Welcome to Creatively Neat!

Happy Spring time! Our services are now virtual.

Let's make it Home Sweet Home, or Home Office!

It feels great to declutter & thrive.

Let's organize our way toward clarity, purpose and productivity. Clear the path to more freedom, focus and flow.

Clutter limits our infinite potential. 

Let it go and watch the magic unfold! 

About Creatively Neat


Meet Ashley: CEO, Coach, Consultant

Ashley specializes in helping creatives organize their best life, live their purpose, and thrive in business!  

She began organizing as a teen in the late 1990s and has overcome all kinds of clutter herself. She loves helping anyone struggling with mental, physical, or emotional clutter learn to balance and prioritize what truly matters most. She does not want to see clutter getting in the way of anyone's potential, prosperity, purpose or success.

Ashley has an M.A. in Human Development and Social Change from Pacific Oaks; and a B.A. in American Studies from Occidental College. 


Meet Julie: Professional Organizer

Julie knows how to get the job done. She appreciates any opportunity to transform a space into a magazine cover, enjoys packing, unpacking, and maximizing space optimization. She also loves writing screenplays and Christmas caroling! 


Meet Jackie: Personal & Professional Organizer

Jackie is the bees’ knees, super supportive and always ready to tackle an organizing job, especially paper organizing. A people person, former paralegal and a psychology major, she fully understands the challenges of keeping our lives in order. Her motto is “a clear space contributes to a clear mind”.  She absolutely loves kids and animals - especially kitties!

Resources & Inspiration (an ever-expanding list)

Where to DONATE (call them first to be sure)

Look up your local shelters, non-profits, libraries

Discovery Center (thrift store/Cancer Society)

Out of the Closet (thrift store/LGBTQ)

Goodwill (the least picky thrift store/takes electronic waste for free too)

Buy Nothing Project (free to sign up and give/receive from local neighbors!)


Look online for places in your area, typically 50-99 cents/pound. Some trucks will come shred in front of you, generally for an $80 minimum.

Office Depot and Staples ($1/pound to place in locked bins; some will shred in front of you for $1.20/pound)

A-1 Shredding in Burbank ($15/bankers box!)

Organizations & Causes

National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO)

Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD)

The Story of Stuff

Beyond the Label 

Practicing Conscious Consumerism/Alternatives

Buy Nothing Project (free, sign up and give/receive from local neighbors!) (free, give/receive from local neighbors!)

Swap Parties! (trade with friends)



Buying Used

Supporting small, local business 

Media (Books & Film)

Organizing from the Inside Out, Julie Morgenstern

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo

Clearing Clutter with Feng Shui, Karen Kingston

New Order: A Decluttering Handbook for Creative Folks (And Everyone Else) by Fay Wolf

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

The True Cost (fashion industry affecting our planet)


Morning Routine

Headspace (Meditation)

Insight Timer (Courses, Meditation)

Sanity & Self (Self help & Motivational)