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About Jill, CPO®

Jill Viglione has always been passionate about organization. Her career in Portland as a Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®) with Embrace Your Space began over twenty years ago, when she accepted her first job—organizing a San Francisco Victorian knee-deep in clutter. She learned she loved inspiring her clients to find the hidden beauty in their spaces and helping them redesign their spaces and live better lives.

Jill is a co-author of Real Spaces, a coffee table style book that highlights realistic and beautiful organizing systems, providing step-by-step instructions on how to organize your home. Her organizing tips have been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Homes & Gardens, InStyle Magazine, Redfin, and she has appeared on KATU’s “Afternoon Live.” Her organizing systems have also been featured in Clark County's Parade of Homes.

 

Jill’s expertise as a Space Planner started with designing large subdivisions in upstate New York. After 10 years as a Floorplan Designer and Draftsperson, her clients love that her handwriting looks like it’s from a label maker!

Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, at 24 she packed up her Chevy Nova and drove across the country to a tiny apartment in San Francisco. After 15 years of loving the Bay Area, Jill moved to Portland in 2002 and loves it even more!

Jill graduated from Albany State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts. She is a former Vice President of Oregon’s Board of the National Association for Productivity & Organizing Professionals (NAPO). In 2020 she earned NAPO's highest credential: Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®). She also holds NAPO Certifications in two areas of expertise: Residential Organizing and Workplace Productivity.

 

Embrace Your Space is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) and is fully licensed and insured. 

15 Years of Space Planning & Design

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Jill Viglione, Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®) and Brodie
 

Our Philosophy

  • Surround yourself with things that you love
     

  • Design your space to reflect who you are
     

  • Embrace the space that you are in

Certifications & Memberships

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Reviews

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“Jill is simply amazing. She is so experienced and enthusiastic in her field of work! She is professional, incredibly hard working and will transform any room to a usable, organized space. She worked on my garage and kitchen and it has been Fantastic!” — Lemmy E.

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“As a small business owner looking for guidance in both home AND office organization, I can't tell you how fortunate I am to have found Jill. Jill is not only highly-trained and very good at what she does, she is warm, easy-going, and has zero judgment about what you have. She makes you instantly comfortable, and works swiftly to assess what YOU need, then designs creative, cost and time-effective solutions that will work so well with your life.” — Pam A.

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“Jill is THE best! She came up with a super effective and creative solution for my cute, small, 100 year old apartment to make it functional and give me plenty of space. She also recommended the right furniture to accentuate my place and provided much needed organization and design. Jill is professional, personable and easy to trust with your most prized and personal things.” — Heather R.

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