You’re Only 10 Minutes Away From a Space Makeover

  Happy Fall!   This is my favorite time of year. Even though I’m no longer in school, I still associate fall with new beginnings and an opportunity to start fresh.    I’ve been thrilled to partner with one of my favorite publications, Domino Magazine, on a series of quick, down and dirty makeovers you…

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This is How to Make Storage Work in a Small Home

I recently hosted an open Q and A on my Instagram (see it here), and one of the top questions I received was how and where we store things in our 1200 square foot home. Specifically, many of you wanted to get a peek inside our dining room cabinets. Ask, and you shall receive! Let’s…

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Everything You Need to Know About Renting Your Home

I get so many questions about renting our home on Airbnb that I thought it was time for a comprehensive post on the topic. Here’s everything you need to know: Why On Earth Would You Rent Your Home to Strangers? There are many possible motivations for renting out your home. We love traveling, and taking…

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House Tour + Resources

Today is the day! I’m so excited to guide you through a full house tour and share info and resources for all of the things I frequently receive questions about (no affiliate links here – just sharing images and info with all of you cause you asked!).  Before we dive in, I have to confess…

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This is How to Share a Master Closet

Most of you have seen a ton of images of my closet, and have heard me talk about sharing a single closet with my husband, Jordan. Now, for the first time, I’m showing you the other side of the closet, and sharing how we divide the space and make it work. Tip One: Divide the…

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My Organizing Tool Kit

I’ve been editing and organizing houses for almost ten years, and I’ve refined my kit so I always have exactly the right tools when I’m on site with a client or streamlining my own home. Whether you’re a professional, or just want to be prepared to declutter and organize your own home like a pro,…

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Why You Should Stop Tidying

Recently, a lot of people have come to me with the same question: “Do you spend your entire weekend tidying?” When I ask for more information, they all confess to feeling like they spend all of their spare time playing catch-up – picking up piles, doing heaps of laundry, and generally just trying to keep…

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A Junk Drawer Makeover

We all have them – those pesky, overstuffed drawers filled with random bits and bobs we don’t know what to do with. Even though they seem benign enough, I believe these drawers take up mental energy and make our days less efficient and productive. I decided to banish my “junk drawer” in favor of a…

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When Your Family Doesn’t Want to Declutter

I’ve been working with families and couples for almost ten years, and one of the biggest themes I’ve come across is the disconnect that often exists between people who live in the same home when it comes to organization and decluttering goals. I’ve seen couples who were on the brink of divorce over the contents…

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Two Steps to Organize Anything

Years ago my husband bought a new camera. It came with cords and a battery pack and all sorts of annoying accessories. They ended up strewn all over our house and here’s why: They did not have a designated place to go. Once I figured this out, the solution was simple. I designated a basket…

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