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Easy DIY Wooden Drawer Dividers – No Tools Needed!

Easy DIY Wooden Drawer Dividers – No Tools Needed!

Storage space in my daughter’s bathroom was limited to a very narrow drawer and a couple of narrow cabinet shelves. To solve this issue, a few months ago I brought into her bathroom this versatile little piece of furniture (her bedside table in our San Francisco home). It is about 3 feet long, so the top part gave… Continue Reading

Gorgeous DIY Upgrade For The IKEA Samla Storage Box

Gorgeous DIY Upgrade For The IKEA Samla Storage Box

Most of you will recognize the IKEA Samla box – the clear plastic container that comes in many sizes and is super inexpensive. I believe I bought a couple of them on my very first visit to IKEA in Germany fifteen years ago, and I got many more later to organize the kids’ toys, mostly… Continue Reading

How To Turn a Wooden Wine Crate Into a Pull-Out Kitchen Drawer

How To Turn a Wooden Wine Crate Into a Pull-Out Kitchen Drawer

I hope you didn’t miss my recent post on how to install a pull-out basket inside a kitchen cabinet  ~ this was truly one of my favorite projects! Every time I pull out that basket I rejoice in happiness as I love the convenience of easily reaching for the item I need instead of bending and… Continue Reading

How To Store Your Water Bottles

How To Store Your Water Bottles

How do you store your water bottles and your coffee-mugs-to-go?  Lately, these have been adding up in our home as each family member needs to have more than one. I’ve been having trouble storing them in the kitchen cabinets and on the pantry shelves, as they easily fall over when they’re empty. In addition to their light weight, they… Continue Reading

DIY Pull-Out Basket For The Kitchen – Mounted In Minutes!

DIY Pull-Out Basket For The Kitchen – Mounted In Minutes!

The kitchen in the new house is an older kitchen from the 80’s. It doesn’t have any of the modern elements that many of our previous kitchens had: no massive island, no professional range, and no clever storage spaces. Plus, it’s half the size of our previous kitchens. The cabinets are very basic and their shelves are not even adjustable. I’m not… Continue Reading

DIY Cleaning Caddy – Perfect for Spring Cleaning!

DIY Cleaning Caddy – Perfect for Spring Cleaning!

If motivation is all you need to start your spring cleaning, this do-it-yourself caddy is so cute and functional that you’ll want to use it right away! It may be made from a simple wooden wine crate, but it is equipped with so many extras that it will let you carry (in the most organized way) everything you need to make each… Continue Reading

Cooking For A Crowd? Useful Tips That Will Save The Day!

Cooking For A Crowd? Useful Tips That Will Save The Day!

If you believe you have already read, and even maybe tried, all the tips in the world that will make you more organized and kitchen-efficient when you’re hosting a dinner party, please take a a moment to read this post. I’ve put down for you some of my very own, personal little tips and tricks that… Continue Reading

How To Line Drawers (In A Kid’s Dresser)

How To Line Drawers (In A Kid’s Dresser)

I’ve been trying to make up my mind on how to line the drawers of the recently re-finished dresser in my son’s room. The typical ways would include covering the drawers with  (a) patterned and colorful contact paper –  there are plenty of pretty designs to chose from nowadays (b)  fabric or (c) paper (such as… Continue Reading

A Little Kitchen Organization: Everything In A Tray!

A Little Kitchen Organization: Everything In A Tray!

I try to keep the kitchen counters clutter free; I spend lots of time cooking, and I like to have a clean and organized space where I can function and enjoy my time when preparing a meal. Lately,  I’ve noticed that stuff has been adding up on the counters: we just got a new coffeemaker and we’re not quite ready to get rid of the… Continue Reading

Repurposing A Torn Basket

Repurposing A Torn Basket

Never, in a million years would I throw away a basket – or any kind of container whatsoever – before trying to repurpose it, no matter what its condition. This flatweave basket was a favorite  because of its loose shape and its generous size. It may have lost its handles during the last move but it certainly… Continue Reading