The Hiding Storage Space in Every Room of Your House

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

I talk to a lot of people about their clutter, and one of the top excuses I hear is “My house is too small.” You probably don’t have one of the largest houses in Toronto, but I’m going to tell you about a secret weapon that will increase your storage space even if you live […]

Getting Ready for Dorm Life: Tips and Tricks for Organizing Small Spaces

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Going away to college or university is often seen as a rite of passage, the first time living away from home for many young people. If you’re not prepared, it can come as a bit of shock to arrive on campus with your personal belongings, only to discover that there just isn’t enough space for […]

10 Steps for Planning an Organized Space

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Many clients contact me after completing a DIY organizing project, only to find themselves back in the same situation after a few weeks or month. What went wrong? They jumped into the project with both feet, without taking the time to draw up a plan first. Although it may seem like more work, you’ll save […]

How to Organize Your Closet for the Change of Season

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Has the cooler weather got you down? Do you feel like hiding in your closet, but there’s no room? I can’t do anything about the weather, but I’ve got some great ways to free up space in your closet! 5 Steps to an Easy Closet Switchover 1.  What’s working?  What’s not? Someone I know had […]

Maintaining Your Organized Space

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

So, you’ve just organized your home or office – congratulations! Now that you have an organizing system in place, it will be much easier for you to stay organized going forward – but you need to stick to your system! You’ve got to book time with yourself, in your planner, at least once a month […]

The Most Important Room to Organize – Part 2

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Last week, I explained why organizing your front door and kitchen areas are important, and what steps will have the biggest impact. You’ll also notice a huge difference when you organize your basement or other storage spot. If your storage space is organized with ample shelving and/or you have room for stacking bins then you’re […]

Solutions to 3 Common Organizing Challenges

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Whenever I walk into a new client’s house they inevitably say “this must be the most cluttered house you’ve ever seen!” While every situation is unique, there are some very common challenges that busy households face. 1. Toy Storage It’s very common for people to use whatever bins they can find or reuse – perhaps […]

Closet Organizing Tips and Techniques

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

In my last post, I talked about reducing household clutter by organizing things based on how often you use them. Today, let’s take this idea into your closet. Let the space you go to EVERY DAY reflect the life you are living now.  The size you are now, the season it is now, the lifestyle […]