Döstädning or Swedish death cleaning is a type of decluttering. The term is a hybrid of two words, “dö” meaning death and “städning”, meaning cleaning. Simply, it involves a process of clearing out unnecessary belongings. It can be undertaken at any age or life stage. It’s recommended to be done sooner rather than later, before … Read more
You’ve decided to tackle your textiles. Congratulations! Cleaning out your closet is a struggle for many. Time to gather a few bags or boxes and dive in. There are a few approaches you can take when preparing for a purge. You can remove items one at a time and assess. I recommend creating piles-Donate, Consign, … Read more
It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to organize your space. I’ve helped clients organize pantries, closets and most other areas of their home or office without needing to purchase additional products. How? It’s no big secret. Use what you have. With a little creativity, you can turn everyday items into simple organizing solutions. Just … Read more
A friend sent me an article on the 26 items in your house that a Professional Organizer would throw out. I thought, hey, I’m a Professional Organizer. People ask me for help to throw things out. So, I was inspired to draft my own list. While I can easily come up with 26 common things … Read more
Recently, I received a plea for help from a frustrated Mom. “Kelly, how can I organize my kid’s bedroom and keep it that way?!” Girl, I feel you. I have two boys, their bedrooms are visible from the main hallway of our house. You walk by them on the way to the kitchen or bathroom. … Read more
Whether you are: empty nesters downsizing, are relocating due to a military move or separation, are building a new house for your growing family or have decided that a yurt on an island is more your style you still need to organize your home for sale.
Having Trouble Getting Started? You Aren’t Alone! This blog post sorta made me feel like a fraud as I sat, struggling to get started on this topic. Where do I begin? How do I get started organizing a project and maintain motivation? It’s so easy to distract myself with a little social media. Or, find … Read more
Dealing with sentimental clutter is hard. If you want to know what to get rid of, you first need to know what to keep.