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3 Life-Changing Room Makeovers

Moved by reader stories of cluttered spaces causing family fights, Real Simple extends the olive branch—tackling an overrun basement, an overstuffed closet, and a chaotic teen’s room. And proving once and for all that in the right surroundings, everyone really can get along. 

Larry Smith and Piper Kerman in front of clean closet
Jonny Valiant
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The Smith Closet: After

Piper sits on a handy, modern step stool that allows the couple to reach upper cabinets, which hold mementos and out-of-season items.

To buy: Upper Stepstool by Kartell, $390, lumens.com.

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