Topics: Basements, Bedrooms, Mudrooms | January 21, 2019

By: Julia Kilberg

It’s a new year, and we all know what that means: New Year’s resolutions that will make 2019 your best year yet!

Beyond “eat healthier” and “work out more” resolutions, I took a closer look at what things I could do to improve my family’s daily life as a whole. One of these is to keep our home more organized. We moved to a new house in April 2018 and I feel like, in some ways, we’re still moving in. Add two kids under three years old, and our house is constantly A MESS.

I’m trying my best to unpack, store, or toss items still in boxes somewhere or have been out-of-sight and out-of-mind for the last six months. Once I completely unpack, I’m hoping to add some color to our life. I love 2019’s Color Of The Year, Living Coral, and plan to incorporate that into future home accents.

Read more about the Color Of The Year in our blog.

Prioritizing Home Projects To Make Room For Family

Some members of our MOSS team also shared their home trouble spots and New Year’s resolutions to solve them. Read their New Year’s resolutions below.Janice-Basement

“My New Year’s resolution is to spend more quality time ‘with’ my family – instead of ‘for’ them. Our Christmas gift was a pool table, so we’re updating our basement a bit with fresh paint to accommodate this as a new space for our family to spend time together.”
Janice McLaury, Community Relations Associate

“We want to finally fix our mudroom storage issues. It’s not fitted to be convenient for the kids to put their stuff away. We’re going to do what we have to do to make it work this year.”
Jason Hampel, Owner

“I have two resolutions! First, prioritize my health and fitness – like actually block off time on my calendar for it. Second, simplify my life by doing a hard purge of my home. Taking care of too much stuff is weighing me down.”
Jeannine Miller, People Ops Specialist

Jenn-Zschunke-Closet-1“Two of my boys share a room, and their closet is in a terrible state of disarray. Shoes, cleats, books, toys, clothes – you name it. It’s in there, and it’s a mess. My New Year’s resolution is to clean, purge, and organize this closet!”
Jenn Zschunke, Community Relations Manager

Resolve To Complete Your Home Remodel With MOSS

Let Moss Building & Design help your New Year’s resolutions become reality this year. Contact us for a free in-home estimate for design and remodeling services at 703-961-7707 or email us at

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