Storage Containers

How to Use Containers to Cut Visual Clutter

By |August 11th, 2009|

If you’ve just finished organizing a space and it still looks cluttered to your eye, put this simple concept into practice.


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Create A Container Station When Organizing

By |July 30th, 2009|

A common result of decluttering is a plethora of empty storage bins and containers! When you encounter this in your own organizing and decluttering efforts, take pause and recognize these empties as signs of progress! You’ve […]

Declutter first. Buy containers second.

By |May 7th, 2009|

When it comes time to get organized, is your first step a trip to your favorite store to pick up storage bins? If so, and if you haven’t always been satisfied with your organizing efforts, tuck this tip into your back pocket: […]

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Lazy or not…Susan was onto something!

By |February 25th, 2009|

I bet that one got your attention, especially if your name happens to be Susan. (In which case, please know I really don’t think you’re lazy.) And for that matter, neither is the original Lazy Susan. A […]

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Try Before You Buy

By |January 12th, 2009|

Here’s a simple solution I use with clients when we’re trying a new organizing idea or system in their home. Instead of buying a storage solution and then discovering it doesn’t work well or they don’t […]

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Organizing + Storage Finds at World Market

By |June 21st, 2008|

Can you just see the organizing possibilities?

Sure, you could used the rectangular galvanized bucket for plants (as intended) but why not use it for corralling important files…a cheerful, little, file-bucket? (I like the sound of that.)

Sure, […]

Seasonal Storage Solutions

By |May 9th, 2008|

This is a great time of year to let your creative organizing juices flow as you browse through the outdoor summer-ware / party-ware isle at your favorite local retailer. (Like Target for example.) You might just […]

The Bucket List

By |April 13th, 2008|

After starting a second round of bucket frenzy, I got a few requests for ideas on using these fine (and fun) vessels. So, I thought I’d make my very own “bucket list”. ;) This (scarily enough […]

Little bowls…

By |January 22nd, 2008|

…big possibilities.

You know I love Target and little containers and using stuff that isn’t intended for scrapbook storage for scrapbook storage. So tonight I found these:

Little melamine bowls. How cute are they? And even cuter with […]

Using Ceramic Bowls to Organize Drawers

By |August 15th, 2007|

The Weather Calls for…HEAT! And frankly, I’m a bit tired of it. Just before I took this photo, the thermometer read 104 degrees. ONE HUNDRED AND FOUR DEGREES! Are you kidding me? Yuck.

So, what better to […]