If you love hygge and want to try out a similar approach to your lifestyle and home decor, look to lagom, a Swedish phrase which means "not too little, not too much." It's about finding balance in your life by mixing vintage and modern pieces, giving objects room to be appreciated for their unique life, and overall making your home a welcoming retreat.
Using this guide to lagom decor from Invaluable you can easily learn new tips and tricks to incorporating lagom into your home. For example, adding plants or candles to your home are easy changes you can make to brighten up your space so it's a relaxing haven for you to return to after work.
This week, I am delighted to share with you this article written by Alejandra Roca of Redfin. While helping her mother move into a new retirement home, she spent many days sorting through her mom's belongings and trying to figure out the most effective way to help her. Alejandra's guide covers all the bases: Decluttering & Downsizing, Handling Paperwork, Showing support, and what to do after the move. We hope you enjoy the read, and don't hesitate to reach out to us with questions - we know helping your loved ones through this transition can be a difficult time for everyone involved.
In an earlier post, we discussed the impact of de-cluttering your home to create a space that is calm and inviting. We don't believe that you always need to buy expensive organizing systems for your belongings to bring a sense of order to your home. In fact, your home is probably hiding a few items that could be repurposed! Here are a few tips for repurposing common household items in fun, new ways.
Pronounced ‘hoo-gah’, this Danish secret to living a happy life has rapidly become an interior design niche. Not something you can buy, hygge is a state of mind achieved when your environment is composed of elements of safety, warmth, & coziness.. Hygge goes far beyond the aesthetics of your living room. It's a way of life.
In the past few years, we've seen a dramatic increase in followers of the Konmari method. Marie Kondo penned "the life-changing magic of tidying up," the best-seller that outlines her method of tidying and organizing. The title alone implies that something magical will happen when you get your life in order, and with that assumption I completely agree. (I'd have to, as a Professional Organizer, right?!)
Are you overwhelmed by the lack of organization in your home? You're not alone. Getting organized is one of the most common New Year resolutions! Many people have resolved to take back control of their homes, but they don't know where to begin. Here are five reasons why you should hire a professional organizer to help you.
Do you start every day with an uplifting meditation, followed by a great workout, then a leisurely coffee and wholesome breakfast while you read the news or catch up on your favorite blogs? We hope so, because that sounds awesome! But if you're like most of the women we know, your morning goes something more like this...
This adorable bedroom belongs to 6 & 8 year old brothers. They share the same love of sports and creating art, but definitely needed some easier solutions for storing their craft materials and finished projects.
When those birthdays and holidays roll around your kids end up with SO MUCH STUFF. You need an empty room in your home just waiting to be filled with giant play sets and toy kitchens and drum sets! Oooooh, the drum sets! The emotional struggle is real...appreciative, overwhelmed, appreciative, overwhelmed.