Two down, six to go.
It seems like lots of you took advantage of the weekend's cold and rainy weather staying indoors to clean and declutter. As we enter Week 3, I'm hopeful that we can stay motivated and keep up the productivity. Don't forget to upload photos to our Flickr photo group
and tag them with "apartmenttherapycuresf
" so we can marvel at your progress and provide feedback upon request.
- "I finished the kitchen! Hooray. However, now I feel that it looks a little sparse. Perhaps it just takes some time to get used to it ... I managed to get rid of 4 full boxes of stuff! Not including the old food I threw out. Woah." jillian1977
- "I've gathered and moved a large box of books to another room and have begun ordering and shelving them." ebrown
is also making lots of progress! She's made an appointment for an in-home consultation for window films; decided to use curtain rods rather than build a cornice for her curtains; washed the windows (vinegar and water worked better than Meyer's window cleaner); and made an appointment to have her living room carpet and upholstery cleaned.
This Week's Assignment:
In the Deep Treatment
, think about color and focus on the hallway an area that is often overlooked, yet is extremely important for the health of your home. Building a Landing Strip is key on a couple of levels: It will help cut down on your clutter (e.g., junk mail) and will provide a pleasant first impression when you walk into your home. On a more fun note: Start putting together an invitation for Week 8's gathering!
With the One Room Workout
, you are going to deepen your research online, get color and start calling in for back-up. If you're having trouble finding something, check out the AT:SF Guide (stores
), post a comment below or send in the question to sf (at) apartmenttherapy (dot) com.
(The last post is here - all Worksheets are here - The Book Blog is here)