clutter Tag

My gift wrap used to resemble the cluttered backroom of a forgotten Hallmark store: unwieldy spools of ribbon, bags of bows, thrice-used tissue paper, and legions of wrapping paper--in various states of unroll--were stuffed into my closet as if I was a prepper awaiting the...

If you walked into my kitchen and looked at the top of my fridge, you would see an innocent-looking green bin. You'd probably think, "Oh, Rose is a professional organizer. I bet that green bin contains some neatly stacked tea towels or binders full of alphabetized...

I have a confession to make: I am a hoarder. Of school supplies, that is. It started in the early days of my teaching career, when I scoured back-to-school ads for ridiculous deals, like composition notebooks for 10 cents. I'd click my heels with teacher glee as...

Like library due dates and teenage hearts, New Year's Resolutions were made to be broken. But it does not have to be so. I recently read an article that recommended setting small, measurable resolutions as opposed to broad ones. For example, instead of saying you'll lose...

Most people, when faced with clutter, are deterred by one, often overwhelming question: Where do I start? The answer is simple: top to bottom, left to right. I recently helped three different clients organize the following spaces: [caption id="attachment_333" align="aligncenter" width="180"] Outbuilding BEFORE[/caption] [caption id="attachment_367" align="aligncenter" width="242"] Storage room...