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Organizing Tips for a Small Bathroom

A small bathroom with a pedestal sink means little counter space, so maximize your shelving to create both storage and work spaces Tuck small shelves with straw baskets next to sink to group often used items like make-up, hair products, nail polish A bamboo shade closes off the deep open shelving when guests are expected […]

Tips on Arranging and Organizing Artwork in a Beautiful City-View Condo

One great thing about living in a high-rise with massive windows is those glorious views of the city.  The challenge is where to display and hang your artwork when you have limited wall space.  Here are some tips on how to easily address that organizing challenge as shown in this client’s lovely Chicago condo.  She […]

Pretty and Practical Organizing Products for Every Organizing Personality Style

  You’ll be more likely to get and stay organized if you use products you enjoy.  This grouping has something for everyone. Desk and Paperwork:  If you’re a Triangle use hanging files with tabs — unless  you’ve already scanned and gone paperless. Visuals will like pretty boxes, vibrant colors  or acrylic storage for their jewelry. […]

How to Turn a Bookcase Sideways to create a Beautiful Faux Finish Media Center

If you love repurposing furniture, here’s a fun and simple way to take a tall bookcase and give it a new life as a TV stand. 0 Comments

Posted by Thalia Poulos on Friday, May 24th, 2013 at 1:13 am in BEAUTIFULLY ORGANIZED HOME

3-Day Easy Declutter Challenge – 3 Appointments – 3 Easy Categories

Would you like a little boost to help you declutter your family room?  Then, please take my Organized Beautifully 3-Day Declutter Challenge. Schedule 5 minutes with yourself for 3 days in a row.  Make an appointment with yourself. Day 1:  Toss 5 items — put in trash can outside; Day 2:  Donate 5 items — […]

Repurpose an old drawer — it’s a cool storage shelf

Here’s a really cute way to create a one-of-a-kind shelf. Use an old drawer from a castaway dresser — one with lots of character.  The older, the funkier, the better. Turn it upright, putting the drawer face at the top ( facing the ceiling), fasten it to the wall with drywall screws.   Touch up […]

Beautiful Entryway in a Small Space – Great way to Show Your Collections

Running out of space to display your collections?  An Entryway can be just the place.  It sets the stage for the rest of the home. Even if you have a small home or apartment the entryway is a lovely way to be greeted everyday when you walk in the door.  A table lamp is soothing to […]

Get Organized based on Your Organizing Personality Style — Become “Organized Beautifully” for Life

There are Six Organizing Personality Styles.  Each Organizing Style has many strengths. Learn your Organizing Style and get organized in a way that you can stay organized. The Triangle Organizing Personality Style Triangle – Organizing Personality Style — Intuitively very organized. Your Organizing Style is intuitively very organized. Triangles are natural organizers, left brains thinkers, good memories, […]

How to Work with a Professional Organizer – Case Study

Case Study:  How do you begin working with a Professional Organizer?  Where do we start? Here’s a case study where the client is an artist.  Join us and I’ll take you with us every step of the way! 1.   It begins with us speaking over the phone and you sending me photos of your “problem” areas.  […]

Special Vignettes – How to Beautifully Organize Little Touches that make an Elegant Difference

  Special Vignettes — Little Touches make an Elegant Difference when Organizing your Wedding or Party. Here the Koufeta (Jordan Almonds) each have a little poem explaining their symbolism in Greek tradition. My mom, sisters and sister-in laws all helped make these.  We found just the right sized serving tray to stack them.  A very […]