Sometimes you just need a quick fix to feel like you have your home and your life together, and that’s when easy organization buys from Amazon are just the answer. These are the items you can pick up for a quick weekend project, and there’s usually little to no assembly required. Don’t relegate your bookends only to a bookcase. These handy organization tools have uses outside of corralling books…”Bookends are a game changer. Stack t-shirts neatly next to workout pants. No tipping over when you pull on out! They all stay in place when you want to remove one,” says Nicole Gabai, author of The Art of Organizing: An Artful Guide to an Organized Life. Read more on The Spruce >
If you’re looking for a way to keep your belongings organized and protected from mildew, mold, odors, or dust while in storage, sealing them in a vacuum storage bag is one of the best ways to achieve this.
“Vacuum storage bags are great for keeping your things organized because you are compressing your belongings into a smaller space so you can free up valuable storage space in your home, luggage, or closet,” says Nicole Gabai, the founder of B. Organized, and the author of the bestseller The Art of Organizing: An Artful Guide to an Organized Life. “Typically, they come in four or five different sizes and can hold sweaters, blankets…or any other bulky fabrics. Read more on Real Simple >
Before you even head into the store, Nicole Gabai, founder of B. Organized and author of The Art of Organizing, says it’s smart to plan ahead. “For example, it’s never a good idea to buy, say, a bookcase first and then try to retrofit all the books into it,” she explains. “People often say, ‘I bought all these great organizing and storage containers. I don’t know why I can’t get organized!’ Well, the problem with this approach is that no matter how attractive or functional your storage containers are, they won’t help you get organized unless they’re the right containers for your specific needs.” Read more on the kitchn >
Nicole Gabai, author of The Art of Organizing and Golden Circle member at B. Organized, suggests purchasing placemats and napkins from Target. These items are versatile and add a unique aesthetic to the common areas of your home. “Transform the appearance of your kitchen or dining area with these simple additions. Choose a color or theme that appeals to you and incorporate it into your decor,” Gabai said.
“For a pop of color, opt for rectangular paper napkins instead of standard square napkins in unique patterns. These napkins are often used in powder rooms for hand drying and add a touch of elegance or whimsy to your dining table when paired with new placemats.” Read more on the GoBankingRates >