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Organizing in Plain Sight

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Sep 2016

Organizing in Plain Sight

Have you heard of organizing in plain sight? It’s a concept where you use your open spaces to organize your belongings. With this method you can have as much useful storage space as the square footage of your home itself. Amazing right?! Consider displaying your belongings instead of trying to stash everything away and out of sight. This “display” method of organizing is something I...

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Armoire is for Organizing: No Closet, No Worries!

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May 2016

Armoire is for Organizing: No Closet, No Worries!

Armoire is for Organizing: No Closet, No Worries! One of the most common and frustrating organizing challenges in many homes is the lack of closet space. Sure you can edit your things to a minimum, install a new closet system, move other items around to different places to make closet space, but what if you’ve already done that? If you live in a studio apartment...

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Spring Weekend Home Organizing Project: The Garage

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May 2016

Spring Weekend Home Organizing Project: The Garage

Spring Weekend Home Organizing Project: The Garage Well, winter is over. Maybe you parked your car in the garage all season, maybe not. But either way, you open the door and it looks as though some strangers came in, rifled through the contents, didn’t take anything, maybe even left a few things, but took off in a hurry! As professional organizers in Boston, we see this happen...

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7 Key Questions to End Closet Clutter Chaos

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Apr 2016

7 Key Questions to End Closet Clutter Chaos

7 Key Questions to End Closet Clutter Chaos Overcrowded and unmanageable clothing closets happen to everyone at some point in their life. As professional organizers, we have found that it is one of the top reasons our clients reach out for help. And it’s not hard to imagine how most people get into this situation; after all, shopping malls outnumber our high schools in the...

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Closet Clutter Crisis Infographic

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Apr 2016

Closet Clutter Crisis Infographic

Closet Clutter Crisis Infographic Our friends at Maid Brigade helped us create this cool infographic about clothing consumption. Read this infographic for interesting statistics on closet clutter and some terrific home organizing tips to help you end closet clutter for good! View the infographic below and check out our blog post 7 Key Questions to End Closet Clutter Chaos for more information.  


FREE Webinar to help you get organized!

15

Apr 2016

FREE Webinar to help you get organized!

We want to help you learn how to get organized! Join us for a free live webinar: Organize your STUFF™: Five Steps to Organize Anything. In this engaging presentation, you will learn our no fail, 5 step process to organize anything, which we call “STUFF”. When it comes to organizing, it can be hard to know where to start and easy to get overwhelmed. But...

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How I went paperless, and then went back to paper again

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Apr 2016

How I went paperless, and then went back to paper again

How I went paperless, and then went back to paper again. A few years ago I invested in a NEAT scanner with the goal of creating a completely paperless office. Being a professional organizer in Boston, I am pretty good a purging, but still managed to have two file drawers full of papers that I needed (or wanted) to keep. I had my office assistant...

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Get Organized with Facebook!

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Mar 2016

Get Organized with Facebook!

Get Organized with Facebook! We have created a new Facebook group: Manage your STUFF™ to help you through the organizing process. In this group, we will offer exclusive tips, tricks, advice and support. You are welcome to post questions, ideas, organizing challenges and success stories. We realize that a lot of people want to tackle their own organizing projects, but sometimes need a little direction and support. So, if you...

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Rethinking and Reorganizing Formal Spaces

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Mar 2016

Rethinking and Reorganizing Formal Spaces

Rethinking and Reorganizing Formal Spaces Many industry experts from architects to real estate agents and professional organizers alike agree that formal spaces like dining rooms and formal living rooms are becoming increasingly obsolete for many people. As early as 1992, home builders and architects forecasted the elimination of such spaces due to the way we are living in the current world. Television is cited as...

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Organizing Awkward Spaces Part III: The Eave-entual Challenge

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Mar 2016

Organizing Awkward Spaces Part III: The Eave-entual Challenge

Organizing Awkward Spaces Part III: The Eave-entual Challenge One final place I should address is the existence of eaves in closets and other storage areas. Cape Cod style homes, farmhouses, old buildings and even contemporary architecture often have eaves within closets and pantries or laundry areas. In particular, closets suffer the most from the intrusion. There is typically a single shelf and a rod for...

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