April 21, 2009
Dawn Sandomeno was drowning in her messy home office, so she and her partner were forced to work at the dining room table. “My clutter issue is basically paper. Things I need to file away, and the other thing in the room is I think we’re having an issue of whether it’s a gym or an office, and really, it’s also our bedroom, so the whole issue is stressing us out,” said Sandomeno. Good Housekeeping sent in clutter expert Lori Marrero with an organizing program designed to get Dawn’s space in shape, beginning with a vision board, purchased from a used office furniture store. “This is for you to manage your to do list and your projects. And we’ve set it up with some of the stuff from your business,” said Lorie Marrero, the Clutter Diet creator.
Marrero says keep a “to be filed” box on your desk and once it fills up, you’ve got a physical cue to file the material.
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