Tag Archives: Storage

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

The Perfect Storage Idea For Your Christmas Ornaments

The Perfect Storage Idea For Your Christmas Ornaments

I was not planning on posting any Christmas decoration storage solutions this year, but as I was putting everything away this morning, I liked this new way of storing the ornaments so much that I thought it was worth sharing. Before the holidays I gathered about half a dozen large cardboard wine boxes and most of them came… 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

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

How To Store Christmas Lights, the Smart Way!

How To Store Christmas Lights, the Smart Way!

I hope you haven’t already taken down your Christmas decorations because I have an easy way for storing Christmas lights.  I tried this method last year and for the first time, I didn’t have to go through the struggle of tangled lights! And this last November, when I brought in all the decoration boxes, I was pleasantly surprised… 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

The Easy Way To Wash And Store Fruit

The Easy Way To Wash And Store Fruit

This is such an easy subject and yet I’ve rewritten this introduction several times.  All I wanted to share with you is how I always have fruit that is washed, ready to eat and well organized in my fridge.  My trick consists of simple containers that I first use as a “bathtub” to wash the… Continue Reading