Everyone has stuff that needs to be stored, and we're always looking for ideas on how to organize them here at AT. We loved this image in the most recent Country Home Magazine. It's part of an article about ideas on how to take collectibles and instead of just displaying them, actually use them for more practical purposes...Here they showed an idea of using vintage china pieces, especially ones that might be slightly chipped or mismatched. They may be unsuitable for daily eating, but they're perfect for storing small office supplies! (We are obsessed with those red square paper clips! Anyone know where to find those?) The article has other ideas, and you can check them out here
, and also check out the issue which has a beautiful housetour of a home in Portland
, on newstands now.
(image by Reed Davis from Country Home Magainze)