Archive of: Closet Organization

  • An Orderly, Calm Oasis versus a Cluttered Closet

    Posted on December 31 2016


    There are powerful emotions behind the things that you own. You purchase a pair of jeans because it makes you feel good even though you have 17 other pairs of jeans.

    Old college sweatshirts, comfortable jeans or sneakers all have emotional connections to memories for us. A closet can be the magnifying glass on the internal parts of ourselves. During times of chaos, the clutter in the closet can get out of control, or you might go on a cleaning spree because it makes you feel better to clear out the space.

    Major Events You might be the person who has to clean and organize after major traumatic events in your life. Keeping the closet and the rest of the home clean and organized makes you feel like you’re bringing order to a chaotic time in your life.

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  • Closet Organization is Half the Battle

    Posted on December 26 2016


    When your home’s closets are a disaster, it is difficult to find what you need to prepare for your day. A messy bedroom closet can make your feel unknowingly stressed. We all know that closing the door and pretending that the disaster doesn’t exist isn’t a plan for success, so try this out when you have reached closet armageddon.

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  • Bring Your Closet to Life

    Posted on November 30 2016


    When you open the door to your closet, what do you find? Is your dressing area a vibrant sanctuary of possibility and favorite possessions? Or is it a war zone strewn about with the casualties of outdated outfits?

    A vibrant, lively closet is a space that you enjoy stepping into. It is a place that is at once aesthetically pleasing, personalized and practical. To transform your closet from an uninspiring storage room to a space full of life, try these steps. I’ll give you a heads up: they won’t necessarily be easy, but the effort you put into revitalizing your closet will return manifold happiness.

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  • Professional Closet Organization and Storage Ideas

    Posted on November 19 2016


    With busy work schedules, errands to run, and children’s activities to do on a daily basis, many people easily get behind on cleaning and organization that needs to be done. Fortunately, there are a few professional organization ideas that you can use to get your closet to a manageable state again.

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  • Home Organization Ideas

    Posted on September 28 2016


    If you are experiencing stress from a cluttered home, then it is time to get organized. A complete home organization can save you several hours a day because you don’t have to look for something that is under a pile of laundry. The best places to begin organizing are the garage or basement. A garage is designed for holding vehicles, lawn care equipment and gardening tools rather than racks filled with clothing or boxes filled with junk. In a basement, you need fast access to the laundry area or climate-control equipment. Begin to purge the excess items from a basement or garage, and use storage systems such as metal shelving or pegboard systems.

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  • The Secrets to Staying Organized

    Posted on August 14 2016


    It seems like some people are born with a gift for organization. They never seem to never forget an important meeting or run late because they cannot find their keys. In fact, these individuals were not born with superpowers. They have simply mastered techniques that help them make the best use of their time and energy. The following are a few organization secrets to help you reduce the chaos in your life.

    Become a List Maker:

    Most of us have experienced the panic of waking up in the middle of the night and suddenly realizing that we have forgotten to take care of an important task. Creating a daily “to-do” list can ensure that critical items do not fall through the cracks. For the list strategy to work, you need to keep things realistic and manageable. In the case of major projects, try breaking the task down into smaller components that will not cause you to feel overwhelmed but will still keep you moving forward.

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  • Easy Tips for De-cluttering Your Home

    Posted on July 17 2016


    Clutter in the home can cause stress and anxiety, but it’s often difficult to get the motivation and time to de-clutter. Having less stuff in your home can lead to a more peaceful place to rest and live. When you begin the process of cleaning out your home, it’e best to start small. Don’t try any large projects unless you have plenty of time to get them done. Also, be sure that you have a place to put unwanted items and have a plan to get them out of the house as soon as possible so they don’t find their way back into your living space. Most important of all, understand that to de-clutter an entire home is a process and it doesn’t have to be done quickly. The following de-cluttering tips can help you on the path of creating a peaceful and beautiful living space.

    ​Start Small:
    Begin your de-clutter project with a small area, but one that will make an impact. If you have an entryway that tends to collect random things, begin with it. Perhaps you have a junk drawer that never allows you to find what you need or it may be that your closet needs work? Allow yourself 10-15 minutes to work on the area. Begin with things that are obviously trash and keep a trash bag at hand to throw things away immediately. A box for items to donate should also be close by. Once your time is up, you can keep going if you feel like it or take a break if you’ve been overwhelmed. Even 10-15 minutes a day will allow for significant cleaning time for the week.

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  • Organized Closets Make Getting Dressed a Pleasure

    Posted on June 14 2016


    Organizing your closet can revolutionize your morning routine. Having a place for everything and everything in its place can make getting dressed a dream. If you have never tried this organization process you should consider it, because it is a tried and true method to organize your closet. Here is how to proceed:

    1) The Three Magic Piles: Take everything out and make three piles. One is to keep, one is to donate or sell, and one is trash. Before you organize anything, you need to reduce it down to the items you will actually use. Having a closet full of stuff that you never wear is not beneficial. It is a waste of space and trying to organize items that need to go is a waste of time and effort.

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  • Seven Steps for Organizing Drawers

    Posted on June 05 2016


    Organizing your closet drawers makes it easier to find the items needed to get dressed in the morning for work or in the evening for special events. Walk-in closets often have organizational systems that include clothing rods at different levels, shelves in a variety of sizes and drawers that are similar to a chest of drawers. Instead of shoving garments into a closet’s drawers in a willy-nilly fashion, store things properly to avoid damaging the items along with making it easier to find things. You can also organize the drawers that are in pieces of furniture throughout a home.

    One: Dump out the Drawers

    Dump everything out of all of the drawers onto a tabletop, bed or floor in order to choose what you need to keep or throw away. Have a trash bag ready to toss out socks with holes, and you may want to make a pile of items that require repair. If you no longer need a gently-worn garment, then place it in a container to donate it to a charity.

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  • Organizing Your Closet Reduces Daily Stress

    Posted on May 13 2016


    Organizing your closet might seem like a challenge, but if you follow certain steps, then the process is easy. More importantly, after a closet is organized, you can find items without feeling stressed because the space is filled with an assortment of items that you no longer need. The first thing you need to do is take everything out of the closet to determine what to get rid of along with deciding where the remaining items will go. Before beginning a closet-cleaning process, make sure to have enough time to complete the job, and prepare by having supplies such as boxes and cleansers.

    One: Reduce Closet Clutter

    The closets in a home become catchalls for everything when it is time to straighten a room before guests arrive, but when it is time for organizing your closet, it essential to purge items. For bedroom closets that contain clothing, footwear and accessories, you should try on the items to get rid of the things that do not fit or that are in bad condition. You can give these items to charitable organizations or have a yard sale. If anything is in the wrong closet, then put it in a box to relocate it to the proper place.

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