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Moving tips

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...
Martha Stewart Grab a business card holder from your local office supplies store and use it to organise your spare buttons and thread. Is that clever or what?

Suitcases

I’ve mentioned before that I use suitcases in our bedroom for extra storage. But that’s just one way to repurpose a vintage suitcase. For some gobsmackingly creative ideas, scroll on! Giftwrapping box Better Homes & Gardens Collect all your wrap, tags and tape in one place in a...
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...
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...
What to do when two people share a small bathroom vanity with no medicine cabinet? Make use of otherwise wasted space on the inside of a closet door and hang a shoe organiser to store medicines. Assign a pocket...
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 picked up this great birdcage wall hanging on special at Spotlight several months ago but it was only now that I had a chance to put it to use. I didn’t mind the idea of the bird image,...
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...
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...