Cece is devoted to her cat Babe. Boxes, bags, and big pieces of paper are laid out for her to jump into and otherwise enjoy. We started by clearing a floor area, then moved on to a corner piece holding
Alex, who lives in a retirement community, always says that he doesn’t have enough storage space. In an earlier session, we organized his kitchenette area. This time, we would focus on two bookcases in his office. Drawing on my experience
Having seen a Front Porch Forum posting, Andrea got in touch. She’s busy and is generally well-organized, but could use help in a few areas of her spacious, light-filled house. Her daughter recently left for college, so we could work
Meg and Steve live in a beautiful house nestled in the woods. Her office and crafts area for decoupage work are combined in one room. She wasn’t “getting to it,” meaning that she was wasn’t clearing the area. “Looking at
Beth Anne owns and directs a dance academy, with pupils ranging from four-year-olds to adults. She’s passionate about it, and grateful that she can work in a discipline that she dearly loves.
Becky had a project in mind for our session together – cupboard organization. In both cupboards, we worked top to bottom, consolidating like materials together. As another client said some time ago, in addition to clearing clutter, it’s also about eliminating “visual noise.”
That’s what Alison said at the beginning of our session, meaning that I provided the needed energy, instead of caffeine. She had requested time with a professional organizer for Christmas. Her mother, who lives in Pennsylvania, looked online, and emailed
Ann and I continued, and mostly finished, emptying and transforming Bill’s office. It will become a guest room.
After our two “double session” days working in the basement, Ann and I started transforming another room. Her husband Bill, who had died several months previously, seemingly kept every piece of mail ever sent to him during their many years
She is a busy wife, mother of two active teenage sons, and working professional. The large master bedroom in the family home has space for her office and a treadmill. Horizontal surfaces and the floor collected clutter. I suggested starting