Posts Categorized: Inspiration

5 Simple Life Hacks From a Sustainability Expert

Learn how to make your home environmentally friendly, safe, and energy efficient with these simple steps from a sustainability expert.

As the mother of two young children, I feel a responsibility to create a home that is free of toxins and as environmentally sustainable as possible. The challenge is, with an abundance of information that seems to be constantly shifting, it’s hard to feel confident about where I should invest my time, resources, and energy. Meet Friday, a… Read more »

Ask an Organizer: Kid Edition 2!

Parents -- learn how to organizer your children's art and toys in the newest ask an organizer series!

I’m back with more of your burning kid-related questions and a handpicked team of home organizing experts. You can meet the experts below, but first, let’s dive into the first question: Q: Any tips for affordable AND stylish toy storage? Ideally something my toddler could easily access on his own.   Practically Perfect: We love that… Read more »

Fewer, Better Favorites

Shira Gill shares a few of her favorites from spring collections to add to your streamlined wardrobe.

Happy Spring! This is my favorite season and I always feel especially inspired this time of year. I’m still experimenting with a very streamlined wardrobe and doing my best to shop less, but splurge on a few high quality items that I truly love. Here are a few fun things I’ve been eyeing this season…. Read more »

New Series: Ask An Organizer

I’m so excited to introduce you to my new series: Ask an Organizer! You’ll send in your burning home organizing questions and I’ve assembled an amazing team of experts who will provide answers, tips, and resources just for you. The first questions were submitted via Instagram. Keep an eye out for yours on an upcoming… Read more »

Interview with My Minimalist Brother

See how a true minimalist lives in this great interview with organizer Shira Gill's brother.

A funny thing happened. I realized recently that while I strive to embrace minimalist principles, and experiment with capsule wardrobes, my brother, Max, is a real life all in minimalist. Everything he owns can fit in a single backpack. He wears a basic uniform every day. He travels often. He doesn’t let stuff distract him…. Read more »

How to Shop Like A Professional Organizer

Ever buy organizational tools that you discover you just don't need or don't fit where you want to place them? Use these helpful tips from a professional organizer to only buy the essentials to organize your home!

Hello, friends! I recently spent an inspiring week at Alt Summit in Palm Springs with an amazing group of professional home organizers. We talked about everything under the sun, and of course, all things organizing. One of the things many of us had noticed was that most of our clients had purchased organizing supplies and home decor… Read more »

New! Closet Makeover Workshop

Learn how to organize your closet, create a personal style, and where to find good organizing products.

Back by popular demand, it’s the Closet Makeover Workshop! This one will be focused on helping you clarify and refresh your personal style as well as declutter and organize your closet like a pro. You’ll Learn: *  Industry tips and resources for decluttering, organizing, and styling your closet. * How to create a personal style… Read more »