Category archive: How we Do It!

Create Your Very Own Book Inventory

  I am a total book worm! When I was a kid, my favorite thing to do was to organize my bookshelves. Each time I emptied the shelves was a joyful experience. The books I had read would transport me into their worlds and the new editions would excite me with thoughts of new adventures….

How to Choose the Right Hanger

When it comes to caring for your clothing, which hanger you choose for each type of clothing makes a big difference in achieving a functional closet. Not all hangers are created equal. After over 7 years in the organizing business, we have learned that differences in clothing size, hanger design, client budget and personal preference…

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…

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,…

B.B.Q Tip

  Here is one trick that you can use at your next BBQ. Use a Sharpie to write out the grilling directions on foil packed veggies. This makes the job of “Grill Master” that much easier.

Accidental glittered egg

  Nowruz marks the first day of spring, bringing messages of hope, renewal and growth. This tradition has been practiced for over 2,500 years. It is celebrated and observed by Iranian peoples and related cultural continents and has spread into many other parts of the world.  Nowruz has many fun rituals, celebrations and preparations such as deep spring…

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…

How We Do It: Rings!

The most common question we get from our clients and people who hear about our business is, “So is your place organized to the tee?”  In their imaginations, I am sure they see our places as a shrine to The Container Store with everything organized, color-coded and labeled. We always tell them that’s not the…

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