Organize It!: How to Make Two Types of Drawer Dividers

How to make a wood drawer dividers

Whoever invented drawers was a genius. A compartment where you can throw your stuff inside, shut it, and forget about it? Sign me up. What the inventor of the drawer did forget to consider, however, was organization. Toss your stuff inside a drawer, and you're sure to have to dig to find it again. You can buy traditional drawer dividers and organizers from the store, but what if your drawers are too small (or too big)? Continue Reading

Built In Stair Step Storage Solution

Am I a little OCD, or does everyone walk into a small, cluttered room and try to figure out how to utilize the above-eye-level wall space?  It’s prime real estate, folks! But the biggest problem: accessibility.

Not any more. Danny Kuo was firing on all creative cylinders when he designed the StairCase.

Part steps, part drawers, part cabinets, it meets all the criteria for high style floor to ceiling storage. The lower drawers are encased in sliding boxes that allow you to step up to reach the higher shelves and cabinets. Continue Reading

Bye Bye Lazy Susan

Lazy Susans, those good for nothin’, corner cabinet wastes of space are going to be a thing of the past, and soon, thanks to cool ideas like this one recently featured at a local home and garden show. The cabinet maker simply made corner drawers. Okay, you still lose some space to empty angles, but hey, they’re better than those rotating shelves that invariably get cockeyed on their hingy-thingies so they won’t close properly. And don’t even get me started on the safety hazards of the cursed things. Continue Reading