Archive for September 2012

Decorative vs Functional; How do you use your space

Its always a battle. The war for space. So how do you use yours? Decorative- You use the staging method and every bit of space is completed with a knick knack or some sort of decorative item. Book shelves have decor vs books on them. Functional- There is a minimal amount of decorative items and the... Read more »

Closet Control: Getting your clothes and style under control

Clothes! Clothes! Clothes! How we love to look good! When I grew up on Texarkana, I only had a half full closet. I guess that was due to the fact that there were only three stores to shop. Living in Chicago, one of the best places to shop in the country, it’s a different story.... Read more »

Are you a visual learner? If so, these tips will help you get organized!

According to statistics, 65% of us are visual learners. Yes, that is right. We need to see things vs hearing them. So in school, it was more effective for us to have things written on the board or instructions on a piece of paper. This type of learning style also affects our organizing style. I know this... Read more »

Travel Items; Do you really need them and where should you store them?

I will never understand the obsession with having to store one’s luggage in their closet. The closet is prime real estate and our Chicago homes just aren’t that generous with the space( I still dream of my closet in Dallas). Unless you travel every week, remove those big bags from your closet. Free up the... Read more »