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Make Over Your Office for $200

It's not brain surgery...ditch the clutter and get organized in less than a day!

This story appears in the June 2002 issue of

If it's gotten progressively harder to work or even make your away around your home office amid the surplus of files, books and household items, it might be time to give your office a little facelift. But before you invest any money in containers, new filing systems and more shelves, take a look at what's in your office, part with unnecessary objects and make use of things you already have.

With the help of Los Angeles organizational expert Donna McMillan, owner of McMillan & Co. Professional Organizingand a professional space consultant since 1984, I set out to the home of entrepreneur Kathy Obal, a pro-audio publicist and owner of Kathy Obal Publicity. Our goal: give her home office a facelift by getting her organized, for less than $200.

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