About

SolutionsForYou helps you get organized and stay organized. That is how we are different from other Professional Organizers.  You not only get your space organized, but more importantly, we teach you how to keep it organized.

If you’re comparing SolutionsForYou with other professional organizers, you may wonder, “What’s with all the certifications?” We believe that constant learning means constant improvement. We serve people with very specific needs. Staying on top of trends, methods, and discoveries guarantees that you’ll work with experts who are trained in your specific challenges.

Whether you’re in a temporary transition or a long-term rut, get organized and stay organized in a way that works best for you.

Whether you have experienced trauma, have mental health or neurological challenges, or are overwhelmed, it is not uncommon for your life to unravel and your environment to get disorganized.  Anne’s great passion is bringing organizing and productivity solutions that work for your organizing challenges through hands-on work or coaching.

Clients describe Anne as “having a calm presence and non-judgmental.” She will help you downsize the stress and stuff in your life gently, at your pace.

Anne will help you to find organizing solutions and systems that support your way of thinking and processing and create a functional environment where you can thrive.

Certifications and Expertise:

  • Certified Professional Organizer (CPO) designation from the Board of Certification for Professional Organizers
  • Certifications from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization as an Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) Specialist and Chronically Disorganized (CD) Specialist
  • B.A. in Organizational Communication from Marylhurst University
  • Board leadership and ongoing education with the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) and the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD)
  • Founder of the Institute for Professional Organizers™, the training, and certification program for professional organizers
  • Member, National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM)
  • Motherhood! Hands-on training in what it takes to organize a busy family and keep a household running smoothly

Want even MORE about Anne’s qualifications? Pour a cup of tea, sit in a comfy chair, and check out her soup-to-nuts resume.

Founder and Trainer, Institute for Professional Organizers™

Anne is as passionate about teaching as she is about learning. As a leading expert in her field, she teaches and trains professional organizers through the Institute she founded, Institute for Professional Organizers™.

Speaker

Anne Blumer is a sought-after speaker around the world on professional organizing. Look over her recent speaking engagements and speaking topics to see the breadth of expertise she brings to her clients. Or, contact Anne to find out more about having her speak to your group about the benefits of creating work/life balance through organization. Learn more about Anne's speaking events or review her detailed speaker bio.

Author

Look over Anne Blumer’s books for insightful step-by-step guidance and advice on how to get organized or how to begin your own organizing business.

Press

Anne is frequently asked to contribute to magazines and newspapers on the subject of organizing. She has been invited several times to be a guest on AM Northwest, offering organizing tips and demonstrating organizing solutions.  Look over a partial list of Anne Blumer's press contributions.

Hear Anne's Story

about how she started her business, the obstacles she had to overcome, what her typical day is like, tips on organizing, and more.

“I became a Professional Organizer because I discovered that what I loved about all the jobs I previously held was organizing my work environment, projects and tasks. I also loved helping and teaching my fellow co-workers how to organize their workspace, tasks and schedule. I feel very fortunate to say, I love what I do!”

Anne's Credentials

Meet the Back-Office Team

Stefan Blumer

Stefan

Chief Technology & Operations Manager

When Stefan is not working at his full-time job, he assists Anne with the operations of SolutionsForYou. He has also been known to assemble Ikea furniture for our clients. Stefan grew up in Switzerland - enough said about his organizing skills!

Phote of Maya Blumer Dog Herder

Maya

Our back-office assistant

Maya watches over Anne, she is always in the background during Zoom virtual organizing sessions.  She loves to organize her many toys by their squeaky sound.