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Peter applies his basic organizing principles to the master bedroom. "Establish the vision for the room. Agree on that together. Decide what would help you achieve that vision and what will not. Then purge that stuff."

They empty the master bedroom of loads of kids' clothes, the ironing board, the baby's playpen and Kristen's scrapbooking materials. Then, he uses the cabinet that stored those scrapbooking materials for the television.

Without the clutter, the master bedroom is much more open. "You can breathe," Peter says. "And that's what's important, in more ways than one."

In the future, Peter says, Darius and Kristen must develop routines. "When you take off an item, put it away. If it's dirty, clean it. If you open it, close it," he says. "Finish things."
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FROM: Nate and Clutter Expert Peter Walsh Team Up to Clean Up Your Life
Published on January 01, 2006

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