Tag Archives | Declutter

A Beginners Guide To Minimalism

Minimalism 101

The minimalism movement has grown from a small group of outliers to a huge following of individuals, families, bloggers, and communities embracing a simpler life. While you may think that means living with 33 articles of clothing, abandoning home ownership, or not having nice things, you’re far from correct. Minimalism is basically this; Remove what […]

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Fabricate A Pinterest Worthy Home

Pinterest Worthy Home

The ubiquity of photo sharing sites like Instagram, Houzz, and Pinterest have given us so much inspiration for creating the home of our dreams. At the same time they set the bar high for what our homes are supposed to look like. Achieving a Pinterest worthy home does not mean you’re slaving away or spending […]

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Staying Organized vs. Getting Organized

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It is the start of the new year and a time when many people vow to Get Organized, Pare Down, or Go Minimal. Whatever promise you’ve made to yourself or to your loved ones, I’d like to suggest a more encompassing solution. Rather than thinking about “getting organized”, put some thought into Staying Organized. Carl […]

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Common Organizing Challenges

Common Organizing Challenges

Having been in the organizing business for over twenty years, I’ve noticed a thing or two about the people who hire me or those who think they should. They’re DISORGANIZED!!! Shocking I know, but it is so much more than that. What do they have in common? What prompts them to hire a professional? Check […]

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Organize Like An Olympian

Organize Like An Olympian

The Olympic games come only every two years, yet they are so inspiring. Watching these athletes compete not only shows amazing athleticism, but also an incredible commitment to a practice, a sport, and a lifestyle. Organization is not an Olympic event, but the payoff when you achieve it (like any other goal you set for […]

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Small Organizing Projects – 15 Minutes or Less

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Looking around your home or office, it may seem like you need a ton of time to clear the clutter. However, just starting or de-cluttering a small area can provide big pay-off. Perhaps you’ll get motivated to do more, or maybe you’ll be satisfied knowing that you accomplished something for the day (I know I’ve […]

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Organization Tips To Curtail Clutter

Organization Tips To Curtail Clutter

It’s a New Year and like most of us, you’re hoping to be better at something; eat better, exercise more, learn a new instrument, be more patient, etc. For those of you who’ve added “organization” to your New Year’s resolution list, you’ll appreciate the following tips and advice to curtail clutter and keep chaos to […]

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Know What’s Working For You NOW

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After a recent return from vacation I was attempting to unpack when I realized putting my clothes away was a challenge given how cluttered my drawers had become. As you can imagine, as a professional organizer I’m pretty organized, but sometimes even someone like me needs a reboot. When I first installed my Elfa Closet […]

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