Organizing

10 ways to maximize storage in a small home

When we start to covet our neighbors’ closets, it’s time to remind ourselves that with a little creativity, we can solve the space crunch. Here are our top 10 ways to maximize storage in a small home.

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Monday Motivation: Organization

Before anything can be organized, it needs to be decluttered. If not, you end up spending tons of money on organization tools to help you store things you really don’t want or need in the first place.

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Declutter Challenge Day 16: Throwback Thursday

It’s Throwback Thursday! Instead of posting an embarrassing photo from the 80s, we want you to declutter the most “vintage” item you can find.

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Monday Motivation: The trap of free

Would you buy it? If not, think twice before you take it for free.

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Small space products: Shower curtain with pocket storage

If you’re searching for a storage solution for a small bathroom, you may want to try something like this  vinyl shower curtain with pockets by Maytex. This clear liner includes several mesh pockets to store toiletries, cleaning supplies and other bath-time items.  Its large, low hanging pockets drain easily — making it a good solution…

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Kids and small spaces: How to keep toy clutter under control

Small spaces are great until you throw a couple kiddos into the mix. The accompanying baby stuff, toys, and general mayhem can push a small space to its limits. To successfully meld children with small spaces, start by limiting physical items. Don’t have more toys on hand than your children can easily see and use. …

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Creating a Minimalist Wardrobe with Project 333

“A Minimalist Fashion Challenge” For the past two months I’ve been dressing with a wardrobe that includes just 33 items.  It was a challenge at first, but one that’s turned out to have great benefits.  I packed away 105 things — from tops and bottoms to shoes and scarves — and honestly, I didn’t miss…

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Small Space Cleaning: Straighten Up in Seven Minutes

One joy of living in a small space is cleaning: with a smaller space, there’s simply less to do when it comes to straightening up.  But small homes also come with challenges, because there’s usually no spare rooms to hide your mess. In many small homes, almost everything is on display when guests pop by…

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