Organizing with Kids

Back to School: Backpack, Lunchbox and Water Bottle Favorites

Backpacks, lunch boxes, water bottles, oh my! Whether you are ready or not back to school is here! Back to school can be overwhelming as there is so much “stuff” that goes along with it but it can also be a great time to get organized and give your kids’ routines a little refresh. I […]


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Spaces I Love: Custom Walk In Closet

It is only fitting that during this month we have devoted to love that I share a space with you I truly love. As a professional organizer in the Washington DC area I get to see a lot of spaces as we organize and manage moves for families. We get to see everything from custom […]

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Primary Closet Reveal with California Closets

You know that old saying “the cobbler’s kids have no shoes”? That whatever industry you are in that area of your life is likely lacking? Chefs live off frozen pizza, accountant’s taxes are always filed late, an event planner kid’s birthday party is AmazonPrimed plates and pizza delivery? Well, in the professional organizer side of […]

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Before and After: Custom Built In Closets

It has been far too long since we have had a before and after blog post around here (check out some past B&As here and here). Our team has been working on a client closet design project recently and the transformations are amazing! The client moved into a new home in DC and is in […]

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Client Projects

Tips for Designing and Organizing Your Closet

One of my favorite things to do for my clients is to design their closets. Recently, my team and I had the opportunity to design and organize multiple closets in our clients’ new home. Today I’m going to break down that process (with pictures!) and give you tips on how to organize your own closets. Below I go into detail a bit more about a master closet that we designed.

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5 tips for transitioning your wardrobe between seasons

During the transition between seasons I find myself reaching for the “in between” items. The light jackets and sweaters are the items that I rarely shop for but honestly they probably get the most wear!I know I’m not alone, as we have several clients requesting closet organization and refreshes. The turn of the season brings the “out with the old, in with the new” mentality, but in my line of work I have seen time and time again that it is more difficult for people to practice what they preach. I get it! So, here are the tips that I tell all of my clients. There are no strict rules that you have to follow, and honestly very little time that goes into it if you keep up with the process seasonally.

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