eBook Idiot's Guides: Organizing Your Life, 1st Edition

  • Cyndy Aldred
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  • ISBN-10: 1615646507
  • ISBN-13: 9781615646500
  • DDC: 648.5
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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About

Overview

Today's society is not only fast-paced, it has become increasingly complex. Today, as never before, it's crucial to find ways to increase productivity and simplify, and the best way to stay sane is to get organized. Using dozens of beautiful, four-color photos, this book presents a variety of ideas and steps necessary for organizing every room, closet, drawer, basement, garage, and shed in one's house. Moreover, it also presents ideas for organizing one's office and data as well.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Acknowledgments.
1: Getting Started.
2: Rethink Organizing.
3: Narrow Your Focus.
4: Think Creatively.
5: How to Use this Book.
6: Entryway and Exits.
7: Traditional Entry.
8: Small Entry.
9: The Coat Wall.
10: DIY Project #1: Easy Coat Wall.
11: The Mudroom.
12: Quick Tricks.
13: Checklist: Entryway and Exits.
14: Kitchen.
15: The Kitchen.
16: The Countertop.
17: Creative Cabinet Storage.
18: The Pantry.
19: The Baking Cabinet.
20: DIY Project #2: Printable Baking Labels.
21: The Refrigerator/Freezer.
22: Drawers.
23: Kitchen Bookshelf Storage.
24: Quick Tricks.
25: Checklist: Kitchen.
26: Dining Room.
27: Dining Room Storage.
28: Hidden Storage Buffet.
29: DIY Project #3: Hidden-Storage Buffet.
30: Bar/Beverage Cart.
31: Quick Tricks.
32: Checklist: Dining Room.
33: Living and Family Rooms.
34: The Living Room.
35: The Entertainment Center.
36: Organizing Electronic Cords.
37: Bookshelves.
38: DIY Project #4: Wall Bookshelf/Entertainment Center.
39: More Creative Storage.
40: Hidden Storage.
41: Quick Tricks.
42: Checklist: Living and Family Rooms.
43: Bathrooms.
44: The Bathroom.
45: The Countertop.
46: The Linen/Towel Cabinet.
47: The Medicine Cabinet.
48: DIY Project #5: Printable Bathroom Labels.
49: Makeup Drawers.
50: DIY Project #6: Spray Painted Drawer Organizers.
51: Children’s Bathrooms.
52: DIY Project #7: Creative Drawer Liners.
53: Quick Tricks.
54: Checklist: Bathrooms.
55: Laundry Room.
56: The Laundry Room.
57: Small Laundry Spaces.
58: Creative Storage Ideas.
59: DIY Project #8: Easy Wire Shelving Systems.
60: Quick Tricks.
61: Checklist: Laundry Room.
62: Closets.
63: The Master Bedroom Closet.
64: DIY Project #9: Master Closet Transformation.
65: Creative Storage Ideas.
66: Creative Accessory Organizing.
67: DIY Project #10: Printable Closet Organization Worksheet.
68: Children’s Closets.
69: The Junk/Catch-All Closet.
70: DIY Project #11: Catch-All Closet Cubbies.
71: The Linen Closet.
72: The Craft Closet.
73: Quick Tricks.
74: Checklist: Closets.
75: Bedrooms.
76: The Master Bedroom.
77: The Guest Bedroom.
78: The Nightstand.
79: Creative Storage Ideas.
80: Children’s Bedrooms.
81: Children’s Bookshelves.
82: Bookshelf Creative Storage.
83: Children’s Desk.
84: Toy Box.
85: DIY Project #12: Toy Box Re-Cover.
86: Children’s Creative Storage Ideas.
87: Quick Tricks.
88: Checklist: Bedrooms.
89: Nursery.
90: The Nursery.
91: Creative Storage Ideas.
92: Quick Tricks.
93: Checklist: Nursery.
94: Playroom.
95: The Playroom.
96: Toy and Game Containment.
97: The Media Center.
98: Quick Tricks.
99: Checklist: Playroom.
100: Office.
101: The Office.
102: The Desk.
103: DIY Project #13: Converting a Desk to a Built-in.
104: Desk Armoire.
105: Desktop Solutions.
106: Bulletin Board.
107: DIY Project #14: Bulletin Board Revamp.
108: Office Drawers.
109: Hardware, Manual, and Charger Storage.
110: DIY Project #15: Handy Hardware Binder.
111: Quick Tricks.
112: Checklist: Office.
113: Multi- Purpose Room.
114: The Multipurpose Room.
115: Shelving and Countertop Storage.
116: DIY Project #16: Inexpensive Built-Ins.
117: Creative Drawer Storage.
118: Creative Cabinet Storage.
119: DIY Project #17: Closed Door Storage.
120: Gift Wrapping Station.
121: Quick Tricks.
122: Checklist: Multipurpose Room.
123: Garage.
124: The Garage.
125: Tools and Equipment.
126: DIY Project #18: Pegboard Storage Wall.
127: Outdoor Toys & Sports Equipment.
128: Quick Tricks.
129: Checklist: Garage.
130: The Rest of your Life.
131: An orgAnized Life.
132: To-Do Lists.
133: DIY Project #19: Printable To-Do Lists.
134: Purge and Declutter.
135: Printables.
Photo Credits.
About the Author.