Home Organizing Success Story 2015

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EL in Orem - BEFORE Kitchen Pantry (1)Elise had attended my January 2015 “Home Organizing Success” class at the Orem Library. Elise told me when she called that she had tried to organize her home on her own many times, but had not been successful and that attending the class had helped her understand my 5-step home organizing process, but that she was part of the 40% who needed to work side-by-side with someone to really feel she could organize her home trouble spots.

Those trouble spots were:

  1. Her pantry closet  (see the photo to the right)
  2. Her medicine closet / first-aid closet
  3. Her basement food storage room (see the photo below)
  4. Her sewing room

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Should I Sell OR Donate My Stuff?

getting rid of stuffMany of my clients ask me, “Should I sell or donate my stuff?” Those items that are still in good condition but that they no longer use, need, or love. This is how I help them decide:

Sell it if:

  • It’s worth more quite a bit more than the selling fees and
  • You’re motivated enough to organize the garage sale or online sell.

Be sure it is worth the major time and effort you will have to invest to sell the item.

Donate it if:

  • It’s in good condition and
  • The question of donating versing tossing  helps you let it go.

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Utah Home Organizing Success Story

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BEFORE NP in Lehi Food Stroage Room 2

I helped Nichole move into her Lehi, Utah home five years back. She and I unpacked and organized the following rooms in her home when she moved in:

  • Kitchen & Pantry
  • Master Clothes Closet
  • Garage

Nichole has added two children to her family since she moved in. She emailed me some before photos of her food storage room a month back and mentioned to me that she knew exactly how to organize the space because she had listened and learned when we’d worked side-by-side while moving her in.  Click the read more tab below to see the after photo of Nichole’s food storage room.

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How to Organize Craft Supplies

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My trainee, Jessica Rose, recently published an article in the Daily Herald newspaper titled “4 Tips to Organize the Mess in Your Craft Room” and I wanted to give my blog readers some extra tips, as well as a free printable, my Craft Room Inventory Guide.

Craft rooms get a lot of use, but it doesn’t mean they have to be messy. Take the time to get your craft room organized, and then spend a few minutes each day, maintaining that organization.

  1. The most important organizing tip I can offer you is this: Organize craft supplies so each item has a good place in which to reside.
  2. The second most important organizing tip is that every item is stored in its place when it’s not in use.

Here are some pictures to help spark some ideas for your own craft room.

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Another Home Organization Success Story

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organized children's playroomThis past month I helped Jessica organize her Provo home. We’ve spent 7 total hours together so far splitting those hours up over a two day period of time. She had purchased a 21 hour home organization package so we are one-third of the way done.

When Jessica gave me the tour of her home the first day I arrived, I noticed that she had plenty of storage space and had already done a very nice job organizing some of her home. (See the cute job she did on the upstairs playroom she’d organized for her three children in the photo shown here.)

She informed me that she needed my home organization expertise with:

  • her children’s crafting center
  • her garage
  • her home office
  • her kitchen pantry.

Click the read more tab below to see before and after photos of her newly organized garage.

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