Category archive: Green Organizing

How to Get Free or Cheap Boxes for Your Next Move

  As soon as you think about moving, a lot of things probably come to mind. Moving has many parts, but no matter how small or big, how general or unique the situation, there is one thing for certain that you will need…boxes! It is not a bad idea to invest some money in sturdy…

10 Multi-Purpose Organizers You Never Thought of Before

Life changes, people change and our lifestyles adapt, so why shouldn’t our organizing products do the same? Who said they can’t?! Here at M2O we love to re-use and re-purpose as many products as we can. If our clients have something in their house that can be used as a container, we do our best to…

Green and Eco-friendly Shopping Made Easy

Holidays are all about loving and coming together to celebrate an occasion. Include our planet earth in the circle of love and celebrate all it’s gifts by shopping green this season. There are many ways you can be a green shopper. Here are a few tips to get you started on your earth friendly shopping…

Pass the Party Favors and Goodie Bags!

Approximately 80% of the time, we find leftover bags of party treats and conventions giveaways somewhere in our client’s houses. And most of the time if the gift bag didn’t come from a very special occasion the content that survived time in the bag didn’t even made it to the memory box. Here at M2O…

How 2 Organize Beauty Products in Your Bathroom

Our clients always ask us what our houses look like and how we keep things organize in our own place. We tell them we have our disorganized days and challenges but for the most part we try to keep it simple and organized. Another thing that helps is the fact that I don’t keep lots…

Organizing Your Hair Accessories Is As Easy As 1,2,3

For most of my life I have had short hair. So I never felt the need for a system for organizing my hair accessories. But as my hair grew out, my collection of hair accessories grew and I realized an organized system for all my hair accessories was a must. Although my long hair phase faded quickly,…

Organize Your Office With Recycled Items!

We always say organizing should not cost you a fortune. The goal of organizing is to make your life easier and help you to save time and money. This can be easily achieved with some determination and creativity using all you have available around you. We always try to re-use things our clients have at…

Bring in the Green This Spring

  Cleaning out closets in the spring can be exciting when we make money doing it.   Every change of seasons, parents of young children go through the process of figuring out what clothes fit, which are too small and what to do with the outgrown items. When children are very young, we also have…

10 Easy Ways to De-clutter Before You Move

  It’s as simple as this. You’re paying the moving company by the pound or by the hour, so it is to your financial benefit to get rid of excess possessions before you move. If you’re not paying by the pound, good for you. But you’ll still pay for neglecting to de-clutter…only in a different…

How 2 Make Paper Peonies

Just because you’re having a fabulous party doesn’t mean you need to spend a pretty penny on decorations. There are so many easy Do It Yourself party crafts that you can try out at home. Here is the project that will help you to spruce up the atmosphere at your next gathering.   Materials Needed:…

It’s a New Year. Resolve to be More Organized in 2013!

      Here is our latest Newsletter. Loaded with fun DIY organizing products and lots of inspiration for you to start 2013 heading toward your goal of getting organized.    

20 DIY Organizing Products Using Recycled & Repurposed Cans!

Here are 20 fun DIY projects that can help you to organize your home, office, garage and even your parties. The best part is that most of them won’t cost you a thing as they all are recycled and repurposed cans. As we always said getting organized doesn’t have to cost you a fortune and…

Have your candle and light it too!

I have this ritual of lighting candles. I call it my “candle therapy”! Going around the house lighting candles gives me a chance to think of my loved ones, universe and all within it. It’s a chance to count my blessings and remember all who left us, giving me such a sense of gratitude, peace…

Homemade Headphone Case!

Sometimes the best containers come to our life in most unexpected ways! I have tried a few different headphone cases and some other non-traditional choices to store my headphones but none of them really worked when I needed to access my headphones fast. And then I realized this Altoids box which was left on my…

How 2 Store Herbs

Growing up in the Middle East where cooking with herbs or having fresh herbs served with every dish is a tradition long-lived and might be one of the many reasons I love herbs. I always have herbs around the kitchen and use them in almost every dish. Besides the amazing flavors that herbs bring to…

Makeup Organizing Tip!

Reuse empty candle jars to keep your lip gloss, makeup brushes, eyeliner, lip liner and much more tidy. Your items will be together, organized and with easy access. Recycled glass candle jars are perfect for many organizing projects. They come in different shapes and sizes and some of them even come with a top. How…

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner!

 A bright dinner table set by M2O for our clients birthday dinner in a trendy Chicago neighborhood. We crafted a washable elegant fabric into a unique table runner that our client will be able to re-use many times. Then we set the mood with candlelight and fresh flowers from Davenport Design. When you set up…

Tea lovers!

  In the chaos of things, we might really forget what Valentine is all about!  Take a break from it all; from rushed Valentine’s Day shopping and juggling cards. Instead enjoy a moment of pure connection over a cup of tea. Warm up the heart and strengthen the bonds with a cup of tea.   Spice…

DIY: It can be repurposed!

  Take advantage of your vertical space, repurpose, contain and stay organized while you decorate! What more could a girl would want? Here is a project that you can do in under 15 minutes. Give your utensil drawer a makeover and your kitchen some character. Decorate the cans with fun pieces of scrap paper in…

Just a Note!

  As the holidays are approaching, warm cider is boiling in the cauldron and Eggnog is being passed around. We are getting ready to celebrate by sharing dinner and joy with our friends and family. At times like this, we miss those who are far away more than usual. So we think to ourselves that…

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