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Organize and Declutter your CTBest Apartment with The KonMari Method

Posted On: Monday, January 21st, 2019

CTBest Apartments KonMari MethodForget everything you’ve been taught about tidying up and decluttering because Japanese tidiness expert and space healer Marie Kondo just took the world by storm in her new Netflix series “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo”.Due to the instant popularity of the KonMari method, many CTBest residents are taking their extra time indoors to organize and clean their home for the New Year.

The best way to begin organization and decluttering is with the KonMari method. Getting rid of your possessions can be painful, especially if you attach emotion and memory to them. The KonMari method recognizes those emotional attachments and teaches you how to know when to hold onto something and when to let it go. Without binge watchingthe Netflix series, we have put together our own approach on how to incorporate the KonMari method when decluttering and organizing your CTBestapartment. (more…)

Apartment Organization Made Easy

Posted On: Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Apartment Organization Made EasyEven if you’ve already done your spring cleaning this year, there’s always room for more, and now is the perfect time to do some much-needed organizing. Here are some of our organizing tips for taking your apartment to the next level in organized style.

You’ll want to start by de-cluttering each room of your apartment. If you haven’t used that kitchen gadget or worn that shirt in a full calendar year, it can probably go; after all, there’s no sense in organizing it somewhere if you’re not going to use it anyway. You can either sell your unwanted items to secondhand stores or donate them to a local shelter or Goodwill.  While you’re at it, you can begin to sort things in various piles based on how you want to organize them. Find some important papers in a drawer full of office supplies? Put them aside for filing or shredding later.

Now that that’s out of the way, it’s time to get organized. The task may seem daunting at first, but tackling the project room-by-room will definitely make it easier and less stressful. (more…)

Simple Ways to Create More Space in Your Apartment

Posted On: Monday, March 30th, 2015

Some apartments are open and spacious, while others are small and cozy. Either way, it’s difficult to know how to make the most of your space. Here are some tips and tricks to help you create the perfect atmosphere for your apartment.

Double your storage space. By using furniture that doubles as storage, you can spend less money and have more space. Ottomans with removable tops can be used to prop your feet up after a long day, and can also hold all your books and magazines next to the couch! Coffee tables with shelves and desks with built-in drawers and cubbies along the sides also really help to add to storage space.

Reflect your space. Mirrors are a great way to reflect light and open up a room. Hang a mirror across from a window to reflect the natural light, and place one behind a table or chest to create the impression of more space. (more…)