© Kathryn Bechen 2020

Welcome!  I'm Kathryn, and I'm an award-winning writer and bestselling author on an enthusiastic mission!  Here it is ...

To share positive, pretty, motivational, practical, creative, educational, and inspirational dollarwise tips, ideas, tidbits, and products both from my lifelong work and my own personal lifestyle that might help you, my readers, to create your own quality lifestyle, whatever that means to you, at whatever life stage you are in, on whatever budget you have, whatever the size of your home, and wherever you live in the world!  Enjoy!     Kathryn

“Kathryn’s tips were simple to implement and didn’t require me to take out a second mortgage on my home.”  --Sew It Yourself Slipcovers

Organizing

Decorating

Food

"Kathryn's Small Space Organizing book is not a one size fits all book. It's about you, the reader, and what makes your own space and style tick.  Her suggestions are resourceful, creative, and even romantic."  --Eye-Dyllic blog

Beauty

Money

Wardrobe

"Love your attitude to donate it to those less fortunate than oneself and be blessed. Keep banging your gentle drum Kathryn and I will do my best to follow your wonderful practical advice."  --Sarah Davis, North Yorkshire, England

Travel

Lifestyle

Marriage

"Thanks to you, my creative juices have started flowing again and I try and surround myself with beauty. I have forwarded your website and newsletter on to all my friends in Dallas."  --Becky Chapman, Designer

“I purchased your book, Small Space Organizing, and LOVED it. At 73 years young, one never gets too old to benefit from your ideas and counseling. I am using your guidance to downsize from a three bedroom to relocate to a small carriage house. Thank you for your inspiration!”  --Marsha Lancaster