Is Your Closet Ready ?

Although most of us don’t have a closet like the one pictured (I know I don’t), your closet can still be functional. After all, your multi-used closet needs to be a sanctuary, not a place that causes you stress. By this time of year, most closets are a “hot mess” (a friend’s description for items that are in disarray)….

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Your Fit and Trim Closet!

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In the third part of our organizing series comes the fun part of putting your clothes in the closet. There are many different organizing methods. My favorite is grouping clothing by clusters (which are all the clothes that are worn together). For instance, in my fall wardrobe: I have two work clusters, an exercise cluster, and a casual cluster. With this method, I know what…

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Is your closet slimmer?

This week. our closet reorganizing series will focus on the keeper and maybe piles. Keepers are clothing items that are worn frequently, fit well and are in good shape.  A keeper could also be a well-fitting specialty item (such as a gown or tuxedo). The maybes are clothing items that you are not sure about and might work if only… Let’s begin…

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Is it time for a closet diet?

Are you feeling overwhelmed by too many clothes and choices? With fewer clothes, you really have more! How do you slim your wardrobe? The first step is organizing your closet. So, let’s begin by setting aside a day for this project. Start by removing everything from your closet. Before putting anything back, sort your items into four piles. Keepers: Items that are in good shape, fit well and…

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What’s In Your Closet?

  Before purchasing any fall 2017 clothing trends, it’s important to know whether your clothing from previous seasons is still wearable. Now is the time to check-out the treasures in your closet. As you look at your clothing ask these questions:    Is it in good condition? No rips, pilling, stains or fading.    Try it on. Does it still fit?  …

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