One of my very favorite client organization projects is creating a home Command Center. Every home has multiple catch-all spots for every day items like mail, office supplies, magazines, instruction manuals, gift cards and coupons. I want to help you consolidate everything into one central location, so I am sharing my best how-to tips.
Entries Tagged as 'DIY Project'
Nov 29, 2013
Where did November go? Thanksgiving has passed and we’re plowing full-force into the December holiday season. Orange and brown hues have disappeared from the shelves at my local stores and been replaced with an explosion of red’s and green’s. I love it!
Today’s post is a review of the super busy month of November. This month has really shown the diversity of the projects that my team at Kuzak’s Closet are tackling; great closet and garage organization projects, a full house relocation and un-pack, estate inventory, several estate sales and liquidations, DIY events, a book release and so much more!!
December is looking pretty packed but I am taking some time to visit family, which will be fantastic and I am looking forward to a break. We managed to squeeze two estate sales into December so be on the lookout for those updates and I am bringing back the Holiday Decor Week from last year that was so much fun. I love to see everyone’s different decorations and hear about the holiday traditions of my family and friends. Continue Reading »
Nov 18, 2013
I am teaming up for another fun party at West Elm with my friend and fellow blogger Monica at Living in Vogue this week, “Dressing Up the Holidays”. Not only will we be showing off our DIY table style projects from the West Elm 1 Year Anniversary party two weeks ago, we will be presenting tips about keeping your hosting schedule organized, setting up a bar, styling your party wardrobe and will be serving sample cocktail and appetizer recipes that are sure to wow your guests and give you time to mingle. Local baker SusieCakes is supplying some delicious desserts for your tasting pleasure, Ibiss boutique is loaning some amazing wardrobe pieces, Apis Floral will be on hand to talk about floral arrangements and The Card Lady will be showing some amazing sample menu’s and invitations. We hope you can join us as we kick off the holiday season at West Elm!
Nov 11, 2013
My friend and fellow style blogger Monica at Living in Vogue and I were invited to a fun store in downtown Palo Alto called West Elm to help celebrate their 1 year anniversary. We were tasked with styling a table using items from their Heritage and Murray collections and items from our own DIY table decorations. After visiting their store and exploring their collections we were inspired to create a rustic cabin table setting. I decided to make these DIY Chalk Acorn Placeholders. The beauty of these acorns is that they will be the most unique item at your holiday table and they are super easy to make! Continue Reading »
Nov 8, 2013
I’m so glad I decided to write a post each week called Fab Friday. It forces me to slow down for a bit and reflect on the little moments in my week that made me smile.
This week there were SO many fun events. For example, this picture from last week’s Estate Sale cracks me up. The sale was a complete madhouse and a crazy success, we sold $9,000 in two days out of a mobile home park-AMAZING! The streets were lined with cars and trucks loaded with goodies, fabulous! The guy on the truck closest to the camera is named Gary, he is an estate regular and he makes me smile.
Another estate shopper that makes me smile is named Miguel. He is knows the way to my heart (and a good price) is food. He brought the entire estate crew steak tacos on Saturday, fabulous!
After the sale was over we celebrated with a little college football and a lot of pizza. I have been sticking with my diet for the most part but pizza always makes me cave. This pizza is from Skip’s in Los Altos, it’s so good! Continue Reading »
Sep 11, 2013
I’ve been working on our master bedroom update for the last few weeks. The whole project started because of an antique door at the Kuzak’s Closet demolition sale last month in Palo Alto. My assistant Al and I were brainstorming DIY (do it yourself) ideas of what we could do with the doors and I suggested that I could make a bed out of one. The measurements were perfect for the king size bed that I’ve had on my wish list so I committed. Of course I couldn’t decide which door to use to I brought 4 home with me, I guess it’s the perk of my job (old houses, big trucks, strong helpers!).
Sep 10, 2013
Last Sunday I started my morning at Starbucks with a latte and headed to HomeGoods for a little retail therapy. It was the perfect time to shop, the store had just opened and I had the place to myself. I wanted to snatch up some fall decorations before they put out the Christmas stuff, seriously, you know the Santas will be on the shelves by October 1st! I had a nice trip and found a few cute things, including a cute piece of sparkly leaf garland…
(via Kuzak’s Closet Instagram)