Category: Organization

Organizing kids’ art supplies

We keep our kids’ art supplies in our dining room. (I say dining room, but really, in these new-fangled open-concept houses, it’s our kitchen table area?) We always have, actually! It’s probably the hardest-working area of our house because IT IS USED CONSTANTLY and…

Can you paint fabric storage cubes?

Just about everybody has one of those “cube” organizers, whether it’s Ikea’s Kallax or one of the thinner knock-offs sold elsewhere. We had a six-cube unit* that floated around the house for years — closets, bedrooms, different closets — before winding up in our daughter’s…

Upcycled wood and metal lockers

A few weeks ago I shared how I turned old sticker-covered lockers into cool toy storage for our seven-year-old son’s bedroom. Now I’m showing you how I took more of those same grungy lockers and gave them a completely different look for my new…