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So, you're moving in together: 10 ways to combine your crap

When you begin to cohabitate, it's SO HARD to combine your crap. You're getting used to living with someone else while, at the same time, wading through mountains of said crap. I recently went on a crazed mission to clear up some of the clutter in our small kitchen and found we currently own three nearly-full containers of salt. I kept the salt, but once I threw out all the expired product and organized the dishes and cooking supplies, it became apparent that — despite having had completely full cabinets and fridge — we had almost no food.

I can help you avoid the same fate.

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In Episode 1, with a little bit of elbow grease, sweat and fun work, you built a handy piece of cardboard furniture. Time has now come to gorgeous-ify AND make it last.

There are several materials you can use to pretty things up: Nepalese paper, craft paper, wallpaper, paint — but whatever you choose, you cannot do without a Final Layer of Waterproofing Coating. This is the key.