On Site Day Four, Organizing & Decluttering……

As mentioned in my last blog post, we were facing very tight time lines for this project. Everything slated for either, recycle, donation or trash had to be clearly identified and/or outside ready for the disposal trucks. In over a dozen clear plastic recycle bags we packed clothing, linens and footwear slated for donation. Over […]

Ambitious Project – Organizing, Decluttering & Staging – Step One

As promised in my last blog post, here are a few of the steps taken to get this project off the ground. Upon arrival at my client’s site, we began reviewing each of the rooms and with various colour coded sticky paper in hand, we surveyed each and every space in the home to determine […]

A Very Ambitious Decluttering & Staging Project

Over the past two weeks I’ve been working on an extremely ambitious project. My client requested assistance on a huge downsizing and decluttering project followed by the pre-sale preparation and staging of his summer home. Very tight deadlines here. He needed it completed and ready to list for sale in two weeks time, and there […]

Organizing Cosmetics – A Conundrum

One of the common questions I hear from clients is how to best organize the drawer in their bathroom that holds cosmetics or grooming products for men. Most women have all their make up in a bag in the bathroom making it difficult to see what they have and where. And men seem to have […]

Staying Organized – A Challenge

Staying organized is not always easy. There’s a couple of things each of us can do to keep it simple. For instance, if you eat a lot of take-out, store all your take-out menus in a binder in the pantry or kitchen cupboard. And with kids back in school, there’s always the problem of permission […]

Setting Boundaries With Organizing Memorabilia

Everyone has some form of memorabilia, whether it be your child’s artwork, high school yearbooks or ticket stubs from special events. I myself have a tote just for my own special items, as well as a tote for items from each of my children, no longer living at home. Although these items help us to […]

Doggie Treat Organization – Containment is the key!

I don’t know about you, but because my little pooch is such a cutie I like to buy her an assortment of treats. I used to place them on the shelf in my pantry but inevitably I found it difficult to find them when I needed them. So, I bought one of those little canvas […]

Garage Organizing – Simple Finale

This past Sunday I completed the installation of the various items to get my son’s garage organized. Being a recently new home owner, there wasn’t an issue of an over abundance of items, but rather simply the need to organize the garage in a simple and convenient, no fuss manner for him so it could […]

Garage Organizing Project Update

This week has gone by incredibly fast. I completed my last bit of shopping for the garage makeover for my son and will be completing the installations and the organization this Sunday. I’m probably more excited than he is right now! Stay tuned as I’ll be taking photos and posting them on the Gallery page. […]

Organizing For Back to School – Inspirational

Here’s something inspiring for your day to day living, especially now that the kids are back to school. Place a storage bench or ottoman (Martha Stewart brand has a neat one) close to your front door for your kids accessories, such as knapsack, gloves, hats, etc. This also gives you and them a place to […]