Sunday, November 5, 2017

A *Three* Room Reveal!

It has been waaaaay too long since I showed you guys some amazing Before & After pictures!!
Well, hopefully these next few will make up for it....

A recent client wanted an overhaul on 3 closets in her home: her 2 sons' closets and her master closet. 

Space #1: Big Brother's Room

Her oldest son had a *lot* of clothes that he had outgrown, and that needed to be sorted & stored for his little brother. He also needed a system going forward, so that this wouldn't repeat itself in the future.
The navy bin is now a *keepsake bin* while the others hold misc. items for her son

Once the (too small) clothes were cleared out, there was quite a bit of free space!

A look at the whole space. Quite a difference!

We took the drawer cart from the baby's room, and repurposed it. Now, when he outgrows something, it can go right in these drawers - labeled by size - to hand down to baby brother.

Space #2: Baby Brother's Room

As mentioned before, this little boy had a *lot* of clothes coming his way from his big brother. They are about 3 years apart in age (and size!), so we needed a temporary holding spot for said clothes. Simple solution: place clothes in a bin by size and slap a label on there as an easy reference :)

I used adhesive chalkboard labels because they are the easiest to change as the boys grow!

This is my favorite before & after shot from this whole session!
The navy canvas bins up top now have shoes (divided by size) that are hand-me-downs.
There is also a new keepsake bin, also navy, and the gray bins hold bedding & linens.
The 3 drawer cart now holds current long sleeve shirts and pants.

Space #3: Master Closet

The master closet didn't need a ton of work, just a bit of decluttering and categorizing. For "Her" side, I organized the shoes using shelf helpers. My client cleared out a lot of clothes that weren't worn/didn't fit, and we made sure to find a new home for miscellaneous items that didn't belong.

Lots of miscellaneous items from the floor found a new home! Either the trash can, donation pile, or another room in the house.
 On "His" side, I categorized items on the shelves into sweaters, workout items, jeans, etc. Some went in bins and others went in drawers. I used the shelf helpers for his shoes as well.
 Those woven bins now hold t-shirts and pullovers; hopefully this will help them stay more organized. As with any makeover, the key is *maintenance!* It takes 2 seconds to throw something on the floor, and about 5 seconds to put it where it belongs.
In total, these transformations took about 6 hours total. My client was in & out of the house, running errands and picking kids up from school. Let me know if you'd like to schedule a session today!

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Fall Special

I'm offering a Fall Special to two lucky readers!

Comment below with "SOLD" and tell me what space in your home you'd like to be more organized!
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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

De-Cluttering Before a Move

A recent client called me because her realtor said she needed to organize her pantry before her house was put on the market. I was happy to help!!

This pantry was SUCH a great space to begin with; it just needed a bit of de-cluttering and categorizing. Plus, cute bins & labels always help :)
One of my favorite organizing supplies is mini hanging chalkboards. They are easy to use, and more importantly, easy to change as your family's needs change!
We grouped baking items together, as well as created a few easy-to-grab snack bins for her kids.
We grouped chips with chips and crackers with crackers, A "shelf helper" added space to an upper shelf where we placed all of her paper products and disposable utensils.
We checked for expired medicine, as well as grouped together lunch bags & reusable bags.
One more look at this updated & organized pantry!
Now this client is ready to put her house on the market and WOW some potential buyers!

I offer a variety of de-cluttering, staging, packing, and unpacking services.
Please let me know if I can assist you in your moving process.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

A Two Hour Makeover: Spare Bedroom

Have you ever wondered what a professional organizer can do in your home in just two hours!? 
Well, here's your answer:
A recent client needed help organizing her spare bedroom/office and it only took us two short hours to make the transformation happen!

This is something I see time & time again as a professional's just easier to have a "catch all" room/closet than to take the time to put the item where it actually belongs.

So, we touched every single item in the room! We decided if it needed a new home in a different room, if it should stay, or if it should be donated/sold. In just two short hours, we were able to see the carpet again (!) and even created some extra storage space in the closet.

The spare desk was being used as a "catch all" space.
Now, it is a place to display some of my client's favorite/most sentimental items.

An organized desk surface (plus organized drawers!) can make all the difference when you're trying to work from home.

The bookshelf used to store CDs, photo albums, and miscellaneous office files.
Now, it holds all of my client's art & hobby supplies!

We created clear tubs for hobby items, keepsake items, and excess office items.
They are so much easier to find now, AND they have room to grow if they need it.

What space would you like to tackle in just 2 hours!?
Let me know and I'd be happy to help!

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Memory Boxes for Sale!

Are you overwhelmed with your child's school paperwork, artwork, and keepsakes? If so, you're not alone!! And now is the perfect time to deal with it, as the end of the school year is quickly approaching.
Years ago, I made these memory boxes for my kids:

And now, I'd like to offer the same service to you!
I am excited to announce that I am now selling memory box kits, that come fully assembled and ready to use! For $100, you will receive:

-12x20" split lid Rubbermaid file box
-15 hanging file folders (expand up to 3.5 inches!)
-15 custom labels (Birth-12th grade)
-14 "All About Me" coversheets
-A customized nameplate for your child
-A list of tips on how to organize your memory box

I have researched a bazillion types of hanging folders and file boxes, and I can assure you, that these are the BEST quality! Like I said, I have been using them for my own kids for years and they have really held up well.

Each memory box comes with 14 "All About Me" coversheets, and they are just the cutest :) They contain questions to ask your child on each last day of school, starting at Pre-K and going up to 12th grade. There is a spot to put a picture, and it's so fun to look back and reminisce on each school year! Once completed, put each coversheet as the first piece in the corresponding folder.

Take my word for it, it is SO nice to have all of your kids school artwork and keepsakes in one place!

For a complete list of options for the nameplates, be sure to check my Facebook page and look at the "Albums" section. There is one titled "Completed Memory Boxes" that you can browse, as well as a "Memory Box Options" album.

*Comment below or message me today
to order your memory box!*

Click here to print the order form. Memory boxes will be delivered within 4-5 days; payment required at delivery.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Spring Cleaning tips

I was recently featured in a local newspaper for an article pertaining to Spring Cleaning.

Click here to check it out. And if you can get your hands on the paper edition from last weekend, it features even more of my favorite "before & after" transformations! Please let me know if I can be of service during your Spring Cleaning process :)

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Spring Special!

It's finally Spring!!!

To celebrate, I'd like to offer a special for a limited time. You will receive 1/2 off a four hour package, which is a $100 savings! (Click here to read what a 4 hour organizing session entails.)

Please comment below or email to set up your appointment.
*Must be redeemed by May 31st*
Limit one special per person.

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