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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. 

Kid table, beanbag, maps, and books in basement
Jonny Valiant

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The Palutis Family Basement: After

Thanks to a dedicated play area, Olivia can read on the beanbag while Jake tackles puzzles at the kid-size table. A handy wall-mount bookshelf holds reading material; the kids’ masterpieces are framed and displayed.

To buy: Grass Green Anywhere beanbag, $99, Aloha table, $299 for table and four chairs (not shown), Little Jake chairs, $49 each, Record frames, $20 each, Honey Bin There Done That book bin, $69,

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