Making small changes can make a big difference De-cluttering and cleaning are the two most important things you can do to get your house ready for showings. Also, adding small touches such as, new bathroom towels, a well-placed bouquet of flowers or an accent color can really liven up your home. Many of these tips can also apply to making your home more enjoyable to...
Wish you had a more organized coat closet? Real Simple has a makeover that you can do this weekend. With a little colorful paint and a few organizing containers, you can turn your cluttered coat closet into a dream space. Step 1: Get rid of the unwanted junk. Step 2: Look at what you need to store and determine what size containers you will need...
Seeing all of the beautiful gowns on the Oscars last night inspired us at Organizing Boston to explore how celebrities organize all of their designer clothing and accesories. We found some great closets in this piece by Architectural Digest. Click here to see more and get some ideas that may inspire you for your own closet!
Watch Organizing Boston founder, Sarah Buckwalter, here on NECN delivering tips for Spring home organizing. Spring is just around the corner and with spring cleaning, comes spring organizing. Clean out those dusty closets, cabinets and drawers and start fresh and new. Here are a few essentials items you’ll need for almost any organizing project. Plastic Bags The uses for these are unlimited. Keep screws, nuts,...
Tune into TLC (The Learning Channel) tonight at 9:00pm and watch Organizing Boston’s founder, Sarah Buckwalter, transform a hoarding disaster zone on Hoarding: Buried Alive. Do you think someone you know might be a hoarder? Here are some signs and symptoms of hoarding: People who hoard have a compulsion to store and hide away items that eventually take over their lives. This is known as...
We love this idea from HGTV. Using furniture you already have in your home, a new coat of paint and adding your own personal touches such as chalkboard paint, you can create a custom storage chest for your entryway or mudroom. In the case of the dresser shown here, it works well as it takes up minimal space but, provides loads of storage for each member...
After the storm, did you find your home short on space for all the coats, boots and wet mittens? With free-standing Elfa shelving from the Container Store, you can create a mudroom out of a hallway or entrance space. And better yetâ€¦it’s on sale! This is the lowest price all year for this fantastic storage solution. Act now – the sale ends tomorrow! Just bring...
We love Good Housekeeping’s tips on getting your home in shape for guests in a hurry! Whether guests are en route to your home, they just left, or you just want to quickly get your place in order for yourself to enjoy, pick a task, any task, for quick tips to fix your place up fast.