Monday, May 5, 2008

Getting Organized

In the spirit of spring cleaning, organizing and reducing closet clutter is a great place to start. One trend many people are getting into is having a professional organizer deal with your closets, kitchens, files and albums. This will soon be as commonplace as having a personal trainer, predicts Gail Furgal of, and I think she’s right. Professionals remove your guilt about throwing things out and know how to find space you never knew you had.

I shared with her my favorite closet-organizing tip: attaching mirror tiles to the ceiling so you know what’s on the high shelves without hauling out the ladder. “Great idea,” she said, “—assuming you know where to find your glasses.”