about My name is Sarah Giller Nelson and I am organized. I experience a sense of calm when I walk into well-ordered spaces. I enjoy feeling unencumbered. I always know where to find my keys.

Sarah Giller Nelson As a busy Chicago mom, I recognize the challenges of sharing a small urban home with a curious toddler, an energetic preschooler, and a gadget-loving husband. Knowing how to sift through, sort out, and organize all the “stuff” a household needs comes naturally to me, and is a skill that I draw upon all the time.

Before becoming a professional organizer, I spent 15 years organizing art exhibitions and teaching at the Art Institute of Chicago, Spertus Museum, and the Donald Young Gallery. I also co-authored Designing The Good Life (University Press of Florida, 2007), an architecture book about mid-century modernism in my native Miami. For me, curating and organizing are essentially the same process: gathering information, determining what belongs and what does not, defining categories, and arranging objects in a logical, memorable manner.

As a professional home organizer, I understand how the artful fine tuning of details can make a difference between chaos and calm. I take the time to carefully evaluate each client’s habits and needs, and then design a comprehensive organizational plan to create beautiful, well-functioning spaces. My hands-on organizing sessions put the plan into action. The results are dramatic and inspiring.

“Sarah is fabulous. She is very professional and fun to work with. You need her.” Debi, Chicago

“Genius…simply genius. Sarah, you are a gift.” Carol, Chicago

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