As you finalize the plans for getting your college student packed and ready for that long haul off to campus, their are a few tips that I would like to share with you from my own experience. After going through the rigors of getting a few college students settled in throughout those 8 semesters, spread out over 4 years, I quickly picked picked up on the essentials that help them to make life comfortable and efficient. These are the 9 must have items every college student needs for dorm life.
Not long ago, Restoration Hardware had this adorable, industrial desktop bookrack that I wanted. But of course, it was quite expensive, and now has been discontinued. Not being one to spend money on something that I believe I can make for a fraction of the cost, I decided that I would make my own. I have a lot of extra plumbing and structural piping laying around, so this looked like a good way to use some. I thought that I would share the results and the details on how I made it.
I recently have been re-assessing my clothes storage techniques. You know what I mean? The way that we fold our clothes exactly the way that our mothers did it. The way that we get stuck in a pattern of doing things without realizing that there may be a better way. Well, after my reassessment, I discovered that the way that I have been doing things could stand to use some improvement, and these are the space saving ideas for clothes that I have adopted.
I am always looking for ways to create more storage or to better organize my house. Lately, I noticed that I could really use a medicine cabinet, but I didn’t want just any old cabinet. I wanted one that would match my other bathroom cabinets, and I wanted it recessed into the wall. I also wanted it to have an outlet. After several hours of easy, although messy work, I finally got what I wanted. This post will show you how to make and install a medicine cabinet into your wall space.
Well, it is summer and the kids are home playing and dragging out all of their toys, electronics, and what-nots. I know you are probably wishing for a good solutions for storing away all the mess. So, I have created a compilation of DIY projects from several of my favorite bloggers. These great kid’s storage ideas are sure to help with all the clutter. Plus, it will give you a good project, too.
(Paper Towels – Photo by TZS Design)
Paper towels are one of those things that just about everyone needs, but no one really knows where to place them. Most of us just go with the the old stand by – countertop holders. Obviously, those work just fine, but if you are looking for some more ingenious ways to hide away your paper towels, then you have got to check out these great ideas!