You don’t have to be be a minimalist to benefit from displaying collections and meaningful objects in a very simple and streamlined way so that they stand out and don’t feel cluttery. Here are 4 tips for grouping collections and lots of photo inspiration.Read More
Many of us are probably detoxing our bodies after overindulging over the holidays. I know I am! But what about your environment? Does it need a detox too?Read More
We all face stressful periods in our lives - heck, even our everyday life can be stressful with work and constant notifications on our phones and negative media bombardment and too many commitments in our calendar. But our homes should NOT add to that stress!Read More
One of the biggest obstacles to an organized and simple home is paper clutter. If you're like most, you struggle with piles of bills, flyers, mail, notices, receipts, catalogs and magazines everywhere.Read More
The kitchen really is the heart of the home, isn't it? Not only is it where we cook up nourishment for our bodies, it's also the spot where family and friends inevitably gravitate, providing sustenance for the soul as well.Read More
We know that our environments reflect our inner state; chaos and clutter at home is not the state we want to choose. Yet in the current world of fast and easy consumerism, accumulating clutter is all too easy.Read More
Is this you?
-You're spending too much time cleaning and taking care of the house and too little time doing the things you love.
-You have stuff that was handed down or given to you that you don't love, but don't know what to do with it.
-You'd love to entertain more, but are too embarrassed by your home to invite others over.Read More
Gaining control of your clothes closet kind of feels like a lifelong battle, doesn't it? You try to declutter some pieces, but feel like you might need them if you can just lose those ten pounds. Or you move things around to try to get better organized but the clothes you moved to the front inevitably just get squished to the back again before long because you never end up wearing them. You store things away, rotate seasonal stuff, take a few things to the donation bin, but then end upRead More
If you've been following my blog for a while, you know that I'm an Essentialist. I think of it as being a more moderate sister of the Minimalist. I'm not trying to get down to a certain number of things in my home or create a capsule wardrobe, but I am about paring down anything that gets in the way of the essence of what I want my home and life to be like.My own essential home has white walls that are calming and drawers and cupboards that aren't packed full of 'stuff'. But it's also full ofRead More