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Organizing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies

Organizing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies

Sandra Munson

ISBN: 978-0-470-53829-6

Jul 2009

192 pages


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Organizing for Dummies

Discover how to:

  • Organize a room in five steps

  • Put important organization practices to good use

  • Gather the right tools

  • Create order in every area of your home and your life

Sandra Munson

Professional home organizer


Take control of your space and bring harmony back to your life!

Do you have too much stuff? Need to bring order back to your home? Now you can do it yourself!

From organizing a closet to reclaiming your home office to handling a complete garage makeover, you can easily eliminate household clutter. This practical guide is filled with hands-on projects featuring lists of materials; detailed instructions; and step-by-step, full-color photos. Now youcan confidently tackle your house room by room!

Stuff you need to know:

  • Discover the tools and time you need to organize

  • Declutter your kitchen

  • Create blissful bedrooms and clean closets

  • Play up your kids' spaces

  • Learn to love yourlaundry room

  • And much more!


Part I: Preparing for Your Organizing Projects.

Chapter 1: The Principles of Do-It-Yourself Organization.

Chapter 2: The Tools and Time You Need.

Chapter 3: Nailing Down Carpentry Fundamentals.

Part II: Organizing Primary Spaces in Your Home.

Chapter 4: First Impressions: Streamlining Your Entryway and Living Room.

Chapter 5: Decluttering Your Kitchen.

Chapter 6: Blissful Bedrooms and Cleansed Closets.

Chapter 7: Up, Off, and Away! Organizing Your Bathroom.

Chapter 8: Organized Home Office, Organized Life.

Part III: Organizing Secondary Spaces in Your Home.

Chapter 9: Playing Up Kids’ Spaces.

Chapter 10: Learning to Love Your Laundry Room.

Chapter 11: Giving New Life to Your Garage.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 12: Ten Time-Saving Organization Tips.

Chapter 13: Ten Tips for Maximizing Small Spaces.