A storybook house in Charlotte, North Carolina, gets all decked out in swathes of pattern and color for a young, active family.
Photo: Laurey W. Glenn
Tucked in the back of the house, the office is “all Beth,” Holly says. “She really is that organized.” Beth says, “Organizing is really all about editing. Decide what you need to live simply. Donate or get rid of the rest.” Choosing storage pieces that are aesthetically pleasing helps. “Utility as art is one of my favorite aspects of decorating. The funky bowl that holds crayons in my breakfast area gets more compliments than antiques I have in the living room.”