Metal contact paper or shelf liners are fantastic for completely transforming furniture and even appliances. It's also very practical when you need a wipeable surface like a backsplash for the stove or a tabletop free of crayon marks. More
Nothing ruins a nice and tidy space faster than a jumble of cords and cables running to and fro. Fortunately, there are a slew of products out there to help manage these masses of cords. This roundup is just a small collection of some of our favorites. More
No space for a home office? No problem — use your door! Over-the-door pockets and baskets provide much needed space for documents, mail and office supplies. Combining two over-the-door organizers work even better for versatility and more storage. More
Having just started my brand new home office, I became obsessed with finding the perfect, happy supplies to surround myself with. I have a feeling that this is also a form of work procrastination, but regardless: I did end up with some really fun stuff. If you're looking for some officey treats to class up your space, take a page from my agenda book and see what I found below! More
One quick method for keeping your paper trail short and sweet is to utilize a desktop file box. With enough room for a small stack of file folders, a storage box will keep your important papers where you need them while making sure they are handsomely contained. After the jump check out 10 options that range in price from $10 to $150. More
One of the easiest ways to make order out of that pile of magazines that's threatening to topple over is to organize them in magazine file boxes. Once they're tucked away in the boxes they'll line up neatly on a bookcase, desk or window sill and be ready for your perusal at a moment's notice. The kind of file boxes you use depends on your aesthetic. We've covered most of the bases here – from simple cardboard to colorful and modern. More
When it comes to getting (and, just as importantly, staying) organized, the little things can be a big deal. Nothing can undo hours of organizing quite like small stuff. Writing tools, scissors, tape, cords and cables — it can all add up to a big mess quickly. Drawer organizers are an easy and affordable way to make a place for everything. Teaching yourself to put things back in those places, well, that's another matter. More
We've made it through the start of another school year, and now it's time to keep everyone going all the way until spring. By now the brand new boxes of crayons and pencils are all broken in, and the notebooks creased. Maybe it's time for a quick upgrade at home to bring the magic back to schoolwork.
The end of summer is looming and fall colors are just around the corner. I'm making a mad dash for colorful accessories to brighten up my space, as Seattle winters are usually dreary and dark. Take a look at a few of the colorful items I found to brighten up a room and a mood!