For a few years I’ve been a productivity nut. Hack this! Automate that! Become more productive so you can squeeze ever more things into your day! All the GTD in the world was still leaving me feel no more accomplished at...
With help from your brilliant moving house advice, I managed to get a TON of packing done last weekend. The Man (who was attending a seminar the whole weekend) came home to quite a different house! A recurring suggestion was creating...
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Moving in day 2008 When The Man and I moved into our townhouse, we were both coming straight from living with our parents. Naturally, apart from our bedroom furniture and personal items, we didn’t have a lot to move. Six years...
I’ve already shown you my newly-organised underwear drawer so why not keep on with the intimate drawer trend? The top drawer of my bedside table had become a bit of a catch-all. Over the years it had attracted enough hand lotion for...
After last week’s blush-worthy drawer makeover, here’s a less intimate organising project. The top drawer of my dressing table is where I store the rest of my bling that isn’t suitable to hang on my jewellery rack. As you can see from the...
I can’t believe I’m actually publishing this. But I know how much you love a good organising before & after so I am putting aside all modesty (sorry Mum) and sharing my newly organised smalls drawer with you. The things...
This post is sponsored by Target. In yesterday’s post I showed you how we The Man installed some new picture ledges. Now onto the fun part – selecting and framing some happy faces! I wanted to go for a monochrome palette, partly because some of the photos were...
About this time last year, we installed a small rack in an awkward, unused corner of the kitchen to form a tea & coffee station. It has been working quite well, but it still meant I had to go to...
I still love the organic texture and colour provides by this set of wicker baskets on top of the kitchen cupboards. However, continually having to answer The Man’s queries about ‘Which basket has the pie weights again?’ was getting...
Craft tools and supplies illustration by Block Party Prints You, there! Put down the Mod Podge for a minute. We need to talk. It started with Etsy and the rise of the handmade movement. Suddenly the hipster kids were knitting and homemade...