Tag Archives: home organisation

Scaling down without the downside

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Are you thinking of downsizing? There are many different reasons why people might want to consider scaling down their living space. These range from moving from a larger house in the country to a flat in town for convenience reasons, … Continue reading

Spring-clean your snaps into an organised album collection

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If you are like most people, you will have large stack of photographs on your computer, most of them piled into the Pictures folder on your hard drive (your virtual “shoe box”), some on your camera, some on your phone … Continue reading

Powerful lessons on letting go and the habit of hurry: APDO Conference 2016

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As professional organisers, members of APDO are looked to by our clients as experts who will help them sort out their stuff, their homes and their lives. We love our work, but that doesn’t mean we have all the answers, … Continue reading

Spring into action to sort your clothes out

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As the days are getting warmer at last, this is the perfect time to have a wardrobe sort-out ready for the new season. Start by emptying out every item in your whole wardrobe, right from top-shelf or on-top-of-cupboard boxes to … Continue reading

APDO 2016 training programme: new course dates

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APDO is delighted to announce that we’re expanding our highly successful training programme. Below you can find the 2016 schedule for all APDO Introduction to Professional Organising courses. Designed for anyone new to the industry or considering a career as … Continue reading

New Year Newsletter: another busy year ahead!

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Welcome to APDO’s first newsletter of 2016 – another year that’s going to bring further exciting developments for our growing organisation. Read on for all the latest news from our Association, our members and the world of decluttering and organising. … Continue reading

Clear out the clutter and boost your wellbeing

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Being organised is not only aesthetically pleasing and helps you score brownie points with your family, your friends and your boss. It is also better for your health than being disorganised and living in chaos. It improves several different aspects … Continue reading

APDO is growing, evolving, and NOW we’re training, too!

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Welcome to APDO’s last newsletter of 2015, and what an exciting year it’s been! Read on for news of our first training course for professional organisers, our second National Organising Week, planning for the upcoming holiday season and a focus … Continue reading

NOW that’s the way (and the week!) to get organised

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For National Organising Week (November 7-13) apdo-uk member Chrissy Halton, author of decluttering blog Organise My House shares her top tips to get off to the best start when sorting out your home.   There is nothing more frustrating than trying … Continue reading

Get inspired for gifts with the personal touch

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Whether you are planning for Christmas, Yule, Hannukah or Diwali, homemade presents are a great way to show that you really care about someone and are also a super way to save money. It doesn’t have to be the latest gadget or most expensive … Continue reading