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Posts in the ‘Closets’ Category

13 Wild, Wacky and Workable Shoe Storage Tricks You Need to Know

Shoe Storage Tips You Need to Know - Opening | Innovate Home Org | #ClosetSotrage #ShoeStorage #WalkInCloset
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You love your shoes (and so do I). It’s estimated in 2018 the average woman has 30 pairs of shoes and the average guy weighs in at 12 pairs. 

This shoe/boot/sneaker obsession has reached such epic proportions I recently noticed a guy at my local mall whose entire business was shining sneakers (hey, marketing gurus out there – how’s that for a niche business?).

You love your shoes so much it’s estimated 13% of woman have turned shoe buying into…

7 Secret Downsizing and Storage Planning Ideas an Empty Nester Needs to Know

7 Secret downsizing and storage planning ideas an empty nester needs to know | Innovate Home Org | #EmptyNester #StorageOptions #DownsizingHome
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After you dropped Jack off to start his freshman year at Ohio State it finally hits you. Unless his older brother Jim or sister Stephanie ‘boomerang’ back you’re finally an empty nester. And since Stephanie is due in a few short months, living in Chicago, and game fully employed (Thank God) the boomeranging child effect is unlikely to happen – at least with her.   

Somehow you thought being transformed into an empty nester would feel more…

7 Powerful Tips to Squeeze More Space and Beauty into a Narrow Walk in Closet

7 Powerful Tips to Squeeze more space and beauty into a narrow walk in closet | Innovate Home Org | #WalkInCloset #HangingSpace #TinyCloset
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Do you feel you have to go on a diet just to walk through your narrow walk in closet?

You’re fighting hanging clothes which are spaced as closely together as weeds in a jungle.

Your single closet rod is under so much pressure you think ‘this baby could blow at any moment.’

Your scarves live in a jumbled mess on a flimsy wire hanger you inherited from the cleaners.

Your sweaters resemble a leaning Tower of Pisa on the rickety wire top shelf.

And oh…

A ‘Simply Plain’ Home Captures a Sophisticated Uncluttered Life

A Simple Plain Home Captures a Sophisticated Uncluttered Life | Innovate Home Org | #HomeOrganization #ContemporaryHomes #EmptyNester
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Lou Slangen immigrated to the United States from Holland as a young man with 2 simple suitcases, a boat-load of dreams and the perfect formula for success. He exuded passion, persistence and eventually found the perfect partner for his journey – his wife Linda.

He and Linda raised 4 kids while moving around to multiple cities during his journey. He led large sales teams for a multinational healthcare products firm - rising to become the…

7 Closet Organization Ideas to Gain Control Over Your Hanging Space Right Now!

Closet Organization Ideas to Gain Control Over Your Hanging Space Right Now | Innovate Home Org | Columbus, Ohio | #ClosetOrganization #HangingUnit #ClosetStorage
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Most closets are a jumbled mess of hanger and clothes scrunched together like a like too many Columbus people squeezed together at the Red, White and Boom Festival. The original home builder who thought this single hanging rod and lonely shelf would keep you and your spouse organized must have been on something!

I’ve seen a lot of closets in my day and ones which look blown apart are the norm, not the exception. Although closets are generally…

9 Amazingly Simple Ideas to Create an Accessible Closet for Someone in a Wheelchair (or with Limited Mobility)

Amazingly Simple Ideas to creat an accessible closet for someone in a wheelchair | Innovate Home Org | Columbus, Ohio | #HomeOrganization #ClosetStorage #WheelchairFriendly
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I wonder why I decided to writhe this article about accessible closet design? Maybe it’s because:

  • (A) I’ve watched my able-bodied Father in Law ultimately need a wheelchair. Now my Mother in Law struggles with a walker. I ask myself, “Will these mobility devices be in my future?”

 

  • (B) I’ve got a dear friend – Rosemarie Rossetti – who 20 years ago was crushed (and her back cracked) when a 3-ton tree fell on her on a summer bike ride through…