Tag Archives: closet

Quick tip – organize extra buttons and thread

Blouses, pants, dresses and coats often come with extra buttons and thread – how do you save these sewing notions so you can find them when needed?  A basic business card organizer that you can find at an office supply store is the perfect way to keep these small items neatly sorted and accessible.

It only takes two minutes! Tips on how to avoid clutter.

Sometimes it only takes a few words to remind ourselves that clutter can be avoided if we just took a couple of minutes to put away an item or make a decision about letting something go to the donation bin or the trash bin. Here are a few easy tips to help you get started: […]

Upcoming Event: Clothing Swap in West Seattle

It’s that time again! Empty your closet and make room for your spring wardrobe additions by bringing all your gently worn accessories and clothing to our popular clothes swap event. There will be racks and tables to display items, and you’ll be able to “shop and swap” with other attendees. Merchandise will be sorted by type and season, so feel free to bring winter […]

Elizabeth’s Favorite Things: Slimline Hangers

You may have seen my recent newsletter where I answer a question about one of my favorite closet organizing products. If you missed it, I talked about the slimline hanger – a must-have for any client who is organizing their closet space. As its name suggests, it has a slim profile and takes up much less […]

New Year – New Closet! Check out the elfa sale!

My favorite closet organizing tool from The Container Store is on sale! Versatile, durable and easy-to-use, elfa® is a modular shelving and drawer component system that helps you maximize your space, increase storage and boost productivity. It works for tiny closets as well as walk-ins and is also great for the garage, home office and kitchen. Check […]

Closet Clean-Out Event, Sunday, November 15th – RSVP today!

Sunday, November 15th – Downtown Seattle 1pm – 4pm It’s time to clear out your closet clutter. As you assess your items, keep these questions in mind: Have you worn it in the past month? Do you love it? Does it fit? If you answered “no” to at least one of the questions, this event is […]

New product alert: Ziploc Flexible Totes

I’m back from the Annual NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) conference which was held in Orlando last week. As promised, I scoped out all the new products that will hit the market soon. A great benefit to my job is that I get to test and sample these items before you go out and buy them! The first one I want to tell you […]

Creating an Organized Guest Room

Are you expecting guests to visit and stay with you this year?  Does the thought of another person staying with you make you anxious?  Well, follow these tips and you’ll soon have a more organized and inviting guest room to wow your visitors! – Create a warm, cozy space for your guests to relax and […]

“The Hanger Trick”

Do you ever have trouble letting go of clothing items from your closet because you don’t know the last time you wore an item or think you “might” want to wear it again?  If so, start using the “hanger trick” today and the next time it comes time to do a closet purge it’ll be much […]