Be ready for home showings in no time with these 5 basic steps!
For most of us, maintaining an organized home is a never-ending battle. There are times when the place looks great and we feel like we finally have it under control. Other times, especially if you have children, it can feel like you’re drowning in a deep sea of stuff. Truly, it happens to all of us. There are even a lot of people out there that will admit they have delayed selling their home because they just can’t get through the clutter. (Organizing your home is an essential step in keeping your sanity while you have showings.) What’s the good news? There are plenty of small changes that can be made to make a huge difference in the long run. Check out this list of 5 simple steps to maintaining a more organized home!
Step #1. Start everyday cleaning on a surface level.
This may seem obvious, but any sort of deep cleaning is near impossible when your home surfaces are cluttered. When you start to attack a room, clear all the tables and shelves of extra clutter first. Don’t even think about sorting through your kitchen’s inevitable junk drawer until you’ve done the dishes and sorted through that week’s...
An easy way to spruce up any sized outdoor area!
It looks like the warm weather is here to stay! To revel in the fact that those nasty winter days are behind us, we’re thinking about summer gardening here in Louisville, KY. Nothing really celebrates the reality of the approaching summer season quite like planning your own backyard garden. Imagine coming home after a long day at work and taking a load off outside. With the warm summer breeze blowing, a cool drink in your hand, being able to relax out on your patio, balcony, or deck just doesn’t get much better! The scene could really only be better if you had a garden of your own to enjoy as well.
For some, the thought of a personal garden can be daunting, but it can truly be pretty easy! There are numerous plants out there that are great for beginners. Don’t consider yourself to have a green thumb? No need to worry! What’s even better? You don’t need a bunch of open space either. We’re talking about container gardening!
Tip #1: For those who have always thought about starting a garden of their own, a simple container garden is a good place to start. They are perfect for...
Nothing says springtime quite like bright-colored floral arrangements! An updated front door wreath is a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to start to bring some of that seasonal cheer right into your home. With just a few items and 5 minutes of your time, you can create a simple and one-of-a-kind piece to welcome spring!
What you will need:
- A wreath. (We used a twig-style wreath, so adding a little extra can change the decor from season to season. You can find one at any craft store that also has a floral department.)
- A handful of artificial flowers. (Choose bright, springtime colors! A variation of sizes works well, but choose whatever fits your personal style. These can be found in any craft store's floral department or even...
There are so many ways to turn a new house into a true home. The downside is that making it feel like your own personal space (without breaking the bank) can be a daunting task for many. However, for some people, decorating is one of the best parts of buying a new home.
My admin, Kim, recently welcomed a little girl into her family. During the process of creating the perfect nursery, she shared a cute and simple Do-It-Yourself project that could easily dress up any little princess’s room. For less than $30, she was able to create a three-piece wall hanging to fill in a fairly moderate sized empty space on the bedroom wall.
Here are the items you will need: