Organizing Tips

Apr 06

Plant Your Own Garden

Feb 11

Quick and Easy Oatmeal Container Redo

Instead of spending more money on pretty containers, why not turn some trash into organizing treasure? This is a super easy, super fast DIY that requires no real crafty skills whatsoever. Materials Empty container Pretty paper (I used Rifle Paper Co.’s Midnight Floral Wrapping Paper from Paper Source). Scissors Pen… more >

Feb 05

How to Let Go of Stubborn Clutter

  We all have them: those things that are just harder for us to get rid of than other things. I can tear through my kitchen cabinets and closet, but weeding out my crafting supplies is like pulling extremely reluctant teeth (see below “One Day” stuff). There are five types… more >

Feb 01

Weekend Reads: January 31st, 2014

The best organizing and decorating articles of the week. Happy weekend! 10 Statement Wall Ideas from A Beautiful Mess  10 Fun Ways to Decorate a Non-Working Fireplace from Curbly How to Organize Digital Photos from Apartment Therapy How to Make a Simple Stationery Organizer from damask love 24 Ways to… more >

Jan 30

SEEK: 4 Steps to Organize Absolutely Anything

Staring into the abyss of a cluttered space is super freaking overwhelming. Where do you start? Why here, of course! My 4 step process works on every space and type of clutter. Just remember to SEEK and ye shall find (that thing you thought you’d lost). Sort Pick up one… more >

Jan 28

Paper: What to Keep and How Long to Keep It

Have you tried to get a handle on your paper clutter, only to freeze when you realize you don’t know what to keep and what to toss? Here’s a fairly comprehensive guide* for how long to keep certain documents. When in doubt, ask yourself “how will I use this?” If… more >

Jan 25

Weekend Reads: January 25th, 2014

The best organizing and decorating articles of the week. Happy weekend! 18 Daily Habits That Make Life in the Kitchen Better from theKitchn 6 Tips for Downsizing from Made + Remade 10 Tips for a Productive Life from A Beautiful Mess Tips for Teaching Kids to Clean Up After Themselves… more >

Jan 21

Six Stylish File Boxes and Cabinets

Who says file storage has to be dull? These boxes and cabinets will fit right in with your decor!   1.  Bigso™ Synchronicity Stockholm Desktop File from The Container Store, $20.99 2. Edge Desktop File from The Container Store, $34.99 3. Bisley File Cabinets from The Container Store, $199 each 4. TPS File… more >

Jan 18

Weekend Reads: January 18th, 2014

The best organizing and decorating articles of the week. Happy weekend! 12 Simple Ways to Create Momentum in Your Day from Becoming Minimalist 20 Motivational (& Free!) Desktop Wallpapers to Keep Your Resolutions on Track from Brit + Co Getting started with a daily routine from unclutterer How To Go Minimal… more >

Jan 17

How to Set Up an Action! System for Papers (so you actually get stuff done)

Having a set spot where you put any papers that you need to do something about is essential to your productivity and sanity. You can’t pay that bill or rsvp to that party if you can’t find the damn thing. I like using clear, three section vertical files for Action!… more >