Making Room
Making Room

Is your home working for you? 

Anyone can learn to create a home with soul and style

I remember looking around at the mountain of laundry, the dishes piled in the sink, the kids complaining about being hungry five minutes after feeding them, and my husband's disappointed face, and I wondered if I would ever enjoy or be efficient at creating a home. 

As I started to observe homes that I loved to look at and be in, I started to see patterns. My study of homes and families has culminated in this book. 

I still face challenges, but I have learned so much to make my personal and home life easier, and I want to share what I have learned with you. 

This book will help you step-by-step transform your home into a peaceful and inviting haven. This book contains all of the best practices of home making. The stories, principles, ideas, worksheets and pictures are the keys to creating a unique home with any skillset. 

Read this book so you don't miss the chance to love where you live everyday!

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What's Inside

Making Room: How to Create Soul and Style in Your Home contains everything you could want to know about creating a home from scratch, from design to implementation.

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CHAPTER 1

My Story

Learn more about how I came to write this book.

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CHAPTER 2

Clean

Beautiful things start with a clean slate! Learn how to make cleaning a painless and efficient part of your home. 

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CHAPTER 3

Declutter & Organize

You need space to live and think in your home. Learn how to clear the clutter and keep what you have organized. 

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CHAPTER 4

Color

Color has a huge impact on your daily life and you likely don't realize it. Learn about color theory and psychology so you can make informed choices about color in your home. 

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CHAPTER 7 

Discover Your Story  

To many people don't consider themselves stylish, but reality is that you have a unique story and that is the beginning of your style. Learn how to find and hone your style.

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CHAPTER 5

Function

When your home is functioning well there will be more time for enjoying loved ones, learning and resting. 

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CHAPTER 8  

Shopping  

Use the tips in this section to become a savvy shopper for your home. 

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CHAPTER 10  

Sharing  

Learn how to share the space now that you are enjoying your home every day.

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CHAPTER 6

Inventory

Always take time to take inventory of your life, but especially your home. Understanding what you have and what you can change can lead to awesome plans for change. 

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CHAPTER 9

New Rules  

Once positive changes have been made, it is time to make rules for yourself and the home so you can maintain the goodness.

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What is holding you back from creating your personal haven?

“Making Room is the perfect book to jump start creating the home you really want. Lucy's perspective on design and life are fresh and simple, leaving me feeling empowered to actually make my home better. Her advice is practical and manageable, focusing on your own personal style and preferences. Plus, I never expected a home design book to make me laugh and cry. Perfect for all homemakers!" 

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Joanie Lindsey-Stay-at-Home Mother

“Brimming with motivational and achievable methods for decluttering your life and keeping priorities in line, I felt enlightened and encouraged after absorbing all the insights from this Making Room book. It's truly an inspired theme we should all employ in our day-to-day living."

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TIARA YOUNT - Furniture Flipper, Wife and Mother of Four Boys

About the Author

Meet the homebody behind the book.

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Lucy Bowman

Lucy lives in Wisconsin with her husband and three daughters. She is the creator of website Lucy Jo Home and spends her time trying to live what she teaches in her book and sharing the ideas with others. She has a Master's degree in English literature from Morehead State University and teaches writing courses at a local techinical college. Lucy loves a good book, a BBC Masterpiece TV series and a tall glass of orange juice. 

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