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...
Working from home I need a dedicated home office. I imagine most people, though, only need enough space for a laptop to pay bills and check email and a bit of storage for paperwork and stationery. Converting a closet into an office...
Pantry with drawers

Pantry drawers

Shelf Genie via Organizing Made Fun I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve come home from the shopping with another bottle of soy sauce or packet of cashews because I forgot about the spare one I already had in the...
I had a whole bag of scrabble tiles leftover from another project (more on that another time) that were crying out to be repurposed. I’ll be going through a few ideas over the coming weeks. First up, we have...
I had recently heard about fillable baubles and got thinking about the possibilities. When I found them at the store, though, I was disappointed. There was a huge rim around the middle and they were made of thick plastic...
Today’s project is not a full-blown Before & After, but I wanted to share what a quick tidy up can do to give a neglected piece of furniture a new lease of life. This was another side of the...
Hi, my name is Alicia and I’m addicted to dangly earrings. When I still lived at home, I stuck a couple of cork tiles (leftover from a reno project of my parents – forgive them, it was the 80s) inside my...
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.
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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Bedroom makeover

Unfortunately for The Man, I was going through a fuchsia and lime green phase before we moved in together. Add to that the white walls and lack of curtains and we didn’t exactly have a restful bedroom. The feminine edge has remained...