You’ve just bought yourself a new home. Exciting times, right? But moving can be stressful. Unpacking and organizing can take some time to get everyting in its place and make it feel like home. Let’s dive into the world of home setup. Picture this: your space transformed into an organized, where each space reflects your particular style and is set up to function well with. Does this sound too good to be true? Well with a plan in place, this is possible. Let’s discuss some important steps in the unpacking and organizing process and make your space Pretty Neat!

Setting the Scene: Creating Your Home’s Blueprint

Transforming Your New House

Create a plan and decide what rooms and items will go where in your new home. Grab a notepad and write down your goals, priority spaces, and how you want things to look. Unpacking and organizing can be overwhelming so having a blueprint is key. Do you want a more minimalistic place? Do you want more of a clean and simple look? It’s your space to play with! And don’t forget the practical stuff – where does the TV go? How can you make the kitchen super functional and fun to cook in? Every detail can come to life with a plan in place. 

Unpack with Purpose: Organizing Essentials and Beyond

Here’s real talk about the unpacking situation after a move – it’s better for it to be a strategic mission instead of an explosion. We’re not tossing things out randomly; we’re embracing the art of unpacking and organizing with a plan. First up, we tackle the must-have and priority spaces, like the kitchen, bathrooms, and bedrooms. Once the essentials are in check, it’s time to move into the bedrooms, closets, and any beyond. Declutter as you unpack and get rid of anything that you don’t need moving forward. Find a “home” for the things that you want to hold on to; The goal is to create a system that functions well for your family and looks good as well. Setting up your home from the beginning for organization will make life simpler and create success from the beginning. Start organized, stay organized.

Personal Touches: Infusing Your Space with Character

Transforming Your New House

Adding personal touches to your space is important. Think of it as filling rooms with memories and treasures that are meaningful to you. Here at Pretty Neat, we believe you should be surrounded by things that you love. Maybe it’s hanging up that funky tapestry you picked up on a whim or displaying photos of your adventures. It’s those little things that make a space feel special. Start one space at a time and add your personal touches to make each room feel special.

From Function to Fabulous: Styling Your Living Spaces

When all is said and done with unpacking and setting up your new home, function is key! Start with the basics of getting organized and place the large furniture pieces such as beds, bookshelves, and couches first and then place the smaller items. Store your everyday items where you use them most so they are easily accessible. Add decor and organization supplies to put the finishing touched to your space. Go for not only function, but also pretty decor, colors, and textures that you love. It will all come together for a fabulous space for you to live.


Are you excited to turn that new house into an organized and cozy haven? Setting up your new space like an expert is possible with a good plan in place and taking one room, one step at a time. Overwhelmed and don’t know where to start? Pretty Neat is here to help. Let us help you transform your space for you. Contact us today.

Want to know morea bout our move management services? Read about why you should hire a professional organizer when moving.

Wandering if you need professional organizer? Get our guide here.

See you soon,