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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

The (19) Ways I Reuse Food Glass Jars Around My Home

The (19) Ways I Reuse Food Glass Jars Around My Home

I have a confession to make: I am a jar hoarder – a glass jar hoarder to be exact.  I keep and store every single food and spice jar of any size and shape as I truly believe that I will need it in the future. Actually, I can’t remember the last time I threw one… 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

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

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

Personalized Jewelry Travel Pouches

Personalized Jewelry Travel Pouches

Two birthdays ago, my mother and sister gave me a present that made me ecstatic: my very first sewing machine! My initial reaction was to promise my sister that I would sew something for her, anything she wanted! She asked for fabric pouches to store her jewelry when traveling. Very easy to make, but it seemed that I was always too… Continue Reading