Truth be told: Cleaning is a bear. If I had an infinite amount of money, I would hire someone to clean my house from top to bottom several times a week. In the meantime, I'll stick with our "Clean Like a Maid" Cheat Sheet.
Store-bought boxes and bins can be prohibitively expensive if you're trying to get organized on a budget, but that's no excuse - there are plenty of DIY storage container projects that won't break the bank (and they're pretty, too!). Here are ten of my favorites.
Wish you had more storage space? You're not alone! But with a bit of effort and some creative problem solving, you might already have all the space you need. Here are some unique clothing organization ideas for small spaces.
$7 for a 12 ounce bottle of granite cleaner? No, thank you! I'm tired of spending all my money on cleaning products so here are 13 that you can make yourself! And they work! The sink disposal bombs? Genius.
This adorable little house shelf would be a great addition to any spot where you need a little extra storage! While shown here as a jewelry organizer, I can't help but think this would be great in an entryway for stashing a wallet, hanging keys, or as a spot for dog leashes!
Take a long and hard look at the food in your kitchen. It doesn't have to be hiding out in the cupboard! And it doesn't have to be unorganized! Here are 10 creative ways to store your food!
It's important to invest in quality cleaning products. But what if you're on a budget? From powerhouse sprays to natural mixtures, here are 15 cleaning products we love (that work!) under $30!
When you've got a blank wall and regular floating shelves are just too boring, what do you do? Build this awesome triangle shelving system, that's what!
Have you ever used the bathroom of one of your favorite restaurants only to find it filthy? That happened to me once. I loved their food, but I couldn't get over the condition of the bathroom. I figured if a public space like that is in such a state, what did their kitchen look like?? Ick. Anyway, the day I used the bathroom was the last day I set foot in that particular restaurant. That's the thing about bathrooms: they leave a lasting impression. If they're clean, then the rest of house
I don't know about you, but I can always use more storage containers! If this sounds like your situation, check out this easy and colorful DIY container idea.
I'm always looking for clever, inexpensive ways to add more storage and organization to my space. When I spotted this simple, modern desk organizer, I knew I needed to add it to my project list, STAT!
Basket weaving is one of the oldest and most common crafts throughout history (fun fact: the oldest baskets ever found are between 10,000 and 12,000 years old -- crazy, right?). Now, in Internet Bloggy Land, they're used more for decor than hauling life-sustaining items, but that doesn't mean the art of basket weaving should be left by the wayside!
I have a confession: I think I might be becoming one of those "basket" people. As a kid, I always wondered why people had so many dang baskets in their houses, but it turns out they're really, really handy. Who knew?
The last three months of the year end faster than they come, and before you know it, there's a week left until Christmas and then it's time to clean up the decor. It can be tricky keeping everything organized during the chaos that comes with the holidays. Here are a few ways to help you stay on top of everything so that the clean up is (somewhat!) minimal.
Have some holiday guests stopping by for a little seasonal cheer and to make your days merry and bright? Good, us too. But, spend your time sharing in some comfort and joy, rather than devoting days to cleaning and making your home look spotless. You can easily make your home "company ready" in a mere half hour.