Sewing, quilting, stamping and crafts! Add them all together, and you've got the storage challenge of a lifetime!
The fabric stash reproduces stealthily, outside the light of day, until closets, containers and cupboards overflow. Craft supplies multiply like a population of rabbits. Add the tools and gizmos required by each activity, and it's enough to overwhelm even the most organized.
How do you manage the myriad tools and supplies required by sewing and crafts? Check out these pointers to maximize storage in your sewing area: Read More >>
The verdict is in: a big house is not the answer to the clutter problem.
Biggest culprit: CEO's sewing area. One small room. Two large closets face one another in the hall outside with facing mirrors. Perfect for storing fabric and supplies, and just the thing for checking fit and marking hems!
Except that who can pin a hem in the middle of this? Check out this unretouched photo to see the bitter, bitter truth! Read More >>
To make quick work of cleaning chores, stand your ground! Circle each room only once, cleaning everything in your path from top to bottom. Avoiding switchbacks and back-and-forth cleaning patterns cuts cleaning time. Use a cleaning apron to hold tools you'll need to clean all surfaces in front of you.