I’m Sam, a Certified Professional Organizer® from the Bay Area, California and I’m so glad you’re here! This blog is the heart of what I do. I absolutely love combining beauty with function to create homes that are simply organized, and I want to teach you how. Discover home organization tips for real life and learn how to declutter, design and create an inviting space.
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I was contacted last fall by a mom who follows the Instagram account. She was reaching out on behalf of her mom who had recently downsized from a 4,000 square foot home to a modest yet beautiful 2 bedroom in a senior living community. The guest room and primary closets were in need of some […]
Last week as I was organizing and updating an Elfa closet (the one I shared in this post), I thought it would be a good idea to take a deeper dive into why I believe the Elfa system is the best closet system for children. Throughout my years as a professional organizer, I’ve seen the […]
A few of my favorite things include designing and organizing spaces for the best families AND saving money in the process. The beauty of an Elfa system, especially when placed in a child’s closet, is its flexibility and adaptability over time. It will grow with your child or in any space it’s added. I’ve even […]
We’re all feeling the effects of Covid-19 and especially now as the new school year approaches. The high school students in our life (we have 2 in this house – 1 an incoming senior) are having a really tough time. We’re doing all we can to make the most of their final days of summer […]
Professional organizers don’t suggest a product unless they truly believe it’s worth the investment and will unequivocally create or save space. With all the closets I’ve organized, I’ll be honest – it’s very few times I’ve done a complete hanger overhaul. Instead I like to streamline their collection to those similar in color or those […]
As a professional organizer, I’ve worked in hundreds of closets – all shapes and sizes. I’ve re-built or edited an existing closet, designed and installed custom closet systems, brought in product, removed product and a lot more. But at the very foundation – the core of it all – I want to make something very […]