organization

Stunning Design Inspiration in Milan

It's time once again for the Milan Furniture Fair - the premier event for contemporary design. Our chief design officer Ginny Snook Scott is on the scene, reporting back the hottest trends in home design, storage and organization.

Check out her findings from day one and let us know - which are your favorites?

Keep in touch with Ginny's discoveries by following us on Twitter (@caclosets) and on Facebook (/CaliforniaClosets)!

California Closets Pantry After - Shelving

A Pantry Makeover: From "Disaster" to "What's for Dinner?"

After nearly nine years with California Closets, Melanie Schuetz has finally designed her custom California Closets pantry!

And not a moment too soon. Her young son was becoming more self-sufficient - getting cereal and snacks on his own - but had to navigate cluttered piles and sagging shelves to reach his favorite foods. It was, as Melanie said, "a disaster".

Watch how she transformed her disorganized pantry with a few simple design techniques that have made her life a whole lot easier.

The Top 5 Habits of Organized People

Organization isn't a natural gift. It's a practice.

And there are some habits that organized people practice all of the time - that's how they stay organized! So, if you still struggle with clutter or aspire to be more organized, adapt these five habits in your life and see how things change!

Before & After: Serenity for Parents of Twin Toddlers

When design consultant Karen Petraschuk met Sherri, she realized that the busy mother of twins needed a custom master bedroom closet to move from stress and frustration to peace and serenity.

Check out this before and after story that has helped Sherri and her family get organized!

Year in Review: Our Top 7 Posts of 2011

It's been a full year for us at the California Closets blog, posting lots of articles with organizing tips and home design inspiration. We're looking forward to a fantastic 2012, sharing before and after stories of custom closet transformations, offering more home organizing tips, and featuring design and fashion trends.

Here were our readers' favorite posts of 2011. Enjoy and happy new year!

Christmas ornaments

How-to Tips for Post-Holiday Organizing

The holidays are finished and gift-giving is over. Now, what are you going to with all of your decorations and gift wrapping materials?

With our tips, you can get everything squared away in an organized fashion - and with next year in mind so there's no frantic searching come December 2012.

jessica_bakken_headshot

Your 10-Step To-Do List for Hosting Holiday Guests

Expert design consultant Jessica Bakken is an amazing hostess - super organized and incredibly attuned to her guests' needs.

She shares her secrets with you in her holiday to-do list. Follow these steps and you'll be amazed at how organized and welcoming your home will feel to your guests! (And you'll get through the holidays with a lot less stress.)

Jeane Perantoni

Holiday Organizing: 5 Tips for Cozy, Cared-for Winter Gear

You're getting busier and busier every day - you don't need the added stress of running around your house looking for your missing glove!

Follow Jeane's expert organizing advice and you'll have your winter gear prepped and ready to go at a moment's notice.

Angled Wall Storage California Closets

3 Ideas for More Storage in Unusual Spaces

Stuck with weird angles and strange nooks and crannies in your home? Feel like you're wasting space?

If you're looking for more storage space in your home, and you've maxed out your closets, consider transforming those odd nooks and crannies into usable, organized storage areas with these tips from design consultant Simone Jackson.

Thanksgiving Day organizing preparation tips

4 Tips: Create the Perfect Thanksgiving Feast While Maintaining the Holiday Spirit

Thanksgiving is next week! Are you ready?

Organizing professional Ashley Steyaert is here to help with four secrets to an organized holiday that makes hosting Thanksgiving dinner fun and relaxing!

Syndicate content