Transforming a Primary Closet in Downtown Toronto

Organizer Spotlight: Jen Rowe

Jen Rowe and the NEAT Method Toronto team recently tackled a unique organizing challenge in downtown Toronto. A busy single parent had moved into a new home and found herself overwhelmed by unpacked belongings and an undefined closet system. Her main obstacle was creating a functional space that could keep up with her active lifestyle and the demands of raising a family.

Creating Order from Chaos

With a clear understanding of the client's needs, Jen and her team dedicated a day and a half to transform the cluttered space. Their goal was to establish a system that not only organized the items but also integrated seamlessly into the client’s daily routine.

Maximizing Limited Space

One of the hurdles was the new home's limited storage, which was particularly challenging for accommodating keepsakes alongside everyday items. The solution involved utilizing the upper areas of the closet, where bins for children’s keepsakes were placed. These were strategically positioned to be accessible yet out of the regular use area, ensuring they didn't interfere with the functionality of the space.

A Thoughtful Design

What truly impressed the client was the intentional space planning. Jen's team meticulously organized the closet so that each item had a designated spot, simplifying maintenance and access. This limited the visual clutter and brought a sense of calm and efficiency to her mornings.

The Role of Everyday Hangers

The addition of Everyday Hangers significantly improved the closet's functionality. By opting for hangers with a slim silhouette, the team was able to maximize hanging space, a crucial step in adapting from the client's previously larger closet. This simple change had a huge impact on the overall usability of the space.

Adapting to a New Lifestyle

This project was unique due to the family's recent downsize from a larger home and the client's proactive editing of belongings before the move. Jen and her team's new system allowed the client to navigate her smaller space effectively, proving that a well-organized environment is key to managing the ins and outs of daily life.

Jen and her team's work in downtown Toronto showcases the transformative power of professional organizing. By understanding the client's needs and lifestyle, they crafted a space that not only looks great but also supports the family's daily dynamics, making everyday routines smoother and more enjoyable.


Everyday Hanger

Oxford Bin

Label Holder Set

Clutch Divider


the NEAT team

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