Minimalist House Tour: Simple and Functional Command Center

Minimalist House Tour - simple & functional command center

Last week I shared how to create a simple, centralized command center to help tackle paper clutter and simplify your life. Today I thought it would be fun to give you a detailed tour of my own simplified command center. And show you exactly how I put the steps I suggested to create your own simple command center into practice in our home. I often find it helpful to see real-life examples of organizational systems in people’s homes. Not only does it give me ideas and inspiration, but it’s also just fun to get a peek inside other people’s homes! Be […]

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How to Create a Simple Command Center in 6 Easy Steps

How to create a simple command center in 6 easy steps: keep paperwork and office supplies organized, centralized and easy to find!

Paperwork! It seems to be one of the biggest sources of clutter for many of us. One of the best systems I’ve found to manage paperwork and office supplies and keep our home paper-clutter free is creating a simple command center. A central place to store all the important papers, information, documents and supplies your family needs and deals with regularly. Paper clutter has a way of piling up quickly for most of us. Between mail, bills, papers we need to reference later, papers requiring action from us, etc. it all adds up quickly. And when you have school-aged kids, […]

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How to Simplify Your Life by Decluttering, Not Organizing

How to simplify your life by decluttering, not organizing

It’s easy to think organizing is the way to take your home from cluttered and chaotic to functional and clutter-free. But organizing alone will never solve your clutter problem. Today I’m sharing why decluttering, not organizing, is the best way to solve your clutter problem for good. And how focusing on decluttering first can make it simple to get and stay organized! Always focus on decluttering, not organizing, first Organizing and decluttering each serve a purpose in helping simplify your life. The key is the order you do them in. Organizing without decluttering first will simply move the clutter around. […]

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