California Closets summer wardrobe tips

A Change of Season: How to Turn Winter to Summer in Your Closet

Clear out your winter wardrobe to make room for summer fashions! Organizing expert Tarra Conte offer the top 6 steps for cleaning out your closet to make room for summer clothing that fits summertime weather and activities.

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6 Steps to Prepare Your Home for Summer Vacations

Do you ever dread returning home after a wonderful, relaxing summer vacation? Don't despair! Our organizing expert Dan has compiled the top 6 steps you can take to prepare your home for your return - so you can keep that vacation vibe alive, even back in the "real world".

California Closets white bedroom red Ecoresin

Create A New Look with Door & Drawer Designs

Storage design is about more than measuring shoe space and arranging hanging rods. It's about creating a look that fits your style and aesthetic. That's where doors and drawers come in - it's amazing how much you can do with just a few different upgrades! Here are some of our favorite ways to use doors and drawers create a custom look.

California Closets Father's Day contest prizes

The Winner of Our Father's Day Contest: Congratulations, Ken!

It was pretty difficult to choose a winner for our California Closets Father's Day Contest. There were so many touching nominations for dads who went above and beyond in their love and dedication to their families. But we had to choose just one dad to win - and we chose Ken, from Boardman, Ohio who was nominated by his wife Laura. Ken will receive our special Father's Day gift set, filled with dad-centric goodies!

Father's Day Contest: Win Gifts for Dad!

We're doing something special for all of the dads out there this Father’s Day!

We’ve pulled together some quirky and fun dad-centric gifts and want YOU to nominate the special dad in your life for a chance to win.

Comment on our blog and you could win our dads-only gift box! (Contest ends midnight, Wed., June 15, 2011.)

 

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5 Ways to Get More Out of Your Garage

The garage isn’t just for cars anymore. It’s also the perfect place for storing gear and creating workspaces for your favorite hobbies and activities. But you want to make sure it doesn’t become the spot where you just throw everything you don’t know what to do with. Check out Stephanie's five favorite ways to make your garage a neat, organized and useful space.

California Closets Father's Day contest prizes

Nominate Dad for our Father's Day Contest!

We wanted to do something special for all of the dads out there this Father's Day! So we've pulled together some of the most fun dad-centric gifts we could think of and want YOU to nominate the special dad in your life for a chance to win. Comment on this post and tell us what makes him so amazing and why he deserves our dads-only gift basket – filled with goodies and gadgets that one lucky dad is sure to love!

California Closets Garage Aluminum

This Father's Day: Give Dad His Garage Back!

More than half (59%) of men said their garages are so cluttered that their car can’t even fit, according to the recent home organization study we conducted. This year, instead of giving old standby gifts like ties or golf balls, with a few simple tips from California Closets, you can surprise dad by organizing the garage.

California Closets Jacksonville showroom - garage storage

New showroom! Visit us in Jacksonville - Ponte Vedra

We're excited to announce that California Closets® of First Coast and Central Coast Florida has opened a new showroom in Ponte Vedra, FL. It's perfect timing - right at the start of summer, so Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra residents can start planning their summer home improvement projects.

Ginny Snook Scott California Closets media center

Ginny's Multi-Purpose Media Center

Our Chief Organization Officer Ginny Snook Scott takes you on a tour of the multi-purpose California Closets media center in her family room. She shows off her favorite features and her thinking behind the design.

Expert Organizing Tips on Our Blog

Our design experts are posting their best organizing tips on our new blog: www.californiaclosetsblog.com.

Learn how you can: prepare for home improvement projects, organize your home office, get rid of your clutter and more! We also post special offers and events on our blog, so don't miss out - come visit us and let us know what you think.

California Closets home renovation projects

5 Easy Steps to Prepare for a Home Improvement Project

Did you know that May is National Home Improvement Month? Investing in home improvement is important. Smart remodeling projects can increase the value of your house and refreshing your design and décor always feels great! Whether you’ve got a big or small home renovation in mind, it pays to be thorough and prepared. Design consultant Stephanie Scharr Bonini tells you how in five simple steps.

Decluttering & Selling on eBay

Sell or Donate? What To Do After You De-clutter

You've done the hard work of spring cleaning and decluttering. But now you're left with a pile of unwanted items. They're not exactly trash - in fact, they could be someone else's treasure. So what now? Our organizing expert Dan outlines the pros and cons of selling or donating your unwanted belongings via eBay, Craiglist, Goodwill or a garage sale - so you can decide which approach works best for you!

Expert Organizing Tips on Our New Blog!

We've got a new blog - and it's full of organizing tips for you! From stress-free family vacations to organizing your home office, we've got expert tips to help you improve efficiency so you can relax and have fun. Visit our new blog: www.CaliforniaClosetsBlog.com.

California Closets Home Office

10 Smart Tips for Home Office Organization

Happy Administrative Professionals Day! In honor of the hardworking admins who keep so many of you organized and on track at work, we put together our top ten tips for organizing your home office so you can be just as productive at home.

Family Vacation Organizing Tips

Travel Tips: Stress-free Family Vacations

Ginny, our chief organizing officer, applies her organizing prowess to all areas of her life. She's an avid traveler, so she has smart systems in place to make packing and traveling fun and efficient. Today she shares her top tips for a stress-free family vacation.

California Closets Organizing Tips for Earth Day 2011

Happy Earth Day! 4 Green Tips for the Organizing Guru

You know all the tricks in the book for neat storage, efficient systems and organized style. But do you know how to get organized in a way that’s healthy for the planet and your family? In honor of the 41st Earth Day, here are four green tips for the organizing guru.

Peter Walsh & California Closets makeover winner Pat Murphy

Love Your California Closets? Tell Us About It...And Win!

Do you love your California Closets? Let us know how much by uploading a photo and description for our new contest and you could win organizing guru Peter Walsh's excellent organizing book and DVD, "It's All Too Much".

Love your California Closets? Enter Our Contest to Win!

Do you love your California Closets? Let us know how much by uploading a photo and description to Flickr.com and you could win organizing guru Peter Walsh’s excellent organizing book and DVD, “It’s All Too Much”. Check out the contest details on our new blog.

California Closets in Milan - unwind in style - lounge chairs

Milan, Day 3: Chairs, chairs, chairs!

Ginny reports from the final day of the fair and it's all about the chairs! From fluffy and luxurious to sleek and modern, there were so many designs that commanded attention. Take a look at the selection: Which ones are gorgeous to look at but aren't so practical, and which ones look like you could sit down and never want to get up? Let us know what you think!

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Milan, Day 2: Perfect Designs for Books & More

Ginny's shares her photos from the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair, with an emphasis on popular trends in contemporary design. Take a look and let us know which ones are your favorites! For real-time coverage of the fair, follow Ginny on Twitter at @caclosets.

California Closets in Milan - neutral bedroom with a splash of red

Milan, Day 2: Design That Mirrors Our Emotions

Fashion and design are inextricably linked to human experiences and emotions. This year, I'm seeing trends at the Milan Furniture Fair that reflect how many of us are dealing with troubling economic times - understated and simple approaches with a burst of hopeful color.

We're Blogging from Milan!

Take a look at the stunning designs, color choices and textures from the 50th Annual Milan Furniture Fair. We're blogging, sharing pictures and tweeting about the hottest trends all week. Check out our blog updates from the fair at californiaclosetsblog.com.

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