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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

2 Acrylic Photo Frames = 1 Stylish Acrylic Box

2 Acrylic Photo Frames = 1 Stylish Acrylic Box

Boxes, boxes, boxes! I could have hundreds and I’d still want more!  I just can’t pass a nice box without studying its design, size, shape and material.  I always have a good reason for buying one and I always find the best use for it in some part of the house. A box serves a dual purpose: It can be used… Continue Reading

Lacquered Box With Hook

Lacquered Box With Hook

I was shopping for hardware the other day,  looking for knobs to replace the ones on the Craiglist vanity desk I was giving a remake.  In between handles, knobs, and brackets, I found a brass hook with a curved shape that I loved. Now a hook’s main purpose is to hang a towel or two in the bathroom, a… Continue Reading

Kate Spade Inspired DIY Colorful Boxes & More Inspiration For My Office!

Kate Spade Inspired DIY Colorful Boxes & More Inspiration For My Office!

It’s been quite a while since I first pinned these nesting neon boxes by Kate Spade on my Pinterest “future projects” board.   They’re not for sale anymore but they’re still absolutely desirable, especially now that spring is coming. It wasn’t until last week  that I finally decided to repurpose some old storage boxes that were part of my… 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

From Shoe Box To Glam Storage

From Shoe Box To Glam Storage

Covering a box with wrapping paper is nothing new, but attaching a metallic handle is certainly a lovely addition! And when the box is actually an old shoe box, that is certainly a transformation! My new storage boxes look super cute on the shelf and are so convenient to organize any smaller objects. Who  would know that they used to be shoe… Continue Reading

Taking A Bottle Opener To A Whole New Level Of Chic

Taking A Bottle Opener To A Whole New Level Of Chic

I brought this little guy home today from Anthropologie.  He’s a Scottish Terrier bottle opener made entirely of metal.  I couldn’t resist his mystic charm and noble allure, so I grabbed him off the sale basket the very moment I saw him. At the register, I was asked to pay even less than the reduced… Continue Reading