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Organize Your Beautiful Jewelry with Thalia

DIY Organizing and Repurposing Project  with Professional Organizer Thalia Poulos   AFTER BEFORE Looking for a cool new way to organize your jewelry? Here’s how you can use a fun new product plus do an easy, glam DIY at the same time.   To add glam to your new jewelry drawer, consider repurposing beautiful material […]

Faux Finish Workshop May 14, 2016

Date confirmed: Friends, you’re invited to a Free DIY Faux Finish (Shabby Chic) mini workshop at our ranch in Fallbrook (Rainbow), CA. Saturday, May 14. Time: 9:30am – 12:30. My husband is glad to give nature-lovers a 20-minute tour of the ranch – Cactus, Olive trees, Fruit trees. Bring something to paint (shelf, cabinet, side […]

Del Mar CA closet organization

Closet Reorganization – Cull, Consign, Discard, Donate, Done!

Still have your Madonna gloves? Four steps to organize your closet: 1.  Cull — too much stuff and you can’t find anything to wear:  Consign – Donate – Discard 2.  Quick fix —  Switch to skinny hangers to maximize closet rod space (Joy Mangano makes great ones). If you have items you rarely wear, but must […]

Organize Your Life – Tend Your Garden

Tending your garden is not just about growing flowers. It’s about taking time for things that matter to you, including nurturing yourself. Getting organized is a means to an end.  What’s your end?   My epiphany was when I made a decision not to be a workaholic anymore. Having been one for so long, I didn’t […]

Sometimes I think I can transform Anything into a Margarita Bar

Sometimes I think I really can turn anything into a Margarita Bar. What do you have in your garage or basement that could be a fun project for you?  Decluttering can be a great adventure. This wood-burning stove was formerly used to heat my studio. The glass insert is a lone window left over from […]

Balance — What Does it Mean to You?

  I’ve always enjoyed and believed that statement “Dog is God spelled backwards”. That’s what it means to me. Spending time with our pets is one of the best things we dog-lovers can do. It really opens our hearts. Getting organized is a means to an end; not an end unto itself. Don’t spend all your […]

Notes from a Holistic Organizer: Organizing with Body, Mind, and Spirit

As a Professional Organizer, I sometimes wonder why I’m always in pictures with lovely blondes. Oh, yes — it’s because I live in Southern California! I had the pleasure of meeting and hearing Dr. Hope Umansky, Ph.D. who’s the Dean of Academic Affairs & Administration, Director Psychology Programs of the California Institute for Human Science.  Loved […]

The Mobile Office – Then and Now

This Mobile Office Vehicle (MOV) was considered innovative about 15 years ago! Even the Chicago radio station asked us drive over there so they could send a reporter out to check us out. The stylist insisted I carry a golf club to help get across the point that this mobile office would allow the user […]

Be sure to carve out one personal space in your home where you can go to renew yourself, find peace and feel relaxed.

Top Organizing Tip — Make an Appointment with Yourself

If you’re starting your day by dashing to your Smartphone to check your emails, you’re missing out on the most important appointment: the one you set with yourself.   Begin your day in a calm state thinking about what’s really important and you will be guided to spend time on the right things. Set aside […]

Beautiful Collections — Baby Boomers Organize, Inventory and Downsize

Beautiful Collections My organizing client had hundreds of teapots, teacups and saucers to be inventoried.  I feel that specialized task was outside of my scope of work. So, what was the best way to help my client?  Refer the right person for the job. I met Bonnie Laverty of Laverty Estate Inventory through the Rancho […]

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