Kid Closet Organization, Simplified

I’ve been asked a lot recently how to organize kids’ closets, and I wanted to share my approach and outline what’s been working for our family. Hope these tips will help you whip those overflowing dressers and closets into shape! Edit Your Heart Out! My theory is: Less clothing, less stress. As someone who does not…

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Minimalism: 5 Benefits of Owning Less

This country is not geared towards minimalism.  There are messages everywhere telling us that in order to feel happy, fulfilled, and successful we need to buy more stuff. But, I have actually seen the exact opposite to be true: The less stuff I have the more abundant my life feels in every way. Here are a…

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Style Inspiration: The Capsule Wardrobe

If your closet is packed with clothes but you feel like you have nothing to wear, a capsule wardrobe might be just what the doctor ordered. While it seems paradoxical, a leaner closet can actually make you feel like you have more options. A capsule wardrobe forces you to thoughtfully define your personal style, invest in…

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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…

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Fewer, Better: Handbags

I have been working on ton of closet and style makeover projects and have had handbags on the brain. This everyday item can elevate and define one’s style and should not be neglected when updating a wardrobe. I work with so many professional women who have beautiful clothing, but outdated, poorly made handbags. No good! When…

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Nightstand Styling

Is your nightstand covered in stacks of books, mail, and bills? Or perhaps it is littered with old snacks and kid toys? This little surface deserves a makeover! It is commonly said that making the bed sets the tone for the day. I would like to add that a streamlined, stylish nightstand invites you to…

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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…

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Letting Go of Clutter When it Feels Hard

If you truly want less clutter in your home, but feel overwhelmed or resistant to parting with your stuff, you may simply be focusing on the wrong questions as you assess each item.  Unhelpful Questions: Could this be useful one day? Did someone give this to me? Did I pay a lot of money for this item? These…

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Glassware Intervention

It’s time to get honest about mugs and glassware. Do you have dozens more than you could ever use? Are you holding onto mismatched mugs from college and chipped glasses? You are not alone! I am consistently blown away by the volume of glassware cluttering up my clients’ kitchens. Here’s what I suggest: Find a…

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Romper Roundup

I’ve never been much of a dress girl but I love the simplicity and versatility of a one-piece uniform. Enter….the romper! Such a perfect investment for a capsule wardrobe. Ilana Kohn Black Crane Current/Elliott Rompers are perfect for warm summer days, and can easily be dressed up for events or evenings out. I prefer mine with…

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