Posts tagged 'organizing'
Hi! I’m Tidy-Up Gal and I am so honored to be contributing this post to Compartment Life. I love cute dresses (with pockets) and shoes like the next gal, but I think organizing is more fun. So much fun that I finally took the plunge and started my organizing blog almost a month ago, so this guest post opportunity is huge for me! Shannon asked me to share 10 smart tips to get/keep your home organized, so I hope you find these useful – and smart enough!
I'm continuing the process of making my house feel like a home and that means not only adding things that I find pretty, it means creating storage space for my life. One of the areas that was particularly crowed was the breakfast nook of my kitchen. It was time for an update to make a little more space since often you can find me, Ryli (my roommate) and our two dogs all in the kitchen together. Sometimes it would get just a little overcrowded. Here's a little layout of my kitchen nook.
Organize your home by finding 5 storage ideas you overlook. I have to admit I am guilty of stashing an item in a particular spot in my home, then placing another item on top of the first item and before I know it, I have a huge pile! I have even been known to forget where I put something. A home offers a variety of areas you can use as organized storage.
For Christmas, my awesome sister-in-law bought us a six piece All Clad pots and pans set. Needless to say, I was ecstatic. We only had a couple of pots and pans that were in pretty bad shape, and we had been eyeing that specific All Clad set for a pretty long time. She gave them to us while we were visiting family in New York, and we had to pack them up in three different pieces of luggage. Once we got home and unpacked them, we both looked around our kitchen and wondered the same thing: Where are we gonna keep these things?
Quite often due to my career as a blogger and constantly looking at other people's beautiful and completed homes, I often let myself get carried away with what I need want. Currently I'm obsessing over having the perfect coat rack for my entry way, here are my picks: