Description"MaryAnne is the only person I would consider consulting to tackle any organising challenge."
—Shaynna Blaze, interior designer and TV presenter
Follow organisational expert MaryAnne Bennie's in8steps system and organise your entire home without turning it into total chaos in the process. In eight simple steps the system helps you to decide what stays and what goes, and how to store what remains efficiently.
Learn how to:
reorganise your whole house in a series of eight-minute blitzes
bust your excuses and find the motivation to start
develop techniques to set yourself up for success
focus on one area of your house at a time—from kickstarting your kitchen to boosting your bedroom
make the finishing touches to create the home you have always wanted.
So, what are you waiting for? Work at a pace your lifestyle allows and use this tried-and-tested system to completely overhaul your relationship with your stuff. Take control of your clutter and enjoy living in your home once again.
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PART I Masterclasses
1 Masterclass 1: setting up for success 3
2 Masterclass 2: the in8steps system 9
3 Masterclass 3: a space mission 31
4 Masterclass 4: getting a handle on hardware 37
5 Masterclass 5: time-saving techniques 53
PART II Room by room
6 Bathroom blitz 61
7 Laundry hung and dried 79
8 Kickstart your kitchen 99
9 Bedroom boost 127
10 Fresh faces for living spaces 149
11 Office overhaul 171
12 Lifting the door on garages 187
About in8 home office and life organising 203