by Alex Cohen, KPCC 89.3
I recently went through the decluttering process at my house. We didn’t use the Marie Kondo route, though: we hired a professional organizer. Yes, such people exist. But what does it take to do this for a living? What is it like to take on this sort of career in a place like L.A.? So I wanted to bring on the person who helped me, Tori Springer Taylor who runs the business simply simplify.
Tori Springer, creator of simply simplify showed us some great products to help you get organized for 2013. From drawer clutter to important document filing, Tori has some great suggestions to start the year off right.
That’s a Wrap
By Elizabeth Jenkins
Before you start stuffing bows, ribbons, ornaments and more into storage bins and boxes, find out how you can simplify the post-holiday cleanup process and make next year’s decorating stress-free. To help, Tori Springer, founder of the organizing firm simply simplify, shares her secrets—plus we’ve included some of our favorite DIY organizing tricks.
“Best of Los Angeles”
Tori Springer of simply simplify — In the words of Thoreau, “Simply simplify” and you begin to live your life… Tori is an up-and-coming star to the scene and it’s no wonder why. In this day and age organization is key to time efficiency. Read her blog to take control of your life and peace in your home…
“Tori Springer of simply simplify is a former celebrity personal assistant, and has helped organize everything in people’s lives and does it with ease and great discretion. Services include room-by-room organizing services, keepsakes, preparation for baby, DVD catalogs, recipe organization, and fashion and wardrobe consulting. Tori has impeccable references including some A list entertainment clients.”
Tori Springer of simply simplify introduced us to a world of color coded closets, organized desk drawers, and meticulously clean cabinets. Not only did she explain that an organized home looks good, but that it lets you breathe a little easier when everything has a set place. Take a hint from Tori and start off with giving your wardrobe a good spring cleaning!
“Do you have trouble finding things in your closet/kitchen/home office because theres too much clutter? If so, make this your year to finally get organized! I admit that I have pack-rat tendencies myself, and I asked my friend Tori Springer for her advice. Tori is the founder of simply simplify, a company that specializes in streamlining home and office spaces so they’re more efficient and attractive (she also learned about composition from working with Michael Smith, the White House decorator). Here are her tips for making your living space more attractive, and lowering your stress level while you do…”
“Pity the clutter fish, swimming through life disorganized and overwhelmed.Tori Springer could reel it in. A former personal assistant to the stars (sorry, we can’t reveal who), she founded her company, simply simplify, to help regular folk drown out the chaos.After a consult to determine your needs (room organization, keepsake cataloging, moving, or personal shopping), she dives in, her trusty label maker in tow. Springer coordinates closets by color, season, hem and sleeve lengths. Honest but never critical, she combs through your wardrobe to determine which pieces sink and swim, then carts unwanted wears off to “Dress for Success”. And she makes a splash in the home office, devising filing systems and optimizing work space…”