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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Lessons from Spring Cleaning: #2 Go With The Motivational Flow

Yesterday spring cleaning ran into 'get the house ready for company'!  

I was working on the master bedroom; neatening it up, dusting... that sort of thing.  As I was doing all this it occurred to me that with a bit more effort I could just do the spring cleaning for the room now.

The worst area was the corner on my side of the bed.  I have an old library desk (an heirloom from Himself's side of the family) that I use as my night stand.


This is a 'before' picture.  It's a bit old but I hadn't changed it around all that much since the photo was taken.

I took EVERYTHING out/off/away from it.  Sorted and tossed, dusted and organized...


And here's how it looks now!

I moved my computer in (it was on the end of the kitchen table and I just got sick of it being there).  So I needed to move in my other things I use while working on it.  Baskets, trays, and small bowls are keeping everything neat.  

I changed out the large Pottery Barn lamp for a smaller one that takes less room.  Got the cute lamp shade at Walmart.  

So much nicer to use now!

Took a bit longer than I had expected to get everything done in the room but waking up this morning to a neat and organized room was SO nice.

Now back to my regularly scheduled cleaning!






2 comments:

  1. Job well done! It certainly is nice to see that others feel the same way when they see their newly cleaned and re-ordered spaces. Pride! Wonderful!

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  2. Looks like a great space to work. Even when our spaces aren't a total mess, it is important to go through them, clean and eliminate from time to time like you did. Thanks for linking up!

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