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Do-it-yourself organizing for dummies
Munson, Sandra.
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Publication Information:
Hoboken, NJ. : Wiley Pub., [2009]

Physical Description:
200 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
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TX147 .M86 2009 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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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!

Author Notes

Sandra Munson is the founder of Harmony Home Organization and specializes in organizing children's spaces, home offices, and garages. Her current client list includes residential homes as well as businesses.

Table of Contents

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