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OK, Marie Kondo. You’re about to win my house, too.
Weeks ago, I noticed more and more of my friends were posting about piles of things no longer welcome in their homes. The word “KonMari” regularly popped up. Then, I saw a segment from Rachael Ray that featured Kondo.
I get it, and it’s got me thinking about where I need to start first.
While I’m still deciding, these organization experts are helping me to stay on track.
Unclutterer covers home and office organization.
Some the categories include Baby, Computer Data, Finance, Garage, Kitchen, and Minimalism.
“It’s not just for the helplessly disorganized who would lose their heads if they weren’t attached, and pack rats looking to put their stashes on a diet, but also for obsessive compulsive neat freaks looking to squeeze even more order into their lives,” the site says.
Posts to read right now: Organizing food storage wraps, Ask Unclutterer: Exhausted after work, and Reader question: How do I recycle broken toys and books?
Follow @unclutterer on Twitter.
A Slob Comes Clean features “reality-based cleaning and organizing.”
“As I find ways to keep my home under control, I share the truth about cleaning and organizing strategies that actually work in real life for real people,” says blogger and speaker Dana White. “People who don’t love cleaning and organizing.”
Follow @ASlobComesClean on Twitter.
Here’s the story: California transplants Clea and Joanna met through a mutual friend while living in Nashville. It began as a friendship, and later became a business partnership.
“The goal in starting The Home Edit was to reinvent traditional organizing, and merge it with design and interior styling,” the blog says. “While every project is rooted in functional systems that can be maintained for the long term, there is just as much emphasis placed on transforming the space visually and adding their signature stylized aesthetic.”
Follow @thehomedit on Facebook.
Laura Wittmann is the “organizing junkie.” She started her blog in 2006.
“I really am addicted to organizing and some kind of rehab may be in order,” she writes. “What I love most about organizing is the ‘high’ I get from it so I am always looking for my next ‘fix.’ Crumbs on the floor wouldn’t bother me but a pile of papers on the table would drive me crazy!!”
Follow @orgjunkie on Twitter.