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How to Declutter Before a Move

How to declutter before a move, from Homemakers Furniture

So you just bought your new house. Congratulations! Now what?

We think your next step is decluttering. Everywhere. As that shudder shoots down your spine, hear us out: It’s the best way to take stock both of what you have and what you may need for your new home. It’ll also help you get organized and get a head start on cleaning your apartment. You want that deposit back, don’t you?

Decluttering before a move may seem like a daunting task, but we’re here for you! We’ve put together some helpful tips on how to declutter and get organized so you’re ready for the big move.

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Stop Neglecting Your Leather With These Care Tips

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Are you a leather lover?

Do you enjoy lounging like Sherlock in a handsome Chesterfield chair Or are you more of a Mad Men mod stylist, embracing the mixed materials and clean lines of mid-century, ergonomic chairs?

No matter your style preference, there are plenty of reasons to invest in leather furniture. And when we say invest, we mean serious commitment! This isn’t your one-year gym membership.

When properly cared for, leather furniture can become an heirloom that lasts longer than fabric upholstery. Yes, the price tag is up there. But, when you figure in the years a sophisticated leather sectional lasts, it often has a better lifetime value.

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Free Printables! Daily, Weekly & Monthly Cleaning Schedule

Daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules from the Homemakers blog

There’s been a lot of talk about New Year’s resolutions lately, and we’ve noticed that, in 2016, many people are pledging to slow down and appreciate life’s simple pleasures. They’re getting back in the kitchen and enjoying more home-cooked meals. They’re having regular game nights with their families, and they’re hosting more dinner parties with the friends they just don’t see enough.

Doesn’t that sound fantastic? Why aren’t we all doing that?

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Home Storage Solutions for your New Years Resolutions

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One of the more common New Year resolutions can also be one of the most daunting: home organization and home storage.

Where do you begin? Instead of diving in, becoming quickly overwhelmed and abandoning it for another year, tackle it one room at a time with the goal of eliminating clutter and finding a home for everything.

Take a look at some of our favorite storage ideas.

Cozy & Compact: Kids Bedroom Ideas

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Short on space for your little ones? Two great ways to maximize space in a kids’ bedroom are to go vertical and get creative with your storage options. Here are some ideas to adapt for your unique space.