Closet Cleanouts: the Movie

Some people would just rather watch the movie than read the book.  If that’s you, here are links to the video version of my best tips for cleaning out and organizing the contents of your closet.  Grab some popcorn if you want, and check out these tips …

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Closet Storage Hacks

Your closet – maybe newly purged for the New Year – can serve you even better with these sneaky storage ideas, all of them bargain-priced and some of them entirely FREE:

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More Closet Consultation Insights

Many of you had comments and questions about the recent Closet Consultation post, so here are some of my favorite resources and organizing tips: 1. That RACK – the one we put all Sue’s clothes on so we could “shop” from the items she already owned – is available from storesupply.com.  It is heavy duty,…

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Lessons From a Closet Audit

My client “Sue” was frustrated with her over-stuffed closets, so we set an appointment to get the situation under control. And she agreed to let me document the process to share with you. I brought along a collapsible garment rack to we could pull out entire sections of her closet contents and approach those items…

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Closet Customization

How about some quick upgrades to the structure of your closet to better accommodate the wonderful new wardrobe you’re going to create?  It doesn’t have to be a full build-out (not that you aren’t entitled to that if it’s your choice).  But just a few simple, budget-friendly DIY tweaks can make a big improvement in the practicality…

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Quick Closet Challenge

My cutie-pie husband says (about our past dating lives, but it applies here I promise) “You figure out what you want by figuring out what you don’t want.” In wardrobe terms, we’ll be setting up a system of filters over the coming weeks, identifying your optimal clothing choices by ruling out things that aren’t so right.  Last week’s…

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Closet Curation

Even though we’ll do more weeding out in future lessons, this is the ideal time to define a system for keeping your clothes organized and accessible.  Here’s the process I use when I work with a private client: Step 1 – Get everything that isn’t clothing out of your closet.  No more luggage, gift wrap,…

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