Going Green – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

This month’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is all about Going Green! With Earth Day right around the corner, I asked my readers to share their blog posts about topics such as eco-friendly ways to deal with clutter or implementing green practices at home or at work. Thank you to everyone who contributed! Check out these posts covering the three Rs: Reduce…

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Repurposing & Upcycling – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! Earth Day is only a couple of weeks away, so let’s look at eco-friendly practices, specifically Repurposing and Upcycling. Whether for organizing, storage, staging, redesign, or something altogether different, giving unwanted furniture and other items a new purpose is a growing trend with crafters, hobbyists and DIYers everywhere. Check…

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Going Paperless – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Welcome to this month’s edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! With Earth Day coming soon, I invited my readers to share their blog posts on the topic of Going Paperless. And so they did – we’ve got digital solutions here for everything from family photos and recipes to bills and business records. So sit back, read, and enjoy!

Organizing For Our Environment

For the third post highlighting this year’s NAPO Conference, I’m pleased to introduce Diana Duran Wettling of Practical Arrangements in Austin, Texas. As someone who is committed to an eco-friendly lifestyle, Diana attended a session on Environmentally Conscious Organizing, and is here to share some of the valuable tips she picked up. Image courtesy of artur84 / FreeDigitalPhotos.net After attending…

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Gearing Up for a Garage Overhaul

As a residential organizer, there’s a very good chance that you may be called upon to organize a garage, particularly at this time of year. These tips from Home Depot’s Jay Harris will help you to develop a strategy and create a garage organizing system that’s right for your client and environmentally friendly.

Product Review: Filertek Dry Erase Hanging File Tabs

One of the most popular ways to organize paper files for home or business, whether the project is best suited to an alphabetical, numeric, or topical system, is a set of hanging files, but I’ve never been a huge fan of hanging files, for various reasons.

Green Organizing – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Welcome to the April issue of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! I thoroughly enjoyed reading all the posts which were submitted, and was pleased to pick up many new ideas. Whether you’re looking for eco-friendly ways to help your clients deal with clutter, or trying to implement green practices in your own home or business, you’re sure to learn something…

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NAPO-WDC Demonstrated How Much You Can Learn in One Day

Through our wonderful guest bloggers, we’ve had the pleasure of vicariously attending several major professional organizer conferences this year. We don’t hear quite so much about the smaller events, so I was quite pleased when Liz Jenkins of a fresh space agreed to tell us about the 11th Annual NAPO-WDC Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference for Professional Organizers held recently.