Some people have an uncanny ability to look at a totally mundane object, like a dim sum steamer basket for example, and see extraordinarily clever ways to use it. In this case, by turning said steamer basket into a circular shelf!
What do you do when you find a couple of old twin-sized headboards for super cheap? Turn them into a Pottery Barn-inspired storage bench, obviously!
Sure, you can easily store your kitchen knives in a wooden knife block. But it would be a shame not to take advantage of all these other creative storage ideas... there's sure to be a solution that's perfect for your household!
Move over boring ol' chrome shower racks! There's a new, affordable, and oh-so-easy DIY solution in town AND it comes with a shelf. Win-win.
Ladders are becoming more and more popular as decoration. Here are five ladder decor ideas that are pretty AND practical! I'm kind of in love with #4.
The inside of the Curbly House has received a whole lot of love over the last couple years, while the backyard has been ignored with a capital "I".
We partnered with Lowe's to make some small improvements to the backyard and ended up with a mini makeover that improved the area tenfold. Read on for all the details.
This might be one of the simplest DIYs of all time -- and I love it. I mean, who doesn't need a little organizational help in the entryway? And when it looks this clean and modern, it's kind of a no-brainer.
IKEA products are known for being easy to customize, but sometimes those plans don't quite work out. I came across this unfortunate IKEA Fira unit at the thrift shop. Its previous owner got creative with paint, glue, and origami paper. No wonder they donated it -- it looked terrible! I'm always looking for useful storage solutions, so I brought it home determined to make it look great in my 1950's apartment. With a few simple tools and materials, I transformed it into a unique, retro-inspired piece that matches the rest of my decor.
Sure, you can throw your DVDs on a shelf in no particular order. Or you can pile your magazines messily on the coffee table. Or you could take a few extra minutes to organize your media in a more inspired way. Here are ten clever ideas that will get your organizational juices flowing.
Older homes, apartments, student housing: these spaces tend to have tiny, tiny closets -- if any at all. If your closet situation is a bit on the dire side, we've rounded up 10 clever DIY clothing storage projects that you can tackle in one afternoon or less.
This makeover is one of the most clever repurposing projects I've seen -- and I've seen a lot!
If you've spent much time on Curbly or Pinterest, chances are you've seen a similar storage idea floating around. Usually it's in the context of a craft room, but I love the idea of creating under-cabinet jar storage in the kitchen like Chelsey from The Paper Mama has done here!
Wall hooks, paper towel holders, magazine racks: the creative ways people are using copper plumbing parts just keep inspiring me! The most recent project to utilize this common hardware store material is this clever and super easy DIY ladder storage rack!
If it weren't for the (extra long) title, you probably wouldn't have guessed that this totally adorable and completely functional storage house was made from a drawer organizer, right?
Store your favorite magazines and catalogs in style with this simple to make, but oh-so-stylish DIY magazine holder!
Who says storage has to be ugly? These plain boxes got a glam makeover and are a sight to see when storing papers and other odds and ends in the office!
If you're like me, you've used every excuse in the book to not take your holiday decor down and store it away. Whether you are too busy or too stressed, we are two weeks into the new year and that stuff needs to be put away!
I hate to be a Debbie-downer, but Christmas will soon be over. After the big day, the pretty ornaments go back to storage for another eleven months. How do you protect your ornaments every season to keep them safe from shatter hazards and little hands?
Spruce up a plain basket with a fun, painted pattern and hand-stitched embellishments! It's an easy, inexpensive way to add a pop of personality to your home, while providing a simple solution for storing blankets and textiles.