20 of the Best Home Organization Ideas

It’s kind of interesting, the juxtaposition of April Fool’s Day and Tax Day–both in April, about two weeks apart. Are they trying to tell us something? That’s a discussion for another day, but there is room to argue that blowing a tax refund on something frivolous is…foolish.

This year, Tailored Living® wants to make the case […]

Get Your Spring Wardrobe Ready with a New Custom Closet

After a long, cold winter, you’re probably ready to lighten up and shed the heavy coats, wool scarves and layers of winter. With Spring arriving on March 20, it’s time to make that seasonal assessment of your closet and get your Spring wardrobe updated and ready to wear. According to New York Fashion Week unveilings, […]

Clutter is Not a 2016 Interior Design Trend

Every year designers weigh in on the new interior design trends for fashion and home décor, including “colors of the year” and the most trending styles in furniture and home accessories. Admittedly, there can be some conflict over what’s hot and what’s not, but there is total agreement that clutter is NOT an interior design […]

Feel the Love Every Time You Go Into Your Closet

Are there certain things that make you smile every time you see or think about them? Little hearts appear before your eyes and you just can’t help but smile.

Of course, there’s always that special someone (sigh)…but how about:

Giggling babies
That first cup of coffee in the morning
The new Coach bag you snagged at an awesome sale
Your […]

Four Steps to Tidying Up Your Closets for Fall

Are you starting to feel the tantalizing chill in the early morning? Even though the day may grow warmer, that fleeting chill gets us thinking of luscious fall colors, pumpkins and pinecones, and cinnamon-scented candles. We’re ready for cooler temperatures and embracing the beauty of the fall season!

But the glorious summer of casual living, vacations, […]

Custom Closet Design for a Man’s Closet

There’s so much talk about Man Caves that one might think it’s the only space in the house that men are allowed to call “theirs.” But that’s obviously not true, since men also have bedrooms, private baths, offices and closets. With a family in residence, a lot of a home’s space becomes communal, but everyone […]

Top Four Back to School Home Organization Tips

It’s that bittersweet time of year—sending the kids back to school.

As devoted moms and dads, you’ll miss them when they’re gone all day to their job of getting educated, but how nice to get the house back! Especially if you work at home or just get to be home during the day. Now you’ll have […]

Tailored Living serving Northern Virginia Featured on HouseSmarts

Todd Carter, franchise owner and CEO (Chief Executive Organizer) of Tailored Living serving Northern Virginia was recently featured on HouseSmarts, the home improvement TV show that follows the progress of real people making real home improvements.

Todd shared his theory that art and science both play a role in making design look good, bringing together function […]

Create Your Own Celebrity-style Closet with Custom Accessories

It’s always exciting to catch a glimpse of how the other half lives. With celebrity closets, however, it can cause a severe case of closet envy. Closets the size of ballrooms filled with designer clothes, exquisite accessories, and walls of expensive shoes are the stuff impossible dreams are made of! Reserved for singers, TubeV stars, […]

How to Get Your Home Organized and Ready for Summer

What did you promise yourself to get done before next summer, n.k.a, (now known as THIS summer?

Clear out the garage
Organize the pantry
Declutter all the closets
Reorganize the kids bedrooms
Tame the messy laundry room

Well, it summer again and that big task is still looming. Before you start down the mental dead-end road of next summer, you might […]