Clothing Organization For Kids

clothing org for kids

This is the second in a 5-part series for girls 7-17. Learning the skills of organizing your bedroom is so much more important than just making your mom happy. I want you to think of your bedroom like it is your apartment. It is your very own space inside your parent's home. You don't need to worry about paying rent or utilities, but it is yours to take care of and organize. Each post … [Read more...]

Perspective On Organization From A Professional Organizer

scrapbook closet

When I say, “I’m organized,” what image pops into your head? As a professional organizer, I am called in to help create systems, declutter, and organize a variety of spaces. I have been in homes of people that would qualify as hoarders. Often the owners think I can transform a lifetime of accumulation into a Pottery Barn catalog picture in a matter of days. I have also been in homes where … [Read more...]

Organizing Closets To Sell Your House Faster

Organizing Closets to Sell Your House Faster | Organize 365

I am often called to help get a house ready for sale. It is no secret that an organized house sells faster than a disorganized one. Organizing closets to sell your house faster is a smart business move. It is also a great way to relieve your stress and move only what you LOVE and USE to the new house. Who wants to pay movers to move stuff you don't even want? This large walk-in closet had … [Read more...]

Organizing the Professional Woman Day Two

organizing the professional woman

Yesterday I shared Organizing the Professional Woman Day One. When we left our client was working hard on sorting memorabilia. The next day we did a quick walk through the kitchen before she had to leave for the day again. With the client away, Carol and I can organize, but we cannot purge. The morning and evening times with the client are critical to know what should stay and what should … [Read more...]

40 Weeks 1 Whole House: Week 16 – Linen Closet Organization

Linen Closet Organization - Week 16 - 40 Weeks 1 WHOLE House Challenge

Is your linen closet organized? We have lived in our home for 19 years. Many of the homes I organize are family homes that have been the hub of the family for decades. If you want to know how many decades? Check the linen closet. Linen closet organization is like an archeological dig. Usually the baby linens are removed - but not always! Even my own linen closet was a treasure trove of … [Read more...]

Under the Stairs China Closet

Organizing a China Closet

My aunt did a FABULOUS job creating this under the stairs china closet!   She even added cup hooks! AND extra shelving units AND a plate divider rack!   Awesome use of space, Mary Pat! Here are my Amazon links to some of the products she used: The Grayline Jumbo kitchen helper shelves Organized Living 4 Sort Divider 2 Tier Corner Shelf   … [Read more...]

40 Weeks 1 Whole House: Week 9 – Front Hall Closet Organization

Front Hall Closet Organization - Week 9 - 40 Weeks 1 WHOLE House Challenge

This week, we are going to look at the front hall closet organization. Now is the time to assess your kids’ winter coat situation and prepare for holiday winter coats in your closet. Now, when you are thinking about your front hall closet, I want you to really DREAM. What would you LOVE to have in a front hall closet? I LOVE to take a closet and create a unique space. Here are some fun … [Read more...]

My 40 Days ~ 1 Whole House Challenge is DONE!

How I Organized My Whole House In 40 Days! | Organize 365

On Easter, I quickly straightened the front hall closet. I had already cleaned the front porch and put out my spring "children" and decorations. I can't believe how much I accomplished in organizing our home during Lent. About 10 days ago hubby started his repeated comments about how organized our home was. He was so happy with the lack of clutter! I think the turning point … [Read more...]

40 Days ~ 1 Whole House ~ Day 6 –the Project Closet

40 Days ~ 1 Whole House ~ Day 6 –the Project Closet | Organize 365

  Before:   My Professional Organizer self interviewing my hoarder self. What is this room’s purpose? When I was redesigning our finished basement, I created some unique closets. This one was designed to hold my long term projects. The closet was also designed to fit a lateral file drawer in the bottom to house our taxes and other necessary files.  What IS working in this … [Read more...]