Category Archives: Kids Rooms

Organizing Giveaway Project Submissions

A few weeks ago we announced the Get Organized Giveaway and asked you to send us your organization projects. Here’s just a few of the entries we’ve gotten so far. Jan took on a craft room redo after getting tired of … Continue reading

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Bedroom Storage – Underbed Storage Box Review

Living in a small, older farmhouse, our family of 4 is definitely lacking storage space.  This makes it undesirable for me to buy some of the luxury items I might buy otherwise, if space wasn’t an issue.  Living in the … Continue reading

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The Organized Kid Zone

The next time you hear the chorus of “I’m bored” from your kids despite all their toys and activities, take a look around. The problem might not be enough toys – but an issue with disorganization. If you can’t find all the pieces to a set of blocks within a minute in the giant toy box, how do you expect your child to do so? If you can’t find all of the doll’s clothes, how is your child going to do so? In order to encourage more self engagement and creative free play in your child, you need to help them organize an attractive play space. Continue reading

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2011 Organizing Guide: Cleaning Up Kid Clutter

It’s the nature of most kids to be clutter bugs – they enjoy everything around them from pretty rocks to radio controlled cars and want to keep every last one. But we still want to see a clean kid’s bedroom or play room, or want to navigate the living room without stubbing a toe on a toy truck or crunching tiny doll shoes under foot. Continue reading

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Organizing For Kids

The keys to organizing for kids are simplicity and repetition. Children aim to please so make it easy for them. Continue reading

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Break The Clutter Habit

Cluttering Is A Habit That Can Be Broken: We are the clutter generation, inundated by a seemingly daily or weekly influx of clothes, accessories, gadgets, catalogs, mail, and e-mail. How much “stuff” do you have that is neither used nor … Continue reading

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Too many toys!!!!

Santa has come and gone, and now it is time to figure out where you will put all the new things that your children received. Most of us are willing to declutter toys, but worry that we may give away … Continue reading

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Renovating a Closet

Okay, so you’ve heard of renovating kitchens, baths, etc., but a closet? Here’s what I mean. Many of us have repurposed rooms in our homes that were originally intended for other uses–made a bedroom an office, a bonus room into … Continue reading

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Labels

One of my favorite organizing tools are baskets.  They are pretty, can be used in nearly any room, and in many cases, are environmentally friendly.  Labelling them can be tricky however.  Try this the next time:  Make your series of … Continue reading

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Memory Boxes

I am not sure I understood before I had kids how much stuff comes along with those cute little bundles of joy.  And it wasn’t just toys and clothes–it was a lot of paper!  As my kids grow (Brook, age 6 and David, age … Continue reading

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