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Why Your Kitchen Needs...An Office?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Editor's Note: This article contains advice that worked for one homeowner. Your home decor preferences and floor plan layout may vary. For many of ...

7 Clever Ways To Organize Books

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

While each person has their own way of organizing a bookshelf, there are some quick ways to make sure it doesn't look too cluttered. Here are seven ti...

Why You Should Store Table Linens This Way

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Unlike bedsheets, long linen tablecloths should not be folded into tight bundles and stored on shelves. Instead fold them lengthwise and hang over two...

Get Rid Of Paper Pile-Ups In 3 Steps

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Create this three-tiered system to keep papers organized and moving across your desk. 1. In-box. This is a place to capture miscellaneous documents ...

A Good Reason To...Organize Your Glove Compartment?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

If your glove compartment is home to fast-food ketchup packets, service receipts, expired proofs of insurance, or other detritus, clean it out and res...

Make A Room Twice As Useful

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

With thoughtful design, an office and a guest bedroom can peacefully coexist. When designing such a room, minimalism is key, as you'll want to able to...

The Right Thing To Do With Old Books

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

For some people, books are like trophies -- a statement of achievement and a reflection of one's intellect, education, travels, and interests. A true ...

The Right Way To Store Paint

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

The key to storing paint for future use is to keep air out of the can. Use these strategies: Clean the lid. Getting paint off the lip of the can crea...

Do You Give Into 'Garment Guilt'?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Don't succumb to garment guilt. See if you recognize any of the following poor reasons to keep something: 1. "I might want to wear it again someday."...

How To Store Delicate Fabrics

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Although hanging your freshly dry-cleaned clothing back in the closet may seem like the natural thing to do, maintain their quality and maximize weara...

Go Behind The Scenes With Professional Organizers

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

In the heart of New York City's flower district, we joined professional organizers Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon, of DwellWell, on their first consulta...

The Right Way To Shop A Warehouse Club

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Sometimes, shopping at warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam's Club can be overwhelming. With aisle upon aisle of bulk items and products, it's easy to ...

How To Contain Plastic Bags

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Most people squirrel away more plastic bags than they will ever use. A better approach than stuffing them under the sink is to choose a receptacle for...

10 Easy Tips For Organizing Anything

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

The following ten steps can be applied to any organizing task, large or small: Focus on the bigger picture. Why do you want to get organized and what...

Maximize Storage Space With These Tips

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

A well-organized storage shed or attic can help eliminate household clutter, but should contain only items that have present or future utility. Good o...

A Clever Use For Cabinet Doors

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Fasten cork tiles with industrial-strength double-sided tape on the inside of a cabinet to create a spot where you can post important messages, schedu...

WATCH: Easy Magazine Storage Solutions

The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Full disclosure: we still love magazines. We still have our subscriptions to our few favorite titles, but we have a tendency to, well, save them...oka...

Are You Storing Your Vegetables The Right Way?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Flickr Photo by Robert Benner Garlic, onions, and potatoes should be stored in a cool, dry, dark place with good air circulation, never in plastic b...

Simple Space-Saving Tips For The Laundry Room

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Flickr Photo by Andrea_44 To squeeze out more space, try a: 1. Collapsible shelf. Mount collapsible metal brackets to the wall for an only-when-nee...

Is Your Closet Coat-Friendly?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Flickr Photo by LizMarie_AK Instantly upgrade your coat closet, or any closet for that matter, by replacing mismatched hangers with matching ones. T...

Have Your Cosmetics Gone Bad?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Flickr Photo by denej Once exposed to air, cosmetics start to lose effectiveness and the ability to combat bacteria. The chart below offers a genera...

Use A Shoe Organizer For...Wrapping Paper?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Flickr Photo by Tim Ebbs Take a twenty-four-pocket overdoor shoe organizer and hang it on the inside of a linen or utility closet. There will be fou...

Are Non-Stick Pans Safe?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Flickr Photo by Jeff Nelson Are nonstick pans safe? According to Margaret Shield, coordinator of the Toxic-Free Legacy Coalition in Washington State...

What You Need To Know Before Organizing Your Closet

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Flickr photo by Rubbermaid Products When designing or reconfiguring a closet, follow these tips: 1. Sort your wardrobe. Group each type of clothing...

5 Reasons Why Trays Are The Most Useful Accessory

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Flickr photo by Rubbermaid Products A versatile addition to any family room or living room, a tray can serve a multitude of functions. Plus it's eas...