DIY Organizing Ideas

I adore DIYing not only to save money, but to create something unique that fits the exact need + style + look I am trying to achieve. For every nook & cranny of the house, do-it-yourself creations can be just the answer to the missing part. When it comes to organizing, more often than not, … [Read more...]

9 Ideas for Organizing the Bathroom Vanity

Well we totally missed last weeks snowstorm that I know a lot of you were affected by and are still digging out from.  Kinda crazy that upstate New York has less snow that DC... What haven't missed - or rather, avoided - is the nasty sick bug going around. Once again, another January has hit us … [Read more...]

Getting Organized with ClosetMaid Closet Solutions + Giveaway

Organization is the bane of my existence. I love order. I love neatness. But often behind-the-scenes (a.k.a. inside the closets), order & neatness are not typical. Somehow with 2 kids, a busy husband, a cat, and an active work schedule, things pile up and all of a sudden before I … [Read more...]

How-To Make a GIANT Inspiration Board

Pinterest is a favorite for many (including me) who want to organize and keep their online inspiration in one place. As a visual person though, I feel there is nothing like seeing and holding a picture in hand.  I still buy and subscribe to magazines.  I still tear out pictures and reference them … [Read more...]

DIY: Glass Jar Pen Holder using a Pipe Clamp

Are you ready for a super easy project (from start to finish it took 5 minutes) that can be used all throughout the house and cost pennies to create? I knew you would be! My revamped central command center has put our family on the right path to an organized year (I'm crossing my fingers it'll … [Read more...]

DIY: Personalized Dry Erase Calendar

Last week I shared some inspirational ideas on creating a Central Command Center, as well as my new CCC spot.  One of the features in my newly organized space is the personalized dry-erase calendar that I made.  I had previously purchased a dry-erase board from Tar-Jay, but it was just too small to … [Read more...]

Skateboard Shelves

I've been meaning to install shelves in my son's room for awhile, but wanted to do something unique and different.  At four years old, he has SO many interests, but one of his favorites is skateboarding.  So when recently putting the finishing touches on his "space", I thought making shelves out of … [Read more...]

Having fun ORGANIZING!

This is going to sound SO unromantic, but for my wedding anniversary that is coming up soon, I asked for my present to be shelving...(YES, I said shelving), meaning organization for my closets.  How horrible, right?!? We moved into our home less than a year ago, and the shelving in most of the … [Read more...]