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. By Nicole Sforza
Easy-to-steal storage tricks for small spaces (closets and bathrooms) and larger gathering spots (living rooms and kitchens).
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
To buy: Upper Stepstool by Kartell, $390, lumens.com.