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A Speedy Dining Room Makeover

We live in a 100-year old traditional craftsman, and, while I appreciate the wood details and charm, I’m still partial to light and bright spaces. If it were up to me I would probably paint the whole house white and grey, but my husband is very attached to the wood, so we had to find […]

Video: How to Organize Your Under-Sink Storage

I recently was asked to collaborate with my friends over at Apartment Therapy on their new before/after video series. We wanted to make organizing fun, and accessible, and also provide you with all the tips necessary to transform your own spaces. Watch below to see how to transform one of the hardest working areas in […]

My 10-Day Bathroom Transformation Revealed!

Our super speedy bathroom renovation was prompted when our daughter, Chloe, accidentally broke our medicine cabinet and sink console one night. We had never loved the aesthetics of the bathroom so we took it as an opportunity to switch out the tile, lighting, and other elements we had never cared for at the same time. Here […]

Ask An Organizer: Kid Edition!

My new series: Ask an Organizer launched last month and was a huge reader hit so we’re back to answer more of your burning questions. This post will feature a roundup of questions related to the unique challenges that come with parenting and raising kids. I’m thrilled to be collaborating with some of my favorite […]

The Edit: Simple, Stylish Storage Solutions

Lovely Friends, there is no good reason to fill your living spaces with plastic bins or storage solutions that don’t reflect your taste or style. Woven baskets are a much more stylish alternative to the plastic bins and poorly made storage cubbies I see cluttering up most living rooms and family rooms. Whether you need […]

How to Declutter Your Kitchen Counters

Kitchen surfaces commonly become a dumping ground for mail, papers, and random household items. If you are eager to declutter your kitchen counters, follow the steps below to ensure you will banish the dreaded piles once and for all! Leave Out Only Daily Use Appliances Take stock of which appliances you require on a regular basis […]

Why You Should Make Your Bed

I know you are probably tired and rushed in the morning. I know that making the bed doesn’t seem very important. But here are five solid reasons why you should consider taking the time to complete this small task: Making the Bed Sets the Tone for Your Day Taking a few minutes to tidy your bedding […]

Splurge: Elevate Your Everyday

As part of my mission to buy fewer, better things for myself and my home, I’ve been thinking about what’s truly worth splurging on. I’ve decided that it makes the most sense to splurge on the items that I see and use daily, even if these items are simply utilitarian. A few of my favorite products […]

Work Happier

It’s been home office makeover week here at Shira Gill Home! If you currently dread sitting down at your cluttered desk, treat yourself to an office refresh with this simple process I use with my clients: *Clear all clutter from your desk surface and drawers. *Immediately, shred or recycle outdated papers and dispose of any […]

Just Start

We have all put off projects because they feel too big and overwhelming. It’s easy to fall into an all or nothing approach. My advice is simple: Just start. Whether you want to clear clutter from your living spaces, or tackle a larger home improvement project, doing a little is better than doing nothing at […]

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