I really shouldn't call this one a mini-project since anytime paper is involved we are in the midst of a major project... But technically since it's not a whole room... Anyhow, I cleaned our "desk" which was kind of a nightmare:
So I love my dining room. It's probably one of my favorite rooms in my house. It can be one of the easiest to keep clean since not much needs to be stored in there. However, because we eat in there, it gets messy pretty quickly and because it is the first room most people see in my house, keeping it tidy is kind of critical. As you can see from this picture, it isn't too bad...
But here's all the crap on top of my buffet:
The inside is worse, because in a quick clean up, everything goes into the drawer:
Here's the buffet when everything came out of the drawer:
But look what I found in there that I had forgotten about! Yep, same drawer...
I threw a bunch of stuff away, filed some, and reorganized. Here is my clean, lovely buffet ready for fall/Halloween:
And here's the clean dining room (complete with smiling children!):