Recent Organizing Articles

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The Best Way to Store Your Books

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 12, 2014

Despite the current popularity of Kindles and other e-readers, there is still nothing quite like the solid feel of a good book in your hands, whether it's your companion in a hammock...

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Organize a Greener Closet Today

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 24, 2014

Organizing is the “in” thing as we all try to make our lives greener and simpler. And the first place we generally look to improve is the state of our closets. No matter...

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Transform Your Home without Buying a Thing

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 14, 2014

Are you depressed by the blah look of your personal space when you come home at the end of the day? Maybe you have a stack of old clothes, unfiled paperwork and cassette tapes un-listened...

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10 Amazing Uses for Tension Rods

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 31, 2014

If you've ever been a college student, or just an adult who doesn't stand on ceremony, you've probably dealt with a tension rod. These nifty little rods expand and collapse to fit irregular...

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These Dewey Decimals Got Style!

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 24, 2014

I don't want to sound like a fuddy-duddy, but the number of people who still remember card catalogs is starting to wane, and half of kids these days probably wouldn't know what to do...

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11 Cool Uses for Jars

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 22, 2014

We all know that mason jars are super hip in home decor right now, but what about jars in general? Because jars come in all shapes an sizes, not just the classic mason style, and chances...

A rather brilliant tin can succulent planter. Photo: Irene G./Hometalk

10 New Uses for Tin Cans

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 20, 2013

Some times of the year, I feel like I'm churning out tin cans like clockwork, and this is one of them. It's not just the canned pumpkin I'm using for holiday baking because I don't...

Old bottles turned bracelet holders by Laura Trevey at Hometalk.

Easy DIY Organizing Solutions

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 13, 2013

Do you feel like your house is starting to spiral out of control? It's a common problem at this time of year in particular as you're trying to juggle cooking, baking, house guests,...