Showing Tag: "clothes" (Show all posts)

Keeping the underwear drawer in check

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Home Tips 
When I decided that enough was enough and that I simply had to acquire nicer underwear, I also realised that I needed a better system to keep the matching items together.

So I've placed old shoe boxes in my lingerie draw with panty and bra neatly tucked together (panty in the cup of the bra). Now when I reach for that lovely number I don't have to go in search of the parts that make up the sum...

Continue reading ...

Take care of them snazzy boots

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Home Tips 

You want your snazzy boots to last a few winters and not loose their shape so keep them upright by placing a rolled up magazine or two into them. They'll keep their shape and be good to go for their next fashion stint.

p.s. you can also use old cardboard poster rolls.

Continue reading ...

Divide your drawers to keep your sanity

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Home Tips 

Most drawers are not deep enough for large jerseys and pants so use them instead for the small stuff that gets completely lost in a big cupboard. But the trick is to keep them altogether in the draw so you know where everything is when you need it.

You can keep like with like by using old shoe boxes, plastic veggie trays, or splurge on the organising dividers - practically anything that will divide the space for you. In these new 'segments', store CDs, make-up (lip sticks, eye shadow an...

Continue reading ...

Dress-up clothes for kids

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Kids Tips 

If you have decided to spring clean your cupboard and there are some 'smallish' clothes, belts or shoes that you are considering getting rid of, then why not see if your kids would like to use SOME OF IT as dress up clothes?

Obviously this only applies to the younger child, but there are many children who dress up as jedi knights, princesses and other fantastic characters and you may make their day by giving them some 'props'.

Continue reading ...

Quick fix for your cupboard

Posted by Head Chiquita on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Home Tips 

The golden rule of organising your cupboard is "if you haven't worn it in a year - toss it". SO, first things first - you have to toss all those clothes that are collecting dust. BUT in the event that you really aren't sure if you should toss an item of clothing, then 'flag' the hanger. During the next 6 weeks, if you wear a 'flagged' item, it is in the clear but after the 6 weeks, toss what is still 'flagged'.

Continue reading ...

Head Chiquita's Neat Tips

In a bid to save you money, save you space and save you time, we want to give you loads of tips to get/keep you organised.

  SUBSCRIBE to our mailing list



accessible accounts admin advertise advice affordable ahead album allergies animals appliances appointments archiving area art artwork attention back-ups backups bag bags balance baskets bathroom batteries beads beauty bedding bedroom bin birthday boots boring bottle bottles boxes build business cables caddy calendar car cards carpet cars cartridges cd cds cellphone central cereals change characters charity children clean cleaning client clothes clothing collection compost computer concentrate containers cooking cord cords cost craft crafting crafts create creative cupboard cupboards cups database de-clutter decide diary dinner discs diy do documents donate done drawers drawings drawstring dress-up ecommerce effectively electronic emails employer environment essential expensive family files filing flexible flip-flops flower flyers folder folders food fun furniture garage garden gift goal goals groceries grocery group hair hanger hardest hardware heavy holder home hooks hours house household ingenious interesting jeans job keys kids kit kitchen kitchens label labels lanterns laptop leg letter level lift-club linen list lists login mail maker manage materials meal memories message minutes money moving newspapers night noodles office online organise organised organisers organising outline pack paint paper paperwork parent parking parties password pay period photographs photos pics pillow pillowcase place plan planning plants plates poaa portions preparation prepare pressure printed priority private process procrastinate procrastinating products professional programme project projects purge re-use reccycle recycle recycling reinventions remind reminder replace rid room routine routines sale same samples sauce save saves saving schedules school schools season set sewing sheet sheets shelters shelves shoe shoes shop shows shred social solution sort sorted soups space special occassions spending spices sports stockings storage store stuff system systems table tags tasks template theft things throwing tidy time time-management timer tips to to-do tools toothbrush towels toys transport travel tray tupperware underwear vacations vase vehicle visual wake-up wardrobe weeds windows wire work worked works wrapping zone zones

home  -  about us  -  services  -  neat tips  -  resources  -  references  -  shop  -  gallery  -  contact us  -  news

Copyright Neat Freak 2013