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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Another closet with multiple angles…but it’s also another successful design and install in the books. One of our long-time families was upgrading their son from a shared bedroom to a room all his own. This was previously the guest room and it had a nice sized closet, however it had multiple angles. There were two […]
If you’re planning outdoor organization or outdoor home improvements this spring, I wanted to share these two projects as inspiration of what’s possible. In both cases, I installed Elfa shelving in a shed without drywall. These projects took a lot of thought and precision, and will explain why below, but wanted to assure you this […]
I have a complicated relationship with Elfa. You know we complete a lot of designs and installs with this system. There’s pros and cons for sure. An Elfa system isn’t always the most perfect solution in that you see a fair amount of the framing. But when it comes to ease of installing and editing […]
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 […]