New Year’s Organizing Revolution – Week 1

December 31, 2012

Welcome to week #1 of our New Year’s Organizing PRIZE Challenge.   We created this challenge to get you jump started into organizing your homes this year!  Our challenge will only last for 4 weeks.  We encourage you to join every challenge to be entered into the grand prize drawing at the end of the 4 weeks!



This week we are organizing the home office or desk area in your office.

You can organize your entire office, or even just a filing cabinet or your desk. Its up to you. As long as its “office” related, you can organize it and enter to win a prize! To motivate you to get started this week, here is my organized office.





To see more details & pictures of my home office, you can visit my office post (here).



To join our week 1 challenge, follow these 5 steps:


2. TAKE PICTURES of your organized space.

3. LINK UP  to the challenge from your blog or Pinterest (by Thursday night).

4. FOLLOW ALL of the hosts of the challenge on Pinterest & Facebook (below).

5.  VOTE for your favorite space of the week (Friday-Sunday)



Below are the prizes for the winners of the week 1 challenge. (1st, 2nd & 3rd place wins)

1st PLACE PRIZE – NeatReceipts Scanner $199.95 Value

Neat® is the developer of several cloud-based Digital Filing System solutions, designed to manage personal information with ease and simplicity in order to save time and increase productivity. NeatReceipts® is a portable scanner and Digital Filing System, weighing less than a pound, making on-the-go organization a cinch. NeatReceipts also includes Neat’s unique software that identifies and extracts the important information from receipts, business cards, and documents to automatically organize it for you.  All scanned and imported documents can be searched by keyword in Neat’s software so that you can find exactly what you need. Now, users have seamless access to their information from anytime, anywhere via NeatCloud and NeatMobile.  We welcome you to visit our social media sites… and Twitter feed – @NeatCompany.


2nd PLACE PRIZE – $100 Gift Certificate to A Time For Everything Etsy Shop

I am passionate about people living within their means and getting out of debt, but I don’t believe a cash system of budgeting has to mean tattered paper envelopes reinforced with packing tape! I offer a variety of lovely cash envelope system wallets with the hope that each of my customers can find a product that fits her budget, appeals to her personal taste, and functionally suits her needs. My wallets and accessories are handmade by me using designer laminated cotton which is lightweight yet very durable, CPSIA compliant, and free of BPA, PVC, and phthalates. Live within your means with style!


3rd PLACE PRIZE – Clever Container: Sophisticated File Box

Is it a file box? Is it a handbag? It’s both! Sophisticated, practical and handy! This beautiful PVC tote comes with 4 coordinated standard letter-sized hanging file folders to fit the 26” file rods which are embedded in the core. The three interior pockets hold keys, phone, and accessories.  (11½ x 14 x 6½)

Clever Container is an organizing product direct sales company committed to providing top quality, unique products and solutions to reduce the stress of an organizational task. We have products for kitchens, crafts, closets, drawers, children, storage, offices, and more.  Clever Container Consultants provide organizing tips, techniques, and products to help simplify your life in a fun, relaxed setting. Consultants demonstrate the products, provide multiple uses, and share organizing tips which you can use as soon as you get home. Our motto is “It’s not just the product, it’s the process.” As a professional organizer striving to give people the most efficient and effective home, personal lives, and businesses possible, Ashley Meyer of DBL Designs Lifestyle & Small Business Consulting found the perfect partnership with Clever Container.  Through Clever Container, she brings quality, affordable organizing products to her professional organizing clients.



Who are these fabulous organizing bloggers that are hosting? They are listed below. We would love for you to stop by each of our unique blogs and say hi.



If you are joining our organizing challenge, grab a button and display it on your blog. 

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The best part of the challenge… Its SUPER easy to enter & there are only 2 main rules. Follow each of us on Pinterest & Facebook! Thats it. Remember, to be eligible to win a prize, you MUST follow us ALL!


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11 comments on “New Year’s Organizing Revolution – Week 1

  1. daisy says:

    Looking forward to tweaking some of my spaces with y’all! Happy New Year to all of your readers!

  2. Denise says:

    Just curious. When you say we have to follow you does that mean every board you have? I follow the majority of your boards for all of you but not 100% of them. Does that count?

  3. kathleen lawrence says:

    I need to do this! My severe ADHD has almost paralyzed me in my home!!!! I love sewing and crafting and creating with my three girls! Sign Me Up!

  4. Danielle says:

    I vote for number #68

  5. merle turner says:

    I am never organized so should never give a comment on other people.

  6. Sinea Pies says:

    This organizing challenge is fabulous! Thank you for providing it for us.

  7. Emily says:

    Where did you get the white file boxes in your IKEA shelf? 🙂

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