I Heart Organizing

I really do love organizing. If I could spend ALL day organizing I would…..but I’d bore everyone. We spent the whole weekend cleaning out the house…..getting rid of things we don’t need and organizing closets and cabinets. Lisa walked in this morning and asked where did everything go? Success!

Boo and I cleaned her closet and drawers out.  Then we moved her desk from the playroom into her room.  She was so excited….and spend a few hours organizing her desk drawers.  The horse lamp was mine….my dad brought it back from overseas when I was little:

Graffiti Spraypainted Desk Furniture via lilblueboo.com

 

I attacked the pantry and couldn’t believe how much food was expired.  Now it looks bare:

Organizing the Pantry via lilblueboo.com

Best thing I did?  I got rid of about 100 magazines finally…..clipping and saving things in my inspiration books. I always use computation books….because the paper is thick and they are the perfect size at 11.5″ x 9.75″:

Inspiration Books via lilblueboo.com

 

Now I’m just in need of a serious haircut!  This photo is from last weekend….but notice any resemblance?

my hair via lilblueboo.com

A few years ago I ordered custom closet systems from Easy Closets.  A UPS truck showed up with 54 huge boxes of supplies.  I put them all together myself while Mr. LBB was at work to surprise him:

A peek into my closet via lilblueboo.com

 

Here’s how I organized my handbags…..I purchased  some roller rings and 3″ large binder rings:

 

Handbag and Accessory organization via lilblueboo.com

This system keeps the handles of of the handbags from being twisted:

Handbag and Accessory organization with rings via lilblueboo.com

Organized!
Closet Organization: Handbag and Accessory organization with rings via lilblueboo.com

 

 

Boo’s desk was a battered old desk from the thrift store….they said they almost didn’t accept it when it was donated!  Instead of refinishing it, we took spraypaint to it for a quick redo. You can visit the tutorial below:

 

Spraypaint graffiti furniture tutorial via lilblueboo.com

 

 

A few other posts related to organizing:
Chalkboard Tags for Organizing Pantry via lilblueboo.com

Hanging metal bins for organization via lilblueboo.com

 

 

The Getting Organized Series via lilblueboo.com

 

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  1. 1
    Jen says:

    Love the handbag idea, genius!

  2. 2
    Kelly.R says:

    Mmm organization of sexy.

  3. 5
    shelly says:

    Awesome ! I need some serious closet inspiration so this is good!

  4. 6
    lisa jack says:

    I have zero organizational skills, plus 3 kids, 4 and under, and college full time. Can you come help me?! :-)

  5. 7
    Becky T. says:

    Will you come organize MY house?????

  6. 8

    Wow, great job! I love your idea for hanging purses using roller rings and binder rings. So smart!!!

  7. 9
    Sabrina says:

    As my gift to you, I will let you organize the closet of your choice at Casa de Dimond. No, no, really, it would be my pleasure.

  8. 10
    colleen says:

    can i ask what type of glue you use for your clippings in your computation books? a good glue that won’t make the flimsy paper of some of those mags curl up and bubble?

  9. 12

    My favorite is your closet!! Great way to hang bags!

  10. 13

    Love the organizing tips. Must get some chalkboard paint. And great way to store purses… I’m not a purse purson (hehe) but I wonder if there’s something in there to store scarves because I am a scarf whore. And your hair!!! OMG it’s grown so much. Are you fertilizing it?? I am so disappointed in my own damn hair that’s about “maybe” an inch long now!! After 7 fricken months! What’s your secret?

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