Before & After: Linen Closet

With no real system in place a linen closet often becomes a catchall to an overabundance of toiletries, towels and sheets.   5 half used cans of hairspray…holey towels…Aways running out of toilet paper…That is what our client was dealing with. Years of purchasing items without decluttering, led to several duplicate items and items she…

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Before & After: Jewelry Drawer

No one has time for tangled necklaces and missing earrings. If you have an extra dresser drawer or two, they are a great option for keeping jewelry organized. This client had felt-lined drawers but with no real system in place she struggled with keeping her jewelry organized. We first decluttered, removing anything that she did not…

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getting organized for the holidays

Picture all those beautiful, shiny wrapped gift boxes, just waiting to be opened. It’s an inviting image—except, for many, the flip side is the many boxes hidden from sight that are overflowing with decorations and other holiday “stuff.” (Do broken ornaments and endless gift-wrap odds and ends ring a bell?) Luckily, with a few quick…

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organized office

Does your office stress you out? Check out these 4 tips for a more organized and stress-free office: Clear everything off your desk. As you need items, put them back. You’ll be amazed at all of the stuff that you don’t actually use frequently. If you need to remember something write it down and all…

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start the morning off right

Are you struggling every morning to get everyone out the door? Here are two systems you can put in place today to save time tomorrow. 1) Create a space for each child by the door to hold the stuff they will need for school each day such as their backpack, homework and lunch. Everything should…

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back to school

Get organized this school year with these 3 tips: 1) Organize your “drop zone”. This is where everyone drops their stuff when they walk in the door. Hang hooks for backpacks and coats and set up shoe cubbies. 2) Don’t let school papers pile up. Create a portfolio for those items you want to hold…

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travel light

Do you find yourself constantly overpacking? Here are three tips for traveling light: Purchase trial size toiletries when you arrive at your destination. When coordinating outfits try to choose pieces you can you can mix and match. Have a checklist of things you want to bring, so you will be sure not to forget anything.

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clutter free closet

Your closet should only be home to clothing that fits you and that you feel good in. Here are 5 tips for getting your closet in tip top shape.  1) If you have not worn an item in a year, it’s shouldn’t be in your closet, with the exception of special occasion wear. Consider donating…

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quick cleanup

Do you find yourself constantly picking up things around the house? Scrambling to hide things in closets before guests come over? Make cleaning up a snap with these three easy tips: 1) Use bins and baskets as a way to corral items that have been left around the house and need to be put away.…

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