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7 Secret Downsizing and Storage Planning Ideas an Empty Nester Needs to Know

7 Secret downsizing and storage planning ideas an empty nester needs to know | Innovate Home Org | #EmptyNester #StorageOptions #DownsizingHome
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After you dropped Jack off to start his freshman year at Ohio State it finally hits you. Unless his older brother Jim or sister Stephanie ‘boomerang’ back you’re finally an empty nester. And since Stephanie is due in a few short months, living in Chicago, and game fully employed (Thank God) the boomeranging child effect is unlikely to happen – at least with her.   

Somehow you thought being transformed into an empty nester would feel more…

3 Cluttered Spaces You Need to Conquer Before Holiday Guests Arrive

3 cluttered spaces you need to conquer before holiday guests arrive | Innovate Home Org | Columbus, Ohio | #MudroomStorage #EntrywayStorage #PantryStorage #MurphyBed
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You decided to host the big holiday gathering. Now you’ve come to your senses and the reality of this big-time commitment is slapping you in the face! You’re saying to yourself, “Oh crap (OK – you’re using some ‘choice’ swear words, but this is a family-friendly blog, so I cleaned it up) my house is a cluttered disaster!”

Your mind wanders to the ‘state’ of your guest bedroom, your pantry and your mudroom entryway (areas your guests will…

A ‘Simply Plain’ Home Captures a Sophisticated Uncluttered Life

A Simple Plain Home Captures a Sophisticated Uncluttered Life | Innovate Home Org | #HomeOrganization #ContemporaryHomes #EmptyNester
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Lou Slangen immigrated to the United States from Holland as a young man with 2 simple suitcases, a boat-load of dreams and the perfect formula for success. He exuded passion, persistence and eventually found the perfect partner for his journey – his wife Linda.

He and Linda raised 4 kids while moving around to multiple cities during his journey. He led large sales teams for a multinational healthcare products firm - rising to become the…

The Pros and Cons of a Murphy Wall Bed vs. a Sleeper Sofa

The pros and cons of a murphy wall bed vs. a sleeper sofa | Innovate Home Org | #MurphyBed #SleeperSofa #WallBed
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With today’s ever-increasing home prices, you need to squeeze out as much function with every square foot of space you have. Perhaps you’re looking to add a home office, a hobby room, art studio or place to stay fit and do yoga. If so, are you wondering how in the world you’ll have space for your kids and grandkids to sleep and get the new space you need? The question is where can you ‘find’ this room if your current home (or future…

7 Simple Tips for Downsizing Your Home as an Empty Nester

7 Simple Tips for Downsizing Your Home as an Empty Nester | Innovate Home Org | #EmptyNester #Downsizing #ColumbusDownsizing
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You knew the moment would come. You just dropped your last child - ‘Daddy’s little’ girl’ - off at college. You’ve officially become an empty nester. Now you and Bill have your Upper Arlington home with 4 bedrooms, a fire pit, a hot tub and large yard all to yourselves.

You’re supposed to be jumping for joy.

You feel more like crying.

There will be no more cheer practices, band recitals, or field hockey games to attend. You’re faced with THE…

7 Sizzling Hot Design Trends to Ramp up Your Storage Spaces in 2018

7 sizzling hot design trends to ramp up your storage spaces in 2018 | Innovate Home Org | #storagetrends #closetdesign #closetstorage
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There are situations where I wish I could go back to the days when I was growing up. Visiting Grandma’s house for a fresh Italian meal is one of them. The smell of garlic bread with fresh parsley flakes or her famous pizza (with the thick crust, diced up tomatoes, and small bits of anchovies - yes, I know some of you are grossed out about that) baking in the oven. If I could only get another slice of it today.

However, there are other aspects…