10 Terrific Cosmetic Storage Ideas!

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(Cosmetic Storage Ideas – Photo by Abundance Organizing)

Who doesn’t just love to have all of their makeup perfectly laid out and organized? I know that I love to be able to see all of my brushes, lipsticks, and what nots beautifully displayed and easy to visually locate. But sometimes, we just don’t have all that wonderful space to create such  organization. However, I have found the following ideas to be great for adding storage space or for better utilizing what is already available. These 10 cosmetic storage ideas are sure to help you get your makeup (and what nots) better organized, too! (keep reading…)

8 Wonderful Niche Ideas

8 Wonderful Niche Ideas

(8 Wonderful Niche Ideas – Photo by Jill Shevlin Design)

One of the things I find that I often do is to look through a wall rather than at it. That is, every time I see a blank wall, I ask myself, “what can I do inside that wall?” I guess because I am a space hog, I hate to ignore those 4-6 inches of space that are just sitting there being wasted. (an obsession that I am sure my dh really wishes that I didn’t have) 😉 But today, i invite you to join me with imagining how that space can be used add that something extra to your home with these 8 niche ideas. (keep reading…)

Home Drop Zone Ideas

Home Drop Zone Ideas

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Most of us understand how convenient it is to have a dedicated space where coats, hats and shoes can be dropped off. If your like me, you put a lot of thought into getting this one space perfect. (i.e. hooks for each person, easy to clean flooring, etc.) Generally, all these considerations are designed around children and/or pets. So, the one thing that you may have not incorporated into your plan is a keys and mail center. However, these home drop zone ideas can help you with that! (keep reading…)

Solutions from Tiny House Living

Solutions from Tiny House Living

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If you have paid much attention to the tiny house architecture, you know that there are some amazing storage solutions and tricks that can be taken away from the creative minds of tiny house builders. The great thing is that these wonderful ideas can be incorporated into any home design regardless of the size. So, today we will cover several solutions from tiny house living. (keep Reading…)

Sloped Ceiling Closets

sloped ceiling closets

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Sloped Ceiling Closets

Just recently I received an email from someone asking for advise on how to create closet space when the ceiling is sloped or slanted. I understand this problem, and know that many of us have the same dilemma. So, I wanted to expand on my other articles of small closets and drool worthy closets by adding this article on sloped ceiling closets. (keep reading…)

Cleaning Supplies’ Storage Solution

Cleaning Supplies' Storage Solutions

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Having a good place to store all of those cleaning supplies can help to tidy things up and make cleaning easier. It can be aggravating to riffle through containers looking for a particular item. Then, once you find the right cleaning product, you have to then locate the broom or mop or some other needed item. But with these ideas for cleaning supplies’ storage, everything that you need can be kept in one neat space.

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Small Closets Tips and Tricks

Small Closets Tips and Tricks

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Not long ago, I posted an article that showcased some of the most luxurious walk-in closets. However, while they were beautiful eye candy, and certainly something to dream about, I know that most of us do not have closets like those. What most people do have is are simple small closets that can sometimes present  issues with storage. With that in mind, I wanted to get down to the nitty gritty and show some small closets with tips for optimizing space.  (Keep Reading…)