Avoid the Cluttered Closet Trap

Organization tips to implement into your own closet to save space and keep things from becoming cluttered.

The Great Toy Challenge

Practical solutions and ideas that will hopefully leave you with some peace of mind when it comes to your little ones.

Closet Quick Tips

A few quick closet tips in no specific order to keep your closet refreshed and fun.

A Closet Transformed

This closet project was a great opportunity for the client to get rid of things she hasn't worn including shoes, clothing and bags!

Bathroom Closet Organization Tips

Just as any closet in your home can become cluttered up quickly your bathroom closets can certainly do the same.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Simple and Affordable Solutions for a Few of the Hardest Items to Stay Organized! Including a Sheet Fold Tutorial

Tupperware lids, buttons and batteries, sheets, bags...the one thing they have in common? How they can easily drive us nuts in terms of trying to keep them organized in our homes. I have put together just for you some simple organizing solutions to conquer these items and whip your closets and drawers into shape. At times its as simple as incorporating new ideas and getting a little creative! Links to where you can find some of the affordable and functional finds are included!
  • Organizing Tupperware Lids, 2 Simple Solutions 

1. Utilize plastic napkin holders for lids, separating by size. 

2. Use a lid organizer like this one from The Container Store .A quick solution and does not take up space!

  • Organizing paper bags 

Magazine holders can double as a paper bag holder. Easily stores under sinks, in cabinets and in your trunk!  

  • Organizing small items such as batteries, pins, paper clips and buttons solved!

Small bins, like these from The Dollar Tree, are perfect for getting hard to find small pieces in order. 

  • Sheet fold tutorial to keep your sheets from becoming a jumbled mess! Use a flat surface for best results. I used a queen set, but follow the same rules for any size. 

The Pillowcase 

Fold in half as shown above and below


Next up- The flat sheet

Fold in half three times being sure to have all edges meeting eachother

Fold into thirds 

Completed flat sheet

Folding your fitted sheet up next!

 Bring corners in on bottom and top and then bring together folding into thirds

 Completed flat sheet 

 Add all sheets into the pillowcase

Completed and ready to put away! 

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Organized for Life Summer Giveaway!

Thanks for stopping by the blog to enter the Organized for Life Summer Giveaway! I've teamed up with Terri-Lynn, a Clever Container consultant, to offer three great organizing must haves! If you aren't familiar with Clever Container head over to her  Clever Container website to check out the catalog. It is filled with amazing and affordable organizing items! We are giving away three great products meant to be practical, versatile and will make organizing fun...just the way it should be.

The contest begins today and will run until Monday July 15th at noon. The fabulous prizes are listed below. Don't forget scroll down for the instructions and additional info on how to enter, good luck!

A pretty junk drawer, instant make-up organizer or even to hold your children's arts supplies, the 'stuff it" is the perfect versatile bag to hold all of your stuff! Easily flattens for traveling as well. 

The car litter bag attaches to the back of the seat and keeps your car tidy. Great for road trips or running everyday errands you will love having less mess on the floor and a cleaner car! 

The shelf dividers are the answer to keeping your t-shirts, towels, sweaters and pants organized! The perfect addition to any closet

Two simple steps to enter -

1. Comment on this blog post in the comment section below and leave your name as well as a valid email address. 

2. Head over to Terri-Lynn's Clever Container Facebook page and give it a like! You can tell 'em Organized for Life sent ya if you'd like! The link is here, https://www.facebook.com/CleverOrganizingWithTerriLynn

That's it! Simple! Remember, you must complete both steps to qualify. 

Winners will be chosen at random on July 15th by noon eastern standard time and notified via email the same day. The 3 prizes will be sent via USPS, please allow up to 14 business days to receive in the mail. For a complete listing of rules and regulations see below

Organized for Life does not share any of its contestants contact info including addresses, names, emails or phone numbers. You must be at least 18 years old to enter and a legal resident of the United States. No returns, exchanges or refunds allowed on the merchandise. Organized for Life does not endorse nor is it affiliated with Clever Container. 


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