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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

How to Store Storage Baskets

How to Store Storage Baskets

Baskets are ideal for storage and organizing, everyone knows that. But baskets are also great for displaying and decorating. I use them in every room of the house and I fill them with seasonal items, fruit, food, plants and so much more. Baskets do not necessarily have a single spot in the house nor a single  purpose.  They can… Continue Reading

DIY Project For Beginners – Spray Painting

DIY Project For Beginners – Spray Painting

I liked the industrial look of this wire basket that I had in the powder room. but I prefer the new industrial chic look that it now has! A can of gold spray paint and a few minutes of your time is all that is needed to upgrade a metallic wire basket into something simply glamorous. This… 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

Wooden Wine Crates On Wheels – Ideal for Storage!

Wooden Wine Crates On Wheels – Ideal for Storage!

Over the past weekend, while we were shopping for some good Napa Valley wine, I asked the store owner if he had any empty wooden wine crates that I could take home. They are quite difficult to find nowadays, as most producers have lowered their cost by packaging and shipping wine in carton boxes. But, some wineries continue… Continue Reading

Pottery Barn Inspired Baskets With Handles

Pottery Barn Inspired Baskets With Handles

As I was navigating through the Pottery Barn online catalog, my eyes caught this new item: a basket (click here) with iron handles sized to be used under a Pottery Barn Ottoman (click here) or on its own. Even though they were on sale, they were still way too expensive. They may have been of good… Continue Reading