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.
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.
If you recently purchased a new home, you may be concerned about storage and whether there is enough closet space to hold your entire wardrobe. Especially when you are packing your belongings and realizing how many items you are actually taking with you. One of the best parts about moving into a new home is that you are starting fresh. Everything is empty and there is an opportunity to start with a clean slate. With a little planning prior to moving in, the process of unpacking those boxes will be much more efficient and save time.
A version of this post was originally published by Amanda Jefferson at indigoorganizing.com.
If you have a child, you know what toy-related destruction looks like. Leave them to play in their playroom or bedroom for 10 minutes and you’ll return to toys everywhere—so much so that it’s hard to understand how such a mess could be made in such a short amount of time.
The holiday season is right around the corner, which means it’s time to begin thinking about shopping, cooking, event planning and even some merrymaking. To help you get organized (and stay sane) so you can focus on celebrating with friends and family rather than stressing over tasks, we’ve put together some tips.