Home organization addresses everything from the junk drawer in the kitchen to the totality of the garage…no mess too big, no mess too small! However, taking on the WHOLE HOUSE at one time can be too big a task. The idea of “baby steps” (from the classic comedy, What About Bob?) is a good idea […]
A New Year is dawning and this invites us to look back and access the Old Year. Did you achieve all your goals and dreams? Have you moved forward in areas that are important to you?
And the big question—did you actually keep last year’s New Year’s resolutions? If you can’t say yes, never fear, you’re […]
Very few homes have a pantry that is off limits to anyone but Mom or the cook. Gone are the days of raised-eyebrow glare for trespassing into forbidden kitchen or pantry territory. The current trend to open living spaces–connecting kitchens, dining areas and living rooms–means the kitchen is for much more than just food preparation. […]
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 […]
Summertime means getting together with friends and family. Longer days and warm weather are natural catalysts for congregating, swimming, playing games and barbequing. Some people are born with a fully-realized hospitality gene and “Drop by anytime!” is instinctive for them, but most of us need some preparation before we’re ready to throw a summer get […]
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 […]
When you open your linen closet does it make you smile? Do neat stacks of towels and bedding waft out a pleasant scent? Or, does “augh!” pass your lips as you see the jumbled result of your family rooting through the stacks to find a towel or pillow case?
Linen closets come in all sizes, located […]
As soon as “perfect” enters a conversation, opinions multiply. What is perfect for one person is not perfect for another. The perfect man, the perfect dress, the perfect pantry…no two are ever alike! But whether you have a large or small space to work with, a Tailored Living® organization specialist can help you design well-organized […]
Have you ever walked into a friend’s custom-designed closet and thought, “Wow; that is fabulous! If I had this closet I’d…” What? Add more hanging bars, shoe shelves, jewelry organizers? The beauty of custom design is that you can add the accessories that you want.
Custom design enhances the functionality of not only closets, but also […]
A busy kitchen doesn’t mean that every cooking utensil, spice rack, and blender has to be out on the countertops and in plain view! What many of us don’t realize is that having easy access to a well organized pantry can make even an extremely time consuming project more manageable. By offering simple pantry design […]