Today’s guest post is from Karen Krizanovich, a small-space dweller living in London. She recently shared her experience and philosophy in the The Times UK. Today, she gives pointers for how to create a no-fuss, reasonably-priced small apartment (aka apartment) you’ll.
Here’s an exercise: Take some dog feces, antifreeze, herbicides, gasoline, motor oil and most any other common toxic substance you can think of, mix it all together, then rub it all over your home’s floors. While this might sound a bit.
This magnetic wall from Austrian company Magic Wall falls in the category of “why-didn’t they think of this sooner.” The company sells various sized panels with embedded magnets, strong enough to hold your pots, pans, knives, tools or any other.
We ran across this video from Daily Beast interviewing couple James Casey and Erin Boyle in their 240 sq ft Brooklyn Heights, New York apartment. Even by Hong Kong standards, 240 sq ft–or 120 per person–is pretty damn small. Fittingly, the couple.
Even if you’ve pared down your stuff considerably, it doesn’t mean you are stuff-free. You still need that abacus for tax-season or that cricket set for your anglophilic outings. In other words, most of us–save Andrew Hyde–need storage. A lot.
Part of living an edited life is making choices in your home that make sense–putting stuff in its right place near where it can be accessed and is used. Few places is this more true than in the kitchen, and.
Part of the allure of shopping and getting new stuff is novelty. Humans like new things–it’s probably a neurochemical. The problem is that new stuff has consequences, some of which we elucidated yesterday. A site called Swap.com gives a way.
A thoughtful handwritten card is great, but most paper we deal with is just annoying, clogging filing drawers and neural pathways alike. Justin Klosky from OCD Experience gives tips how you can convert your paper clutter and create digital organization that will.
We tend to focus a lot on durable good clutter, but increasingly digital clutter is the nuisance du jour. While you might not need to get a storage unit to house it, it’s still a pain. It hogs RAM slowing.
While you might be striving for a more edited life, chances are you still live in a conventional home. And in most conventional homes, a major repository for clutter is the garage–it becomes a catchall for the stuff we don’t.