October is Energy Awareness Month, so let’s keep this short & sweet so we can all turn off our devices and reduce our footprint.
We live in a digital world and it’s about time that our organizational systems reflect that. We’re not saying the transition from paper to screen is always easy, but it is life changing! Here are some of our favorite digital organizing tools.
September is Emergency Preparedness Month and we want to highlight some important ways to stay organized in the event of an emergency. It’s all about planning ahead. Every article and website dedicated to emergency preparedness highlights planning ahead and practicing with your family.
The sun is setting earlier each day. The days are getting a little cooler. The stores are advertising Back-To-School outfits and you’ll start seeing school supplies pop up everywhere very shortly (if not already).
Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of taking useless and unwanted products and repurposing them. The process of upcycling can be found in art, music and design. In the organizing world, we love upcycling because it allows clients to save on buying all new organizing supplies and products. It teaches us to use what we have and use it differently and it’s also great for the environment!
One of the things we love about organizing is the creativity that can go into organizing solutions. Sometimes the best solutions come from thinking outside the box. And most of the time they come from Buzzfeed articles! Here are some of our favorite life hacks for organizing.
Although our main focus is organization, design is a large part of what we do. When we help clients with space planning projects, we use a variety of tips, tricks, and techniques we have learned over the years. Today, we’d like to share some of them with you. Some of them can be found on our Pinterest board, while others come from design blogs like mecc interiors. The possibilities are endless when designing your space, so have fun with it!
If you have a pet then you already know how important it is to make sure you have everything they need on hand. Whether you’re at home, going for a walk, or taking a long trip, knowing where your furry friends’ supplies are located can save you time, money and a lot of frustration. Keeping track of their food, medicine, toys and grooming supplies can sometimes lead to a messy closet, cabinet or drawer, but we’ve got some great tips for keeping your pets’ things organized.
1. Use kid-friendly labels It’s important to have an organization system in place for your kids that encourages them to create and play. The space should be designed based on their age and their ability to clean up after themselves.
What’s with all that junk inside your trunk? Sometimes our cars get neglected when we’re cleaning up and getting organized. Maybe it’s because they’re parked on the street or in the garage, “out of sight, out of mind”. Or perhaps they’re being avoided intentionally because it seems too overwhelming to tackle. With Summer around the corner, it’s time to get our cars cleaned out and organized so we can put them to good use!