"I need help with my shelves." said my 8-year-old client, a good sign that she was aware her current situation wasn't ideal. The good news is she has many shelves and baskets. The bad news is she has so many tiny objects, from stuffed animals to stickers, to hair accessories, that it'll take a long … Continue reading Before&After: Girl’s Bedroom
Following my last session working with a 9-year-girl on her closet, I went back to see what we can do about the other half of the space. The family has been using it as a pantry and storage space. When I showed up this time, I was delighted to see my young client folding her … Continue reading Before & After: Girl’s Closet Part 2
Recently I had a blast working with my youngest client yet, a 9-year-old girl, on her closet makeover. Because her bedroom was the guest room, the closet functioned as a storage/pantry. The items were never removed when my client moved in. As a result, there were paper towels, holiday decorations, a vacuum cleaner, and many … Continue reading Before & After: Girl’s Closet Part 1
Little kids' clothes are so cute that buying them is hard to resist. The same goes for stuffed animals that offer our children comfort and imaginative play. Whether they are purchased or received as gifts, they can quickly get out of control. In this Before & After, my client needed help with her 3-year-old's bedroom. … Continue reading Before & After: Toddler’s Bedroom
In my previous post on What to do about all those toys? I shared with you how to organize and keep the clean-up process simple. I also talked about how to down-size the toy collection and suggested ways to not accumulate more. I hope you were inspired to try out those tips yourself. In this example, I’m showing the … Continue reading Before & After: Toy Closet
Organizing kids’ toys is one of the biggest headaches for parents. We are stuck in a vicious cycle, with the toy collection multiplying with every birthday and holiday. And just when you think it’s safe to get rid of a toy, suddenly they claim it’s their favorite. The truth is, we can all live without … Continue reading What to do about all those toys?