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The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals

By Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin

Reviewed by Melanie McConnell

Clea and Joanna, founders of The Home Edit are known for their organization of items via the ROYGBIV or by the colors of the rainbow. Their organizing style of rainbows and cursive font labels is STUNNING! Their book: The Home Edit - A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals takes you on a visual and humorous journey of organizing.

The book is divided by areas of the home. They start off with easier organizing projects which generally take less time and effort: such as a drawer or under the sink. They then move to medium difficulty organizing projects such as the: bathroom, and play spaces. They finish it off with the most difficult areas in your home to organize: the closet and kitchen/pantry.

They show each area in the home in various ways, showing that no two organizing projects are alike. Open shelving, closed shelving, small spaces, walk in closets, they got you covered! Each page has a colorful photo which shows you past projects they have worked on. They even show you organization projects from their celebrity clients. They also give you tips on what organizational products they used and how they used them.

This book is a must read for anyone looking to get organized! It even comes with a set of organizing labels to get your fridge organized.

Melanie McConnell is a Professional Organizer and the owner of Mello Spaces. She helps busy professionals and parents get the organized home of their dreams. Check out her website and follow her on Instagram: @mellospaces

Florena Davies is a Professional Organizer and Owner of Organize by Flo. She uses her experience as a wife and mother of 2 to create real life organizational systems and changes for work and home that allow our 2 worlds to co-exist and 'Flo" together. Check out her website at and on instagram @organizebyflo.

Marybeth Welty helps women create calm and healthy homes and lives. With over 12 years of experience in organizing, interior design, sustainable building, and mindful living, Marybeth is passionate about improving your mental health, your work, your relationships, and supporting the life of your dreams by starting with where you live, your home. You can book a free meeting with her at and connect with her on Instagram at @this_sustainable_lifestyle.

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