Do you, just like me, long for the skiing season to come up? Why not just first enjoy the autumn. Light a fire (or if you don't have a fireplace candles works just as well), pour a glas of wine and read a good book under a thick, cosy quilt.
Most of us have things standing around that we use daily. It can easily create a cluttered and inharmonious impression. It is practical to have things that you use often easy accessible, but how do you avoid this cluttered feeling?