The Smart Approach to the Organized Home / Edition 1

The Smart Approach to the Organized Home / Edition 1

by Leslie Clagett
     
 

ISBN-10: 1580112528

ISBN-13: 9781580112529

Pub. Date: 10/19/2005

Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press

The latest addition to Creative Homeowner's best-selling Smart Approach series, The Smart Approach to the Organized Home is for homeowners who want to learn the principles of effective organization and how the rules apply to every room in the house. The book covers all of the fundamentals of home storage, including the importance of cataloging items

Overview

The latest addition to Creative Homeowner's best-selling Smart Approach series, The Smart Approach to the Organized Home is for homeowners who want to learn the principles of effective organization and how the rules apply to every room in the house. The book covers all of the fundamentals of home storage, including the importance of cataloging items accurately for storage, the pros and cons of built-in and retrofit arrangements, and general strategies for locating storage areas. Like other books from the Smart Approach series, added Smart Steps and Smart Tips illustrate how these methods apply to individual areas of the home. Packed with full-color photography, this book is essential for readers looking for solutions to their home storage dilemmas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580112529
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner Press
Publication date:
10/19/2005
Series:
Smart Approach
Edition description:
First
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

The Smart Approach to the Organized Home

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Chapter OneReady, Set, Get Organized 12A Plan of Action n Room to Build

Chapter TwoFront Entries and Mudrooms 22Foyer FinesseMudrooms Without Madness

Chapter ThreeIdeas for the Kitchen 32Floor-Plan BasicsCabinet OptionsCountertop StorageWall Storage

Chapter FourLiving and Family Rooms 50Furniture SmartsBuilt-InsArt and Collections

Chapter FiveDining Room Gatherings 70Freestanding CabinetsBuilt-In StorageAll For Safekeeping

Chapter SixRethinking Bedroom Storage 84The Bed SpaceChests and NightstandsClosetsMore Room, More Storage

Chapter SevenOrganizing the Bathroom 108How to Make Any Bath "Bigger"A Plan for Master BathsFamily-Fitting Ideas

Chapter EightRelaxing At Home 124The Media RoomThe Library

Chapter NineThe Home Office 138Work-At-Home SpaceMini-OfficesFile Finesse

Chapter TenAttics, Basements & Laundries 158Basement BasicsOrganizing the SpaceAttic StorageLaundry Areas

Chapter ElevenGarages, Shops & Craft Areas 178Order In the GarageRetooled WorkshopsTidy Crafts Studios

Chapter TwelveOutdoor Spaces 188Shed StorageSmaller Storage Needs

Resource guide 198

Glossary 202

Index 204

Credits 206

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