Monday 09 October, 2017

How to Dress a Mannequin, Part 2: Choosing the Mannequin and Clothes

In this series on visual merchandising props, I will focus on preparing mannequins for retail store displays. While the majority of our retail display products take the form of gridwall panels, dump bins, slatwall panels and the like, mannequins are among our specialty products. Many new merchandisers are surprised to find out just how difficult […]

Monday 02 October, 2017

How to Dress a Mannequin, Part 1: Basic Steps

If you have only recently decided to add mannequins for your retail store, you may find yourself at a bit of a loss when it comes to getting them ready for display. Mannequins are among the most versatile and eye-catching visual merchandising displays, but getting them dressed and set up is a bit more complicated […]

Monday 25 September, 2017

Give Your Closet a Makeover

Tired of opening your closet door and having half your stuff tumble out on you? Do you keep the doors of your closet closed at all times just so you don’t have to look in at what has turned into a pigsty? If so, it is time to take everything out of your closet, clean […]

Monday 18 September, 2017

5 Tips to Simplify Your Laundry

Doing the laundry can be no fun at all, especially if you have a ton of it to handle. The more people you wash for, the more of a hassle it becomes. I grew up watching my own mother take the least efficient and messiest possible approach. Each week she’d drag all the laundry down […]

Monday 11 September, 2017

5 Ways to Use Plastic Bins in Your Mudroom

Organizing entryways and mudrooms is a unique challenge since entryways pose problems you don’t have to deal with in the rest of the house. People are constantly tracking dirt and debris in and out, and are always tempted to leave their shoes, scarves, toys, and other outdoor items lying around on the floor. Plastic bins […]

Monday 04 September, 2017

How to Declutter: What Do You Get Rid Of?

When you are trying to figure out how to declutter your home, the biggest challenge often goes beyond the mechanics of it. You could have a great plan in place, and you could excel at the cleaning and organizing aspects of it. But the biggest challenge can be knowing what to get rid of and […]

Monday 28 August, 2017

Home Organization: What to Tackle First

Maybe you’ve finally decided to tackle the adventure of organizing your home. But how to start organizing your house? That’s a tough question. You may wonder whether you should start doing it all at once, or just take on one room at a time, and if so, which room to start with. There are many […]

Monday 21 August, 2017

Organize Under Your Kitchen Sink

One of the messiest spots in any house almost always seems to be the area under the kitchen sink. No matter what you do, there are so many reasons this is a tough spot to keep tidy. Why is it hard to organize under the kitchen sink? • It is such a small space. It […]