Posts tagged "organizing"

Living In A Temporary Home- What Not To Unpack

Sometimes we find ourselves living in a temporary home or space. It may be do to a job transfer, downsizing, or a quick move due to relationship changes. So you pack it all up and then jam in into your new space. If you are living there on a temporary basis, should you unpack all... Read more »

Is Your Sh*t Gonna Fit? Questions to Ask Yourself When Buying a Home

Yesterday I was working on a project in which the clients had bought a new home. I was in my favorite place-the master closet. I thought I was rocking until box after box began to arrive. I had a moment! This sh*t ain’t gonna fit! I expelled two large boxes of hangers from the closet... Read more »

Mini Projects to Help Jump Start Organizing Your Home

Spring cleaning is just around the corner. One day, hopefully soon, if the strong grips of Chiberia let us go, we will be able to open our windows and breath the fresh air. The grass will be green and the flowers will bloom. Do you participate in the tradition of spring cleaning? Do you tackle... Read more »

How To Create A Kids Craft Station

I am seeing a huge trend of more and more people creating “craft stations” for their kids. It could be in the corner of a bedroom, playroom, or kitchen area. Being a crafter myself, I love this idea. The more organized your craft center is, the more your child will use it! So lets get... Read more »

Don't Put It Down, Put it Away-Relocating Your Items

Everyday, we take things out of one room of our home and move them to another. A lot of times, they never make it back to their home. They become “homeless” and turn into clutter. Piles begin to form and we forgot were we put them. Here are some simple tips to help you keep... Read more »

Chiberia- Productive or Procrastinating

I knew when I saw the weather report about the impending 3 to 6 inches of snow yesterday, it was going to drive some people cray cray (myself included). As of date, in the history of Chicago, this winter ranks fifth in the amount of snowfall. You see all the post on facebook. Cabin fever,... Read more »

New Years Resolutions- Are You Conquering Them?

We are one month into 2014. Studies show that most of us write down, visualize or talk about our goals for 2014. Happy February. Have you conquered any of your goals/resolutions? At the end of each year, I write a list of personal goals and professional goals. I reflect on the good, the bad, and... Read more »

Out With The Old, In With The New; Getting Stuff Out Of Your Home

As my European friends always say, America is a consumable/throw away society. We are constantly looking for bigger and better things. We love to upgrade our stuff. Whether it needs to be upgraded or not, we like change. We like new stuff. So what do you do with your “old stuff when you upgrade? Do... Read more »

The Aftermath Of Christmas- Putting Your Gifts Away

I find them all the time. Gift bags stuck in the back of closets. Gift cards stuck in drawers or filed away. The aftermath of the Christmas holidays can be very overwhelming to everyone. Where do you put all the stuff? In a perfect scenerio, you have purged before the holiday season. You have made... Read more »

Ten Items You Don't Need Accessible In Your Home

Most of us have limited storage or space in our homes. Often I find people have put things in prime space that they don’t use on a regular basis. Here is my top ten list of things that can be stored and don’t have to be right in front of you. 1. Photo Albums- Unless... Read more »