Spring Cleaning and Organizing with Fellowes Bankers Boxes

How is your Spring Cleaning going? Have you started? There is one room in my house that I have avoided since we moved in – the spare bedroom. Like many, it becomes the catch-all room. It is also our linen closet, excess office supplies closet, and gift closet.  Mostly, it is just the catch-all room and closet that looks horrible. Nobody can find anything and my kids think it is fun to hide under the blankets that always fall off the narrow shelves.

Spring Cleaning and Organizing (Before Pictures)

Updated: 4-19-13 See all the before and after pictures of this Spring Cleaning and Organizing Project here.

All-in-all, it is embarrassing and needs organized! Normally, I keep the door to that room closed when guests come over – although my kids think it is the best room to play in with their friends! As embarrassing as it is, here are the BEFORE Spring Cleaning pictures.

As you can see, there are blankets, sheets, beach towels, random office binders and equipment overflowing the shelves and floor.

BEFORE Spring Cleaning and Organizing
BEFORE Spring Cleaning and Organizing

This cubbyhole in the corner of the closet actually has a lot of room but has shelves falling down and an overflowing plastic tote of “gifts.” It makes you want one of those gifts, right?! HA! I like to buy items that I find on clearance or a good deal for birthdays and other special occasions for my kids, nieces, nephews, etc.  I also place items that I don’t really need that I review to give as gifts later. This system is flawed! I can’t find anything and something is bound to bend, break, or get ruined stuffed in that box!

BEFORE Spring Cleaning and Organizing
BEFORE Spring Cleaning and Organizing

Spring Cleaning and Organizing with Fellowes Bankers Boxes

I am excited to have been chosen as a Fellowes Bankers Box Stackable Storage Ambassador.  I will be using a variety of sizes of Fellowes Bankers Boxes to do some serious Spring cleaning and organizing this month.

I am actually very excited to see the potential of this storage area with the lovely looking Fellowes Bankers Boxes. I already put my boxes together and am ready to tackle this project! Putting the boxes together was quite simple and are lovely with a modern black and white pattern.

Assembling Fellowes Bankers Boxes
Assembling Fellowes Bankers Boxes

I’ll report back next month with an amazing looking – and functional – closet!

Messiest Closet Contest

Do you have a messy closet? Do you think you have what it takes to win the Messiest Closet Contest? The winner will win a consultation with a professional organizer from the National Association of Professional Organizers and receive up to $500 in free Bankers Box Stackable Storage products! The contest is live on the Bankers Box Facebook page. Submit a picture of your messiest closet, get votes, and you could win!  There are also 5  second place prizes of $500 worth of product.

Buy Fellowes Bankers Boxes

Get a jump start on your Spring cleaning and organizing with Fellowes Bankers Boxes. From April 7-13, you can receive Home Organization promotional pricing on Amazon.com! Get 15% OFF the everyday price.

Win Fellowes Bankers Boxes ($86 value)

You have the chance to win the same Fellowes Bankers Boxes combination of all 4 sizes that I am reviewing in my next post. This is an $86 value!

Win Fellowes Bankers Boxes
Win Fellowes Bankers Boxes

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