Behind Closed Doors – My Mudroom Gets Organized

Mudroom Organization Ideas

When we renovated our house, I couldn’t wait to add a mudroom. It’s not huge so I made sure to make sure it had lots of storage – closets instead of cubbies so I could hang all of our coats. Little did I know, way more than coats would be occupying this space. It’s where we store cleaning supplies, sports equipment, dog paraphernalia, muddy … [Read more...]


My Perfect Craft Organizer – From Chaos to Clutter Free


“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Home Depot & Rubbermaid, but all my opinions are my own. I have a shameful secret. See that fabulous armoire? Well open those doors at your own risk ... because you may be buried under piles of glitter, glue, paint and paper and who … [Read more...]


Mission Organization: Jewelry Drawer


The jumbled jewelry drawer taunted me My heart was all a flutter. I needed to find my vintage brooch Hidden among the clutter. I vowed to organize every bracelet, necklace and ring Before the day was over. Hoping to easily find my favorite bling And not have to borrow from a neighbor.     The task was daunting I … [Read more...]


Cream, Sugar, or Me? Creative Bathroom Storage

Silver Storage:  Eclectically Vintage

The year was 1983. My uni-brow was replaced with perfectly contoured arches. I was nearly asphyxiated on hairspray fumes and my comb was firmly affixed in my knee sock. The Revlon purple eyeshadow made it's debut on my lids on my first day at ... my all girl's high school! No boys?  No matter. Like peacocks, we strutted our stuff up and down … [Read more...]


Fab Friday Finds – I Found a Coke and I Smiled

Vintage French Coca-Cola Crate

I channeled Mean Joe Green when I spotted this vintage Coke crate and tackled anyone in my way so I wouldn't fumble. Note:  if you have no clue what I'm referring to, I feel very vintage right now! Flip flop storage never had it so good. Because isn't everything chose préférable uttered in French? (yes, I had to Google … [Read more...]


Ugly Appliance – Shut the Door on It!


What was I thinking? I didn't want a built in microwave because I wanted the kitchen to feel old school. So, out it sat. That big black box. Staring at me, judging me, taunting me -  til I could take it no more. Seriously, how could I let that thing take up valuable display space? I've finally sniffed the smelling salts … [Read more...]


My Mudroom – Drop it & Shut the Door!


It's the first snow day of the year and it made me realize how much I love my mudroom.  Muddy boots, wet coats, soggy socks - they're no match for me anymore!  Just drop them all behind in the mudroom and shut the pocket door! When we bought the house, there was no mudroom.  We bumped the house out a bit and added this small room in the back. … [Read more...]