Balham Restoration of Family Home
What Houzz contributors are saying:
1. Streamline their stuffThis is definitely a good place to start. It may sound obvious, but the fewer things they have, the better the chance you have of achieving a tidy home. They might not want to go down the charity shop route, so get them on board by suggesting selling at least a few shoes/games/coats, etc, online. There are lots of apps available (just ask them), which means that with a few simple clicks on their smartphones you will have got rid of a lot of clutter (and they will have gained some pocket money). There’s probably no way you’re going to convince them to get rid of that pesky games console, so do what the homeowners have done here and make a house for it under the TV.
Extend your sofaL-shaped sofas are great for one member of the household – the one who bags the long end and can stretch out. For everyone else, a large footstool is a quick and effective solution, giving them the same opportunity to put their feet up. It can also be used as supplementary seating when multiple guests come over. If you want it to feel very much a permanent part of your sofa, go for a matching fabric, as seen here.Take a look at these multipurpose furniture pieces for the home