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marie kondo-certified edina organizer helps free you of clutter

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marie kondo-certified edina organizer helps free you of clutter

with three hockey-playing school-age kids, a consulting career and a dog, margaret kershner has a lot on her plate. and a lot of stuff in her and her husband’s edina home.“we got to the point it was overwhelming, and we started looking for help,” she said.enter friend and neighbor michele vig, a professional organizer (neat little nest) and the first minnesotan to be certified by marie kondo. the japanese organizing consultant and bestselling author behind “the life-changing magic of tidying up” took on the cluttered world with her konmari method, a primer on paring down to possessions that “spark joy” — and letting go of the rest.now vig was applying the konmari method in kershner’s kitchen and pantry. they’d reorganized her closet, eliminating about half her wardrobe. she’d learned the art of folding so that everything in a drawer is visible. then, they tackled her books and papers. the kitchen was the final frontier.“we’re working together, working on a system,” said vig, a former caribou coffee marketing executive who has been helping friends and family with home organizing for years, long before she turned pro.after she read kondo’s book, “i was curious if it was something i should pursue,” vig said, so she submitted pictures and was accepted to take part in a three-day training seminar in chicago, where she met kondo. “she’s very picky about her method.” renée jones schneider • [email protected], renee jones schne...