Reduce Clutter

Clear Your Room And Your Mind

Having a cluttered home can be stressful and distracting, making it hard to relax. If you have an organized home, it helps you stay on track and saves you stress and time.

Creating a design that takes into account your collections or interests can help you streamline your vision. Designating spaces for items you treasure, such as books or picture frames, can help showcase them in an intentional way.

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Open shelves in the kitchen can be used to display dishes, cookbooks, or a set, such as a porcelain teapot and matching teacups.

Curating open shelves with items such as glass paperweights, vases, candles, books or photos, can create a display that shows your personality and works in design colors and styles.

At Holzman Interiors we can help you create a vision for your home and life.

Get Organized!

  • Pick a zone and organize: Don’t get overwhelmed, pick a corner or side of a room and focus on decluttering that area and reorganizing it in a way that works best for you. Have a trash bag and recycling container at the ready so you can divide items into discard, keep, and donate or recycle. Get ready to purge!
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Easily reduce clutter in kitchen drawers by setting up dividers and systems. Shown here, spice jars and a knife block can be used, which also helps keep counters clear. Come to our showroom to see examples of many different solutions for kitchen organizing.
  • Have storage planned: We offer storage solutions for all different rooms, whether it is a bedroom closet, a living room built-in or kitchen or bathroom shelves. For example, in a living room you can use built-in shelves to organize movies, CD collections or books. Other options include special drawers in your kitchen to hold utensils or spices, or if you have kids who use the counters for art projects, you can have a drawer set up to hold paints, brushes, paper and more.
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Toe-kick drawer used an organizing spot for art supplies. This is a great way to utilize space and be able to put items away easily. Photo credit: Dura Supreme.
  • Think about space saving solutions as well as reducing items: If you have an assortment of scarves, or need to wrangle ties, use a hanger to tie them on or specialized hanger to hold these items. Set up a shoe rack with levels to use the most of floor space in the closet.
  • Go through mail on a regular basis: Have a system and go through to reduce paper clutter, this is one of the things that easily piles up. If you pay bills online, cancel paper copies to reduce mail, recycle junk mail weekly. Try to just touch things one time and decide whether they need to be paid, recycled, or filed. Don’t create more piles, that just makes more clutter.
  • If you have children, work with them to keep toys organized. Go through them regularly and cycle out toys they no longer play with to donate, have storage options labeled so they can help pick up after themselves. Purchase a small bookcase or storage shelving to display sports trophies, art projects, books and more.

Contact us for a free in-home consultation, to discuss ideas on how to achieve better flow and organization in your home.

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Storage makes organizing easy

Everyone loves to be organized and having the right storage solutions can make it easy.

Whether it is a walk-in closet or a laundry room that helps you stay organized, solving your storage solutions can help your home function more smoothly.

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This walk-in closet offers lots of storage options.

In an upper Connecticut residence redesigned by Holzman Interiors, the clients requested a walk-in closet. This closet is an organizer’s dream, with shelving, drawers, containers and more. It offers plenty of places to hang or stack clothing, store shoes, and shelves for displaying ties or family photos.

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A walk-in closet can help you stay neat and organized.

Having an organized closet, where everything is neatly folded and hung, makes it much easier to find what you have and easily create outfits or get ready for work.

In the same home, a laundry room with trays to hold detergent and laundry softener, as well as a clothing hamper that can be used to divide clothing by color, simplifies laundry, making it less of a chore.

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Laundry room with trays and hampers.

Storage can also be used to showcase a collection, such as in this Chicago Lakeshore home, where the clients requested a glass storage cabinet for their wine collection. This not only stores the wine in a temperature-controlled environment, the doors allow easy access to take out a bottle to enjoy.

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Custom wine storage cabinet

In a living room, a built-in bookcase can offer a great way to display collections, photos or books. In this Union Square condo remodel, the cabinets and shelving offer places to store items as well as showcase them.

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Book shelves, drawers and cabinets offer lots of storage for photos, collections and more.

The kitchen is another place where storage options can be used in a variety of ways. Whether you like your spices in a tall cabinet, or as shown here in a drawer, having hidden storage can help the kitchen stay organized, keeping ingredients on hand while not cluttering up your counter top.

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This spice drawer is a great organizing tool to keep your        counter top clear of clutter.

Glass front cabinets can be used to store and display wine glasses or dishes as well.

Consider the items you treasure and work them into your design plan for a great way to personalize or organize your home. We can add attractive storage solutions to many different rooms.

Working with clients to determine their needs, and how storage solutions will help them, is part of our goal to not only create a beautiful design, but one that helps homeowners be more organized and simplify their life.