Last weekend, I had the exciting opportunity to complete my first "professional" home organizing project! The first phase of the project involved a complete overhaul of the client's hall closet - which she called her "junk" closet. Now, not everyone has a completely separate closet to earn this affectionate title, but most of us have at least one space in our home that accumulates "junk." In this particular closet, the client and her children had stashed all sorts of items: art supplies, school supplies, craft items, snapshots and other pictures, home movies, kids' artwork, even a sewing machine and foot bath!
I continued with this process, shelf by shelf, until every item had a place! The biggest challenge with the entire project was the photos. I bought six photo boxes from Michael's. We labeled one for each of her five children and left the final one for family pictures. Each box held 1200 pictures, and we filled every one! I think the client was relieved that 20 years of her precious memories were now protected and neatly stored in the closet.