'; Lifestyle

Going Clutter-Free for a Cause: Donate Your Unwanted Stuff

Going Clutter-Free for a Cause: Donate Your Unwanted Stuff

While it’s important to be charitable throughout the year, we are quickly approaching the Season of Giving—a time where we express our thanks for all that we have and remember others who aren’t as fortunate. Whether you’ve just cleaned out your closet in search of a more peaceful morning routine and gotten rid of the clothes that are just a little too small or a season out of style, or you’re organizing your clothes, shoes, bags and accessories to get ready for a new custom…

Read More
4 Places to Donate the Items You No Longer Need

4 Places to Donate the Items You No Longer Need

Spring is the perfect time for cleaning and decluttering. If you’re already in full swing, that’s great. If not, it’s time to get moving. But before you fill up a contractor-grade trash bag and send all of your discards to the landfill, we’ve got a much better idea: donate them. It’s not just a bad idea to throw away perfectly good clothing and household items. It’s a shame, especially when so many people are in need. But fortunately for you, there are plenty of ways…

Read More
Is Your Kid’s Playroom a Mess? Here’s How to Get Organized

Is Your Kid’s Playroom a Mess? Here’s How to Get Organized

If there’s a spot that doesn’t get enough attention when it comes to organization, it’s could well be the kids’ playroom. Sure, some little ones are organized by nature. But because more of them would rather scatter Lego bricks across the floor than pick them up, keeping organization simple can help you win the battle. It can also save you the incomparable pain of stepping barefoot on another tiny plastic brick! Getting the playroom organized with a great system helps on many different levels. It…

Read More
5 Negative Ways Clutter Impacts Your Life

5 Negative Ways Clutter Impacts Your Life

Everyone has a certain tolerance for clutter, so one person’s mess might be another one’s home sweet home. But most people have a tipping point where too much is just too much. Whether that’s because you have three pieces of mail instead of one, or every coat in your home is draped across the same chair, there comes a time when most people need to get the mess under control. Home storage solutions are a great way to tackle that problem and keep messes from creeping up. Clutter…

Read More
Grow Your Furniture In A Field

Grow Your Furniture In A Field

The following excerpt is from an article found on Philly.com. It was written by Matthew Stock. A designer from Derbyshire in northern England has hit upon an innovative way to create fully-formed, one of a kind, items of furniture — by growing them straight out of the ground. The process starts by training and pruning tree branches as they grow into shape around a specially made mould, with branches grafted together at certain points to build a solid piece of furniture that can eventually be harvested when mature. Gavin…

Read More
Why Everyone In Philadelphia Is Using Houzz

Why Everyone In Philadelphia Is Using Houzz

Purchasing your dream home is an exciting, thrilling time. However, you still have to find a way to organize your new home, or redesign your existing home, without breaking the bank. The Internet has many different resources for redesigning your home, organizing your space, and finding local service providers; however, Houzz stands out as one of the Internet’s leading home design resources. Check out The Closet Works Profile on Houzz here. Houzz.com Is a Valuable Resource Houzz.com provides a myriad of custom design services in your area in a…

Read More
Why Having a Messy Home May Cause Stress

Why Having a Messy Home May Cause Stress

Although we may not recognize its effects on us, clutter has a significant negative impact on our feelings about our living and working environments, and even on how we feel about ourselves. Trying to function in a cluttered home or workspace can make us feel overwhelmed, cause anxiety and a sense of helplessness. This psychological phenomenon has been referred to as the “mental cost of clutter”. Alternatively, more open space within our view tends to afford us with a greater sense of peace and personal control over…

Read More
What Your Home Hardware Choices Say about You

What Your Home Hardware Choices Say about You

If you are building or creating the home of your dreams, it can be easy to get focused on the big picture while losing sight of the smaller details. It is those smaller details, however, that truly make the home a representation of your personality and character. That is why choosing the right hardware for your home’s furniture and closets is so important. Whether you want your home to appear timelessly elegant, modern with a fashion forward appeal or luxuriously fitting of royalty, there are hardware…

Read More
Creating an Eco Friendly Home

Creating an Eco Friendly Home

Is your home green? That is, is it environmentally friendly? While 10 years ago that statement would have people thinking about living off the land and creating homes that were uncommon, today it is very much the goal. In fact, every facet of your home can incorporate some types of eco-friendly features. The next time you head to the store to purchase an appliance, purchase the efficient model. Do you need to upgrade your home’s heating and cooling system? Consider one powered by geo thermal…

Read More
8 Tips for Parents Who Have Kids With Messy Rooms

8 Tips for Parents Who Have Kids With Messy Rooms

Few things are more annoying for parents than a child’s messy room, which is why it is important to develop a strategy to deal with this parental nuisance. These 8 tips will equip any parent with the tool set necessary when helping a child learn the value of keeping a room clean. 1. Set the Right Tone In business, there is a well-known leadership approach that is termed “toning from the top”. At its core, this philosophy suggests that business executives and leaders need to…

Read More