Label Love

The final touch to any organizing system is the label. It’s that last step where all the pieces come together, and I leave the client feeling confident that everything they own has a home. An organizing project without labels feels unfinished to me. Like getting dressed in your favorite outfit but leaving off the accessories. […]

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New Use for Pretty Gift Boxes

I’ve diagnosed many a client with pretty packaging syndrome. It’s the compulsion to hold onto empty boxes, long after the original purchase, because they like the way the packaging looks. I’ll admit; I can’t always fault them. These days, boxes and packaging can be even prettier than the contents. But stop the presses! I’ve come […]

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Peanuts in Purses

Peanuts in a purse?! I know it sounds crazy, but trust your favorite organizer on this one… While organizing a client with an extensive collection of purses, I was struggling for a solution that would 1) prevent the purses from losing their shape when empty and 2) keep the purses lined up neatly on her […]

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Organizing Obsession: Tension Rods

I was organizing a client’s apartment earlier this month when I noticed a brilliant use of a tension rod in her coat closet. She was using it to hold a couple umbrellas in an otherwise wasted nook of the closet. Now everywhere I turn I’m envisioning tension rods to keep clients organized. Guess you can […]

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Shots!

Not just a party staple anymore, my friends. This week, I’m sharing a new use for an item almost everyone has in their cabinet – a shot glass. And unless you’re a serious party animal, chances are your shot glasses from exotic locations like the Alamo are collecting dust. So, why not repurpose them into […]

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