I had been hearing whispers and rumors for about a year now that Las Vegas would be getting The Container Store. When I found out the rumors were true I began a joyful countdown to its opening which just so happens to be today! Saturday May 12 9am at Town Square.
Those of you that know me, know that I am a bit of an organization junkie. Yes I admit it, my books are all on the shelves in alphabetical order, my closet is organized by color/season and my medicine cabinet is sorted by type and frequency of use. So to say that I was excited about The Container Store opening is an understatement!
Last Thursday I was one of a select group of Las Vegas Bloggers to receive a tour of the yet then un-opened Container Store. Wow AND we were the first ones in the store- even before the media. So with my Blog-tographer Jamie in tow we set out to Contain Ourselves.
Although the entire store is amazing, for the purposes of my blog I wanted to focus on the Closet and Fashion related organization!
The Elfa System is one of The Container Stores biggest sellers. It is a modular shelving and drawer system that can be customized to your need and space. It can be used in any room including the closet, pantry or office! You can design your own or sit down with the experts at The Container Store who will help determine your needs and the best way to maximize your space.
Not up for a entire closet redo? Well The Container Store has plenty of other ways to get you organized. Everything from shoe storage to scarf /belt hangers and jewelry storage solutions! Hallelujah!
One of the most interesting things I learned on this tour is that The Container Store doesn’t necessarily look for employees with retail experience, they look for people that are problem solvers. Their goal is for a customer to come into the store with an organization dilemma and they solve it! I love that!
Did you know that 80% of the products in The Container store sell for under $20?
Did you know about the click and pick up service? Just go online, click what you want, let them know when you’ll be there and they will bring it out to your car! Heaven.
At the exclusive preview event I attended, all of the bloggers were given AMAZING gift bags from The Container Store..this week 1 lucky reader will received one of those bags! Yes some VIP Swag and its really good swag!
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Being a mom of 3 any kind of organization is great!! From all their shoes and toys and all my jewelry we need a swag bag! 🙂
I love the Container Store! There aren’t any close to me so I have to order online (have never actually been to a store) but I love their solutions. I need to organize my office/desk. I’d be so much more productive if I could just organize that mess!
My closet and drawers!!
my daughters toys and off are always in need of organization.. always
Very cool! They were opening a Container Store in El Segundo when I left. Looks like they have all the solutions! As we grow accustomed to being a family of 3 now, we are quickly realizing how much more STUFF we are accumulating. Organization is key. We’ll definitely have to checkout the Container Store!
I have to agree, this store is so great it is very hard to contain myself!
I absolutely LOVE the Elfa system, that would make my closet a DREAM CLOSET!!
The Container Store is my version of Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. I dream that this is what Heaven looks like when my time comes. It is without a doubt the most perfect store in the whole world. The one I dream of, the one that gives me butterflies. Oh Container Store…how I love thee.
You have motivated me to organize my closet. Now thanks to the Container Store opening in Vegas I will have the tools to do it!
I need to organzine my make up drawers and lots of jewelry
I need to organize my life.
Between nursing school, working promotions or looking for work, volunteering at The Geek Group, and trying to stay fit and healthy …. I do not have much time for anything else.
Ugh I don’t even know where to start. I’m the type to organize my closets by size color and shape also but I have to many random things everywhere that doesn’t have a “home”. The bathroom towel/ t.p / everything else a bathroom closet would hold is a wreck! Plus the towel and sheet closet in the hallway won’t even open with out a comforter falling on your head lol. Getting all the kids toys and “stuff” is on the top of my priority list too! I need to visit this container store ASAP! Oh and don’t get me started on my lack of food containers. Somehow they always leave the house and never come back! HELP!!! Xoxo
I have a room in my house that is my office/scrapbook room and clothing. I have all area that need help. Not even sure which area to start but the Container Store could hopefully like you said help. I do need a problem solver!
I seriously have dreams of walking into a gorgeous Elfa closet where everything is perfectly contained, beautifully displayed, and color coordinated. Completely unlike what my current closet looks like!!
I haven’t been to the Container Store yet, but I can’t wait to check it out. With our new doggie, Beauty that we just adopted, we need to organize her food, treats, toys, leashes, etc. It has all gotten messy and unorganized quickly.
Hi Christie! Yay, the container store is finally here!!! I have not had a chance to stop in there yet, but I will be making a trip there shortly. I need help from the Container Store to get my life and room back together. I am a full time college student @UNLV, working full time and about to start an internship. I have no time to try think about organizing tips and how to do it. I love that the container store will be the ‘problem solver’ with helping you organize. I need so much help organizing my guest room which has turned into a a storage room with old school books, old clothes to be sorted out & given away, shopping bags and much more that I have no clue what it is! My closet means the most to me out of everything and would love TLC in that area. Please help!!! oh yes one more, I am very happy to know that the container store is pocket friendly, may I remind you I am a college student, these are the most broke years of our life =)