Organizing Services: Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Ventura County and San Gabriel Valley
Tired of living in clutter? Not enough space in the closet? Papers all over your desk? Need to plan a move or have an Estate Sale and don’t know where to begin? We can help! Organizing Concepts & Designs is a full service Professional Organizing Company serving Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. Here’s just a few of the services that we provide:
- Residential Organizing
- Office Organizing
- Estate Sales
How many times have you used these excuses when defending your disorganized space?
“I know exactly where everything is.”
“A clean desk is the sign of a sick mind.”
“If I can’t see it I won’t remember that I have to do it.”
Let us help you get “better” organized.
Tips From An Organized Mind
Clutter vs Collection: What’s the Difference
Clutter and a collection are two different concepts that refer to the arrangement and organization, or lack thereof, of items. Here are some key differences between them: Clutter is disorderly and can negatively affect the aesthetics and functionality of a space, while a Collection is purposeful, organized and adds value or significance to a space.
Clutter refers to a disorganized and messy accumulation of various items or objects in a space. It’s often characterized by an excessive amount of things that are not properly organized or have no clear purpose. Clutter can make a space feel chaotic, look untidy and make it difficult to navigate. It might include items that are not used, broken, simply not well-maintained or have no clear purpose. Clutter can also have a negative impact on mental well-being and productivity as it can create a sense of unease, lead to a visual sense of overwhelm and distract from the tasks at hand. It can hinder productivity, increase stress and make it challenging to find things when needed.
Collections, on the other hand, refer to a purposefully curated group of items that are intentionally gathered together and organized based on a common theme, interest or value. Collections are often displayed in a way that showcases the items’ value or significance or beauty. Collections can be based on various themes including art, books, stamps, coins, memorabilia or any other items that hold personal or cultural value to the collector. Collections are organized with care and can bring a sense of joy, pride and satisfaction to the collector. They are often displayed and maintained in an organized manner to highlight the uniqueness and significance of each item within the collection.
Sometimes, however, collections can turn into clutter if or when they get out-of-control. Remember that one of the significant differences is not the quantity but, rather, how it is kept and organized. If you have a collection, by all means display it so that you can enjoy it. But, make sure that your collection has a space that is conducive to the quantity of that collection to avoid the appearance of clutter.
If you don’t have room for your collection and it winds up in boxes or in the garage it is possible that something you once collected is no longer of interest to you. If you are not displaying your collection, it is no longer providing the intended joy, pride and satisfaction. If that is the case, let it go. Consider selling or donating the collection.
In summary, clutter represents a messy and unorganized accumulation of items that may lack purpose, while a collection is a purposefully curated and organized grouping of items that share a common theme or interest. The key distinction lies in the intention, organization, and value attributed to the objects within the space.
If you or anyone you know needs help with Organizing, Downsizing, Relocations, Estate Sales or Clearing a Property, let them know that we’d love to be of service!
Meet Dina Braverman | Owner & Founder
LOCAL STORIES Meet Dina Braverman | Owner & Founder August 24, 2020
We had the good fortune of connecting with Dina Braverman and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Dina, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
I knew that Professional Organizing was something that I was great at. I knew that it was something that everyone would need in their life at some point in some place. I knew that my corporate experience coupled with my OCD which manifested in organization, and my drive to be successful was going to propel me and my company to be successful.
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Organizing Concepts and Designs
Based in Encino, Organizing Concepts and Designs provides home and office organization throughout the Los Angeles area as well as assistance with relocations and estate sales. Founder Dina Braverman is a long-time member of the National Association of Professional Organizers who strives to uphold the association’s tenets of respect and confidentiality. Organizing Concepts and Designs was named Best of Thumbtack for 2016 and received both the Angie’s List Super Service Award and Encino Small Business Excellence Award.
Meet Dina Braverman of Organizing Concepts and Designs in Encino and Los Angeles County
Today we’d like to introduce you to Dina Braverman.
Thanks for sharing your story with us Dina. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
After working as a Legal Assistant/Office Manager for 30 years I decided to start an Organizing business. I wanted to take the skills and experience that I acquired while working in the legal industry and my natural organizational talents to help others get organized or better organized, as the case may be. Organizing Concepts and Designs, aka OCD, has given me a positive and powerful way to channel my OCD tendencies. Our services include Residential Organizing, Office Organizing, Relocations and Estate Sales. Organizing Concepts and Designs has 5 Star ratings with Yelp, GoogleMyBusiness, Angie’s List and Thumbtack.Read entire article...
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