Category Archives: Blog

Staging your home for sale

Staging your home for sale is an established technique with considerable advantages. It increases buyer interest and improves the sale outcome. But..I have one question once the decision has been made to sell and stage a home. “How do I live, work and function in a home that is on the market and keep the…
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What is clutter? Where is clutter?

What is clutter? I’ve made the dictionary my first stop and I’m excited about its meaning! Clutter: to make a confused noise, irrelevant echoes on a radar screen from sources other than the target, bustle, confusion and a mess. I’m fascinated that the meaning of the word clutter is primarily about confusion. And I am…
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There is a difference between organised and tidy

I’ve been contemplating the difference between being tidy and being organised and I’m convinced there is a difference. Just because a home looks tidy, is it organised? What happens when the cupboards are open? Have the cupboards been used to keep things out of sight? Can items be easily found when needed? Are the unseen…
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Less is more

When I first heard “Less is more” as a child I couldn’t understand the concept. How can having less be more? Some years ago, I set off travelling with all my favourite belongings in one backpack for a year overseas. All my worldly passions were there on my back. I lived by the rule “if…
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