Category: Organization

Top 10 Tips for Hosting a Garage Sale

Top 10 Tips for Hosting a Garage Sale

Whether you call it a garage sale, yard sale or rummage sale, these sales are a great way to declutter your house and make a bit of cash in the process. I recently just hosted my first garage sale. I learned a lot along the way in terms of do’s and don’ts. I had been considering a

DIY Leather Cord Keeper

DIY Leather Cord Keeper

Keep your cords secure and tangle free with this stylish diy leather cord keeper. I even personalized mine by stamping the leather with what else – a monogram of course!   I’m in New York City this week for work and while getting packed up I always struggle with all the loose cords floating around

Stylish Kitchen Overflow Storage

I’ve determined after 11 years of living in our house that being a hobby baker and small kitchens can be a tough combination. I can’t be the only person that has this issue. Hand raisers… anyone? Recently after rooting through my unorganized stash of kitchen supplies in the basement I decided to tackle my kitchen

Urban Classic Craft Storage

Urban Classic Craft Storage

A few months ago I participated in a challenge to define my decorating style and I determined I was Urban Classic. During that challenge the Barrister Lane Bookcase really caught my eye. The classic somewhat vintage look really appealed to my design style and this bookcase with its many cubbies appealed to my need for

Quick and Easy Holiday Card Organization

Quick and Easy Holiday Card Organization

Try this quick and easy holiday card organization idea to make a keepsake flip book from your annual holiday cards.  What do you do with all the holiday cards you receive each year? In year’s past, I put them into a holiday basket and packed them away with the rest of Christmas decorations. This year I

Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos

Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos

Step-by-step tips for organizing and archiving your digital photos, including those from your digital camera and your phone. I didn’t really make any resolutions this year, but I did have a goal of trying to get my digital photos organized, backed-up, and used! I need to take care of my non-digital photos as well, but it