Move Some Furniture

Sometimes you have looked at a space in your home so many times you just can't envision it any other way.  You can't see the potential in a room.  I have had the opportunity recently to work with a client who has let me help her rearrange some spaces in her home.  Actually every single room in her house she let me rearrange.  We moved a couple dressers, a sofa, a dining table, a large shelving unit and got rid of a bed.  Her home looks amazing and it seems to have gained ...continue reading

Let It Go

Today is a great day.  You have just decluttered your home.  Or maybe you purged your closet and really only kept the things you love.   Maybe you decided to thin out the piles of children's toys.  That is awesome!  Give yourself a pat on the back.  You have done a great thing.  You are moving forward with making your life more peaceful and less cluttered. But wait! You now have a pile of perfectly good tchotchkes, clothes or toys.  These things are worth REAL MONEY.  ...continue reading

Let’s Get Vertical

I talk with all of my clients about using the vertical space in our homes and offices.  So often I see people using their closets to the max or using the floor space but I see vertical space being unused.  It's so valuable and can be so useful in your home.  I'll show you a few places in myhome where I am using vertical space. Off of my kitchen I have an area where we have some bins for storing headphones and chargers (and the top one has candy...shhh).  The ...continue reading

I Must Confess: Kitchen Envy

I have kitchen envy.  I live in a 1960's ranch home.  It's solid, brick construction in a rectangle.  I love our house but the kitchen is something I would love to change.  We have old cabinets that were built here in the house and therefore can't be simply reconfigured.  They have been painted and updated with new knobs but that's about all.   They are all one solid piece on each wall.  We have a soffit at the top of the cabinets that I always view as wasted space.   We ...continue reading

Five on Friday – Five Minute Projects

I decided today deserved a five on friday post.  Today's post is going to be five short five minute projects you can do this weekend to organize your home!  Sometimes it's those 5 minute projects that really motivate you to get started on something bigger!  Set your timer...see if you can get it done in just five minutes.  The key is to not get distracted by something else and to not linger over the project at hand.  None of these are meant to be super emotionally ...continue reading