May 9, 2019

Cleaning your home is necessary, but it’s not everyone’s favorite chore. To happily get into a cleaning mode in the spring, and all year, sometimes you need to become a big pretender. Here are 5 ways to trick yourself into having a cleaner and more organized home.

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October 19, 2018

 *Guest post courtesy of Affinity56

Looking for a way to add some personality to your home and show your unique sense of style? With a bookshelf or two, it's easy to do exactly that. Bookshelves are easy to incorporate into almost any room in the house, but they need to...

September 20, 2018

*Guest post courtesy of WOW 1 DAY PAINTING in Austin

It’s no secret that living in a single place for long periods of time can produce mundane and drab feelings within a person. Suddenly, a home you once loved to wake up in becomes a sign of seeming stagnation in your l...

January 23, 2018

Chalk paint is fabulous, but does it survive kids? Find out how this leather ottoman did after 2 years of wear and tear and if you should try it for yourself.

May 25, 2017

You don't have time for a monster organizing project right now. But... you might be able to squeeze in a tiny one. Especially if it made your home more organized, pretty or allowed you to gain an extra five minutes of sleep. I'm not sure I can promise all three, but le...

September 8, 2016

Seasonal changes bring out the best in me.  Everything I've put away for a year comes back out again and somehow it seems fresh and new.  That sweater I was so tired of last winter seems cozy now and I can't wait to break out my boots, too.  I'm ready to put away the s...

April 28, 2016

 

I am an IKEA junkie.  It is not a guilty pleasure for me since I proudly shout it to the rooftops whenever I can.  I am absolutely in love with this store and would be crushed if they ever disappeared.  My new home was chosen in part because of the close proximity to...

April 7, 2016

The rule of three applies to many concepts in life.  It states that things seem more funny, more appealing, and more easy to remember when you group them in threes.  It creates a pattern that stems back to our childhood, with stories like The Three Little Pigs or Goldi...

March 10, 2016

Pinterest is a tempting, sometimes evil force not to be underestimated.  It's human nature to want to replicate someone else's beautiful project and put "your spin" on it to make it (you think) even better.  The most desirable projects are those where someone else's un...

February 4, 2016

This month's organizing video was all about organizing your hobbies and collections so you can really use them again and display them with pride.  On especially stressful days, taking a 5 minute pause to clear your head of work and admire your collections can be a grea...

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