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Professionally Organized A blog by Innovate Home Org

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6 Slick Shelving Ideas to Add Pizzazz and Function

6 Slick Shelving Ideas to Add Pizzazz and Function
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Why does shelving seem like the red-haired stepchild in the design of dens, closets and rec rooms? Is it because potential new homeowners don’t pay attention to these details until they notice how the shelves actually work (or don’t work) on a daily basis?

The reality is you and I really NEED our shelves today! If we look at our closets and check out a bit of history we’d find the average woman had 36 pieces of clothing in 1930 and today this…

7 Cool Space Saving Organizing Tips from a Luxury Tiny Home

7 space saving organization tips from a luxury tiny home
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Are you as fascinated by the tiny home shows on TV as I am? Doesn’t it look like a ton of fun (and less stress) to lead a simpler life with less bills to pay and rooms to clean? Like most realities tiny home living isn’t the end all/be all.  Even if you’re not adventuresome enough to discard most of your belongings or live “off the grid” you can learn a lot about organizing from these homes.

Recently one of the divisions of our parent company…

5 Critical Tips to Super-Charge Hanging Space in your Closet

5 tips hanging space in a custom closet
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If you look at most closets the largest amount of space is allocated to hanging (vs. shelves and drawers). With so much area set aside for this purpose why is it so many closets have clothes which are all smooshed together? I don’t know about you but for me and my wife our formerly overstuffed closet was a source of wasted time and stress on a daily basis!

The challenge is how can you use your hanging space most effectively – whether you have…

7 Powerful Reasons to Ditch a Builders Grade Closet in Your New Home

7 reasons to ditch a builders grade closet with a custom closet Columbus
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I recently got a call from a homeowner in Powell Ohio who said to me, “Mike – there is NO WAY I’m putting in cheap wire closets in my new home,” and this was before her Columbus builder even started to dig the foundation!

Looking at this comment you have to wonder what is so bad about the “standard” closets most production and custom builders use. Many of these same builders are adding cool storage features in entryways and kitchens so why…

5 Simple Steps to Design and Organize Your Kitchen Pantry

5 simple steps to design and organize your columbus kitchen pantry
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Is your kitchen pantry such a mess that packing lunches or prepping for a holiday meal is a huge source of stress? Are your shelves so narrow that canned good and boxes are falling off the edge? Does pulling out cooking sheets out require you to be a mini-Houdini? If you answered yes to any of these questions stepping back and evaluating the design and organization of your kitchen pantry cabinets will be a worthwhile thing to do. 

If you’re…

5 Cool Roll in Pantry and Entryway Design Elements

5 cool roll in pantry and entryway design elements columbus ohio universal design living laboratory home
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There is no reason a kitchen pantry or entryway can’t be a breeze to navigate from a wheelchair and I’m determined to prove to you it’s possible! Why am I so sure this is doable? Well, I’ve had the opportunity to tour the home of Rosemarie Rossetti and Mark Leder in Columbus– and as you’ll see this is not my first tour of their home.

In case you haven’t had the chance to follow along in Part 1 of the series I looked at how Rosemarie and Mark…