The Joyful Sort Top 5: Favorite Organizing Products From Ikea

The Joyful Sort Top 5: Favorite Organizing Products From Ikea

I love Ikea. I love the cinnamon rolls and the kids' play space (let it be known that I will gladly subject my children to a germ-infested ball pit if it means I get to have half an hour of uninterrupted conversation with my husband, #sorrynotsorry) and the funky product names and the cute little cartoon guys on the instruction manuals (even the ones that are 30 pages long). It's also one of my go-to spots for organizational solutions that look great and don't cost a fortune - here are my favorites!

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The Joyful Sort Top 5: Pantry Organization Products

The Joyful Sort Top 5: Pantry Organization Products

Pantries are one of my favorite spaces to organize. They're a hub of any home, but also a spot that can easily start to feel overwhelming and out of hand. Our current house doesn't have a designated pantry area in the kitchen, so we quickly decided that tons of cabinet space + large corner Lazy Susan unit = pantry à la carte. It's worked well so far, but using the right products has been key in maximizing storage and staying organized. Whether you're working with a giant walk-in pantry or a DIY shelf unit in another room, here are some of my favorite products and a few Pro Tips to help your pantry space work for you and look its best!

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The Joyful Sort How To: Organize A Kids Closet

The Joyful Sort How To: Organize A Kids Closet

It's spring break! While I would love to be sitting poolside with a cold beverage, we've got a spring and summer calendar that's booking up fast, so Spring Break 2018 has instead been a more practical combination of Columbus stay-cation and what we affectionately refer to at our house as "TCOB-in'" (Taking Care Of Business). Near the top of my TCOB list: a quick seasonal refresh of my boys' closets. I may or may not have still had a cold beverage in-hand while tackling this one, so let's do a virtual cheers and walk through a few of my favorite tips for setting up an organized kids closet!

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The Joyful Sort Top 5: Reasons To Hire A Professional Organizer

The Joyful Sort Top 5: Reasons To Hire A Professional Organizer

Thanks so much for checking out my very first blog post over here at The Joyful Sort! I'm excited to kick things off with a monthly series called The Joyful Sort Top 5, where I'll be sharing lists of tips and tricks, favorite organizational products, or just something fun to hopefully brighten your day. Today's topic: how to know when it's time to hire a professional organizer.

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