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Another Raving Fan

We love receiving glowing reviews like this one today: “Just wanted to let you know that the 5 hours we invested in organizing my wife’s closets might have been the best money we spent during our entire rehab/move-in process. (Your organizer) did a terrific job and we greatly appreciated her input and work ethic, especially on…

Back To School Shopping Tips

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Kids are heading back to school, and getting them prepared is a big job. According to the National Retail Federation, parents are expected to spend about $350 per child on clothes and shoes this year. If you want to save some money and aggravation, approach it from an organized perspective.  Here are some tips to help…

Friday Favorite: Locker Shelves

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If you have kids heading back to school, these locker shelves can be a big help in providing extra storage space for books and miscellaneous items. Way back, when I was in high school, of course there was no such thing as a locker shelf, but I already had organizing on my brain. I designed…

Friday Favorite: Creative Uses For Command Hooks

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The great thing about Command Hooks is that you can hang them anywhere with the option to remove later. Our organizers love to use these hooks because they can help make so many things more accessible and more organized at the same time. Rather than just writing about all the great uses for Command Hooks, here are photos of some very creative uses. Hopefully they will inspire you to hang a few and organize something of your own.

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This first image uses Command Hooks for jewelry. It’s a great way to maximize otherwise unused space in a closet and even if you don’t have any vertical space to use, you can even adhere hooks to the wall behind your clothes! Great for jewelry, belts, even accessories that go with the items hanging nearby. Think about how you might be able to use every crevice of that closet. 

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Quick Tip: Organize your Linen Closet

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Here’s a quick way to keep your linen closet looking super organized: Use labeled baskets on the shelves to store sheets. Blankets fold nicely, but those fitted sheets, no matter how neatly you fold them, still look straggly. Fitted sheets don’t really need all the attention of folding them properly because you pull them tight…