repurposing furniture

It’s not always what you think it is that keeps you from being organized…

Have you ever walked into a house (maybe even yours…) and you couldn’t tell what room you were standing in? There’s a sofa and TV, but there’s also a desk and several computers, and there’s a dining table and 6 chairs, but there is also a library worth of books all over…what is this room? […]

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Unwanted clutter…time to let it go

From Unclutterer, this great article from fellow organizer, Jeri Dansky, on a subject close to my heart…letting your unwanted things go. When going through the uncluttering process, once you’ve decided what to keep and what should go, it can be easy to get hung up on the next step: actually getting rid of the non-keepers. […]

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How to decorate open concept space…

Earlier this week, I spent 2 days working with a busy wife and mother in Marin.  With 2 young children to manage, organizing the house has not been a priority.  However, she has come to realize that if she utilizes the space she has better, she’ll gain efficiency and have a house that her family […]

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Repurposing furniture…

Last month, I met a new east bay client for a “home organizing assessment“.  An assessment gives me the opportunity to uncover those areas of the home that are not working as they should. One of her frustrations was the front door entry way.  Everyone walks in the front door, drops their backpacks, brief cases, keys, […]

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