Melissa Michaels is the author and creator of one of the top home decorating blogs on the web, The Inspired Room.

She has been featured on such sites and publications as, Apartment Therapy, Ladies Home Journal, The Seattle Times, The Oregonian, Better Homes & Gardens, The Nest, Coldwater Creek, The Dallas Morning News, The Pioneer Woman. She was featured in Cottages & Bungalow’s magazine, Casa e Jardim (the leading Brazilian House & Garden magazine), and mentioned in House Beautiful.

Melissa writes about creating a beautiful, functional and organized home that will inspire you to live the life you want! She lives in Washington with her family and crazy Goldendoodle named Jack.

Uncle Bob’s is proud to work with Melissa Michaels as a contributing columnist on The Decluttered Home. To contact Melissa about one of her columns you can reach her at To contact Uncle Bob’s about other content on this site you can reach them at

More From Melissa

How to Declutter and Organize Your Computer Files

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Ten Steps to a Clean & Organized Closet

If your closet isn’t as clean, organized or streamlined as you’d like it to be, follow these 10 steps to a clean and organized closet. Continue reading

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Paper Organization: Dealing with Time Sensitive Papers

When getting started with an organizational system, start slow by organizing your home’s sensitive documents and other paperwork. Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Every year after Christmas, I create a list of new goals for my home. Many of them are often related to organization or specific projects I want to work on…

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How to Simplify Holiday Decorating

Take some stress out of the holiday season with these tips for simplifying your holiday decorating. Continue reading

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Why an Organized Home Makes a Difference

What if everything had a place—and nothing was out of place—in your home? Yes, it would look better, but it goes deeper than that. So much of your life might…

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