Ok, I feel like the title of this post is slightly dramatic. But. These five simple storage and organization ideas have seriously changed and simplified our home. Whenever we moved into the 70’s Landing Pad, something happened to me. I got bit by the purge and organize bug. This bug bite though, was a welcome…
I am all about a pretty space.
I’m also all about a real life space.
The problem is that pretty + real life don’t always work together.
And real life tends to trump pretty everyday of the week.
I always struggle with finding that happy balance between pretty and real life in the kitchen.
Prime example: the chips will always live on top of the fridge. No, its not pretty, but that’s where we expect them to be, so that’s where they will always be come hell or high water unless we magically get more pantry or cabinet space…which I won’t hold my breath for.
That being said, these are my best kitchen ideas for merging real life and pretty.
Doritos bag on the refrigerator not included.
Ok, ya know how sometimes when you are reading a magazine or browsing on Pinterest, and you see those perfectly gorgeous bedrooms? There is high end wall art, beautiful mirrors, comfy bedding, and perfect antique furniture.
And you know that the bedding alone probably cost $1000?
If you have $1000 to spend on bedding or on a mirror or wall art, by all means, go for it.
Hell, I can’t remember when the last time was that I had $1000 to spend on a whole room.
Oh, wait, yea, I haven’t ever had that.
So, for the rest of us that want beautiful bedrooms without breaking the bank, here are 14 real life bedroom ideas that anyone can do.
With the new year upon us, it seems that everyone is into organization and storage, myself included. You guys should see the crap I’ve cleaned out of my closets! Since my Coke Crate Tie Organizer was such a big hit, I thought I would update an older post, DIY Metal Basket Shelving. I just mounted (super…
I wanted to share with you guys how we store my husband’s ties. It’s very simple, decorative, and creative! A Coke crate tie holder! I must admit, this was not our idea. A friend of ours uses this method and showed us. That Ponder is a genius. But, don’t tell him I said that!…
As most of you know, I have an un-ending love for galvanized metal. Read all about that never-ending love here. This is particularly true of galvanized metal baskets. I especially love those old gym locker baskets. By love, I mean, if I see one for sale, my soul cries out, “You can’t leave it behind….
Who else has one of those wasted spaces above the toilet? Ya know, the space where you hang a pretty picture trying to fill the void? Who else needs more bathroom storage? Who doesn’t? Well, I used to have one of those spaces above the toilet…. and I used to need more bathroom storage…… But…