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Since Joy helped me arrange my offices I have twice as many clients and they stay twice as long for consultations. They love the vibe of the space.
Ronnie Noize, Marketing Coach, Vancouver WA
So many great colors! The painters are in heaven – the head guy said, ‘this is the coolest place I ever painted.’
Cassandra Sagan, writer, Portland OR
Joy's creative color choices transformed a former warehouse into a cheerful workspace that really supports our call center staff in the stressful work they do.
Liesl Wendt, Executive Director, 211 Info, Portland, OR
Our seniors really enjoyed your talks on downsizing and de-cluttering. You made them really think about their priorities. We all learned a lot.
Kasey Frazier, Outreach Coordinator, Clark County Sheriff's Department, WA
Joy’s sense of color and balance, her innovative ideas and her ability to see the larger picture make her services invaluable.
Holly Tashian, musician, Nashville TN
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Tag Archives: clutter
You’ve done a major clutter clearing, and now you have piles of stuff to get rid of. Here are links to 20 places to sell or donate or recycle it. Continue reading
Got paper piles? Heirloom overload? Photo fatigue? Overflowing closets? Free yourself from the tyranny of Stuff with my Clutter Clearing Class at Clark College, July 15. Continue reading
Steve Jobs’ life offers design lessons far beyond the tech world. Your home would benefit from his attention to detail, beauty, and simplicity. Continue reading
Learn to create a home office that supports your work with my “Six Secrets of a Successful Space” class Wed., Sept. 14, 12-1 at SOHO Marketing in Vancouver. Continue reading
By popular request, the text of a sermon I delivered on impermanence and change at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver. Continue reading
The day after Thanksgiving, traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year, is gaining traction as “BUY NOTHING DAY.” Why open your already pinched purse to cough up for More Stuff that No One Needs? Why not buy nothing this holiday … Continue reading
Most of us know ordinary clutter when we see it. Piles of stuff with no place to live. Let’s say that you’ve already dealt with those piles. Sorted, tossed, put away. Countertop now clear. Are you done? Not necessarily. At … Continue reading
Physician, heal thyself. Yank the log from your own eye first, etc etc. Who was I to preach consciousness and order to my feng shui clients, when my own automobile was a monument to unconsciousness? Although I go thru the carwash … Continue reading
In many American homes the garage is the point of entry to the home – the first room that greets you when you return from work or running errands. It sets the mood for your whole relationship with Home.
All too often it isn’t pretty. One client’s transformed space… Continue reading