her downstairs bathroom, and it looks amazing.

• Cure Clock: 3 Weeks Remaining
• Assignment: Read pp. 185-204, clean and declutter bathroom, arrange light
• Flickr Pool: Northwest Fall Cure Pool

This week we focus on two things that often go overlooked, but are vitally important to the way we feel in our homes: the bathroom and lighting. The bathroom is where we get clean and ready for the day, so creating a space that is as functional, pleasing to the senses and clutter-free as possible has many potential positive repercussions.

Working on your lighting arrangement is technically part of the One-Room Workout, but if time and budget allow, taking a look at your lighting setup is something I'd recommend for everyone. We've come this far, after all!

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    Mr_Yuko is looking for suggestions on how to dress the top of these drawers...

    ...but they've already accomplished so much by moving their bikes into the hall closet, and organizing their toddler's toys in the bottom drawers.

    Weekly Assignment (Deep Treatment):

  • Clean bathroom and related closets.
  • Declutter cabinets and closets.
  • Arrange your bathroom efficiently.
  • Upgrade your razor and shaving supplies.
  • Purchase bath salts and a nice soap.
  • Place a candle in your bathroom.
  • Consider scents for your home.
  • Plan for the week ahead on Sunday.
  • Wake early and take a bath before work.
  • Optional: consider a media fast for the next week.
  • Optional: straighten your desk at work.



    koko studios made this little reading nook for her 2 year old, but it's a design treat for any age!

    Weekly Assignment (One-Room Workout):

  • Finalize your lighting arrangement.
  • Get painting.



    jamiemcquary finished organizing her craft shelf. We love the orange and patterned boxes, and especially the lettered "craft" jars!
    koko studios put an old urn to use as a colorful indoor planter.

    Previous Northwest Fall Cure 08 Posts:

  • It's That Time Again!

  • Week Zero — Sign Up and Get Oriented (the sign-up form is in this post, so be sure to click through and sign up if you haven't done it yet!)

  • Week Zero — Getting Oriented

  • Week One — Creating Your Vision

  • Week One: Weekend — Creating Your Vision
  • Week Two — Clearing the Path
  • Week Two: Weekend — Clearing the Path
  • Week Three — The Landing Strip
  • Week Three: Weekend — The Landing Strip
  • Week Four — Purge, Baby, Purge!
  • Week Four: Weekend — Purge, Baby, Purge!
  • Week Five — The Thick of It
  • Week Five: Weekend — The Thick of It

    The Fall Cure on the other AT sites:

  • San Francisco & our Flickr group (Hosted by Danielle and covering the northwest)

  • New York & their Flickr group (Hosted by Maxwell and covering the east)

  • Los Angeles & their Flickr group (Hosted by Abby and Laure and covering the southwest)

  • Chicago & their Flickr group (Hosted by Sarahrae and covering the midwest)

    General Info:

  • Buy the book from our store, Amazon, Powell's or Barnes & Noble
  • Read an excerpt from the first chapter

  • Revisit the last Cure (Spring)

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