The Fall Cure: Week Four - Weekend

The Fall Cure: Week Four - Weekend

Sarah Coffey
Oct 5, 2007

Good Quotes:"I've been in a state of low psychological energy this week, and have done approximately nothing, despite the fact that my living room is very much in need of help. So I came home for lunch today (love being able to do that!) and just straightened things up for a solid 20 minutes. And, know what? That helped. It's getting the first 5% and the last 5% done that I always struggle with, I think." - Mella DP

You are at the end of Week Four. Our Flickr group has been hard at work and there are a ton of great photos recently uploaded. Next week we move on to decluttering files and paperwork, which for most people is a big job.

Before you start, give yourself a little time to sit in your space and take a minute to think about how far you've come! (It will help motivate you.) As Mella DP says in her quote, a little clean-up can go a long way, so do what you can. (Checklists and Links below the jump.)

Good Links:
• Designisaverb is hard at work. Check out all her new photos.
smallcitybeth has a lovely landing strip.
thefarmersdaughter has organized kitchen cabinets.
PhotoKate is sofa shopping.
wallrunner is thinking of a red kitchen.
Sarasco's landing strip is super cute.
• Welcome to new members Alana Waters and medusaorange.

Deep Treatment Weekend Checklist:
• Finish cleaning up living room and related closets.
• Take care of repairs.
• Declutter books and media.
• Cancel 75 percent of catalogues you receive.
• Empty Outbox.
• Confirm what you need to increase/decrease color.
• Identify what you need to increase/decrease softness.
• Cook at home if you haven't done your 3 at-home meals.
• Send out your invitations.

One Room Workout Weekend Checklist:
• Begin shopping list and enter all prices into a spreadsheet.
• Decide on the total scope of the work to be done.
• Consider hiring a professional organizer.
• Visit a paint store to find samples.

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