Looking to sell your home? Professional Organiser Anita Birges has styled 100's of houses for sale and says 'Good storage sells houses'. Here she show you you some easy ways to add value to your home.
Christmas can be overwhelming. Use this time to reconnect, rejoice and have a little fun. Being organised and having a great mindset is super important.
Professional Organiser Jennifer Mainfield shares her top tips to Kris Kringle gift giving. Make it fun, make it fair, enjoy the buying and the giving!
Amy Kennedy, Professional Home Organiser from The Organising Bee shares her top 6 tips to refreshthe bin and under sink areas so that they are functional and easy to maintain.
Rebecca Mezzino Professional Organiser and Declutter Coach shares 3 ways you can Make Space for Christmas so your holiday can be stress and clutter-free!
Unwanted gifts that become Christmas clutter can be avoided. Lauren Winzar – Decluttering & Organising Coach shares her srategies to get what you want for Christmas!
Christmas the time of the year to showcase beautiful culinary delights and over indulge a little. Plan your festive menu so you can enjoy the day with loved ones, rather than being stuck in the kitchen stressing out. Professional Organiser Maria Patisso shares her tips to prepare and enjoy the day!
Arwen Dropmann shares her tips to be ready for the end of the school year. Her 4Ps - Planning, Partying, Preserving and Prepping, will help you feel calmer, more in control and ready for the new year.
Sharing a bathroom with multiple people can be tricky. Simplifying the organisation and storage systems within a shared bathroom, can make it easier for your children to comfortably share the space. Here Amy Kennedy, Professional Organiser from the Organising Bee shares different ways to maintain an organised bathroom when shared by children of different ages.
Bonnie and Lily are sisters and the super talented duo behind The Little Home Organised podcast. Their aim is to help the everyday person take small steps to declutter and get organised and reclaim time for the things they love. ‘Progress, not perfection’ is their motto. Read their inspiring story....
In your Spring clean out, tackling and refreshing your Pantry is usually top of the list of things to do. An organised Pantry will save time and money every day. Fiona Mason from Ace of Space has some top tips to organise this hard working area of the home.
Spring is the perfect time to refresh and organise your Fridge ready for the beautiful, healthy fresh produce of the seasons ahead.
An organised holiday is a relaxed holiday, says Anita Birges, Professional Orgnaiser from mise en place.Anita shares some clever tips, tricks and guidelines that will set yourself up for success on your caravan trip and show you how to stay organised whilst you are away.
There are many areas where 'Dad' or the man in your life could benefit from being organised and some items that can help him get there that he may not even know about… Linda Eagelton, Professional Organiser shares her tips to get him organised :)
Wine is a living, breathing substance, and how you store it can directly affect how it tastes in the glass. Nicki Kenvyn loves everything to do with wine, from drinking to making it. Here she shares her tips to store and organise your wine at home.
Professional Organiser Jennifer Manefield shares her 'Wardrobe Wisdom' and strategies to keep your clothes fresh and keep your home healthy.
The best place to store your spices is going to depend entirely on the layout of your kitchen and how much space you have available.and there are many options (including cupboards, drawers, and wall-mounted racks). Beverley Sheepers from Home and Life Organising shares her tips on making space for spices.
Toilet brushes are a bit of a taboo subject. Professional Organiser Anita Birges shares some of Howards favourite toilet brushes. Our extensive range of stylish, innovative toilet brushes really is hard to beat!
When unexpected things happen in your life it can really throw you. Arwen Dropmann from Calm Space Professional Organising looks at some simple steps you can start taking right now to help you organise your home and life for when unexpected events come knocking.
Managing waste can be overwhelming. With a bit of thought and planning, you can create a system that is easy to manage and also contributes to a better future for our planet. Sarah Deitz from Reclaim Your Space takes you through the 4 steps to organise your waste and recycling at home.
How much food do you throw away every week? According to the NSW government, the average household in NSW throws away almost $80 worth of food a week, or $3,800 per year… The good news is, there are plenty of ways to reduce the amount of food waste you produce! Professional Organiser Stephanie King shares her tips.
Designed to fulfill the profound need for an environmentally friendly alternative to the plastic sandwich bag comes the Stasher! Here are some great recipe ideas you can use with your stasher bags.
We are all more mindful of recycling our rubbish better these days. Look for a quality bin, one that is not destined for the rubbish tip itself in the near future!! Here a 5 of our best recycling bins.
Realising the potential of your roof space will add value to your home. Get in the experts to transform it into a clean, safe, accessible, functional and cost-effective space. An extra room with easy access and a few clever storage organisers can be life changing.......
Laundry and washing clothes can be even more challenging coming into the colder months, especially if you are in a unit or place where space is tight. Professional Organiser Dawn Tindall shares some tips for conquering the laundry.
We live in a chaotic world and dream of an organised life. But one persons idea of 'organised' can be very different to an others. It is really finding your balance and contentment with the organised space.
Are you looking to simplify your makeup routine? Or do you want to be able to access it all easily? Here are some tips to Makeover your Makeup.
Karen Young Professional Organiser from iTidy, shows us her walk in wardrobe evolution over the years and how flexible to elfa Shelving System really is.
......We were discussing the rapidly changing Covid 19 situation and how in a few short days it had impacted our friends, families and working lives. Maybe self-isolation at some point is inevitable. Here are some tips for using the extra time at home productively.
Looking to get organised and take inventory of what food you have and meal plan for the week? Download the Howards Weekly Meal Planner to take the stress out of what to cook and eat for the week ahead.
Amy Kennedy, Professional Home Organiser from The Organising Bee explores 4 common types of double duty laundries. With careful planning of the layout and organisation, these double duty laundries can be both multi-functional and a beautiful space that you actually want to spend time in.
To design a great pantry, you need to consider aesthetics, functionality, storage and workflow. We show you how to create an elfa pantry stacked with Howards organisers that will tick all the boxes!
So how do you successfully and harmoniously share a wardrobe? Here are TIDEE’s Top 5 Tips to make this everyday space practical and beautiful, whilst maintaining the peace with your wardrobe buddy.
Rebecca Mezzino, Professional Organiser and Declutter Coach shares her favourite tips for meal prepping. It's all about working smarter, not harder to save time, money and energy every day.
Love cooking but wish your pantry was a little more organised, tidy and had some kind of system in place? It can be easily achieved. Here is a little inspiration to help your create the organised Pantry you've always dreamed of great shelving, organised zones, space efficient containers and caddies. Howards shows you how.
There are some products that are just really handy....and clever. Lexi Klaebe from Mum Central reviews the Progressive ProKeeper Freezer Pods and calls them a GAMECHANGER. See why.....
At Joseph Joseph they love solving everyday problems through intelligent design. The NEW Cupboardstore and Doorstore Ranges fulfill their mission to create storage with a 'Brilliantly Useful Design'. See more....
Meet Strucket! The world’s first strainer-meet-bucket. An innovative system set to modernise the way you soak and drain. Invented by Sunshine Coast mother of 3, Kelly Lavery, the idea was spawned from a single moment of desperation. The very best of practicality with clever, innovative design.
Are you breathing a sigh of relief that the holidays are finally over and the kids are back at school? Professional Organiser Stephanie King shares her tips for setting good routines for the school year ahead.
Mandy Merlin, Professional Organiser, shares some simple steps and tips for reducing the stress of creating a healthy lunchbox that comes home empty.
Jacqui Lea from Gervaise Interior Design shares her 6 top tips for creating an attractive functional space for the kids to study.
Chyka shows you how to pack away your Christmas decorations so they are in tip top shape for next year!
Chyka says spending precious time with family and friends is the highlight of my Christmas season, and I love nothing more than welcoming them all into my home. One thing I always make sure I have on hand is a delicious drink.....
Travel Tips from Chyka Keebaugh - When you travel a lot, you work out very fast what is worth lugging across the other side of the world and what is not!
Jules Hopkins from Housetipster shares 5 Helpful Hints on How to Organise Your House More Efficiently
Do you ever feel that you have no room to store anything? Good shelving can increase and maximise your storage space and literally transform the way you live every day.
Wine cellars come in many shapes and sizes as does the wine that resides within them. The way we store our wine really comes down to how much we need to store and how often we need to access the collection. Howard are specialists in wine storage.....
Is your home looking tired? Are you feeling uninspired? The good news is you don’t need a total home renovation in order to change things up. There are plenty of easy and inexpensive things you can do to your home that will make it look bright and fresh again. And the good news is there are also plenty of budget ideas that are earth-friendly too.
It’s cold outside and the best way to warm up is with a bowl of hot and healthy soup. Here are some soup recipes ideas for your thermos that will warm the cockles of your heart.
Marianne had a corner in her Kitchen that was being used as an open pantry. With kids and working, she felt that it was difficult to keep things tidy.
This pantry had a mix of drawers and shelves and with the addition of a few key organisers and a little organising know how, they were sorted in no time!
This Laundry Rescue with professional Organiser Anita Birges, has completely changed the way this family uses this space. What's more, the laundry is not only functional, it looks great too!
Mini Makeovers for your fridge, drawer, bathroom vanity, office and toys
There is nothing like stepping back and appreciating your efforts to overhaul a space. Sometimes the changes can be minimal, other times a complete system is replaced to ensure the space works better going forward. Big or small, decluttering and organising a space can change the way we live and feel in a space. Refer to makeovers before and afters.
It doesn’t cost a lot to go from a disorganised pantry to one that is ordered. With the inclusion of a few clever organisers to help group items and maximise your cupboard space, you will not only have more room, but will save money as you will not be doubling up on items hidden away.
When space and money is an issue, thinking outside the box without spending up big can really make a difference. Here are 5 essentials for a Wardrobe Makeover on a budget.
No room and no budget? Do you know a student who could do with a little help? Make a difference in someones world with some clever organisers and a few small changes. Uni student Karla and her partner Will are happy to have a kitchen that is much more user friendly.
Carol shares with us the stages of her downsizing journey and how Howards has made a difference to her life in her new home.
Tami and Phil chose to trade their suburban life for a beachside apartment lifestyle in Manly on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Howards and Bettina Deda helped them fine-tune their smaller living space.
We look at a Décor Match Ups Pantry Makeover with Vicki McKenzie, who won a $500 prize pack in the Spring 14 Write and Win Competition. View the Article Here
We speak to the experts on why organisation and maximising storage is so important for the caravan and RV.
The Howards Team worked together with Katrina from The Organised Housewife to makeover her 11 year-old son’s wardrobe. See what she thinks of his new elfa wardrobe solution. As seen in the September 2014 Howards Catalogue. View the interview HERE.
Anyone with a large family knows that the smooth running of a laundry is fundamental to a busy household. With three young boys and a husband, no one knows this more so than Sonia. Let it be said, that pre-makeover Sonia was very organised but her laundry presented ‘limited space’ and ‘next to no storage’ challenges. See how we helped convert her laundry, into an amazing space that Sonia is incredibly proud of. Interestingly, when we stopped and really broke down the issues, the solution didn’t just focus on her laundry. A supreme solution was created by adding a family distribution station in the utility room next door where the ironing was being done….