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5 Organization Influencers We’re Following in 2021

5 Organization Influencers We’re Following in 2021

Professional tastemaker, home organizer, decluttering guru – whatever you call them, following an organization influencer on social media has its benefits. Organization influencers are individuals who have established themselves as experts in decluttering and home organization. These experts are easily identifiable through their large online following on platforms such as Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and their own personal websites and blogs. On these platforms there are tutorials, essays and decluttering challenges that, based on their own personal experiences, prove that their methods work. They are our…

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Tidy Up, Tidy Down Marie Kondo’s Top 5 Tips

Tidy Up, Tidy Down Marie Kondo’s Top 5 Tips

Kondo-ing, a verb based on Marie Kondo that refers to the purging of one’s belongings or precise folding of one’s clothing Two years ago, Marie Kondo, a professional home organizer from Japan, launched her Netflix television series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, and immediately became a sensation in the U.S.A. Her calm and joyful approach to tidying people’s homes is based on classic Japanese principles and is what differentiates her method from other home organizers, making her and her best-selling book, “The Life-Changing Magic of…

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Twenty-One Organization Tips: A Guide for Working From Home in 2021

Twenty-One Organization Tips: A Guide for Working From Home in 2021

Getting organized in 2021 brings a new set of challenges. The COVID pandemic has forced us all to remain confined to our homes. At first glance, the requirement to stay home seems like a dream come true. After days turn into weeks and weeks into months, however, the stay-at-home order has us all on edge. The combination of working from home and home-schooling our children along with limited leisure has left many of us unorganized amongst congested and cluttered spaces. How do you keep your…

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How To Know When You Are Outgrowing Your Current Space

How To Know When You Are Outgrowing Your Current Space

It’s easy to spot when your organizational system isn’t working. Things are difficult to reach, the space is too small for what you’re storing or you are always rummaging through things because they aren’t logically grouped. But sometimes, the warning signs that your space needs a little help, are a little more subtle. Small things happen slowly over time and go unnoticed at first, but overall have a large impact on our happiness and comfort. Here are some stressful states that may have rooted themselves…

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The Inspiration Behind A Beautiful Posh Walk-In Closet And Sitting Room

The Inspiration Behind A Beautiful Posh Walk-In Closet And Sitting Room

Cindy Gargano and her husband moved into their home in 2007. Their master bedroom was on the small side and their His and Hers reach-in closets and dressers were inadequate for their needs. Their clothes were exploding out of their drawers, making it difficult to find things and they were tripping over items left on the floor. They wanted to get rid of the stress caused by having to search for things at the last minute, when they’re walking out of the door.

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Great Storage Spots For Your Vacation Gear

Great Storage Spots For Your Vacation Gear

If you own a vacation home, chances are you will be having guests during the summer months. And you know with guests, come a ton of belongings including clothes, towels, floats, bikes, boards and more. Not to mention all of your own gear. You need creative solutions that will not only store all of these items, but keep them out of the way and organized to ensure there is enough room for your visitors.

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How to Manage Your Wardrobe

How to Manage Your Wardrobe

“I don’t have anything to wear.” How many times has that thought crossed your mind when a last-minute business meeting pops up, or you’re headed to lunch with friends at a trendy restaurant? No matter how many dresses, pairs of jeans and blouses sit in your closet, there are bound to be times when surrounded by outfit after outfit, you can’t figure out what to wear. Part of keeping your closet organized is properly managing your wardrobe—making smart purchases, knowing what you have and what…

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5 Accessories That Add Style and Function to Your Custom Closet

5 Accessories That Add Style and Function to Your Custom Closet

What truly takes a custom closet design to the next level are the accessories. These gadgets are both beautiful and functional. They make it easy to store your stuff, a snap to get ready each morning, put laundry away, pack for a trip or organize outfits for the week. Here are some stylish and clever accessories that make it even easier to organize your space. Drawer Inserts for Jewelry The average-sized jewelry box won’t easily hold more than a few pairs of earrings, several bracelets…

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Tips for Cleaning Up Your Cleaning Supplies

Tips for Cleaning Up Your Cleaning Supplies

Cleaning your house probably isn’t on your list of things you enjoy doing. And being disorganized or dealing with cleaning supply clutter—when you’re trying to clean and declutter your house—makes the process all the more dreadful. If you can’t find clean sponges, or you misplaced your brush and dustpan, you might waste five minutes looking for them. Grrrrr. Organizing your cleaning supplies shouldn’t take more of your time.

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Feng Shui Basics for a Better Closet and a More Organized Life

Feng Shui Basics for a Better Closet and a More Organized Life

Whether you sat in back-to-back meetings all day and didn’t accomplish much “real work,” you spent your commute in traffic or you simply have too much to do in too little time, it’s easy to get stressed out every now and then. And finding ways to manage stress can sometimes cause you only to stress out more. One area of your life that may be contributing to feeling stressed could be coming from where you least expect it: your closet. Searching for a shirt hidden…

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8 Habits of Organized People

8 Habits of Organized People

Everyone has at least one incredibly organized friend, relative or co-worker. It’s that person who always knows details about a meeting at work, what time dinner starts or where the phone charger is. If she doesn’t know the answer immediately, there’s a great chance she’s got a system for finding out quickly. Organized people tend to be less stressed and more efficient. Rather than running around the house looking for keys, they know exactly where they are. They also have a clear method for arranging…

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