Here’s a bit of nerdy Sparkleizing for you. I helped my husband organize a huge box of “miniatures” (little plastic figurines) for his Dungeons & Dragons game. We used plastic food containers, including yogurt containers, and a shoebox to separate the miniatures by type. (As you can see, some of the miniature types he came … Read moreOne way to reuse yogurt containers
One of the better articles I’ve read about organizing is “Oops! The Top 10 Organizing Mistakes” by Pamela Kramer. I cannot agree more with her on Mistake #7: Buying Containers Too Soon! We all do it. We get jazzed about organizing and rush out to buy an assortment of bins and racks. Then we get … Read moreOops! Top 10 Organizing Mistakes
In this article, I share some photos of the inside of my clothes closet, as well as the strategies I use to keep it organized. Here are some of my secrets: Store items by type. In general, items are grouped by type: Shirts on the left side; Pants/Skirts on the bottom right; Shoes on the … Read moreAn organizer’s clothes closet, revealed!
Here’s where I reveal all! Check out the photos of my own hallway closet. Household items I keep in my hallway closet (from top to bottom, left to right) include: Blankets Towels African cloth that I use for table cloths and wall hangings Bath rugs Sheets (You only need one extra set per bed at … Read moreA peek inside an organizer’s hallway closet…
My own closet maintenance strategies are actually pretty simple. Here is what I recommend: Be very strict about what you keep. Closet space is so precious! If any item in my closet does not meet the following criteria, it means that it is time to give it away: (1) It fulfills an immediate or imminent … Read moreThree secrets to maintaining an organized closet