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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Sometimes I consult a client in a new space and know it’s going to take me a little time to come up with a design or a system. Sometimes I see a space and know exactly what to do. This garage wall falls into the later category. As soon as I saw this empty slate, […]

Filed in : Garage Organization, SO Clients

The Ultimate Garage Workspace for a Florist

July 18, 2020


If you’re new here, I’m Sam. A professional organizer who loves helping families simplify, get organized and save money in the process. Space planning and power tools will always be my #1 (and 2) products / go-to’s for the job. I love editing spaces as is to bring them to their full potential. Again, as […]

Filed in : Closet Organization, Kid Organization, SO Clients

Simply Done: A Teenage Dream Closet

March 5, 2020


You should know by now, the garage has become an area of expertise for me. It’s because I truly love this space *that* much. No space provides more of an impact than a totally decluttered, organized garage. Pressing that garage door opener button to reveal a perfectly organized space with room to pull the car […]

Filed in : DIY, Garage Organization, SO Clients

Simply Done: Bright and Dreamy Garage

March 3, 2019


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


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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