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Inside Out, The Decluttering Version

Inside Out, The Decluttering Version

Blog posts   •   Oct 10, 2015 20:15 SGT

​Headquarters might be where most of the action is, but a lot of what goes on in your mind during a decluttering project involve the hard work of Mind Workers like Forgetters Paula and Bob, Subconscious Guards FrankandDaveand Cop Jake. So which Mind Workers trip us up when we're fighting a battle with clutter? Here's Part 1 of "Inside Out, The Decluttering Version".

The Muji difference

The Muji difference

Blog posts   •   Sep 16, 2015 12:50 SGT

We've written many posts about Muji products, but what exactly makes them so fantabulous that we can't help but gush about them like our first love? Well, read on to find out more, and we're quite sure you too will fall under its spell.

A Professional Organizer's Theory of Contraints

A Professional Organizer's Theory of Contraints

Blog posts   •   Aug 26, 2015 19:52 SGT

We all want a bigger car, a bigger house. As far as possessions go, more seems to be better. But for most of us city folks, owning our own homes in a dense metropolis, regardless of the size, is already a blessing in itself. So how do we reconcile our want for more things with the size of the space that we currently live in? Is building in storage space into every nook and cranny the answer?

Leave no delicious morsel behind - Muji jam spoon review

Leave no delicious morsel behind - Muji jam spoon review

Blog posts   •   Aug 19, 2015 12:50 SGT

Jam spoons - it's the one kitchen gadget that you never knew you needed, especially if you're a peanut butter jelly person or rolled oats fan. It's like if a small spatula, with a spoon ending - much like what a spoon and a spatula would produce if they got married. Read on to find out why this gadget (can we call it that?) is so nifty and so essential to your kitchen.

How to help a hoarder

How to help a hoarder

Blog posts   •   Mar 04, 2015 19:22 SGT

Sensational headlines on hoarding behavior have been grabbing a lot of attention lately. And Singapore's government has even set up a taskforce to address this behavior. Is throwing away their possessions a long-term solution? What happens after volunteers break their back to clear out these apartments? Is there a way to help these hoarders leave their behavior and things behind permanently?

Which room would you rather clean?

Which room would you rather clean?

Blog posts   •   Jan 07, 2015 16:50 SGT

It's a busy season for cleaners, so give them a break - try decluttering your home first before calling in the cleaners. They'll thank you immensely for that.

Get set, ready, go - tips for a roaring start in 2015!

Get set, ready, go - tips for a roaring start in 2015!

Blog posts   •   Dec 30, 2014 16:55 SGT

December is the new January, someone said. So we're starting 2015 early, on 30 Dec, to be precise, to help you get ready to take on giants in Jan! Been feeling tired and listless after endless rounds of feasting and fellowship? Get those muscles moving with some decluttering and organizing exercise, before getting to the real deal. Everyone needs a bit of warm up, right?

The heart work of transforming lives

The heart work of transforming lives

Blog posts   •   Dec 29, 2014 12:55 SGT

It's Christmas, and the perfect time for penning down the musings of a professional organizer. More than just things, what we really do is to transform lives, much like life coaches and personal trainers. And we do that in just one or three sessions (unlike personal coaches). So if you ever see us around, show us some love, instead of comparing us to cleaners or maids and order us around.

Edits Inc's "New Year, New You" decluttering tips to re-energize your 2015

Edits Inc's "New Year, New You" decluttering tips to re-energize your 2015

Blog posts   •   Dec 24, 2014 13:10 SGT

Before you start on any New Year's resolutions, try decluttering your home and office first. It'll set the right tone for the start of 2015 and will give you new energy to pursue all your other resolutions! Nothing quite compares to the transformation that a decluttering project will bring. You'll never regret it - in fact, you may even itch to help others with their clutter afterwards!!

Are labels necessary?

Are labels necessary?

Blog posts   •   Dec 22, 2014 19:48 SGT

Most of our clients are those who have attempted to get organized themselves, but find that the clutter never seems to go away totally. They're frustrated with the constant re-organizing, and the amount of effort and time that endeavor sucks out of their lives. We want to address one of the most common advice on the internet - about labeling your storage compartments. True or false? Read on.

Home sweet-smelling (organized) home, literally.

Home sweet-smelling (organized) home, literally.

Blog posts   •   Dec 19, 2014 20:10 SGT

Ever step into a cluttered home and smell the mustiness in the air? Have you ever wondered how an organized home smells like? Like Febreeze, according to one of our clients.

Behind the scenes of an organizing project

Behind the scenes of an organizing project

Blog posts   •   Dec 17, 2014 12:50 SGT

When we do an initial assessment for a residential project, we usually can't see all the clutter. Yet in our preparations, we have to come up with ready solutions to organize whatever comes out of the closets. So how do we do it? With a bit of planning, a lot of smarts and truckloads of preparation. We don't just appear and start doing the work. Here's a behind the scenes look.

How to buy gifts for elderly folks

How to buy gifts for elderly folks

Blog posts   •   Dec 14, 2014 12:50 SGT

It's the gift-giving season, but sometimes well-meaning gifts can turn out to be a burden for elderly folks. Find out what is truly important and how to help make the lives of elderly folks better, instead of cramming up their homes.

Downsizing Part 6: D is for Decluttering Strategy

Downsizing Part 6: D is for Decluttering Strategy

Blog posts   •   Dec 01, 2014 12:50 SGT

Recently, Edits Inc was invited on Channel NewsAsia to discuss how to make a smooth transition from a large home to a smaller one. The toughest part is probably letting our possessions go. In this series of post, we share with our readers how they can enjoy and make the best out of the change. Even if you're not looking to downsize, the principles might help you look at things differently!

Give that bag a rest

Give that bag a rest

Blog posts   •   Nov 27, 2014 12:50 SGT

Getting organized isn't just about finding a place for everything per se. It's about freedom - liberating ourselves to pursue the things we love, and liberating our things from being obscured, neglected, thrown about, and generally ignored. Even something as simple as the bag we use everyday should be given a place of honor in our home. Let the things you love and use have its day in the sun

Gift ideas for minimalist living

Gift ideas for minimalist living

Blog posts   •   Nov 25, 2014 11:50 SGT

It's Christmas - what better way to express our love and appreciation by buying gifts for our loved ones! But buyers beware - 10% of gifts are usually returned (in America, where returns policies are generous), and 45% of unwanted gifts disappear into the recipients' homes. Browse through our great gift ideas that your friends/family will love, because they won't contribute to the clutter!

Downsizing Part 5:  "Downsizing" is a lovely word!

Downsizing Part 5: "Downsizing" is a lovely word!

Blog posts   •   Nov 24, 2014 12:50 SGT

Recently, Edits Inc was invited on Channel NewsAsia to discuss how to make a smooth transition from a large home to a smaller one. The toughest part is probably letting our possessions go. In this series of post, we share with our readers how they can enjoy and make the best out of the change. Even if you're not looking to downsize, the principles might help you look at things differently!

Downsizing Part 4:  Just bought a home?  Start decluttering.

Downsizing Part 4: Just bought a home? Start decluttering.

Blog posts   •   Nov 21, 2014 12:50 SGT

Recently, Edits Inc was invited on Channel NewsAsia to discuss how to make a smooth transition from a large home to a smaller one. The toughest part is probably letting our possessions go. In this series of post, we share with our readers how they can enjoy and make the best out of the change. Even if you're not looking to downsize, the principles might help you look at things differently!

Downsizing Part 3:  Looking for a home?  Go smaller

Downsizing Part 3: Looking for a home? Go smaller

Blog posts   •   Nov 18, 2014 12:50 SGT

Recently, Edits Inc was invited on Channel NewsAsia to discuss how to make a smooth transition from a large home to a smaller one. The toughest part is probably giving up our possessions. In this series of post, we share with our readers how they can enjoy and make the best out of the change. Even if you're not looking to downsize, the principles might help you look at things differently!

Downsizing Part 2:  Downsizing your home - would it make sense?

Downsizing Part 2: Downsizing your home - would it make sense?

Blog posts   •   Nov 12, 2014 12:50 SGT

Recently, Edits Inc was invited on Channel NewsAsia to discuss how to make a smooth transition from a large home to a smaller one. The toughest part is probably giving up our possessions. In this series of post, we share with our readers how they can enjoy and make the best out of the change. Even if you're not looking to downsize, the principles might help you look at things differently!