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How do I keep clutter from expanding and filling my new space!?

By on Sep 7th

Aren't living rooms full of space great? Now how do you make sure they remain full of space? Photo © by smoMashup_, used under Creative Commons license.

For the first year and a half of marriage we've been sharing a tiny efficiancy and are about to move into a two bedroom apartment with a den. While I am ecstatic about having a little more room — like actually having a living room — with so much more space than we currently have, I am worried about it easily becoming cluttered just to fill the space.

So my question to Offbeat Homies is this, do you have any recommendations for how to deal with an increase in square footage while ensuring it is used intentionally? -Debbs

What say you Homies? How do you keep your larger spaces clutter-free?

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