Woodland Christmas gift ideas list

Christmas gift lists

I know what you’re going to say, but it really isn’t too early to be planning for Christmas. Way too early for carols, decorations and mince pies, definitely, but not for planning! Take the stress out of last minute...
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...

Suitcases as storage

I love repurposing unconventional items for storage. This stack of suitcases in our bedroom contains my collection of clutch bags (on top for easy access) and travel accessories (on the bottom for occasional use). Other uses include out-of-season clothes, blankets or...
You’ve already seen my ‘medicine cabinet‘ housed in a hanging shoe organiser. They’re great for adding storage in an otherwise wasted space and the convenient comparments make them really versatile. Here are some creative uses (apart from shoe storage of...
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...
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Lounge update

We have made quite a few changes to the lounge over the last few months since I last posted about it. I didn’t take any photos to share because, along with new furniture, we also had a room strewn with boxes...
I am taking some time off my regular blogging schedule during the final days before my wedding and while I’m on my honeymoon. Since you will be at home while I am having the time of my life, I have pre-posted some...
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...
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...
Better Homes & Gardens Hang a shower caddy on an unused spot behind a door or on the side of a bookcase to create extra space for those stationery odds and ends that always get lost in drawers.