Tagged closets

How-To Create a Laundry System

Almost every client that I visit (and household, ever) has a hard time keeping up with the laundry. I would say that a good 90% of the jobs I do are centered around laundry, clothing, and clothing storage. No matter how many times you majorly bust butt to get it all caught up, reach that…

A Closet For Three

Closets spaces for kids can get out of control in a hurry. Keeping up with the changes of season, growing children, and an influx of new clothes can keep any mama busy! What if you take that times three, add in no other closet option due to the nooks and crannies of an old house, throw in some toys and bedding storage, aaaaand just for fun take into consideration we are talking three kiddos six years old and under! Well on a normal day this is what you are looking at! No judging! If you are a mom in any…

Little Boys and Their Toys

Little boys.  It was all about ’em today as we peeked into some brothers’ closets.  The first little guy was a big fan of cars, trucks and tractors!  We started by clearing the stuffed animals out that were not played with anymore.  Having those two shelves open gave us lots of room to play with.  The top one was designated for larger puzzles that he would need to have help getting out, while we made room for the wooden board puzzles on a lower shelf that he could access.   Books were straightened and Christmas books were pulled out and stored…

Organizing a Storage Closet

This busy family of 6 needed a better system for their storage. Namely, all those cute keepsakes and kids’ artwork that they’d need to occasionally get to for school projects and ‘show and teach.’ This mom wanted a system that was easily accessible for her kids to put away their own artwork and get it out when they needed to. First we took everything out of the closet. The bedroom floor got a liiiittle crazy for a while while everything was strung all over the floor. We moved the larger boxes and items up to higher shelves for less frequent…

Austin Laundry Room Storage Makeover

Even in the most organized homes, laundry rooms, mud rooms, there is usually that chaotic catch-all room where clothes, your kid’s crap, overflow kitchen pantry items, and just lots of random “do it later” kind of stuff gets dumped. Laundry and mud rooms, entry ways, kitchen counters, etc. are all kiiiind of like temporary holding tanks. They get full o’ stuff  fast if you don’t make the time to deal with ’em. Putting a weekly “house review/reset” alarm scheduled in your smart phone (about 30 mins or so until you’re in the habit) is a good way to remember. I…