Posts Categorized: organize

Creative Wardrobe Organization

creative wardrobe organization tips

I assume you’ve all got closets. With hangers. Maybe a few shelves. There might even be a chest of drawers or an armoire in the mix. I also assume that you’ve got some wardrobe organization challenges and that some of your belongings might be a little worse for wear due to makeshift storage situations. (A few of mine certainly are!)

And suggestions like the one pictured above – painting some crown moulding a gorgeous color and nailing it to the wall so you can display a few pairs of heels in an unusual way – are fantastic if you don’t mind taking up wall space, opting for a semi-permanent and highly visible storage solution, and making your wardrobe into makeshift art. But I prefer wardrobe organization techniques that are temporary, reversible, or even portable. Personally, I’d much rather keep things out of sight, out of sunlight, and out of the dusty, cat-friendly environment that is my home. read more

This Week I Love …

… my sweater shaver.

Remington Battery Operated Fabric Shaver – $5.99

OK, this one isn’t MY sweater shaver. I bought mine at Target about 10 years ago. But this one looks the same, costs the same, and is made by the same company. So we’ll call it good enough.

Pilling sweaters are a pain, and a sweater that pills after a single wearing miiiiiight be a piece of crap. But some underarm pilling after years of wear is almost inevitable in certain weaves and fibers, and shouldn’t be cause for abandonment. I’ve never had much luck with sweater stones or other pilling remedies, but my trusty sweater shaver has saved many sweaters from appearing tired and worn-out. And/or covered with creepy sweater spores. read more