Sparkleize recommends organizing your clothing closet twice yearly. Haven’t done it in a while? Set a date to organize your closet this month! I’ve just narrowed down my own closet to only high quality pieces that serve me well on a regular basis. I use two criteria for knowing whether to keep something: (1) I … Read more10 tips for organizing your closet
I ordered an inexpensive hand-crafted wooden jewelry rack from Etsy. It was easy to mount on the wall, and in 10 minutes I went from a tangly jewelry mess to a neat display. Have additional thoughts or ideas to share? Leave a comment, or write … Read moreEasy jewelry organization
This blog post was inspired by a depressing ad I saw for the WonderHanger. (Warning! Do not click that link unless you want to be bombarded with loud announcer’s voice and “special offer” pop-up messages). It is my hope to help convince those who might fall for the WonderHanger that you do not need special … Read moreThe secret to being happier with your wardrobe
It’s a good idea to organize your clothing closet at at least twice yearly. Haven’t done it in a while? Set a date to organize your closet this spring! Here’s a list of closet maintenance tasks to consider: Retire the old. Is anything permanently stained or completely worn out? Remove them from the closet. Donate … Read moreGet ready for springtime closet maintenance
Don’t let old prescription eyeglasses clutter up your closet any longer! Your local Lions Club will be happy to take them for you. The Lions recycle them for use by disadvantaged and elderly folks who cannot afford eye care. Click here to find a Lions Club near you. Have more ideas to share? Post a … Read moreRecycle your prescription eyeglasses
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
My wallet was getting too full of membership and frequent buyer cards, so I invented a system to maintain a sleek and orderly wallet: I took all the cards out and put them on a binder ring! Not only does my wallet look a lot better now, but my cards are easy to find when … Read moreDeclutter your wallet!
Quick! When you get home from work today, head straight over to your sock drawer and take five minutes to do the following: Empty it out. Put matching pairs together however you wish – folding, tying, clipping, whatever. Examine the toes and heels of all the socks. Do you see holes? Can they be mended? … Read moreIt’s “Sort your Sock Drawer” day!