7 Time Saving Tips to Keep Your Day on Schedule

7 Time-Saving Tips to Keep Your Day on Schedule | DecoratingFiles.com | #timesavingtips #organization #timesavers

“We all have the same 24 hours in a day. It’s what we do with them that makes the difference.” I heard this saying many years ago, though I can’t recall from whom I first heard it. It’s always been one of my favorites. To help you make the most of the time you have in […]

15 Dream Closets & the Ideas to Steal From Them

15 Dream Closets & the Ideas to Steal From Them | Decorating Files | #closets #organization #dreamhome

If you’re like me, you’ve spent an inordinate amount of time fantasizing about your ultimate dream closet. When I think about my dream home, one of the first things I start imagining (after the perfect oceanfront view off the upstairs balcony) is the closet. As someone who loves clothes and shoes and accessories and shopping […]

A Round-up of the Best Organizing Tips for the New Year

Organizing Tips for the New Year | decoratingfiles.com | #organizingtips #organizing #organizingnewyear #homeorganization #homeofficeorganization #declutter

For me, the beginning of a new year brings with it a “fresh start”. It’s as if I have a clean slate to work with and I want to make the most of it. For that reason, getting organized is usually top on my list of things to do. If you’re like me, you prefer to start the morning with […]

10 Kitchen Organization Tips

10 Kitchen Organization Tips | These 10 kitchen organization tips are easy to implement and will go a long way toward creating a more efficient kitchen for easier meal planning and prep. #kitchenorganizationtips #kitchen #organizing

Next month starts the countdown to the holidays. Now is the time to start getting your kitchen organized and ready for all the activity it will see. From the pantry to the refrigerator, having things organized will help make meal planning and preparing go much smoother. To help you get things started, I have some simple kitchen organization tips to share […]

Moving Tips: 7 Things to Do Before You Start Packing

Moving Tips: 7 Things to Do Before You Start Packing | Decorating Files | #movingtips #organizing #movingorganization

Are you or is someone you know moving soon? Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, there are a few things you should do before you start packing. Here are some simple moving tips that will help you get organized and on your way. Moving Tips 1 KEEP ALL MOVING INFORMATION TOGETHER. With all the activity […]

The Moving Handbook: A Guide to Buying, Selling, and Moving a Home

The Moving Handbook: A Guide to Buying, Selling, and Moving a Home - Great for first-time homebuyers! | Decorating Files | #firsttimehomebuyer #movinghandbook

I’m very excited to announce the launch of my book, The Moving Handbook! This book is designed to prepare you for the process of buying and selling a home, and helps you organize your move. As some of you may know, I began writing this moving guide several years ago but life kept getting in […]

Declutter: How to Decide What Stays and What Goes

Declutter: How to Decide What to Keep and What to Toss | Decorating Files | #declutter #organizing

On this blog, I love sharing tips on how to get and keep your house organized. Getting rid of the clutter is the first step toward organizing everything. One of my earliest posts was on how to decide what you should keep and what you should toss when you’re trying to declutter your home. It’s been […]

7 Organizing Tips You Can Use Everyday

7 Organizing Tips That You Can Use Everyday | Decorating Files | #Organizing #OrganizingTips

I love organization and organizing. It gives me such a sense of contentment when I have things in order in my home. But keeping things that way doesn’t just happen. In my post 5 Daily Routines to Keep You Organized, I said “organization isn’t a destination, it’s an ongoing journey.” There are lots of little things […]

Organizing Sewing Supplies: 20 Super Simple Ideas

Organizing Sewing Supplies: 20 Super Simple Ideas | Decorating Files | #OrganizingSewingSupplies #SewingOrganization

I love to sew. I taught myself how to sew after my daughter was born and loved making clothes for her. I eventually learned how to make draperies, pillows and other things for the home. As the years went on, I was so busy with other things that I didn’t have much time for this hobby. […]

Organize Accessories with These 28 Clever Ideas!

Organize Accessories with These 28 Clever Ideas | Decorating Files | #organizingaccessories #organizingshoes #organizingbelts #organizingscarves #organizingpurses #organizingsocks #organizinghats #organizingjewelry

Ready for more great organizing tips to help simplify your busy life? It’s been a while since I shared tips for organizing your closet.  I thought it was about time I featured some more ideas to help take the chaos out of getting ready in the morning! The subject today is all about how to organize […]