Are you tired of the endless clutter, the never-ending battle of home organizing, and the feeling that your home is more chaos than comfort? Well, you’re not alone. Getting organized at home can sometimes feel like an impossible dream, especially since our homes have so many roles to fill.

If there’s one thing that can assist with home organizing from the get-go, it’s tackling clutter. A home swamped with items becomes challenging to manage, regardless of your dedication to your home organization plan. Ideally, before setting out on an organizational journey, you should prioritize paring down your belongings to those you genuinely use, need or cherish.

If there are items you use less frequently but have a very specific purpose, such as ski equipment, outdoor furniture or baby items you’re saving for your next child, consider placing them in self storage. They’ll be out of sight but accessible when needed. With numerous options readily available, the cost of storage away from home is now reasonable. 5’x5’ storage units, which are often more than big enough for clothes, collectibles or seasonal gear, rent for an average of $58 per month, nationwide.

The rest — the items merely collecting dust, including that prom dress or the bat that once helped you hit a home run or two — might find better homes elsewhere. Selling or donating are great ways to free your space from excess belongings.

After you’ve decluttered, the rewarding part of the journey begins, namely organizing your items so you can cherish every inch of your home. As we’ve mentioned, you’re not on this journey alone. The digital age has brought forth a group of modern-day wizards who have mastered the art of creating tidy, functional, and beautiful living spaces. And there are so many things to learn from them. Just be ready to dive into a rather deep pool of organizational wisdom.

We’ve combed through the vast realms of the internet to find the top organization influencers who can serve as inspiration, making it easier for you to transform chaos into calm and clutter into order. Here are five of the top expert organizers that will help you reclaim your home space – and your peace of mind along the way.

Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin — The Home Edit

What we loved about them: their signature rainbow aesthetic

In 2015, Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin established The Home Edit after being introduced by a common acquaintance. Their connection was instant, both as friends and as business partners, with their partnership forming right after their first contact.

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The Home Edit has become a lifestyle brand that embodies the essence of chic, functional and clutter-free living. With their keen eye for design and a knack for transforming disorder into beauty, Clea and Joanna have not only revolutionized the way we organize our homes but have also inspired countless individuals to embark on their own decluttering journeys.

Their amazing skills got them their own Netflix show, “Get Organized with Home Edit.” The show features Clea and Joanna, who help celebrities and more everyday clients edit, organize and contain their clutter to create stunning spaces. Produced by Reese Witherspoon and Molly Sims, the show covers various organizing projects such as closets, pantries, garages, playrooms and more. The show also showcases the Home Edit signature style of color coding, labeling and using clear bins to make everything look neat and beautiful.

Some of the celebrities who appear on the show include Reese Witherspoon, Khloé Kardashian, Eva Longoria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jordana Brewster and Kane Brown.

Their website, thehomeedit.com, along with their Instagram account with almost 7 million followers, serve as sources of inspiration, offering practical tips, product recommendations and a glimpse into their innovative organization systems.

Shira Gill – Streamline and Simplify

Her most magic skill: creating a minimalist wardrobe

Shira Gill is a renowned professional organizer and lifestyle expert who has become a trusted name in the world of home organization. Shiragill.com serves as a hub of inspiration for those seeking to simplify their lives and transform their living spaces into havens of order and tranquility.

Shira’s approach to organization goes beyond just decluttering — it’s about intentional living and curating a home that truly reflects your values and aspirations. With her insightful blog posts, online courses and beautifully curated content, Shira empowers her followers to make mindful choices about what they bring into their homes and how they organize their possessions.

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Her recently published book, “Organized Living,” extends an invitation into the homes of professional organizers, allowing you to appreciate their living spaces and glean valuable insights to apply to your own life.

The fresh, minimalist aesthetic and practical, relatable tips have earned her a dedicated base of almost 100K followers on Shira Gill’s Instagram, making her a sought-after authority in the field of home organization and design. Shira Gill is not only redefining how we approach home organization but also inspiring us to lead simpler, more meaningful lives in the process.

Abby Organizes – Just A Girl and Her Blog

Her superpower: home organizing with kids

At “Just a Girl and Her Blog,” Abby Lawson has created an attractive digital space for all things related to home organization and DIY. Based in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, she has a contagious passion for turning houses into homes and for sharing creative inspiration and a great variety of practical tips.

Abby’s warm and relatable approach makes you feel like you’re chatting with a close friend as she shares her insights on decluttering, decorating and simplifying life.

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Whether you’re looking to tackle a major home renovation or just seeking a quick and easy DIY project, Abby’s blog has you covered. With each visit to her site, you’ll find yourself immersed in a world where organization meets design: from room-by-room organizing and optimizing small spaces, to her recommendations for organizing with kids and her application of the KonMarie method.

Abby’s dedication to helping others create homes that reflect their unique style and personality is truly contagious.

Samantha Pregenzer – SO | Home

What caught our eye: unpacking and home organizing services

Samantha is a certified professional organizer and the visionary behind SO | Home. Her journey into the world of home organization began with a humble blog, conceived as a valuable resource for moms and families seeking guidance on decluttering and creating aesthetically pleasing living spaces.

Juggling the responsibilities of motherhood, Samantha’s passion for transforming homes truly took flight when her youngest child started school in 2013. Since then, Samantha has dedicated herself to collaborating closely with families, tailoring bespoke organizational solutions to their unique needs.

With a growing team by her side, Samantha’s impact has multiplied as she and her colleagues continue to turn disorder and chaos into serene homes, offering families a respite from the daily hustle and bustle of life.

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The business is based in the Bay Area of California, serving Alamo, Danville, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Orinda, San Francisco and San Rafael. Her Instagram account @simplyorganized offers quality content and ideas for improving your organizing skills every day.

Cassandra Aarssen – Clutterbug

What we love about her: the home organizing podcast

Cassandra is a self-proclaimed super slob who turned into an organizing expert. After grappling with clutter and organization challenges herself, she realized that the conventional approach to organizing didn’t resonate with her.

Cassandra identified the four distinct organizing styles, and once she had identified which one she used, she was finally ready to implement an organizing system that not only worked but endured. This clarity sparked her passion and propelled her into a mission of helping others cope with disarray and clutter. She now provides valuable insights and guidance through her website clutterbug.me, YouTube videos, podcasts and a dynamic online Facebook support group.

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Cassandra’s impact became even larger when she became the host of the TV show Hot Mess House on HGTV. In each episode, Cassandra helps overwhelmed homeowners declutter and reimagine their chaotic spaces, turning them into functional and aesthetically pleasing havens. With her practical tips and empathetic approach, she empowers families to take control of their messiest rooms and create organized, stress-free living environments. “Hot Mess House” is not just about tidying up, it’s about improving the quality of life by bringing order and harmony into homes.

If you are finally ready to embark on a quest for a home organizing, these famous professional organizers and influencers are your loyal companions. Get inspired by their ideas, tools and organizing creativity and you will soon be ready to tackle the clutter in your house, one room at a time.

Author

Theodora is a real estate writer and lifestyle editor for StorageCafe and has a background in advertising and brand management. With a BA in Communication & PR and an MA in Social Media & Online Marketing, she is now focused on bringing her creative approach to the world of real estate. When out of the office, she can be found having an outdoor adventure.

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