organization

organized closet solutions…

Most of the closets in my home are slowly evolving into something other than a typical closet with a hanging bar and shelf at the top. My home is not very large so organized closet solutions play a big part in making a smaller space work for us. A closet might have a bar across it…

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toy closet sources…

The finished toy closet in our basement is being fully enjoyed on a daily basis. I promised that I would share my toy closet sources to show how easy a closet like this is to put together. The closet is versatile enough that the look could be used in an office, bedroom, craft room, pantry,…

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the toy closet

The finishing touches have finally been made on the toy closet downstairs in the basement and it is so nice to have a functioning toy closet once again. Since I painted my walls a dark blue (not too dark though) using Behr Paint’s Velvet Rope I wanted all my storage in the closet to be…

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Lego storage…

Telling you that my home is overrun by Lego’s is an understatement. We have graduated from the random collection of primary colored Lego’s to the more intricate sets with smaller pieces and instruction booklets. Lego storage for all those little pieces has become a necessity. We are in trouble if one of those pieces go…

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front hall closet organization…

I’ve always had a problem with closets as my mother reminded me this week. As a child one of my weekly chores was to clean out my closet. Weekly. I would just thrown things in there until I had created such chaos that I had no idea what was in there any more. A big empty…

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my new office corner…

With no dedicated office in our home I found myself working at the dining room table on a daily basis. This worked out great although there was just no room for all my things. Supplies, tools, paperwork, etc were all out in the open until I came up with a solution. I decided on a…

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washi tape tin

For the first time in my life I went to the Container Store today. It has now been added to my list of “Don’t let me go there with a credit card” stores. I found a new project in every aisle. I kept it realistic and came home with a couple good ones.  My children…

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