As a teacher I am pretty used to chefing up cute labels for my classroom but at home I have been somewhat limited to creating labels using my label maker- and we all know that the fonts on those (or at least on my frugal model) leave much to be desired. But part of creating a well organized (and pretty!) pantry is to craft up some cute labels. I see all kinds of labels in blog-land that have been created using peoples' silhouettes but since I don't (currently) own such a machine, I had to go the ... Read More about Organizing 911: Pretty Pantry Labels – Kickin it Old School
Remember last week when I showed you my newly made over drawer? Well soon after I tacked Enemy #2 (The "Tupperware" Drawer) and discovered that the problem was mainly an overabundance of lids. I am not sure how lids manage to multiply themselves inside of a sealed drawer, but somehow we had ended up with approximately three lids per one storage container. So after some very quick organizing and recycling, I was ready to move on. The IHeart Organizing blog that I talked about last week was ... Read More about Organizing 911: How to Give Your Pantry a Little Sweet Lovin
The Laundry Mud Room Revamp is in full swing! And I am thrilled to report that after a few busy days... well, busy for my husband Aaron and my father-in-law (FIL) at least... we now have horizontal paneling. Stage one complete! Quick flashback to what the room looked like on Friday afternoon: The toddler is a recent decorative addition to the room; I was trying to give it a little more "life" and "energy". Two year olds are great for that. And here is what the room looks like now, ... Read More about DIY: Laundry Room Progress…we have horizontal paneling!
I am very excited! Yesterday we began revamping a room that I have been obsessing about since we moved in has been 'in the works' in my mind for quite a while. It is our laundry/mud room! We enter into this room directly from the garage and leave through it every morning so it gets QUITE a bit of traffic. It needs to double as a place to store our coats/bags etc. (we keep our shoes in the garage) and as a place to do our laundry. It is a small tight space with terrible fluorescent lighting that ... Read More about DIY: A Long Awaited Revamp Begins – Welcome to the Laundry Mud Room
Have you ever had one of those major OOPS moments? Like when you let the eggs boil to the point of near combustion and then when the smoke alarm goes off you remember them and run and grab them off the stove but your hand burns and you drop the hot pot onto your laminate countertop and it permanently scars said countertop? Like one of those moments? Well sometimes those moments may lead us to despair but other times they can bring out our ingenuity and craftiness. It is always better to try to ... Read More about 4F Craftin’: How To Customize a Glass Cutting Board