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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
  • Relocations
  • Estate Sales

Call us at (310) 560-5060 or email us at info@OrganizingConceptsandDesigns.com to schedule a consultation and learn how you can benefit from Professional Organizing.

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.

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Tips From An Organized Mind

Organizing Is A Necessary Evil

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When it comes to organizing, most of us will hit a brick wall at some point with something that needs to be organized. For whatever reason, that particular organizing chore is just too daunting and, therefore, probably won’t get done. For some people it’s the paperwork, for others it’s the random files on their desk. For some it’s the garage and for others it’s the craft room or mudroom. 

Of course, there’s also countless reasons as to why that particular organizing chore isn’t getting done.  Maybe it’s lack of time or maybe it’s lack of skill.  However, when the clutter or disorganization gets out of hand, most people will feel overwhelmed and may be unsure as to how to get it together or, back together as the case may be.

In the world of Professional Organizers, January is “Go” month.  It’s the beginning of a new year and it’s a great time to get organized to start the new year on the right foot.  In fact, it’s one of the top ten New Years’ resolutions year after year after year.  So, obviously, organizing is a constant and very necessary part of our lives.

That said, you can’t just get organized at the beginning of the year and expect things to stay that way. Organizing is something you need to do all year round. Maintenance is sooo important to keep things from spiraling out-of-control.  If it looks good and feels good, you’ll be more inclined to keep it that way.  All it takes is a few minutes a day! 

Why wait for things to spiral out-of-control?  Start organizing an area that’s making you crazy.  Start small!  Tackle one drawer, one closet or one cupboard at a time.  It’s better to organize one small area at a time so you can concentrate and finish the task.    I suggest staying in the same room until you’ve finished all areas in that room.  Then, move on to the next area when you’re ready.

Although there may not be a deadline, it’s easy to get side-tracked so make sure you put time on the calendar each day for a few minutes to organize.  That’s right…make an appointment with yourself to set aside time to get whatever organizing task you want to get done. 

There’s always something to organize.  We organize all the time, every day, without even thinking about it.  Putting the dishes away, filing a document into a folder, folding the clean laundry to put it away.  It’s part of our everyday life or, at least it should be.  

 Think about it, people vow to get “better” organized in January to start the new year off on the right foot.   In February we start getting our papers organized to prepare our taxes or get them ready for our accountant.  At the end of March, we begin the Spring-cleaning craze.   Then, April starts moving season, which goes on through to mid-summer.  Those people that are moving will probably want to downsize and get rid of the excess so that they are organized and ready for their upcoming move.  Mid-Summer parents are getting things ready for their children to start school or planning a vacation.  Then Fall starts off the holiday season which has its own organizing challenges, i.e. hosting guests or planning events, purging to make room for all the Christmas décor, gifts and company. 

 All of this requires some degree of organizing!

 So, what’s it gonna be?   Are you going to start the year off on the right foot?  Will you implement a badly needed filing system?  Purge old papers?  Get the boxes of photos in the garage scanned or made into a beautiful album so that you can get rid of all those boxes from too many generations?  Purge the garage so you can park you car in there? Go thru the bins and bins of your grown children’s memorabilia to determine what they actually want or need? Organize your closet and get rid of the clothes that no longer fit or suit your current lifestyle?

 Whatever you decide to do, I can guarantee that if you’re organized or even better organized than you are right now, you’ll be more productive and efficient.  Inevitably you’ll wind up having more time and, you know what “they” say…Time is money! 

 GO FORTH AND CONQUER!  If you need help, give us a call.  We’re ready when you are.

 

 

Press

10 Organizing Tips to Live By for a Tidy Home


Redfin June 5, 2020 by Mekaila Oaks

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With all the time spent at home lately, you’ve likely had some downtime to deep-clean your bathroom or re-organize your home office. And while getting started is arguably one of the hardest parts, maintaining your clean and organized home can be just as difficult. That’s why we’ve reached out to organizing professionals across the country, from those living in Cleveland, OH to those living in Raleigh, NC, for their best advice. With these 10 organizing tips, even the messiest person can maintain a tame and tidy home.

Organizing tips and rules to follow for a tidy home:
1. Just put it away If you take something out, put it back where it belongs when you’re finished with it. – Dina Braverman, Organizing Concepts and Designs

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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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We Looked at 813 Home Organizers in Los Angeles and Picked the Top 20

by Expertise.com

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.

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Meet Dina Braverman of Organizing Concepts and Designs in Encino and Los Angeles County

by Voyagela.com

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dina Braverman.

dina newman 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.

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