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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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 […]

Filed in : Closet Organization, DIY, Kid Organization, Professional Organizer

Video: The Best Closet System for Kids

August 12, 2020


If you’re lucky enough to have an extra room in your home, chances are that space acts as another functional space too. For example, could be a craft room that doubles as a guest room. Or an office that doubles as a work out space. In the Bay Area especially, I’ve seen many homeowners double […]

Filed in : Closet Organization, Office Organization, SO Clients

Simply Done: Organized Office & Guest Room Closet

Organized Guest Room and Home Office Closet

July 26, 2017


Happy Tuesday! Hope you had a wonderful weekend and a Happy Easter! I have a couple lengthy, personal posts that I’m working on, but am having internet issues. We’re on Spring Break this week and am taking the kiddos to Chicago for a few days. Wi-fi is spotty and keeping me from uploading photos. I […]

Filed in : Garage Organization, Kid Organization, SO Clients, Sports Organization

Simply Done: Easy & Affordable Vertical Bike Organization

Garage Bike Organization

April 18, 2017


Organic, holistic living isn’t just a trending topic. It’s one we all know is important for a healthy lifestyle and the trend is here to stay. Nowadays you can find a supplement to support nearly any and everything. But even I was surprised what’s available these days when one of my clients revealed to me her […]

Filed in : Health & Fitness, Kitchen Organization, SO Clients

Simply Done: Simply Organized Vitamins and Supplements

Organized Vitamins and Supplements by Simply Organized

April 10, 2017


In my professional organizing career, I’ve taken on several spaces in which Elfa was the perfect solution to the problem. But last week, with the help of my local Container Store install team, we knocked out what is certainly The Ultimate Elfa Closet Transformation in my portfolio. What made it the ultimate? I can’t believe this before / […]

Filed in : Closet Organization, DIY, Kid Organization, SO Clients

Simply Done: The Ultimate Elfa Closet Transformation

Samantha Professional Organized Behind Simply Organized

April 8, 2017


By now I’m sure you’ve figured out that not only do I love to organize, but that I also love to improve spaces, use power tools, and DIY solutions that make an impact for families. Any chance a project comes my way that’s a combo of organizing plus DIY / design…well, it’s a very good day! A […]

Filed in : Garage Organization, Laundry Room, SO Clients

Simply Done: A Beautiful DIY Garage Laundry Space

A Simply Beautiful DIY Garage Laundry Space by Simply Organized

April 6, 2017



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