Monthly wrap-up: July

Another busy month at The Organised You, here's a look at all the projects we got up to, including a huge bedroom makeover, organising the kids' wardrobes and kitchen, creating a photo gallery wall and testing out a whole lot of delicious recipes. Let's dive in!

This month was all about our master bedroom and home office makeover, which I showed you over 4 different stages: getting stuck in; construction time; and decluttering and organisation. This was a huge project for us, which actually took several months because of busy weekends and not having much dedicated time to completing it, which can always be a little frustrating. But now that it's done, we absolutely love it and are looking forward to diving into the next project!

Revealing the bedroom to you all after a lot of hard work was definitely one of the best parts of the project!

This month on The Organised You TV, I showed you how we arranged our photo gallery wall in the living area, which has become a real talking point when guests enter the house as it's directly in the entry. We used a range of different-sized white frames, and love the effect! I also showed you how we store our knives safely in the kitchen by using a magnetized strip attached to a wall, which is also a great space saver.

July marked the start of recipe sharing Tuesday - you can recap if you missed any by downloading the recipes for easy pea and bacon quiche, nachos and 20-minute celery and potato soup. The recipes are all tried and tested by my 2 kids (one who has always been quite fussy!), so you know they are family-friendly, quick and easy, healthy, and most importantly - delicious! I'm looking forward to showing you how to use these recipes to meal plan for a week/ fortnight/ month.

I also shared my view on the benefits of being an organised person, including feeling [mostly!] on top of household chores and paperwork, having a top-functioning and organised kitchen, and feeling comfortable with quick meal planning and grocery shopping.

I had a little hiatus for most of June to work on the brand makeover (and thankyou for all the lovely feedback!), but at the start of that month I shared tips for an organised change-table and a video on organising kids' wardrobes.

What have you been up to in the months of June and July? Have you tackled any home projects that you're feeling proud of? Or are you wanting to get yourself more organised at home so you can feel more on top of everything?

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