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Organizing Tips

The 9 Steps Of Cleaning Out Your Room

Kiley Roache | Posted 09.16.2014 | Teen
Kiley Roache

You'll wanna start with boy band pop because you're a happy bubbly person who's gonna have a clean desk, but you'll end up blasting "Welcome to the Black Parade" as you lie among the desolate piles old paper clips, driver's ed paperwork and illegible to-do lists from 2006.

The 7 Places Even Organized People Just Don't Organize

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 09.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

If you've ever read anything I've written on organization, you know I'm one of those people -- the hyper-neat type who takes their habit way too far a...

The 9 Baby Steps To Take For An Infinitely More Organized Week

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 09.10.2014 | HuffPost Home

Just the thought of getting organized is enough to send the even most chaos-averse among us into a tailspin. But if you can push past the heavy sighs ...

The 6 Organizing Solutions You Didn't Know Your Home Needed

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 09.07.2014 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to home organization, you usually hear the same advice: Stock up on storage baskets, keep a label maker handy, and so on. But what if yo...

You're Only 3 Days Away From A Clutter-Free Home

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.08.2014 | HuffPost Home

No, this isn't a joke. Turns out, you can get rid of the clutter that's taken over your home in a matter of days. The trick? Good old-fashioned effort...

5 Everyday Hacks For The Chronically Disorganized Woman

Posted 07.15.2014 | OWN

Cooking, cleaning and hunting down spare double-A batteries eats up about 2 1/2 hours each day, a 2013 study found. Here's how to reclaim some lost ti...

9 Things To Do Daily For A Cleaner Home

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.07.2014 | HuffPost Home

Few things are more discouraging than walking into your house at the end of a busy week to find your home in shambles -- shoes overcrowding your foyer...

5 Tricks to Personalize Your Space with Bookcases

Domino | Posted 08.17.2014 | HuffPost Home

It's more than just a place to plop books and frames, bookshelves reveal a lot about who we are. And what we want the world (okay, or our company) to know about ourselves.

7 No-Fail Ways To Get Organized

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

The first day of spring doesn't just mark the day we can finally throw open our windows and get some fresh air, it also marks the time that we can fin...

15 Declutter Projects For A Saner You

Posted 04.07.2014 | OWN

By Peter Walsh The Door Tax Place an empty moving box near your door to collect items bound for Goodwill. Every time you leave your ho...

Organizing Your Beauty Booty

GalTime | Posted 05.11.2014 | Style

Organize makeup brushes in pretty small vases or pencil cups to add a bit of style to your dressing area. This works whether you're storing them in a medicine cabinet or on a countertop.

Downsizing? Unclutter Your Feelings First

Rachel Adelson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

"Some items have special sentimental meaning; perhaps they represent unfinished business or an unfulfilled dream of some kind. That can make letting go of certain objects really hard to do."

Letting Go of Stuff

Katie Lance | Posted 04.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Katie Lance

I was reminded that at the end of the day our stuff -- is just that -- it's just stuff. It's just that so much of our stuff has so much meaning.

6 Creative Tips for Organizing All That Winter Gear

GalTime | Posted 04.02.2014 | HuffPost Home

Instead of pondering how many days until summer, consider cleaning up your mess -- starting with organizing all that winter gear. To keep your hats, gloves, scarves and snow boots in order, here are the best ways to stop the blizzard of clutter.

14 Tips for the Best Garage Sale Ever | Posted 03.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Wading through your accumulated items may be a bit overwhelming, but it's not as bad as moving to your new home with a bunch of boxes filled with things you don't need.

12 Creative Ways To Add Storage When You Have No Space In The First Place

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

No matter how much your rent or mortgage is, no matter where you live or how many people live with you, one thing's probably certain: You don't have a...

Great Solution To A Common Cold Weather Problem | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Clos-ette's Melanie Charlton practically invented the idea of a custom closet, so it's only natural that she's always peeking in everyone else's. Foll...

The 5 Best Websites For Finally Getting Organized

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.08.2014 | HuffPost Home

Some of us were born with the "organized" gene. These lucky souls swan through life with perfect closets, pristine desks and spotless cars with nary a...

DON'T Throw Your Egg Cartons Away

Bruce Lubin | Posted 04.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Lubin

Is your dresser drawer starting to look like someone ransacked it? Egg cartons and plastic ice cube trays make great organizational tools for jewelry, cuff links and other trinkets, and they'll easily fit inside your drawer.

Andrea Gargotta: 7 Steps for Effortless Organization

Red Room | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Red Room

By Andrea Gargotta As a busy mom of two elementary-school children and a professional chef and party planner, I am always on the go. Between the kids...

PHOTO: Kelly Wearstler's Luxe And Organized Drawers

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 08.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Kelly Wearstler's Instagram is quickly becoming our go-to place for organizing tips. The amazing designer posted a photo on her account last night...

Semester Preparation

Critley Lynn King | Posted 10.08.2013 | College
Critley Lynn King

I hope these small pieces of advice will make your first week, if not your whole semester easier. Give them a try and if you wish send me a note or leave a comment about how these suggestions are working.

When You've Got to Move It, Move It! Here's How to Pack It, Pack It!

Laura McHolm | Posted 09.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Don't want your movers or pizza-loving friends to shake it, break it? Need some pointers on how to pack that antique mirror? What about your collection of cowboy boots? Oh, and there is always that mess of cords....

PHOTOS: The Right Way To Organize A Laundry Room

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.21.2013 | HuffPost Home

This clever little trick will make sorting clothes and finding detergent so much easier.

WATCH: Clean Out Your Garage In Just 15 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

This is one task you want over with ASAP.